Congratulations on choosing to transfer to CSUDH. We know you may have questions about the next steps to make your transfer to campus go as smoothly as possible. To help answer your questions, we strongly encourage you to attend Transfer New Student Orientation (NSO).
Although you have been to college before, there are some important differences at CSUDH. NSO for transfer students is designed to help you navigate those differences, while maximizing your time and your success. To make the most of your time, NSO packs the information you need to know into a short, informative orientation session attended only by other transfer students like you. Attending Transfer Student Orientation gives you an advantage with:
You’ll need to meet a number of requirements before you can reserve your spot for Transfer New Student Orientation (NSO):
Missing these requirements as well as university deadlines may keep you from attending CSUDH.back to top
You can reserve a spot for orientation once you have completed your intent to enroll. Once you’ve met that requirement, you’ll receive an email with information on how to reserve your spot online. Be sure to check both your personal and Toro email for this notice. If you believe you have completed your intent to enroll but have not received an email, please call (310) 243-3422.
Spots for orientation cannot be reserved over email or by phone.back to top
Orientation sessions are scheduled during the summer. Student may select the date that works best for them, on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend reserving your orientation spot online early so you can select dates that meet your schedule.
The orientation program for transfer students is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunch is included with the orientation fee.
The upcoming Transfer Student Orientation dates are:
There’s no guarantee that you’ll be able to reserve your first choice of dates, so we encourage flexibility. Students should NEVER make travel plans until an orientation reservation has been confirmed.back to top
An $87 orientation charge will be placed on your my.CSUDH.EDU student account within 5 business days after you register for Freshmen Orientation. This fee must be paid a week before orientation.*
PLEASE NOTE: All fees are non-refundable.
* If you filed your 2014-2015 FAFSA and have an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of 4,000 or less, your Transfer Orientation fee will be deferred. If you qualify, your NSO fee will be deducted from your Fall 2014 financial aid disbursement.back to top
Please call (310) 243-2113 for more information.back to top