MEDIA INFO: Sessions each of the 16 days are from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Media parking is available in the White Lot behind the Thomas Administration Building or briefly behind the Satellite Student Union at the loading dock. Most sessions are held in the SSU with booths outdoors. For other locations and time see the schedule at (click Freshman or Transfer, and Guests and Parents).

(June 1, 2007) — DOG DAYS Fall 2007, a series of 16 orientation sessions for incoming students at California State University, Fresno, begins June 5 and runs through Aug. 2. Instruction for the fall semester begins Aug. 28.

DOG DAYS is open to the 2,500 new freshmen and 1,900 transfer students who will attend the university in the fall semester, their parents and guests. Each day-long session provides students opportunities for academic advising and registration assistance.

All new undergraduates are expected to attend DOG DAYS, said Barbara Benedict, director of the Office of Advising Services in the Division of Student Affairs.

Check-in begins at 7 a.m. at the Satellite Student Union and each day’s program runs from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Academic advisers from each college or school will be available to discuss completion of general education and major academic requirements. Faculty and student leaders answer questions and give insight into campus life. A career services presentation, campus resource fair, pre-loan counseling workshop, campus safety discussion and campus tours also are offered.

A parent session answers questions about academics and cocurricular opportunities for students.

“DOG DAYS is an opportunity for our incoming students and their parents to experience Fresno State’s learning environment,” said Dr. Paul M. Oliaro, vice president for student affairs.

The DOG DAYS office in the Joyal Administration Building, Room 224, is open 7 a.m.¬3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 559.278.4885.

For a detailed schedule of Dog Days and to make required reservations, see dates.shtml.