Fall 2017 Transfer Orientation

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There will be many people on campus at Orientation to answer questions you may have.

If you need to ask about something prior to your Orientation day, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of New Student and Parent Programs

Telephone:
(619) 594-1509

Office Location:
Student Services West, room 1602

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday,
8am-4:30pm

E-mail:
orientation@mail.sdsu.edu

Web:
studentaffairs.sdsu.edu/nspp

Mailing Address:
New Student and Parent Programs
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-7441

Program dates for Transfer Students

Not all colleges and majors are represented on all orientation dates. Once in the registration system you will be able to choose from ONLY the dates still available for you rmajor. Do not make travel arrangements before you have reserved your space for new student orientation. If you can travel only once to San Diego for any SDSU event, please attend New Student Orientation in August.

See the list of majors if you are not sure which college your major falls under.

A concurrent Parent Orientation will be offered on Thursday, August 3, Friday, August 4, Monday, August 8 and Friday, August 11. If you are bringing parents/guests, you must sign up for one of these dates.

All program dates are subject to change.

Please note: Some of the dates listed below may be full.
Once you are in the reservation system you will be able to choose
from ONLY the dates still available for your major.


New Student Orientation Program Dates

College of Arts and Letters

  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Thursday, August 31 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Friday, August 42 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 7 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Tuesday, August 81
  • Thursday, August 102
  • Friday, August 11 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 14

1 Arts and Letters: On the dates with this superscript, only Comparative Literature, Economics, English, History, International Business, International Security and Conflict Resolution, Political Science, Social Science, and Sociology will be represented.

2 Arts and Letters: On the dates with this superscript, only small majors will be represented. This includes: Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Chicana and Chicano Studies, Classics, Comparative International Studies, European Studies, French, Geography, German, Humanities, Japanese, Latin American Studies, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies, Linguistics, Modern Jewish Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Rhetoric and Writing Studies, Russian, Russian and Central European Studies, Spanish, Sustainability, Urban Studies, and Woman’s Studies.

*All majors will be represented on days without a superscript.

Fowler College of Business

  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Thursday, August 3 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Friday, August 4 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 7 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Tuesday, August 8
  • Thursday, August 10
  • Friday, August 11 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 14

College of Education

  • Wednesday, August 23
  • Thursday, August 34 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Friday, August 43 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 73 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Tuesday, August 84
  • Thursday, August 103
  • Friday, August 114 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 143

3 Education: On the dates with this superscript, the Liberal Studies majors will be represented.

4 Education: On the dates with this superscript, the Child and Family Development major will be represented.

College of Engineering

  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Thursday, August 3 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Friday, August 4 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 7 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Tuesday, August 8
  • Friday, August 11 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 14

College of Health and Human Services

  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Thursday, August 3 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Friday, August 4 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 75 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Tuesday, August 8
  • Thursday, August 105
  • Friday, August 11 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 14

5 Health and Human Services: On the dates with a superscript, only the School of Exercise and Nutritional Science will be represented (majors: Kinesiology with emphasis in Athletic Training, Fitness Specialist, Physical Education, and Pre-Physical Therapy; and Foods and Nutrition).

*All majors will be represented on days without a superscript

College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

  • Wednesday, August 2
  • Thursday, August 36 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Friday, August 4 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 7 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Tuesday, August 86
  • Thursday, August 10
  • Friday, August 116 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 14

6 Professional Studies and Fine Arts: On the dates with a superscript, only majors in the School of Communication, School of Journalism and Media Studies, and School of Public Administration will be represented (majors: Communication, Health Communication, Journalism, Journalism with an emphasis in Advertising; Journalism with an emphasis in Media Studies; Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations; Public Administration with an emphasis in City Planning; and Criminal Justice.)

*All majors will be represented on days without a superscript

College of Sciences

  • Wednesday, August 28
  • Thursday, August 3 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Friday, August 48 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Monday, August 7 (includes a concurrent Parent Program)
  • Tuesday, August 8
  • Thursday, August 10
  • Monday, August 14

8 Sciences: On the dates with a superscript, only Biology and Psychology majors will be represented.

*All majors will be represented on days without a superscript.

All dates are subject to change.

Please note: Some of the dates listed above may be full.
Once you are in the reservation system you will be able to choose
from ONLY the dates still available for your major.