New transfer and returning students will begin receiving email invitations to sign up for winter Golden Eagle Orientation starting October 24. Please follow the steps in the email to complete your Orientation reservation.

Winter Orientation Dates

We know that our transfer and returning community have different needs and responsibilities. Attend in-person Orientation to receive the full experience, or, for your convenience, you may also select one of the Remote Orientation sessions (while spaces are available).


Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Thursday, January 12, 2023


Monday, January 9, 2023 – Block A
Monday, January 9, 2023 – Block B
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 – Block A
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 – Block B

Winter 2023: What's Next?

Download the Cal State LA GETMobile App!

Download GETmobile app to view your class and exam schedules and other useful info. Log in to GETmobile from your phone with your #MyCalStateLA ID username (e.g., jsmith1) and password. For more info, visit

► Complete your Orientation reservation

Reserve your spot by the Priority Sign-Up Date and be automatically entered to win great prizes.

► Finish the Pre-Orientation

Located in your Student Portal on the left-hand side; click the “Online Orientation” tab.

► Check your Orientation Task List to make sure you've taken care of Financial Aid, holds, and other requirements!

► Participate in academic advisement and registration

► Join the Cal State LA community!

  • Make friends and network with your fellow new students, even before Orientation!
  • Get your questions answered by the Orientation Leader team
  • Use your GETMobile app to follow the GEO Transfer/Returner Community