First Year Orientation Dates


Session A: June 28-29

Session B: July 1-2

Session C: July 8-9 (EOP, Camp & Full Circle Project)

Session D: July 11-12

Session E: July 15-16

Session F: July 17-18

Session G: July 19-20

Session H: July 22-23

Session I: July 25-26

Session J: July 29-30

Session K: July 31-August 1




Orientation is a REQUIRED two-day program for all new first year students. First year Orientation sessions will take place June 28 - August 1, 2019

Registration for Orientation opens April 1, 2019
Registration for Orientation closes June 14, 2019

Students attend Orientation based on their major of interest. However, please note that there are specific dates for the following:

  • EOP (Educational Opportunity Program) – EOP Recruited Students - July 8th & 9th -Click  here  for more information.
  • Scholarship and/or Recruited Student-Athletes - Scholarship and/or Recruited Student-Athletes – June 28th, July 2nd, or 5th (session B, C, or D) – Click  here  for more information
  • Veterans – For Student Veterans – June 10th - Click  here  for more information
  • Honors – For Students joining the Honors Program – June 28th, July 2nd, or 5th (Session B, C or D) - Click  here  for more information
  • Spanish Language Guest Program – For Spanish Speaking Parents – July 8th - Click  here  for more information.

If you are not part of the groups noted above (EOP, Scholar Athlete, Veterans, Honors) or don’t have Spanish speaking parents, please refer to the table below for you Orientation Date options.

Refer back to First Year page for Schedule of the Day , Cost Ways to Pay , and  Registration .

Orientation dates will be posted through the month of March, keep checking back to see when your Major will be at Orientation.

Click on Major to visit their website.

Anthropology Session 
Art Session 
Asian Studies Session  Emphasis: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, South & Southeast Asian Studies
Biological Sciences Seccion 
Business-Expressed Interest Session 
Chemistry  Session 
Child Development Session 
Civil Engineering* Session 
Communication Sciences & Disorders Session 
Communication Studies Session 
Computer Engineering* Session 
Computer Science* Session  
Construction Management* Session 
Criminal Justice-Expressed Interest Session  Students interested in Forensics should attend Biology or Chemistry session
Dance Session 
Deaf Studies Session 
Economics Session 
Electrical Engineering* Session 
English Session 
Environmental Studies Session 
Ethnic Studies Session  Emphasis: Asian American, Chicano, Native American, and Pan African Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Session  Family Studies and FACS Education 
Fashion Merchandising & Management Session
Film Studies Session 
French Session 
Geography Session 
Geology Session 
Gerontology Session 
Government Session
Graphic Design* Session 
Health Science-Expressed Interest Session  Health Science is for careers in Public Health. It is not a Pre-Med program.
History Session 
Humanities & Religious Studies Session 
Interior Design* Session 
Journalism Session 
Kinesiology Session 
Liberal Studies Session 
Mathematics Session 
Mechanical Engineering* Session 
Music Session
Nursing-Expressed Interest Session 
Nutrition and Food Session Includes Dietetics
Philosophy Session 
Photography Session 
Physics Session 
Psychology-Expressed Interest Session 
Recreation, Parks, Tourism Administration Session  Includes a concentration in Receation Therapy, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Recreation & Park Management
Social Science Session 
Social Work Session 
Sociology Session 
Spanish Session 
Theatre Session 
Undeclared Session 
Women's Studies Session 

* Indicates pre-major