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Welcome Future Pioneers! Get ready for Fall 2021 semester

Find the college for your major! View this list of undergraduate degrees to find your College. For the most up-to-date list see the University Catalog.

Live on campus! Apply now at Pioneer Heights campus housing.

Have Financial Aid questions? View past recordins of our Financial Aid FAQ workshops that were recently held. Learn more on the website: Financial Aid reminders.

Register for Orientation:  Required for all new freshmen and transfers. Visit the Orientation website.

New Transfer Students: Register for Pioneer Connect Sessions; chat with our Transfer Ambassadors who can help answer any questions about transferring to East Bay from your community college. Register on Zoom.

New Freshmen: Meet with your advisor to help you get the classes you need. Check Horizon email for a message from your FASST advisor.

To ask questions or meet with a counselor:

Use the Chat at the bottom of the page to get answers to your questions, or to request an appointment with a pre-admission counselor. You will be contacted to set an appointment time that works for you.

Welcome Day for Fall 2021 Admitted Students

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Did you miss this event on April 17?

Check our  Welcome Day Virtual Experience Page

  • Watch President Sandeen’s Welcome Greeting to Fall 2021 Admitted Students and Families 
  • View recordings from our information sessions and hear from our O-Team about how to sign up for Orientation
  • Read about important information regarding housing and upcoming deadlines 
  • Learn about the support programs campus has to offer, including advising, counseling, and career services 

Learn about Financial Aid! View recent workshop recordings

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Workshop
Provides guidance for filling out the 2021-2022 FAFSA Application. We also discuss the Federal Verification process, and how answers on your application can impact overall eligibility.
View FAFSA Workshop

California Dream Act Application* (CADAA) Workshop
Provides step-by-step guidance for filling out the 2021-2022 CADAA Application. We discuss the State Verification process, and how answers on the application can impact your eligibility.
View CADAA* Workshop

*The California Dream Act Application requires that the student meets AB540 criteria. US Citizens and eligible non-citizens should submit the FAFSA application. For questions regarding your eligibility, contact us at
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Fall 2021 Admitted Students Week March 15-18

Our Fall 2021 Virtual Admitted Students Week kicks off with a special Opening Welcome with other fellow admitted students from Southern California and the Central Valley on March 15 at 4:00 pm.


** This event has concluded. Recordings  of our sessions are available for viewing 

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Questions about becoming a future Pioneer?

Contact the Welcome Center today!

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