First Year Orientation


ftf photoDuring Orientation, students plan and register for their classes.

Students will check in for Orientation at the Union. First Year Orientation June 29 - August 3, 2017 is a two-day program.

Student Schedule
Time Event
7:15am Math Exam Check-In (see below)
7:30am - 8:30am Math Exam (see below)
8:15am - 8:45am Check-In/Refreshments*
8:45am - 9:20am Welcome*
9:25am - 10:25am Academic Requirements
10:25am - 11:35am Campus Tour
11:40am - 12:05pm Campus Involvement
12:05pm - 12:30pm First Year Programs
12:30pm - 1:20pm Lunch*
1:30pm - 3:00pm Major Advising*
3:00pm - 4:30pm Schedule Planning
4:30pm End of Day One/Check-In for F.R.O.S.H. Night

*Joint Student and Guest Activity. Guest Schedule

Here's what's planned for Day Two (students only).
There is no parent program on Day Two.

Time Event
7:30am - 8:30am Chemistry Exam (see below)
8:00am - 8:45am Check-In/Schedule Review
8:45am - 9:15am Be Safe, Be Smart, Be Successful Workshop: This session covers campus crime prevention, sexual assault and student conduct.
9:15am-10:00am Getting Connected at Sac State
10:00am-10:30am What's Next After Orientation
10:45am - 12:00pm Class Registration

Placement Exam Information
  Chemistry Exam
Intermediate Algebra Diagnostic Calculus Readiness
Biology, Chemistry, Engineering Majors (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical only), Environmental Studies, Geology and Physics Biology, Construction Management, and Environmental Studies Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Math, Physics and all Engineering Majors
Required Courses Chemistry 4 or 1A Math 24, 26A 29 or STAT 1 Math 30
Prerequisites 1. Minimum ELM score of 50 or ELM exemption based on SAT, ACT or AP scores and successful completion of chemistry in high school 1.Minimum ELM score of 50 or ELM exemption based on SAT, ACT, or AP scores

Study Guides
1. Minimum ELM score of 50 or ELM exemption based on SAT, ACT or AP scores

Study Guides
Calculators Yes No No