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New Student Orientation at Sacramento State is a mandatory, two-step process and begins with Hornet Pre-Orientation. After submitting your Intent to Enroll, you can begin Hornet Pre-Orientation. All new students must complete the pre-orientation online program prior to attending Orientation.
The Pre-Orientation Checklist
Download the checklist and bring it with you to ensure you have a smooth and productive Orientation.
First Year Students
Orientation check-in begins promptly at 8:15 am in the University Union. Be sure to bring your confirmation letter and parking permit.
Orientation check-in begins promptly at 7:45 am in the University Union. Be sure to bring your confirmation letter and parking permit.
The Online Program
This online program will outline Sac State information you need to be aware of prior to attending in-person Orientation.
Topics covered include: advising resources, academics, paying for college, student services, student life and planning for Orientation. You will need to complete this 45 minute program prior to attending on-campus Orientation.
Access the Online Program
Hornet Pre-Orientation is located in your Student Center on the lower right under the Important Links heading.
For best results, we recommend using Google Chrome.