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Orientation and First Year Experience

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. 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 information needed to be successful at CSUSB. To contact our office by phone call (909) 537-5233 or email Please provide your Coyote ID number in your email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We thank you for your understanding and patience and 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 which campus you were admitted (San Bernardino or Palm Desert). Please choose the links above that are appropriate for you.

Orientation registration for Spring 2022 admitted students is now closed. If you are a new student for Spring 2022 and have not completed orientation, please contact us at or (909) 537-5233.


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