Frequently Asked Questions

Will New Student Orientation be offered in person or virtually?

Summer 2021 New Student Orientation will be offered virtually through an online platform.  Additional information and steps on how to access your virtual orientation will be emailed to you two weeks prior to your scheduled orientation date. 

Do I have to attend New Student Orientation?

Yes. New Student Orientation is mandatory for all new First Year/Freshman and Transfer students.

Will we be meeting with our advisors during orientation?

Yes, you will meet with faculty from your major who will provide academic advising. 

Should I make an appointment with my advisor to help me select classes?

No, you will be registering for classes at New Student Orientation.  Academic Advisors, Evaluators, Faculty, and Orientation Leaders will be available during orientation to assist you with class registration. 

When will class registration holds be released?

Class registration holds will be released during your scheduled New Student Orientation when you begin registering for classes. 

Can I change my orientation date if I selected the wrong one?

Yes, you can change your orientation date by contacting the New Student Orientation Office at nso@csustan.edu or (209) 664-6757. 

Is there anything I should get done before orientation?

Yes, you will need to register for your orientation date and pay the New Student Orientation Fee prior to the deadline date of June 4, 2021.  You will also need to complete the Pre-New Student Orientation (Titus Link) which will be emailed to you two weeks prior to your scheduled virtual New Student Orientation. 

What is the difference between a concentration and a minor?

A concentration is an area within your major that focuses on the career path you would like to take that you will be earning your degree objective in.  A minor is a specific area that you would like to gain knowledge in separate from your major.  

Can I change my major at any time throughout my college experience or during orientation?

Yes, you can change your major at any time during your college career by completing the Declaration or Change of Degree Objective Form

Where can I find my Student ID #

You can find your Student ID # (9 digit number referred to as your Warrior ID #) on your Acceptance Letter from the university. 

Do we have to be present for the entire orientation?

Yes, you must be present for the entire orientation program. 

Is there a difference between attending the Stockton Campus Orientation Transfer Orientation versus the Turlock Campus Transfer Orientation?

Yes, only Transfer students with majors represented at the Stockton Campus and who plan to take the majority of their classes at the Stockton Campus will be able to attend the Stockton Campus Orientation.  You should register to attend the Turlock Orientation if you plan to take the majority of your classes at the Main Campus in Turlock, CA. 

When will we be receiving the information for New Student Orientation, such as links?

You will be receiving further information specific to your orientation date that will be emailed to your @csustan.edu email account two weeks prior to your scheduled orientation date.