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Discover Sac State

Welcome, New Hornets!

Sac State is a wonderful university with a diverse student body, amazing programs, and active campus life. Although we are not able to bring you to campus for an orientation experience, we have developed a way for you to Discover Sac State this summer.

During the months of June, July, and August, there will be numerous Zoom sessions, webinars, and Instagram Live sessions for you. We'll have sessions covering Academics & Careers, Paying for College, Campus Involvement, Interest Groups, Planning for the Fall, Health & Wellness, Student Panels… and so much more. We also invite your parents or supporters to attend the sessions.

The campus community is excited to meet you. We look forward to sharing with you what is amazing about YOUR new campus!

Join us and Discover Sac State! - Hornet Orientation Team

Follow Us

Facebook: @SacStateOrientation
Instagram for Transfers: @csustransfersfall20
Instagram for Freshmen: @sacstate2024official

Navigate to the Parent Sessions by Week:

Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10

Information Sessions

Students

Discover events and programs for students are listed on the Calendar in your Orientation Canvas account.

Access Your Canvas through My Sac State

Parents

Discover events and programs for parents and supporters are listed below. Some sessions are in Spanish.

Week 4

Parent Sessions

July 6

9:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Tips for First-Generation Parents 2

10:30 AM
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

11:00 AM
English
Meeting Style
Password: FA411
Decoding Financial Aid

4:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: housing
Housing Parent Presentation - Where Is Your Student Living?

July 7

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Entertainment on Campus: Plan, Promote, Produce & Volunteer for UNIQUE Programs

1:00 pm
English
Meetings Style
Joining a Fraternity/Sorority as a Transfer Student

01:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
Understanding Your Student's Sac State Experience

3:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: 501966
Welcome to the Hornet Family 1 (parents of first-year students)

3:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Hornet In-Queer-Y(PRIDE's Instagram Live)

3:30 pm
Spanish
Meeting Style
Understanding Your Student's Sac State Experience

4:00 pm
Spanish
Meeting Style
CAMP: Primer paso hacia el éxito universitario/First Step to College Success

July 8

12:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Wednesday Nooner Concert on Instagram Live

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC01
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction and other resources

1:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC02
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction and other resources II

2:00 pm
English & Spanish
Meeting Style
Password: Equity
Educational Equity Program

3:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

4:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Getting Involved at Sac State

4:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: housing
Housing Parent Presentation - Where Is Your Student Living?

July 9

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: 136637
Welcome to the Hornet Family 2 (parents of first-year students)

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: moneysmart10
Financial Tips to Know Before You Go to College

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: NSM
College of Natural Science and Math: Meet the Dean session for parents/supporters of first-time students

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
CSUS Army ROTC

July 10

11:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: LIB3520
FYE's Guide to Academic Success

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: StingersUp
Pre-enrolling you for your Classes: Hornet Launch

2:00 PM
English
Meeting Style
Password: BlackJoy
Orienting African Diasporic Students for Instant Success at Sac State

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: bursar
Paying for College

3:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Hornet In-Queer-Y(PRIDE's Instagram Live)

Week 5

Parent Sessions

July 13

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Entertainment on Campus: Plan, Promote, Produce & Volunteer for UNIQUE Programs

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Stingers Up Why General Education?

3:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: money
Money Monday’s with Financial Aid and Scholarships

July 14

9:30 am
English
Meeting Style
784584
Meet the Dean: Conversation for Parents with the Deans of the College of Arts & Letters

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

3:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Career Center Interactive: Career Center Tools and Resources

3:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Hornet In-Queer-Y(PRIDE's Instagram Live)

July 15

11:00 am
English
Meeting Style
A Pathway & Support Program for Current/Former Foster Youth

12:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Wednesday Nooner Concert on Instagram Live

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC01
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and other resources

1:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC02
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and other resources 2

6:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: Equity
Educational Equity Program

July 16

9:30 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: 784584
Meet the Dean: Conversation for Parents with the Deans of the College of Arts & Letters

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: FA411
Decoding Financial Aid

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

11:00 am
English
Webinar
Getting Involved at Sac State

12:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Helping Your Student Find Their Career

1:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
ASI Peak Adventures Virtual Tour

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Sac State Army ROTC

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Chat & Q&A with the Vice President of Student Affairs

July 17

9:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Understanding Your Student's Sac State Experience

10:00 am
English
Webinar
Being Greek @ Sacramento State: Joining a Fraternity/Sorority

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: BlackJoy
Orienting African Diasporic Students for Instant Success at Sac State

11:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: 956287
Welcome to the Hornet Family 3 (parents of first-year students)

11:00 am
English
Instagram Live
First-Year Student Question & Answer Session

12:00 pm
Spanish
Meeting Style
Password: 787934
Quieres hacer una diferencia en tu comunidad? Únase a nosotros para obtener más información?

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: bursar
Paying for College

3:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Hornet In-Queer-Y (PRIDE's Instagram Live)

3:30 pm
Spanish
Meeting Style
Understanding Your Student's Sac State Experience

Week 6

Parent Sessions

July 20

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: money
Money Monday’s with Financial Aid and Scholarships

10:30 am
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: 821720
Sac State Technology Tools & Resources

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: LIB3520
FYE's Guide to Academic Success

July 21

3:00 pm
English
Webinar
Getting Involved at Sac State

3:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Hornet In-Queer-Y(PRIDE's Instagram Live)

July 22

10:00 am
English
Webinar
Join our Team: Ski & Snowboard Team & Wakeboard Club | Sacramento State Sport Clubs

11:00 am
Spanish
Instagram Live
Career Pláticas Series (Career Center's Instagram)

12:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Wednesday Nooner Concert on Instagram Live

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC01
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and other resources

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: StingersUp
Why General Education?

1:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC02
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction and other resources

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: moneysmart10
Financial Tips to Know Before You Go to College

5:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Chat & Q&A with the Vice President of Student Affairs

5:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

5:30 pm
Spanish
Meeting Style
Informacion para Padres de Estudiantes Indocumentados y Familias Inmigrantes: Sac State los Apoya!

6:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: Equity
Educational Equity Program

July 23

1:00 pm
English
Webinar
Being Greek @ Sacramento State: Joining a Fraternity/Sorority

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Sac State Army ROTC

6:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Introduction to Student Health & Counseling Services (Zoom)

July 24

10:00 am
English
Webinar
Join our Team: Men's Rowing Club | Sacramento State Sport Clubs

12:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Understanding Your Student's Sac State Experience

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Paying for College

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: BlackJoy
Orienting African Diasporic Students for Instant Success at Sac State

July 25

9:30 am
English
Instagram Live
Career Center Interactive (Career Center's Instagram)

Week 7

Parent Sessions

July 27

5:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: FA41
Decoding Financial Aid

6:00 pm
English
Webinar
My Kid Wants to Be Greek: FAQ for Parents of Future Greek Leaders

July 28

10:00 am
English
Webinar
Join our Team: Women's Rugby Club & Men's Rugby Club | Sacramento State Sport Clubs

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Chat & Q&A with the Vice President of Student Affairs

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

6:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
EquityEducational Equity Program

July 29

12:00 pm
English
Webinar
Getting Involved at Sac State

12:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Wednesday Nooner Concert on Instagram Live

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC01
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and other resources

1:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC02
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and other resources

6:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Virtual Campfire with ASI Peak Adventures

July 30

9:00 am
Spanish
Meeting Style
Taller Universitario para Padres (en español)

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

10:30 am
English
Instagram Live
National Intern Day Live Interview: Impactful Internship Experiences and Opportunities

11:00 am
Spanish
Instagram Live
Career Pláticas Series

11:00 am
English
Instagram Live
Career Center Interactive

11:00am
English
Meeting Style
Password: LIB3520
Busting Common College Myths

12:00 pm
English
Trumba
National Intern Day Employer Panel: Public Sector Internship Opportunities

1:30 pm
English
Trumba
National Intern Day Alumni Panel: Internship to Career Success Stories & Advice from Recent Grads

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Sac State Army ROTC

3:00 pm
English
Trumba
National Intern Day Info Session: Economic Gardening Fellows Internship Program

3:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: moneysmart10
Financial Tips to Know Before You Go to College

4:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
Understanding Your Student's Sac State Experience

4:30 pm
English
Instagram Live
National Intern Day Live Internship: Impactful Internship Experiences and Opportunities

5:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: Nutrition
All Things Nutrition - For a Successful College Experience

July 31

10:00 am
English
Webinar
Join our Team: Wrestling Club | Sacramento State Sport Clubs

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: BlackJoy
Orienting African Diasporic Students for Instant Success at Sac State

11:00 am
English
Instagram Live
First-Year Student Question & Answer Session

12:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: 787934
Quieres Hacer Una Diferencia en Tu Comunidad? Únase a Nosotros Para Obtener Más Información

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: bursar
Paying for College

Week 8

Parent Sessions

August 3

10:30 am
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

11:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: LIB3520
Busting Common College Myths

1:00 pm
English
Webinar
Joining a Fraternity/Sorority as a Transfer Student

3:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: money
Money Monday’s with Financial Aid and Scholarships

August 4

10:00 am
English
Webinar
Join our Team: Esports Club | Sacramento State Sport Clubs

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Entertainment on Campus: Plan, Promote, Produce & Volunteer for UNIQUE Programs

11:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: LIB3520
Busting Common College Myths

1:00 pm
English
Webinar
Being Greek @ Sacramento State: Joining a Fraternity/Sorority

August 5

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: 821720
Sac State Technology Tools & Resources

12:00 pm
English
Instagram Live
Wednesday Nooner Concert on Instagram Live

1:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC01
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction and other resources

1:00 pm
Spanish
Meeting Style
Taller para Padres: Oportunidades para padres que trabajan en la agricultura interesados en obtener su Certificado de la Escuela Preparatoria o GED y continuar sus estudios en un future

1:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: PARC02
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) - Home of Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction and other resources

3:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

5:30 pm
English
Meeting Style
Informacion para Padres de Estudiantes Indocumentados y Familias Inmigrantes: Sac State los Apoya!

August 6

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Sac State Army ROTC

3:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Chat & Q&A with the Vice President of Student Affairs

5:00 pm
Spanish
Meeting Style
Taller Universitario para Padres (en español)

August 7

10:00 am
English
Webinar
Getting Involved at Sac State

10:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: FA411
Decoding Financial Aid

11:00 am
English
Meeting Style
Password: LIB3520
FYE's Guide to Academic Success

12:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
The World Awaits - Study Abroad

1:00 pm
English
Webinar
Join our Team: Tennis Club, Rock Climbing Club, Ultimate Club, & Bass Fishing Club | Sacramento State Sport Clubs

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: bursar
Paying for College

2:00 pm
English
Meeting Style
Password: BlackJoy
Orienting African Diasporic Students for Instant Success at Sac State

Week 9

Information Coming Soon

Please check back later for information on our Parent Sessions.

Week 10

Information Coming Soon

Please check back later for information on our Parent Sessions.