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Orientation & New Student Programs

Transfer Checklist

Before Orientation:

  • Please note: If you have outstanding coursework and/or units required needed to meet your admission requirements, you will not be able to register for classes at Summer Orientation until your final Spring grade(s) are submitted to Admissions.
  • Send ALL final college transcripts and/or grade confirmations to the Office of Admissions by July 15, 2020.
  • Obtain immunization records and make copies to bring to Orientation (you may also bring copies in the fall if you prefer.)
  • Participants who need special accommodations should contact the Orientation Office at least 5 days prior to their scheduled session.
  • Check your Wildcat email regularly. This is the official mode of communication for CSU, Chico.
After Orientation:
  • If you have applied for financial aid, make sure you have viewed and accepted, or declined, your award offer. To do this, access your Portal Account, enter your Student Center, scroll to Finances and click View Financial Aid. Questions, contact Financial Aid.
  • Make sure that you pay Registration Fees by the deadline. Check your Portal account or contact Student Financial Services.
  • Check your living assignments if you are living in University Housing.
  • Visit the Wildcat Store website to order your textbooks.
  • Plan to attend Wildcat Welcome! Transfer students are also encouraged to attend Wildcat Transfermation!
  • Complete the online Alcohol Edu and Not Anymore programs as soon as possible (You can access the link through your Portal.)
  • Classes begin Monday, August 24, 2020! 
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