Mari Garcia Valdez
Mari is a first year Orientation Leader and a Political Science major.
Should you have questions during the course of your Dog Days Orientation you can email her at email@example.com or connect with her on the NearPeer.net website or app.
The schedule below has the links to all of your meetings during your Virtual Dog Day. If you miss any of the mandatory meetings you will not be able to register for classes and will be rescheduled to redo your Dog Days Orientation on a later date. You can get more detailed descriptions of all the meetings on the Fresno State smartphone app. Just click on Dog Days.
8:00 - 8:30 - Dog Days Welcome Passcode dd4885
8:30 - 9:00 - Orientation Leader Meeting (mandatory)
9:00 - 10:45 - Academic Advising (mandatory) ID 822 4448 6398 Passcode 680194
11:00 - 12:00 - Major Advising (mandatory) SELECT YOUR MAJOR BELOW
12:00 - 1:00 - Virtual Resource Fair ID: 892 4362 9735 Passcode: 926590
Offices such as Student Housing, the Learning Center, Study Abroad, the Kennel Bookstore, and the Career Development Center will all have a virtual table during the lunch hour. In addition to all the various offices on campus there will be student clubs and organizations who will have virtual workshops as well. Student clubs and organizations will also be present. It's your opportunity to learn more about the Fresno State community and how to get involved!
1:00 - 2:30 - Facts About Fees & Student Support Resources Passcode dd4885
Find out more about deadlines, tuition, scholarships, and much more.
2:30 - 3:00 - Break
3:00 - 4:30 - Class Registration Assistance
Get assistance choosing classes from your academic advisor or class regsitration help from the Dog Days Orientation Leaders.
- Help choosing your classes with your Academic Advisor ID 822 4448 6398 Passcode 680194
- Class registration help from your Orientation Leader ID 899 7758 2398 Passcode 536446
5:30 - 7:00 - Family Orientation
- English - 5:30 - 7:00 ID 852 8788 8343 Passcode 191226
- Spanish - 5:30 - 7:00 ID 827 9707 8531 Passcode 103506
The BARK Book is the new student handbook for incoming Fresno State students. It contains information such as important dates, Early Start and Catalog Rights requirements, Advising Centers, and the information about departments on campus. There is a lot of information in the BARK Book and since it is digital this year it has links to many departments and offices across campus.
Form with General Education Requirements
Canvas is the virtual component for the various classes on campus. In addition to using Canvas for your classes, Dog Days will add you to a special Canvas course to access the various flyers, handouts, and materials that you'll be using after Dog Days.
If you are a freshman you will be added to the MentorU Canvas page. MentorU is the freshman mentoring program within the Office of New Student and Family Programs.
If you are a transfer student you will be added to the Transfer Success Center Canvas page.
The Dog Days Online Pre-Orientation will help you learn about the campus and the various policies that you will be responsible for knowing. The pre-orientation will also have a section regarding class registration to assist you register for classes during Dog Days.