University Orientation Program


Welcome to Cal State L.A.! We are glad you choose to continue your education at Cal State L.A. We hope to help you make your transition a smooth and positive experience.

Orientation is your first link between you and the University. It is a program designed to promote your academic achievement and personal development. It is essentially the first day of school. The foundation of your experience at Cal State L.A. begins with Orientation!

The program includes academic and student services information, a campus tour, as well as an opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and new and continuing students.

The Winter 2015 Orientation Program is offered for one day in December 2014. Eligible new students will be notified about the orientation in mid-October. (Note: The orientation invite will only be sent to admitted students who paid the Enrollment Confirmation Deposit by the stated deadline.

Participation in Orientation for transfer students is not required, but strongly recommended.

For more information, or if you feel you should have received a brochure, please contact the University Orientation Program at (323) 343-3195.



Office Hours

Monday -Thursday
    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday

Office Location

    Student Affairs Building
    Room 101