When Do I Attend NSO?
Walk-in registrations are not accepted.
For registration questions, please call (209) 664-6757 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your invitation to register for New Student Orientation is waiting in your csustan.edu mailbox.
If you do not attend New Student Orientation you will not be eligible to enroll for fall semester.
|Orientation Dates||REGISTRATION DEADLINE & PAYMENT DEADLINE:|
|Friday, June 20th||Students must register online AND pay the NSO fee by Friday, May 30th at 5pm.|
|Friday, June 27th||Students must register online AND pay the NSO fee by Friday, May 30th at 5pm.|
|Friday, July 18th||Students must register online AND pay the NSO fee by Friday, May 30th at 5pm.|
|Wednesday, July 23rd||Students must register online AND pay the NSO fee by Monday, June 30th at 5pm.|
|Friday, July 25th||Students must register online AND pay the NSO fee by Monday, June 30th at 5pm.|
Please note that in order to pay the NSO fee you can do so online by logging into your myCSUSTAN portal account by following the instructions below:
Please follow instructions and submit payment today.
Step 1: Log into your MYCSUStan portal account (http://my.csustan.edu/)
Step 2: On the finance section of your student center click on the green bar that reads make a payment/view e-bill.
Step 3: Select the New Student Orientation Fall fee
Step 4: Add fee to basket by clicking on the add to basket button.
Step 5: Click the Checkout button
Step 6: Select method of payment
Step 7: Complete your payment Checkout
- Pay with your Checking account on-line with no additional charge.
- Pay by Credit Card - Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card only with 2.9% convenience fee.
- Early payment is encouraged to avoid assessment of late fee payment penalties.
- Be sure to indicate the name and student ID number of the student on the check.
- Checks should be made payable to CSU Stanislaus.
Payments may be delivered or mailed to:
California State University, Stanislaus
Mary Stuart Rogers Building, Suite 100
One University Circle
Turlock, Ca 95382
Incoming freshmen may be required to register for specific courses during their first semester at CSU Stanislaus (remedial courses, pre-requisites for specific majors, etc.). Trained academic advisors will assist students in enrolling students in these particular courses. Students will choose the remaining courses.
All information about this process, including resources, will be e-mailed to students' university e-mail accounts. No other form of communication will be used.
Testing Information for all Incoming Freshmen
All entering undergraduates who are not exempt from the English Placement Test (EPT) and/or the Entry Level Mathematics Test (ELM) must take them prior to enrollment in any classes at CSU Stanislaus. To attend the upcoming orientations, you must take your EPT/ELM tests by the dates indicated above.
Testing Information For All Incoming Transfer Students
The English Placement Test (EPT) and the Entry Level Math (ELM) Exam
All entering undergraduates who are not exempt from the English Placement Test (EPT) and/or the Entry Level Mathematics Test (ELM) must take them prior to enrollment in any classes at CSU Stanislaus. You may register for orientation, but exemption from the tests and/or your placement test scores must be recorded by the University prior to your orientation date. To attend the upcoming orientations, you must take your EPT/ELM tests by the dates indicated above.
The Writing Proficiency Screening Test (WPST)
In addition to satisfactory completion of all General Education Communication Skills requirements, all students must demonstrate competency in writing skills as a requirement for graduation. To do so, they must complete the WPST with a passing score and then pass an upper division writing proficiency (WP) course with a C- or better. All students are advised to take the WPST upon completion of general education areas A2 (First Year Composition) and A3 (either Critical or Philosophical Inquiry). Information about the test, registration forms, test dates and registration deadlines, a sample question and two passing essays are available on our website.
There is a $25.00 fee for this test. If you register before the deadline you are guaranteed a seat on the test day. Same day test registration is very limited and there is an additional $25.00 late fee in addition to the regular test fee. If you have additional questions, call (209) 667-3069.