New Student Orientation

What is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation (NSO) is a program for all incoming Stanislaus State students designed to provide you with information about University requirements, general education requirements, major academic advising and student programs and services. Each NSO includes informational sessions with a variety of Stanislaus State staff and faculty to assist you with academic advising and course registration. Your attendance and participation in your New Student Orientation will greatly enhance your educational experience at Stanislaus State. By the end of the day, you will have a general understanding of the campus layout and university resources.

Orientation Dates: Summer 2017

Freshmen  
  Dates & Deadlines
June 27, 2017 Students must register AND pay the NSO fee by May 31st at 5pm.
June 30, 2017 Students must register AND pay the NSO fee by May 31st at 5pm.
July 14, 2017 Students must register AND pay the NSO fee by May 31st at 5pm.
Transfers  
  Dates & Deadlines
July 7, 2017
(Stockton Campus)
This orientation date is specifically for students planning to complete their degree at Stanislaus State’s Stockton Center. Transfers with the following majors are eligible to attend: Business Administration – Accounting concentration, Communication Studies, Liberal Studies, and Psychology. Students must register AND pay the NSO fee by May 31st at 5pm.
Juy 18, 2017 Students must register AND pay by May 31st at 5pm.
July 21, 2017 Students must register AND pay by May 31st at 5pm.
July 25, 2017 Students must register AND pay by May 31st at 5pm.

Orientation Registration and Payment Information

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There is a mandatory New Student Orientation fee of $75 for all new students; payment is required by the specified deadline above. The NSO fee is a mandatory fee charged to all new undergraduate students at Stanislaus State.The NSO fee is separate from and in addition to other deposits, registration fees and tuition and cannot be covered by financial aid.

What Happens After I Register For NSO?

You will immediately receive a confirmation email to your @csustan.edu email address. One week prior to your registration date, a reminder email will be sent to your @csustan.edu address. If you have questions please contact the NSO office at (209) 664-6757 or nso@csustan.edu.

Veteran Students

Student veterans and dependents of veterans are required to attend New Student Orientation. Staff of the Veteran Affairs Office will be available to answer questions and provide advice on completing and filing VA claims forms for federal and state education assistance programs and with applying for and using their federal and state sponsored educational benefits.

Veterans Affairs Website