New Student Orientation

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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. 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.

*If you have concerns related to participating in an in-person orientation please contact us at nso@csustan.edu or leave a message at (209) 664-6757 so we can discuss additional orientation options available*

Orientation Dates: Fall 2022

Orientation Dates Information & Deadlines

June 13-14 & June 27-28, 2022

(1 1/2 day overnight event; check-in at 7:30am-8:45am)

 

*Special Note* (First Year/Freshmen Only)

 

June 16-17 & June 22-23, 2022

(1 1/2 day overnight event; check-in at 7:30am-8:45am)

First Year/Freshmen Students* with majors in the following colleges are eligible to attend: College of Science & College of Education, Kinesiology, & Social Work, & Pre-Nursing. Orientation for First-Year/Freshmen student is a two day event. See the list of majors by college. Students must register by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. AND pay the NSO fee by 5:00 pm on Monday, September 19, 2022. 

There will be an optional Parent & Family Orientation scheduled on the same date of your students' orientation. offered in both English and Spanish. Each student is permitted to have up to 2 parent/family members register. The Parent & Family Orientation registration deadline date is 5:00 pm on Sunday, June 19, 2022 AND payment deadline is 5:00 pm on Monday, September 19, 2022. 

First Year/Freshmen Students* with majors in the following colleges are eligible to attend: College of Business & College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, and Undeclared. Orientation for First-Year/Freshmen student is a two day event. See the list of majors by college. Students must register by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 AND pay the NSO fee  by 5:00 pm on Monday, September 19, 2022. 

 

July 18, 2022
(Stockton Campus)

From 8:30am-4:00pm

 

This orientation is specifically for Transfer students planning to complete their degree at Stanislaus State's Stockton Campus. Transfers with the following majors are eligible to attend: Business Administration-Accounting concentration, Business Administration-Finance concentration, Business Administration-General Business concentration, Business Administration-Management-Human Resources concentration, Business Administration-Marketing concentration, Communication Studies, Gender Studies, History, Liberal Studies, Criminal Justice, and Psychology. Students must register by 5:00 pm on Monday, July 11, 2022 AND pay the NSO fee by 5:00 pm on Monday, September 19, 2022

 

 

July 20, July 22, July 25, & July 27, 2022

​From 7:30am-4:30pm

Transfer Students* with majors in the following colleges are eligible to attend: College of Business, College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, College of Science, & College of Education, Kinesiology, & Social Work. See the list of majors by college. Students must register AND pay the NSO fee by 5:00 pm on Monday, July 25, 2022 AND pay the NSO fee by 5:00 pm on Monday, September 19, 2022. 

 

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.

*Failure to pay by the deadline may cause your admission into the University to be canceled.*

What Happens After I Register For NSO?

You will immediately receive a confirmation email to your @csustan.edu email address. Please note all university communication will be sent to your @csustan.edu email address. A few weeks prior to your scheduled New Student Orientation you will be emailed a link to complete the Pre-New Student Orientation (Titus Link) that you are required to complete before attending your scheduled in-person orientation. One week prior to your virtual New Student Orientation date, a reminder email will be sent. 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. The 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

Parking on Day of Orientations

Parking will be complimentary during scheduled New Student Orientation dates. For the First Year/Freshmen Orientations attendees can park in Lots 6 & 7.  For the Transfer New Student Orientations attendees can park in Lots 8 & 11A.  See Campus Maps