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Orientation & New Student Programs

Daily Schedule

Enrolling in a university is one of life’s major steps, and we want to help you experience an enjoyable and smooth transition into college!

We strongly encourage you to attend an Orientation session to introduce you to the Chico State community and to prepare you for your university career.

Orientation will be fully online. Monitor your email. A few weeks prior to your scheduled Orientation session, you will receive a link to your specific zoom session.

8:30am-9:20am
University Welcome from the Orientation Team
Receive a warm welcome from the campus community and learn about important resources that will help your transition and be successful.

9:30am-10:00am
Group Discussion
In small groups meet with other incoming students, learn what it takes to graduate on in timely manner. 

10:00pm-11:00am
Major Advising 
Meet with a representative from your major to learn about opportunities and course selection for spring.

11:00am-12:00pm
Campus Resource Fair
This is your opportunity to check out all that Chico State has to offer. A variety of campus offices and departments will be available via individual zoom rooms to provide information on resources and support services available to you. 

12:15am-1:00pm
Group Discussion
In groups with other incoming students, explore general education, and gain other essential information about transitioning to Chico State.

1:00pm-1:30pm
Registration Prep
Build and discuss your proposed spring semester schedule.

1:30pm
Course Registration
Select and register for fall classes with assistance from staff.
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