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Cal State East Bay invites you and your family to participate in Orientation, the key to a successful beginning to your East Bay experience!



Have you signed up for Spring Zoom Orientation?

Welcome to Cal State East Bay! This is a friendly reminder that attending Orientation is required for all freshmen and transfer students. Spring Orientation will be taking place over zoom December 3rd with sessions at 11am, 2pm and 6pm. It's a great way to meet future classmates, faculty, and staff and learn about:
getting involved
classes and academic advising
setting yourself up for academic success
meeting other new students
Sign up for Orientation through MyCSUEB. Here is a quick instruction video if you get lost:

Please complete your registration by Friday November 26th. Questions? Contact or (510) 885-3872.
You also get access to a welcome box with great Cal State East Bay swag for attending!

If you have already registered, that's great! We look forward to welcoming you to campus in December. Please continue to check your Horizon email account and the Orientation website regularly for program updates. We are planning some online open house sessions for you to meet departments and you will also get access to blackboard modules to help you acclimate to campus. Stay tuned for more information!
Also we do plan to have an in person welcome back event for you on January 13th! Stay tuned to your emails for information but this will be your chance to meet clubs, do campus tours and get your welcome box in person. We can't wait to have you on campus and see your faces!
We have some helpful tips for new students; check out the Pre-orientation webpage.
Orientation Programs


Orientation Update as of 10/25/2021

Spring Zoom Orientation Registration is open! Check out the post above for more information how to register for the Spring Zoom Orientation Sessions.

Fall 2021 Orientation has closed. We welcome all of our incoming students back to campus! For more  COVID-19 campus-related information click here.  Get the latest information on campus reopening procedures and what to expect for the Fall 2021 semester at Cal State East Bay’s Today Toward Together website.

Fall Zoom Orientation has closed. If you missed Orientation this season and still need information please refer to the Cal State East Bay website for any information.

Thank you,
Cal State East Bay Orientation Programs



Orientation at Cal State East Bay is an exciting and engaging program designed to help students and their families  start a successful journey at the University. Each orientation has tailored programming to provide essential campus resources, important academic guidance, campus tours, support from advisors and faculty, and to explore the opportunities available here at Cal State East Bay. Freshman, Family, and Transfer Orientation programs are coordinated through Student Life and Leadership Programs which is located in the New University Union, Room 2011. If you have any questions about Orientation, please contact our office via e-mail: or call (510) 885-3872.

Contact Us

New Student Orientation
  • University Union, Room 2011
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
  • Hayward, CA 94542