Summer orientation underway for new students

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Summer orientation underway for new students

Fresno State’s Dog Days New Student Orientation, open to the 13,751 new students (10,318 freshmen and 3,178 transfers) admitted to the University for fall 2019, began this week to welcome new students plus their parents and guests to campus. The sessions are mandatory for freshmen and transfer students. Each session features presentations on academics, student life and a resource information fair. Orientation sessions began June 11 and continue through July 26, with specific dates for students participating in programs such as the College Assistance Migrant Program or athletics. Dates are dependent on the students’ majors.

Three types of sessions will be offered: one-day, two-day and two-day overnight. The fall semester kicks off on Aug. 19 with New Student Convocation and classes begin on Aug. 21.The Dog Days office in the Joyal Administration building (Room 224) is open from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday on any non-orientation date throughout the summer. INFO: Visit www.fresnostate.edu/dogdays, call 559.278.4885 or see the FAQ page.