Transfer Orientation

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Understanding The Orientation Process

2022 Orientation Help Presentation

Spring 2023 New Student Registration Tutorial

More details soon! Keep a lookout for emails.

Our Spring 2023 New Student Registration Tutorial will introduce you to the requirements for your degree. You'll learn how to plan and register for classes, and navigate our campus technology.

Registration Tutorial Initial Dates: November 28 to December 2, 2022

If you were recently admitted to Cal Poly Humboldt, please wait for your invitation to begin the New Student Registration Tutorial.

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Spring 2023 Orientation

Transfer Orientation is a two-part all-inclusive experience designed to help support your transition to Cal Poly Humboldt and show you what it means to be a member of our Lumberjack community.

You’ll learn how to navigate Humboldt’s online technologies in order to register for classes, and what it means to be an academically successful student. You'll also connect with faculty and students before school starts, and and learn how Cal Poly Humboldt can best support you in your time here.

Part I

The first portion of your orientation will be in the form of an online Canvas course that you may complete at your own pace. The "New Student Orientation" will introduce you to resources on campus, ways to get involved, and other helpful information. All student who complete the Registration Tutorial will be enrolled in this Canvas Course on December 9th. We ask that you complete this course (it takes about 2 hours), by January 13th.

Part II 

Save the Date Friday, January 13, 2023

The second part of your orientation will be in-person and consists of a one-day orientation on campusPlease continue to check your Humboldt email for updates and additional information.

Spring 2023 Orientation Schedule - January 13th, 2023


Schedule of Spring 2023 Orientation
TimeActivity InformationLocation
8:00am - 8:45amOrientation Check-in Meet your Orientation leaders, grab a breakfast snack and receive all your materials for the day.TBD
8:45am - 9:00amOrientation Welcome Dean of StudentsTBD
9:00am -9:30amDean of Students Office & Title IX/NCRCT Molly Kresl, Nicki Viso & Dave Hickcox , NCRCT Educator TBD
9:35am -10:00amOrientation Leader Community BuildingTBD
10:10am - 11:00amAcademic College Q&A Panels Transfer student panel with the Academic DeanTBD
11:10am - NoonMajor Orientation & Exploration w/Dept. Chairs Meet your department chair and classmates to learn about your major. Learn about opportunities and department resources.TBD
12:10 - 2:10pmLunch w/Orientation Leaders Student Reception & Resource Fair Unwind and enjoy time to connect with various campus resources, clubs & organizations.TBD
2:20pm - 2:45pmNew Student Toolkit Jenni Robinson, Registrar’s OfficeTBD
3:00pm - 3:30pmWellbeing & Essential Needs Mira Friedman, Student Health & Wellbeing ServicesTBD
3:40pm - 5:00pmCampus TourTBD