New Student Orientation

Attending the orientation is the key to a successful beginning to your East Bay experience! Our friendly faculty and staff will welcome you & your new friends from all over the world and guide you through the steps to start your life at Cal State East Bay.

New Student Orientation for Fall 2021

WHEN: Monday, October 18, 2021 (in-person). Time: 9:30AM - 12:00PM (Pacific Time)

WHERE: Room VBT-221 (find VB (Valley Business & Technology center) on Campus Map)

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • I-20
  • Proof of health insurance - Purchase Health Insurance online or provide government/employer sponsored insurance. 
    • Fall II -- $502.50 (Coverage: 10/17/2021 - 12/31/2021)
    • Fall I&II -- $837.50 (coverage: 8/1/2021 - 12/31/2021)
  • Proof of immunity or vaccination for measles/rubella (See Immunization Requirements)
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination (See Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement)
  • Tuition payment receipt:  
    • Fall session II - $2,993
    • Fall session I & II -- $5193
    • Other outstanding balance (on-campus housing fees, etc)

Pay tuition & fees before the end of orientation .

WHEN: TBD

WHERE: TBD

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • I-20
  • Proof of health insurance - Purchase Health Insurance online or provide government/employer sponsored insurance:
    • Fall I -- $502.50 (coverage: 8/1/2021- 10/16/2021)
    • Fall II -- $502.50 (Coverage: 10/17/2021 - 12/31/2021)
    • Fall I&II -- $837.50 (coverage: 8/1/2021 - 12/31/2021)
  • Proof of immunity or vaccination for measles/rubella (See Immunization Requirements)
  • Tuition payment receipt:  
    • GMAT prep/Advanced English courses $4,993/semester
    • GMAT prep/Advanced English courses with one credit graduate course (3 unit) -- $6,193/semester

Pay tuition & fees BEFORE the end of orientation.

Fall 2021 classes are in-person/hybrid/online. Please email Yuri.Nagasawa@csueastbay.edu for more information.

WHERE: TBD

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • I-20
Proof of health insurance - Purchase Health Insurance online or provide government/employer sponsored insurance only if you are here in the US. If you are taking online classes from your own country, no insurance is required. 
  • Fall 2021 -- $837.50 (coverage: 8/1/2020 - 12/31/2021)
  • Proof of immunity or vaccination for measles/rubella (See Immunization Requirements)
  • Tuition payment receipt:  
    • $4,693 (12 units undergraduate level courses)
    • $4,093 (9 units graduate level courses)

Pay tuition & fees BEFORE the end of orientation.

Fall 2021 classes are tentatively in-person. Please email alpgen@csueastbay.edu for more information.

WHEN: TBD 

WHERE: TBD

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • I-20
  • Proof of health insurance - Purchase Health Insurance online or provide government/employer sponsored insurance. If you are taking online classes from your own country, no insurance is required.
    • Fall 2021 -- $837.50 (coverage 8/1/2021 - 12/31/2021)
  • $4,093/semester

Pay tuition & fees BEFORE the end of orientation.

  • Please email alpgen@csueastbay.edu for Spring 2022 info.

WHEN: TBD 

WHAT TO BRING: 

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • I-20
  • Proof of health insurance - Purchase Health Insurance online or provide government/employer sponsored insurance:
    • Fall 2021: $837.50 (coverage 8/1/2021-- 12/31/2021)
  • Proof of immunity or vaccination for measles/rubella (See Immunization Requirements)
  • Tuition payment receipt:  

Pay tuition & fees BEFORE the end of orientation.

Due to COVID-19, orientation may be held online via Zoom.

During the mandatory orientation, new students will:

  • Meet with ALP staff & teachers and new friends from all over the world!
  • Take necessary placement tests (writing, listening, speaking, & reading tests)
  • Complete health history form
  • Complete immigration and registration paperwork
  • Take a campus tour
  • Get a CSUEB photo ID card
  • Pay tuition
  • Buy health insurance
  • Learn about F-1 student responsibilities
  • Sign up for Speaking Partners, and Fun Trips
  • Get settled into housing and buy necessary items

It is best if you complete these tasks before the orientation. However, if you need help, we will assist you during the orientation:

If you cannot make it to the mandatory New Student Orientation on time, notify the ALP office as soon as possible. We'll try our best to accommodate you, but you may not be allowed to enroll in the session/semester for which you've been admitted. Keep in mind that if you don't start your program on time, it may jeopardize your immigration status.