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Transfer Student Orientation

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Transfer admitted for Fall 2013

Congratulations on making CSUDH your choice as you continue your pursuit of higher education. New Student Orientation will give you the opportunity to become familiar with the campus, obtain valuable information on how to succeed academically, as well as how to get involved on campus.

What do I have to complete before I can make an orientation reservation?

Students must fulfill a number of requirements prior to making a reservation. It is critical for students to adhere to university deadlines and requirements as missing any will impact the ability to attend CSUDH. Students must:

  • Activate My.CSUDH.edu account
  • Submit intent to enroll on My.CSUDH.edu by May 1, 2014
  • Submit Financial Aid application and supporting documentation

Signing up for NSO finalizes your intent to attend CSUDH.

Registration for Orientation

Orientation sessions are scheduled during the summer and offered for students to select on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is encouraged so that you are able to select dates that fit your schedule. Reservations cannot be made over email or by phone. There is never a guarantee that students will be able to reserve a space in their preferred orientation so we encourage flexibility. Students should NEVER make travel plans until an orientation reservation has been confirmed.

Transfer Student Orientation Dates and Time

The orientation program for transfer students is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch is included with the orientation fee.

  • May 24, 2013
  • June 7, 2013
  • August 1, 2103
  • August 23, 2013

Register for NSO

Online registration is open to incoming transfer students who have completed their intent to enroll. Incoming transfer students, who are eligible to register for NSO, will receive an email with registration information, please check both your personal and Toro email. If you have not received an NSO registration email, please call (310) 243-3422.

2013 Orientation Fees

  • The orientation fee is $55. All fees are nonrefundable. An orientation charge will be placed on your account within 5 business days after you register for NSO. This fee must be paid a week before NSO.*

* If you filed your 2013-2014 FAFSA and have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of 4,000 or less, you may request to defer payment of your New Student Orientation (NSO) fee.  If you qualify, your NSO fee will be deducted from your Fall 2013 financial aid disbursement. Please complete this form to request a defermentDownload PDF here.