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: June 27-28 (EOP students only)

Session B: June 29-30

Session C: July 5-6

Session D: July 7-8

Session E: July 10-11

Session F: July 12-13

Session G: July 17-18

Session H: July 19-20

Session I: July 21-22

Session J: July 24-25

Session K: July 26-27

Session L: July 31-August 1

Session M: August 2-3 


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

* 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.