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Transfer Orientation Student Orientation

COVID-19 Updates

Due to the Coronavirus, we will be providing new students with a virtual orientation experience this Summer. We can’t wait to connect with you and share what it is like to be part of the Hornet family.

Important Dates & Info

Hornet Pre-Orientation: An online introduction to Sac State. Access information will be sent in early April to be completed prior to attending your virtual orientation session.

Virtual Campus Tour: Want to see campus? Check out our online tour.

For updates follow us on Instagram: @sacstatetransfersfall2021

About Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Congratulations on being admitted to Sac State!

As a new transfer student, you have the opportunity to continue your education in an environment rich with opportunity. Since every university/college is different, your first step is to attend Orientation. During Transfer Orientation, you'll learn how your transfer credit applies towards your major as well as General Education and graduation requirements. You will also learn about Sac State programs and services that will support you. Attending Orientation will help you get on the fast track to completing your degree.

Orientation is required for all new students. Students cannot register for classes until they attend Orientation.

Important Orientation Dates

  • Registration Opens: April 5, 2021
  • Registration Closes: May 21, 2021
  • Orientation: June 14 - 30, 2021


Services to Students With Disabilities

Requests for sign language interpreters, real-time captioners, materials in alternative formats, or ADA accommodations should be made at least 10 working days in advance by contacting the Services to Students with Disabilities office at or (916) 278-6955 voice.

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