Dates & Reservations


Welcome to California State University, East Bay! Orientation is essential to a smooth and successful transition to the University, and it is required to participate in all portions of Orientation.

Registration for Fall 2022 is available on MyCSUEB. Listed below are all Freshman Orientation Programs available at the Hayward campus and online via Zoom.



All In-Person Freshman Orientation sessions are two full days at the Hayward Campus from about 8:00 am - 5:30 pm each day. For each session also offers an optional Pioneer Overnight Experience from about 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm on the first night.
Thur. June 16th - Friday June 17th
Thur. June 23rd - Friday June 24th
Thur. July 14th - Friday July 15th
Fri. July 22nd - Saturday July 23rd
Thur. July 28th - Friday July 29th
*Orientation will run two full days, roughly 8:00am - 5:30pm each day. Students are expected to participate both full days of orientation and cannot leave early. Please verify your availability for the full days prior to selecting a date for orientation. Once you register for orientation, you will not be able to switch the session date on your own.



While all Freshman orientation sessions are two full days, only students who sign up for the orientation with overnight option, also called the Pioneer Overnight Experience, will have the chance to take part in our exciting evening activities and stay overnight in our Pioneer Dorms. To sign up for the orientation session including the Pioneer Overnight Experience, select the session labeled "Freshman Orientation w/ Overnight Experience" when registering on MyCSUEB. Note that a $65 overnight fee will be automatically charged to your student account to cover the cost of housing and evening activities.



We understand that it may be difficult to come in-person, however we still want to get connected with you before you come to Cal State East Bay in the Fall! If you are not able to make the in-person Orientation session please register for one of the Online Sessions on MyCSUEB. The dates for the Online Sessions are listed below.
Tue, July 19th @ 11:00 am 
Tue, July 19th @ 3:00 pm 
Wed, Aug 3rd @ 11:00 am 
Wed, Aug 3rd @ 3:00 pm 


Fall 2022 Orientation Registration will be open starting March 8th, 2022. Once you have submitted your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR), you will be able to register for Orientation through MyCSUEB. To sign up for orientation, please go to MYCSUEB and sign in. Click on Classic View then on Applicant. Once you are on that view, to the right there is going to be a tab that says Student Orientation. Click Student Orientation and you will be able to choose your Orientation Date. If you are unable to select an Orientation date, the specific Orientation program has reached capacity and we request that you choose from an available session.

For questions or concerns, please email Student Life and Leadership Department, Orientation Programs at Please include your full name and net ID along with your question.

FALL 2022

Tue, July 19th @ 11:00 am 
Tue, July 19th @ 3:00 pm 
Wed, Aug 3rd @ 11:00 am 
Wed, Aug 3rd @ 3:00 pm

Once you have accepted your offer of Admission, you will be able to register for Orientation through MyCSUEB. If you do not see a specific Orientation session on MyCSUEB although it's listed on our website, this means that session has reached capacity and we request that you choose an available session.

Step 1: Sign into MyCSUEB and select "Classic View"



Step 2: Select "Applicant" then "Student Orientation"

Screenshot of Orientation Registration