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Dog Days Mission Statement

Dog Days: New Student Orientation facilitates the transition of new undergraduate students and their families to the university and prepares them for a successful educational experience.

  • Facilitate initial academic advising, course selection and registration for new undergraduates
  • Introduce new undergraduate students to their college/school administration
  • Provide information about degree and major requirements through intentionally structured workshops involving faculty and staff advisors
  • Introduce incoming students to the variety of on-campus resources and services available
  • Motivate new students to get involved in the Fresno State community
  • Provide information concerning policies, procedures, requirements and programs
  • Help students identify and evaluate housing options
  • Explain the processes for class scheduling and registration and provide trained supportive assistance to accomplish these tasks


Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Mission, Vision, and Core Values