How to Register

Incoming fall semester students

Freshman students - Incoming freshmen must accept admission, reserve and pay for their Dog Days orientation by May 1st. Freshman students who do not complete the registration process by May 1st will have their admission to Fresno State subject to cancellation.

Transfer students - Incoming transfer students must complete the Accept/Decline process through their Student Center in order to make a reservation. Incoming transfer students must complete their Dog Days reservation by June 30th. Transfer students who do not complete the registration process by June 30th will have their admission to Fresno State subject to cancellation.

Incoming spring semester students

Transfer students - Incoming transfer students must complete the Accept/Decline process through their Student Center in order to make a reservation. Incoming transfer students must complete their Dog Days reservation by October 31st. Transfer students who do not complete the registration process by the deadline will have their admission to Fresno State subject to cancellation.

Click here for a step-by-step video on how to register for DOG DAYS.

Or, follow the steps below:

1. Log onto your student portal at my.fresnostate.edu.

          a. Your username is the same as your Fresno State email without

              the @mail.fresnostate.edu portion.

          b. Your password is the same as your Fresno State email password.

2. Navigate to the Student Center

          a. Click on Student Self-Service

          b. Click on Student Center

          c. Go to the My Admissions Information section (2nd green arrow)

          d. Click on Dog Days Orientation

                    i. You must first complete the Accept/Decline process

                       before you can make a reservation.

Dog Days dates are determined by major. If your major of interest has changed since you applied to the university you will have the option to change your major for Dog Days purposes only. You must submit a change of major form to Admissions to make the change official with the university.

3. Select your session, major, and meal option. 

4. Once the reservation is made you will have the option to pay for your orientation. You will receive a confirmation email to your Fresno State email address. Note: Your reservation will NOT be complete until the payment has been made in full.

          a. If you are eligible for a Dog Days fee deferment the option will appear when you make your reservation. If you would like to defer your Dog Days fees you must select "yes". Click here to read eligibility and instructions.