New Students Begin Their CSUN Career at Orientation

  • President Dianne F. Harrison

    President Dianne F. Harrison welcomes new students during the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences new student orientation. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Student orientation leaders tour the campus with students enrolled in the CSUN David Nazarian College of Business and Economics. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • Juliet Aylmer talks to student

    Juliet Aylmer, an advisor at CSUN’s International and Exchange Student Center, speaks to students during the service fair at the Matador Bookstore. Photo by Lee Choo.

  • students at the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall

    Students from the College of Science and Mathematics enter the Plaza del Sol Performance Hall to watch TAKE XXVI perform. Each year, the TAKE cast performs four skits that teach new Matadors about the resources on campus and how to deal with issues they may face during their CSUN careers. Photo by Victor Kamont.

  • Ryan Conlogue talks about IT

    First-time freshmen in the College of Engineering and Computer Science listen to Ryan Conlogue from Information Technology discuss the various services and tools available to students at CSUN. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • Justin Weiss talks to students

    Justin Weiss, former coordinator of Unified We Serve, gives a presentation on CSUN’s classrooms and community to new students in the College of Health and Human Development and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Photo by Lee Choo.

The Office of Student Involvement and Development hosted multiple New Student Orientation sessions from July 30 to Aug. 22 for more than 5,100 new Matadors who began their CSUN academic journeys this fall. The orientations were led by 170 red-shirted student orientation leaders, who helped to acquaint first-time freshmen, transfer students and international students with the campus. The daylong orientations included a welcome by CSUN President Dianne F. Harrison or her representative, a campus tour, a service fair and a series of small-group discussions with current students and campus leaders.