Orientation & New Student Programs

Orientation Session Dates by Major

Students will have the option to select EITHER an in-person orientation OR  a virtual orientation session. In-person sessions will be conducted completely on the Chico State campus, in-person from 8am – 4:30pm. The virtual orientation sessions will be completely virtual and will start at 8:40am and conclude at 4pm.
A table of session dates by major for first-year students coming in Fall 2022
MajorIn Person DatesVirtual Dates
Advanced Manufacturing and Applied RoboticsFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Agricultural BusinessJuly 27July 27
Agricultural ScienceJuly 27July 27
Animal ScienceJuly 27July 27
AnthropologyFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
ArtJuly 27July 27
Asian StudiesFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
BiochemistryJuly 27July 27
Biological SciencesJuly 27July 27
Business AdministrationJuly 26, 27July 26, 27
Business Information SystemsFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
ChemistryFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Child DevelopmentJuly 27July 27
Civil EngineeringJuly 26July 26
Communication DesignJuly 27July 27
Communication Sciences and DisordersJuly 26July 26 
Communication StudiesJuly 26July 26
Computer Animation and Game DevelopmentJuly 26July 26
Computer EngineeringJuly 26July 26
Computer Information SystemsFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Computer ScienceJuly 26July 26
Concrete Industry ManagementFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Construction ManagementJuly 26July 26
Criminal JusticeJuly 26July 26
EconomicsFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Electrical/Electronic EngineeringJuly 26July 26
EnglishJuly 27July 27
Environmental ScienceJuly 27July 27
Exercise PhysiologyJuly 27July 27
FrenchFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
GeographyFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
GeologyFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
GeosciencesFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
GermanFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Health Services AdministrationFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
HistoryJuly 27July 27
HumanitiesFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
International RelationsFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Intersectional Chicanx/Latinx StudiesFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
JournalismJuly 27July 27
KinesiologyJuly 27July 27
Latin American StudiesFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Liberal StudiesJuly 26July 26
MathematicsJuly 27July 27
Mechanical EngineeringJuly 26July 26
Mechatronic EngineeringJuly 26July 26
Media ArtsJuly 27July 27
MicrobiologyFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Multicultural and Gender StudiesFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
MusicJuly 27July 27
Musical TheatreJuly 27July 27
Natural ScienceFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
NursingJuly 26, 27July 26, 27
Nutrition and Food SciencesJuly 27July 27
PhilosophyFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
PhysicsFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Plant and Soil ScienceJuly 27July 27
Political ScienceJuly 26July 26
PsychologyJuly 26July 26
Public AdministrationFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Public HealthFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks ManagementFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Religious StudiesFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Social ScienceFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Social WorkJuly 26July 26
SociologyJuly 26July 26
SpanishFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
Theatre ArtsFull *Contact our office*Full *Contact our office*
UndeclaredJuly 26, 27July 26, 27
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Last Updated on: 6/30/2022