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Orientation and First Year Experience


The Office of Orientation and First Year Experience will continue to provide services through virtual platforms to meet the safety guidelines established by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to combat COVID-19. Click here to visit the CSUSB COVID-19 webpage for more information from the CDC. Our office is open and eager to assist all students and their families with the transition to CSUSB. You can contact the Office of Orientation and First Year Experience by phone at (909) 537-5233 or email Please provide your Coyote ID number in your email and allow for 3 to 5 business days for a response. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you and stay safe.

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 the links above that are appropriate for you.

If you are looking for information on how to log on to your Zoom Orientation session, please check your CSUSB email account where you have been emailed the Zoom link and details for your session.


Transfer Orientation registration is now CLOSED.


First Year Orientation registration is now open and closes July 15!


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