Parent & Family Orientation

Summer 2021

We welcome Summer 2021 parents and family members to attend Summer Parent and Family Orientation to learn more about SJSU and how you can play a supportive role in helping your student succeed. Parent & Family Virtual Orientation is a FREE experience for parents, families and supporters, that is offered 4:30-6:30pm on the dates listed below.

2021 Summer Parent and Family Orientation Dates (4:30-6:30pm)

  • Freshmen Families
    • Wednesday, July 7
    • Tuesday, July 13
    • Tuesday, July 20
    • Friday, July 23
    • Tuesday, July 27
    • Tuesday, August 3
    • Monday, August 9
  • Transfer Families
    • Wednesday, June 16
    • Wednesday, June 30

Registration Process

You may register for Parent and Family Orientation in your student's portal. Login, scroll down the homepage and select guest option. The CASHnet registration receipt is your confirmation of registration. You will receive a confirmation letter one week prior to your session with Zoom links and more information upon registering. Since the Parent and Family Orientation is virtual, only ONE guest per student needs to register in order to gain access. Registered guests can share the registration link with another family member or share the same screen while viewing the webinar. ALL virtual Parent and Family Orientation programs are free.

Technical Requirements Needed to Participate: 

We will be using YouTube and Zoom. Some of the program content is available to you on demand and we highly recommend you view the presentations prior to attending the program. The on demand content is included in your confirmation letter. For technical support during orientation, our staff will be available via live chat HERE

While at orientation, you will learn and talk about:

  • Information on class registration and paying bills
  • SJSU traditions and culture
  • Academic requirements
  • Career resources
  • Housing & dining options
  • Health & wellness
  • University Police
  • SJSU policies & procedures 

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