Transfer Orientation Registration


As a new Transfer Student, you are required to complete the orientation requirement by either doing the In-Person Orientation or Online Transfer Overview.

For dates and deadlines for registration for the in-person Transfer Orientation  for the upcoming semester, visit the orientation Dates/Deadlines.

You must accept your admission offer and pay the $250 enrollment deposit before you can access the orientation registration system. You must accept your offer of admissions before May 1, 2019.

In-Person Transfer Orientation  

In-Person Transfer Orientation is a full-day program and sessions are available based on your major. Atorientation you will receive advising, participate in a campus tour, and have the opportunity to attend a series of information sessions designed to prepare you for your first semester at CSUF. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Specific orientation dates are available online, through your Student Portal. Transfer Orientation is a full-day program, and you are required to attend the orientation all day in order to successfully meet your mandatory orientation requirement. 


Orientation occurs during the months of June and July. Specific orientation dates are assigned to students depending on their major or participation in special programs. We highly encourage you to register for an in-person orientation session before scheduling any summer commitments, trips or vacation. 

Online Transfer Overview  

As a transfer student you have the option of satisfying your orientation requirement by completing the Online Transfer Overview (OTO). The OTO is an online module containing an overview of campus resources available for you. OTO does not provide academic advising, and we encourage students to visit the Academic Advising Center as well as your major department. Once you complete the OTO, your orientation hold will be lifted after 24 hours.

Online Transfer Overview link is now live.  Please access our Online Transfer Overview through your student portal where you register for orientation. 

If you complete the OTO, we still encourage you to attend one of our in-person sessions to receive in-depth information and academic advising to prepare you for your first semester.

Orientation Registration Instructions

In order to register for In-Person Orientation  you must:

  • Login to your   CSUF Student Portal   and access Titan Online.
  • Follow the step-by-step instructions on how to access the Orientation Registration system and how to select a date orientation. 
  • Before registering for orientation, you must accept your offer of admission and pay the $250 enrollment deposit (if applicable). 

Once you register for orientation and select a date, you are responsible for attending on the date you have selected. If you withdraw your admissions from the University prior to attending Transfer Orientation, or cancel your  orientation registration, you are not eligible for a refund. If you are awarded a fee deferral and withdraw from the University, you will be responsible for any outstanding orientation fees that will no longer be covered by financial aid.  All orientation fees are nonrefundable.*

A How to Register for Transfer Orientation PDF Guide is also available.
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Transfer Students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Transfer students in the College of the Humanities and Social Sciences are HIGHLY encouraged to attend in-person orientation.  This will allow you to get the best start at CSUF because you will meet with General Education and Major advisors to help prepare you for your first semester on campus.  

Please note: there are limited spots available for the in-person orientation, so please sign-up for orientation as early as possible to ensure you can participate in the in-person orientation option.


Online B.A. in Sociology Degree Program

Students admitted to the Online B.A. Sociology degree completion program are not eligible to register for the in-person orientation.  You must complete your orientation on your Student Portal - Titanium. For questions, please contact Brooke Tolmasov at 657-278-2447 or

Transfer Students in the College of the Arts

Transfer students in the College of the Arts (visual arts, music, theatre, dance) are required to attend an in-person orientation. Transfer students who do not attend an in person orientation, MUST visit the link below in order to schedule one-on-one appointments with their respective specialist and faculty advisor. in new window


Transfer students in Mihaylo College are required to meet one-on-one with a Business Advisor prior to orientation. To schedule an appointment students must first accept admission and pay the non-refundable enrollment deposit. For more details, see the business-advising website.

online b.a. business administration degree program

If you have been admitted to the Online B.A. Business Administration degree completion program, please do not register for an in-person orientation or complete the Online Transfer Overview. You will be contacted via email to your CSUF email address with specific instructions on how to complete your orientation and post-admission requirements. For questions, please contact Farifteh Shahbazian at 657-278-8286 or