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2018 New Student Orientation Schedule

Congratulations again on your admission to CSU Bakersfield. We're looking forward to having you on campus. One of the first events you will be required to attend is New Student Orientation, which begins on August 24, 2018. Please see the schedule below for exact dates and times.

Orientation Agenda

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Friday, August 24th

9:30 – 10 a.m. Registration and Breakfast (provided by Study Abroad) (153B)
10 – 10:10 a.m. Ice-breaking activity
10:10  – 11:10 a.m. Information session (1) – visa requirements, etc. (F1: 153B J1:401C)
11:10 – 11:20 a.m. Break
11:20 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Information session (2) – visa requirements, etc. (F1: 153B J1:401C)
12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Wi-Fi access & CSUB mobile app (153B) (Crystal Montoya)
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Welcome Lunch (provided by ISP) (BDC 153B)

  • Ice-breaking activity
  • Guest Introduction
  • Welcome remark by Provost Zorn
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Safety information by University Police Department (153B) (Ltn. Williams)
2:00 pm – 2:10 pm Equity, Inclusions and Compliance (153B) (Chris Ballard)
2:10 pm – 2:20 pm Student Rights and Responsibilities (153B) (Ruby Alvarez)
2:20 pm – 2:30 pm Announcements (153B)
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Campus tour & CSUB ID Card (before 5pm)

Saturday, August 25th

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Campus Tour (Meet in room 401C)
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Campus Tour (Meet in room 401C)
12 – 2 p.m. “Family Day” luncheon and resource fair (SRC Gym)
5:30 – 8:00 p.m. “Getting to know you” Cookout (SRC Gym)
12 – 1:30 a.m. Campus Community Midnight Breakfast (SHE) *$3 for non-on-campus residents

Sunday, August 26th

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Wellness Service and Brunch (SHE MPR)
1 – 1:45 p.m. Check in for Convocation (Icardo Center) / Meet with SAIP and volunteers
2 – 3:30 p.m. New Student Convocation and Pinning Ceremony (Icardo Center)