Orientation Dates

Fall 2022 Summer Orientation Dates

Sign Up For Orientation Starting Monday April 11th

Summer 2022 Orientation Dates for Fall 2022 Student Admits

New Student Orientation for the Fall 2022 semester occurs during the summer before the start of the term. 

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What Session Type Is Right For You?

New Student and Family Programs is providing students and their guest with various modalities of Orientation for the Summer. We have 2 session types for our incoming transfer students and 3 session types for our first time freshman and all guest. We have listed all the session types below for you to review BEFORE selecting an orientation session on Monday April 11th. We are excited to be back in person and welcome students and guest back to SF State to see its beauty and all the resources the campus has to offer. 

 

Please note all orientation programs (in-person and online) will start promptly at 8:00AM (in-person and online).

We Are excited to welcome you to an overnight experience at SF State! Our overnight orientation program is designed to get you connected to students, staff, faculty, buildings and the community here at SF State. Students who select this date as their orientation session will have the opportunity to spend one night in one of our On Campus Housing buildings. Not only will you be able to stay the night on campus but we will also provide you with meals from various food vendors on campus so you are aware of your options while you are here at SF state in the fall and beyond. Our Orientation leaders are excited to meet you and have a fun filled days planned with you with opportunities to connect and network and late night programming to have fun and be social through the night! This is a great opportunity for First Time Freshman to stay in housing with a roommate and learn what campus feels like day and night.

 

With an orientation fee of $70 for our students you can expect the following:

  • Free Gator Swag (folder, lanyard, notebook, pen, ID Card, etc)
  • A Student Life Skit performed by your mentors (Orientation Leaders)
  • Late Night Student Life Event
  • Stay overnight in an On Campus Housing Building
  • Ice Cream Social on Day 2
  • Opportunity to connect with your Orientation leader during the two days
  • Opportunity to meet your peers though facilitated groups and activities
  • Opportunity to hear and meet your Academic advisors
  • Opportunity to Register for you courses
  • Opportunity to try various food options on campus
  • Hear from campus departments face to face
  • Get a feel of what campus life is like both in the daytime and at night
  • After Orientation have the ability to learn about and explore San Francisco and the Bay Area

New Student and Family Programs is excited to welcome students and their support systems to campus for orientation. Our 1-Day in person program is great for students who want to see campus, will be in the Bay Area or plan o be, and want to connect face to face with advisors, peers, and mentors. Our 1-Day program is offered for both our First Time Freshman and our Transfer students as well. By attending a 1-Day in person orientation session you will receive the following which is included in the $70 orientation fee for students.

  • Free Gator Swag (folder, lanyard, notebook, pen, ID Card, etc)
  • An opportunity to meet staff, faculty, and academic advisors in person
  • Meet campus departments face to face to get all your questions answered
  • Meet with Orientation Leaders to hear about their experiences here at SF State
  • Get a feel of what campus is like and what you will be joining in your new semester
  • Have the opportunity to tour the campus and learn about the community
  • After Orientation have the ability to learn about and explore San Francisco and the Bay Area
  • Opportunity to register for courses

New Student and Family Programs is will still be offering select remote sessions for both First Time Freshman and Transfer students during orientation. Remote orientation Sessions will be facilitated remotely via Zoom. Remote orientation sessions are great for:

  • International Students
  • Students who live out of state
  • Students who live in Southern California

Although not limited to these specific groups of students it is important to note we highly encourage students to attend an in person orientation to get a real feel of campus life. The remote orientation fee for students is $50 and includes the following:

  • Virtual meet student mentors (Orientation Leaders) and peers
  • Recordings of department presentations
  • Virtual meet with academic advisors (Academic presentations and advising)
  • Opportunity to register for your courses

FIRST-YEAR (FRESHMEN) ORIENTATION SESSIONS* 

Session Date Modality
1 Monday June 6th 2022 In Person (1 Day Program)
2 Tuesday June 7th 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
3 Thursday June 9th 2022 In Person Overnight Program
4 Monday June 13th 2022 In Person (1 Day Program)
5 Tuesday June 14th 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
6 Thursday June 16th 2022 In Person Overnight Program
7 Tuesday June 21st 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
8 Thursday June 23rd 2022 In Person Overnight Program
9 Monday June 27th 2022 In Person (1 Day Program)
10 Tuesday June 28th 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
11 Thursday June 30th 2022 In Person Overnight Program

 

*Note: SF State does not host New Student Orientation sessions on Saturdays or Sundays. If you have any questions about the specific dates listed, please contact nsp@sfsu.edu

 

 

NEW TRANSFER ORIENTATION SESSIONS* (8am-5pm roughly)

Session Date Modality
1 Tuesday July 5th 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
2 Thursday July 7th 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
3 Friday July 8th 2022 In Person (1 Day Program)
4 Monday July 11th 2022 In Person (1 Day Program)
5 Tuesday July 12th 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
6 Thursday July 14th 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
7 Friday July 15th 2022 In Person (1 Day Program)
8 Monday July 18th 2022 In Person (1 Day Program)
9 Tuesday July 19th 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
10 Thursday July 21st 2022 Remote (via Zoom)
11 Friday July 22nd 2022 In Person (1 Day Program)

 

*Note: SF State does not host New Student Orientation sessions on Saturdays or Sundays. If you have any questions about the specific dates listed, please contact nsp@sfsu.edu

 

 

Important for both New First-Year & Transfer Students! 

Sign-up for orientation online after you accept your offer of admission (AAO) and pay your $100 enrollment confirmation deposit. You can learn more about accepting your AAO here.

It is highly recommended to review your Student Center and SF State student email regularly before orientation for any alerts, account holds, and campus updates that may need to be addressed before you arrive for orientation.