students on campus during fall

Incoming Students

Welcome Warriors!

We’re here to guide you through the enrollment process. Please refer to this page for information and resources you will need to get started with your first semester at Stan State.

If you haven't already, check the Steps to Enrollment:


Students page - Find important information and services for students. This link is also located in the University header.

Important Dates for Spring 2023

Oct. 14 - Transcripts Due for Transfer Students

Oct. 14 - Transcripts Due for First-Time Freshman

Nov. 16 - Accept Admission

Jan. 9, 11, 12 - Transfer NSO

Jan. 13 - First-Time Freshman NSO

TBA - Convocation

Jan. 26 - First Day of Classes

View all Admission Dates & Deadlines

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation (NSO) is a program for all incoming Stan State students designed to provide information about University requirements, general education requirements, major academic advising, student programs and services.

Preparing for NSO

  1. Accept your admission into the University no later than the deadline date, listed above
  2. Upon accepting your admission, you will automatically be registered for a New Student Orientation date
  3. Complete the Pre-New Student Orientation (Titus Link) which will be emailed to your @csustan.edu account, two weeks prior to your scheduled orientation.

  • Instagram Live events provide the opportunity to connect with NSO staff and ask questions about what to expect.
  • Pre-orientation workshops for transfers.
Titus (University mascot) with group of students
campus in autumn
Warrior ID Card

The Warrior Card is the official identification card of Stan State, issued to all members of the University community.

Obtain Warrior Card
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Find your Books

Find course materials using the University Bookstore's online search tool.

Visit the Bookstore
Student Center
Admitted Student

Find videos (transitioning to college, about student life, academic programs and more), plus other resources for admitted students.

View Resources

Stay Connected

Attend these events and workshops tailored specifically for our incoming Warriors.

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Participate in Convocation

Convocation is the official ceremony to celebrate the start of your academic journey at Stanislaus State! Convocation is an excellent opportunity for new students to network and find out what it means to be a part of the Warrior Family!

Join your peers, distinguished faculty, staff and college deans at our annual Convocation ceremony.

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Financial Aid & Scholarship Workshops

Financial Aid Fridays: Talk with a Stan State Financial Aid Advisor to get your financial aid questions answered.