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Dog Days

Welcome to Dog Days: New Student Orientation!

We are excited to welcome the incoming Fall 2024 class of Bulldogs. There's a lot of amazing things that will be happening at Dog Days. We can't wait to welcome you all to campus this summer!
Reservation Information

The Dog Days reservation system will open on Friday, March 15th for incoming Fall 2024 freshmen and transfer students. Students will have until Saturday, June 1st to register for Dog Days and accept your admission to the university. Dog Days Orientations will take place in June and July depending on your class level and major. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis so make sure to make your reservation early to get your first choice date. Dates will become full. 

If you need additional time to pay the $70 student fee, please use this form to request a fee deferment. Allow 5 business days from the time of the request for your reservation to be updated with the fee deferment. 

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Dog Days: New Student Orientation is a program designed to help new students transition into the University. Whether you are coming in as a transfer student from another college/university or a first-time freshman from high school, we are here to help you acclimate to campus and register for classes.

During orientation students will meet with an academic counselor, a major adviser, and register for classes. In addition to learning about academic requirements, students will hear from a variety of campus programs as well as participate in a resource fair. Dog Days is mandatory for all incoming students.

Questions can be directed to the Dog Days email at Make sure to include your Fresno State ID number when emailing.

Post-Dog Days Virtual Workshops

Dog Days will be facilitiating a number of Post-Dog Days workshops to help new students and families transition to campus. Workshops will be posted on Friday, July 19th. 

Calendar of Events



Dog Day Staff

Register for Dog Days

All new students attending Fresno State must attend Dog Days prior to their first semester on campus.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Dog Days is the first step as a Fresno State student. Here are some frequently asked questions for incoming students.

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Contact Us

Still have questions? Contact us.