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Cal Poly Pomona Orientation

jessihkahhjessihkahh Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
edited June 2012 in Cal Poly Pomona
Does anyone know when the first freshman orientation for Cal Poly Pomona is?? I'm just curious to know. Also, what exactly goes on in orientation? Do we have to stay in dorms throughout the orientation days?

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Replies to: Cal Poly Pomona Orientation

  • PuddingCupPuddingCup Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
  • Queenbee689Queenbee689 Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    PuddingCup put the dates but the date you go depends on your major. In orientation we · Pick our classes for the first quarter
    · Campus tour
    · Lodging in the residence halls (including bedding) we sleep there for two nights
    · Materials (course listing, Bronco ID card, resource guide)
    · Campus resource information
    · Meals during the program (Day 1 lunch & dinner; Day 2 breakfast, lunch, dinner; Day 3 breakfast & lunch)
    · Time to meet other new and current students
    · Campus involvement opportunities
  • zhanhuizhanhui Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    huh? we sleep over? I thought it was a day thing?
  • jessihkahhjessihkahh Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Oh okay then! Thanks! That helps clear things up a lot!

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  • jessihkahhjessihkahh Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Zhanhui, I thought so too. Can anyone clear up the sleeping there thing?

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  • Queenbee689Queenbee689 Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    We sleep there for two nights because they have a lot of various activities planned
  • Queenbee689Queenbee689 Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    I guess they kinda want orientation to be like camp so you can like get really involved meet a lot of new people and really start to love the school before you even start going there.
  • MomAnxietyMomAnxiety Registered User Posts: 17 New Member
    It is definitely OVERNIGHT for two nights. The goal is to familiarize students with the school and their peers. Enjoy!
  • bl4ke360bl4ke360 Registered User Posts: 712 Member
    They have you do way too much stuff at orientation, I went last year and they had us go to presentations, activities, tours, and a bunch of other random crap from 7am to 11pm with pretty much no breaks the entire 3 days.
  • jessihkahhjessihkahh Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Thanks everyone! All the info you've given me has been very helpful in clearing things up!

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  • jessihkahhjessihkahh Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I have another question: Is the guest fee for orientation just for parents to go for the first day?

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  • jayceecolljayceecoll Registered User Posts: 31 Junior Member
    Does anyone know what the schedule is for the parent orientation? I know it is on the first day of each freshman orientation from 11-8, but in the case of some parents, they may be flying in and out and cannot be at the school until 8pm because of flight times ...
    Is there a schedule posted somewhere or does anyone know what would be missed by leaving in the late afternoon?
    Thanks!
  • SDkid32SDkid32 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    i didnt know overnight stay was mandated now. since being there during the day was pretty boring already. parent orientation is not usually as long and it is just for a day. plus i dont think they really need to attend. the only important part is when they show you how to sign up for classes. i recommend talking to the teachers and students helping you register for classes on which classes to take, which teachers to avoid and so on.
  • NorCal36NorCal36 Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    Just in case anybody is confused, this doesn't apply to transfer students when they go to orientation. Ours is only a day.
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