Spring Orientation

For New Undergraduate Students

Schedule of Events

Please see below for the Spring 2020 Schedule. If you have any questions, please contact us at (805) 493-3197 or at orientation@callutheran.edu

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
8:30am - 10:30am
Transfer Registration Meetings

If you have not already registered for classes at T2CLU or need to make any changes to your schedule, check in with the Registrar's Office to get the help you need. 

8:30am - 10:30am
International Student Orientation

All new international students are required to attend the International Student Seminar held at the beginning of each fall and spring semester or term (for some graduate programs). Information necessary to maintain international student status is presented along with needed information about campus resources, policies, and activities. Please remember to bring all of your travel documents with you to orientation (I-20, I-94, Passport, Visa).

10:30am - 11:15am
Check In and Fast Track

Check in for orientation and meet with any required offices. 

Kingsmen Park
11:15am - 11:30am
Welcome and Opening Brunch

Start off your Orientation experience with a delicious brunch and welcome to the unviersity. 

Ullman 100/101
11:30am - 12:00pm
Introduction to Academics

This session will go over academia at Cal Lutheran and help prepare you to succeed!

Ullman 100/101
12:00pm - 12:50pm
FY Students Meet Mentor Teams

Meet with your Peer Advisor and Faculty Mentor and learn about your First Year Seminar course. 

Humanities 116
12:00pm - 12:50pm
Transfer Students Meet Peer Advisors

Meet Your Peer Advisor and other Transfer students!

Overton Hall
12:50pm - 1:20pm
Title IX Presentation

Sexual assault can be prevented. This session will start the conversation with facts regarding sexual assault and how Cal Lutheran aims to educate all students about campus sexual violence. Campus sexual violence includes stalking, domestic violence, dating violence, and sexual assault. Cal Lutheran’s programming efforts aim to educate students on awareness, prevention, bystander intervention, resources, and University policies and procedures.

Overton Hall
1:20pm - 1:30pm
FERPA Presentation

Learn more about the law that states that no one outside of the institution will have access to your educational records and how it affects you as a college student.

Overton Hall
1:45pm - 2:45pm
Cocoa and Community

Enjoy a hot cup of cocoa and join your peers in participating in a mini community service project.

Ullman 100/101
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hike to the Rocks

An old tradition of Cal Lutheran! We invite new students to participate in hiking up to paint the CLU rocks. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing and shoes! Bring a waterbottle! Sunscreen encouraged!

Mt. Clef Ridge
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Visit Any Offices Required

This time is reserved for you to complete any unfinished tasks to prepare for classes. 

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dinner and a Movie hosted by CCEI

Join the Center for Cultural Engagement and Inclusion in the Student Union lobby to enjoy dinner and a movie!

Student Union