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!

Fall 2021 Orientation

Due to the current global situation, summer Orientation will be in a virtual format. Click the link below to review detailed information about Fall 2021 Orientation. Every student will also be given information about how to register and prepare through their emails. Questions? Email


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 by emailing

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us at 831-582-4693 or

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Note: The following programs have their own orientations:

  1. Nursing
  2. CS Online
  3. 2+2+1 Teacher Pathway Program (Hartnell Partnership)
  4. Graduate programs & Credential programs
  5. International programs