New Student Otter Orientation

Welcome to California State University, Monterey Bay! We are excited to welcome you to our campus where over 7,500 students combine to form an amazingly involved and diverse Otter family. CSUMB is a great place to be and we can't wait to show you more about the university at New Student Otter Orientation!

Spring 2023 Orientation

Spring 2023 New Student Otter Orientation sessions will take place in December. Orientation sessions are mandatory for all new students for Spring 2023. Click the link below to review detailed information about Spring 2023 Orientation. Every student will also be given information about how to register and prepare through their email. Questions? Email Orientation


For disability accommodations, to request sign language interpreters, or for any questions, etc., please inform us at least one month prior to your orientation session by calling us at 831-582-4693 or email Orientation.

Note: The following programs have their own orientations:

  1. Nursing
  2. CS Online
  3. Graduate programs & Credential programs
  4. International programs

Contact Orientation

Phone: 831-582-4693

Email: Send an email

Building: Otter Student Union

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.