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Welcome Day - A Virtual Experience

Join us for Welcome Day, A Virtual Experience

Saturday, April 17, 9am-12pm

Get to know your Pioneer family. From academics and housing to next steps and campus life, you'll hear from students, faculty and staff, and get your questions answered.

What you'll find at Welcome Day

Pioneer Flag at Homecoming Parade

Meet the Pioneer community online

On Welcome Day, you and your family can connect with the proud Pioneer community at Cal State East Bay. Our campuses at Hayward and Concord offer an inspiring setting for personal growth, career exploration, academic achievement, and friendship.
staff ready to answer questions

Celebrate your admission to Cal State East Bay!

Accept your admission offer on MyCSUEB. Attend presentations about the next steps in the admission process, designed for incoming Freshmen and Transfer students*. Learn about financial aid options and campus work opportunities. Then celebrate becoming a Pioneer by posting a photo on social media!

* Graduate students should contact their academic program office for next steps admission details.

Individuals who require accommodations for this event please contact Accessibility Services by Friday, April 2, 2021. email:  or phone: 510-885-3868

East Bay letters with students

Explore YOUR university!

Learn about your campus, Student Housing and Residence Life, and the many services and opportunities available to students. Explore everything from majors to student clubs to community service. See presentations on financial aid, student success, and getting involved in campus life. You won't want to miss this experience!


Find the college for your major
Student ambassadors

Convenient online access from the comfort of home

The Welcome Day experience is designed to celebrate your decision to enter Cal State East Bay this fall. Be sure to explore everything to prepare for taking classes, to connect with other students, and to find the resources you need. Our friendly staff is devoted to assisting you, so please contact us with any questions you have.

Frequently Asked Questions

Admitted students are not required to attend Welcome Day. This is an opportunity to celebrate with family and friends your admission, and to share why Cal State East Bay is your university of choice! If you are not able to attend the virtual experience on Welcome Day, this content will continue to be available online after April 18.


You and your guests can view the recordings from Welcome Day: A Virtual Experience anytime online throughout our enrollment season.

No, Welcome Day is not a substitution for mandatory Orientation for freshman and transfer students. Be sure to register for Orientation at the Orientation website.

Welcome Day also does not take the place of academic advising provided by AACE. AACE can help you choose your classes to fit a pathway to earning your degree.

Designed for admitted students and their families to learn more about the University, Welcome Day is an opportunity for students to get excited and to learn more about joining the Pioneer Community, and to commit to attending Cal State East Bay by the May 1 deadline.


Log into your student portal on MyCSUEB to check if you have any missing items to be turned in.

If you have required documents outstanding, you can turn them in by email or postal mail. Visit How to Submit Documents on the website for details, including how to send electronic transcripts for faster processing.

We are currently available to serve you online at the Welcome Center with live chat Monday-Friday and via email at the links shown below. To reach a Student Outreach counselor who serves your school, visit the Outreach Staff website and email the counselor for your service area.

Find contact links for admissions, residency, Early Start, and admission appeals on this table.

Freshmen Admissions:

Undergraduate Residency Questions:

Transfer Admissions:

Graduate Residency Questions:

Graduate Admissions:

Early Start Questions:

Admission Appeals:

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Office of Student Outreach