New Student Otter Orientation

Welcome to California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)!

Registration for Fall 2015 New Student Otter Orientation will open mid-March.

We are excited that you will be joining us in the Fall of 2015! Each semester the campus community presents New Student Otter Orientation to ensure your transition to CSUMB is successful.

Orientation provides new students an opportunity to receive advising, register for classes, learn about campus and community involvement, and answer any questions you may have about the University.

In order to register for orientation complete the Enrollment Confirmation and provide a $100 Enrollment Deposit to the Office of Admissions. If the Enrollment Deposit is not paid, you will not be able to sign up for New Student Otter Orientation.

Once you have completed the Enrollment Confirmation, you will be sent an email from the office of Admissions with instructions on how to register for orientation. If you have any questions regarding the Enrollment Confirmation or the $100 Enrollment Deposit please contact the Office of Admissions at (831)582-3738.

Orientation Dates

***Registration for Fall 2015 New Student Otter Orientation will open mid-March.***

Below is the date of New Student Otter Orientation for Fall 2015:

Freshman Sessions:
Saturday, June 13
Monday, June 15
Saturday June 20
Monday, June 22

Transfer Sessions:
Friday, June 12
Thursday, June 18
Friday, June 19

Please note, there is a cap of 225 students per orientation session on a first come, first serve basis. Students must pre-register, walk-ins will not be allowed. Transfer students, be sure to bring a copy (official or unofficial) of your transcripts to orientation.

For More Information

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For disability accommodations, to request sign language interpreters, or for any questions, please promptly call (831) 582-4693 or email

With Otter Pride,

Student Activities California State University, Monterey Bay 100 Campus Center, Student Center Seaside, CA 93955 Phone: (831) 582-4693 Fax: (831) 582-4421 E-mail: