First Year Orientation


"After attending Sac State's Orientation I felt that I was not only happily welcomed into this new community, but also that I had made a great decision in choosing a school that will help me become successful. It was also a great way to make connections."

-Nichaele Watson, Freshman


Session A: (EOP students only)

Session B:

Session C:

Session D:

Session E:

Session F:

Session G:

Session H:

Session I:

Session J:

Session K:

Session L:

Session M:

Session N: 


Orientation Dates

First year Orientation sessions will take place June 29 - August 3, 2017.

Students attend Orientation based on their major of interest. Major dates will be posted through February and March.

Students can register for Orientation beginning April 1, 2017. The deadline to register for Orientation is June 16, 2017 CLICK HERE for directions on how to sign up for Orientation via the student's My Sac State.

Anthropology Session
Art Session 
Asian Studies Session
Athletic Training Session
Biological Sciences Session
Business (Expressed Interest) Session 
Chemistry Session
Child Development Session
Civil Engineering* Session 
Communication Studies Session 
Computer Engineering* Session
Computer Science* Session 
Construction Management* Session
Criminal Justice (Expressed Interest) Session
Dance Session
Deaf Studies Session
Economics Session
Electrical Engineering* Session
English Session
Environmental Studies Session 
Ethnic Studies Session
Family and Consumer Sciences Session 
Film Studies Session 
French Session
Geography Session 
Geology Session
Gerontology Session
Government Session 
Graphic Design* Session
Health Science## (Expressed Interest) Session 
History Session
Humanities & Religious Studies Session 
Interior Design* Session
Journalism Session 
Kinesiology Session
Liberal Studies# Session
Mathematics Session
Mechanical Engineering* Session 
Music Session 
Nursing (Expressed Interest) Session 
Philosophy Session
Photography Session
Physics Session 
Psychology (Expressed Interest) Session 
Recreation, Parks, Tourism Administration Session 
Social Science Session
Social Work Session
Sociology Session
Spanish Session
Speech Pathology & Audiology Session
Theatre Session
Undeclared Session
Women's Studies Session 

* Indicates pre-major

#Liberal Studies is a major preparing students for elementary education teaching. IT IS NOT A LIBERAL ARTS DEGREE.

##Health Science is a major preparing students for careers in fields of Public Health. IT IS NOT AN ALLIED HEALTH NOR A PRE-MED DEGREE.