CSSC Express Orientation - Coachella

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Welcome to California State University, Chico

The Office of Academic Advising Programs and the Chico Student Success Center invites you to attend an express orientation*. This orientation is designed specifically for students accepted to CSU, Chico and who are part of the Chico Student Success Center Partnership Program and/or the MESA Engineering Program. Participants are encouraged to register in advance for the orientation.

This orientation will provide you with valuable information regarding:

  • Graduation Requirements
  • University Policies & Procedures
  • Program Planning & Course Selection strategies
  • How to explore Majors at CSU, Chico
  • Important Dates & Deadlines
  • Fall Course Registration (students will leave the orientation with a first semester class schedule)

Session Date & Time

No sessions of this orientation are currently being offered, contact Academic Advising Programs with questions regarding Palm Desert Orientation.

Program Location

Palm Desert High School Career Center & Library (campus site)


This session is specifically designed for new students and therefore there will be no formal parent program offered at this orientation. If you plan to bring a guest for occupancy purposes please contact Bertha Alicia Curiel at: 530-898-4880 or bcuriel@csuchico.edu to indicate the number of anticipated guests.


*If you have signed or plan to sign up for a Summer Orientation session, we encourage you to come to campus for the formal orientation rather than the Express Orientation.