Transfer Orientation

Fall 2014


Transfer Orientation for Fall 2014 admits is a mandatory one-day program that will acquaint you with the campus, introduce you to your college and major department, and provide you with critical academic planning information. SJSU faculty and staff will:

  • Discuss and explain key university services
  • Review what’s next before you start classes in the spring
  • Provide a General Education advising workshop
  • Explain SJSU Studies requirements (formerly Advanced GE) and preparation for the Writing Skills Test (WST)
  • Introduce you to your college and major department, where you will meet with major advisors


Reservations and payments are done through In order to reserve your spot, you must RSVP and pay the mandatory $70 non-refundable fee by May 1, 2014. Please print and keep a copy of your registration and/or payment confirmation page for your records.

You are required to attend the entire program. If you do not attend or if you leave during any portion of the event, you will be blocked from registering for classes. All students, including those who have attended SJSU in the past, must attend the program. Students who arrive late will not be allowed to attend the program. Guests are not permitted to attend Transfer Orientation.

Due to space and capacity issues, switching dates cannot be accommodated. Please select your session carefully. A PDF confirmation letter with program information will be messaged to you via approximately one week prior to your program date.

Orientation Date

RSVP Deadline

     Friday, April 11, 2014      CLOSED
     Friday, April 25, 2014      CLOSED
     Wednesday, May 14, 2014      May 1, 2014
     Friday, May 30, 2014      May 1, 2014
     Friday, June 27, 2014      May 1, 2014



What to Bring to Orientation

Bring a picture ID and orientation confirmation for check in, and paper and a writing utensil for note taking. 

Also, you may bring any of the following optional items from your personal file of your SJSU admission information:

  • Admission Letter
  • Copies of transcripts from other colleges
  • Placement test scores
  • Financial Aid forms
  • Anything else related to your enrollment


This event is wheelchair accessible. Individuals needing sign language interpreters, escorts, or other accommodations should contact us at (408) 924-2570 by the RSVP deadline.