Orientation and First Year Experience

Welcome New Coyotes!

California State University, San Bernardino's Orientation and First Year Experience is here to welcome you and help with your transition into CSUSB.

Orientation is a mandatory program for all newly admitted students into CSUSB. Orientation will be your first real taste of life as a new Coyote. Orientation is designed to help you begin to feel at home on campus and help you become familiar with the wide range of academic opportunities available at CSUSB.

Orientation information varies between first-year and transfer students, and is specific for the campus where you will be taking your classes (San Bernardino or Palm Desert). Please choose links above that are appropriate for you.

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We're Hiring!

Are you seeking to be a part of a dynamic team that help newly admitted first-year and transfer students, and their families in their adjustment and transition to CSUSB? If so, the Office of Orientation and First Year Experience would like to meet you! We're hiring excited and motivated individuals for our Student Assistant Front Office Position for the 2018/2019 academic year.

How to apply: All CSUSB students are welcome to apply by logging to CSUSB Handshake, search Orientation and First Year Expereince, and submit the attached application through Handshake. Job posting #1884153. 

Students who experience difficulties may contact the Orientation and First Year Experience Office at 909-537-5233 or e-mail at