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Dog Days


Bianca Palma

Bianca is a first year Orientation Leader and a Communication major.

Should you have questions during the course of your Dog Days Orientation you can email her at or connect with her on the website or app.

OL Bianca


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. 

8:00 - 8:30 - Dog Days Welcome                 Passcode 598344
8:45 - 9:15 - Orientation Leader Meeting (mandatory)      ID 836 3260 0094
9:15 - 10:30 - Academic Advising (mandatory) - College of Arts and Humanities

10:45 - 11:45 - Major Advising (mandatory if available)

  • Art & Design (Make an appointment after Dog Days)
  • Communication (Make an appointment after Dog Days)
  • English (Make an appointment after Dog Days)
  • Linguistics and Cognitive Science -  VIDEO Passcode Ft1Oh^VH
  • Media, Communication, and Journalism (Make an appointment after Dog Days)
  • Theatre Arts and Dance  (Make an appointment after Dog Days)

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:00 - Facts About Fees & Student Support Resources               Passcode 598344
Find out more about deadlines, tuition, scholarships, and much more.

2:00 - 3:30 - Class Registration Assistance ID 860 9162 1214




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. 

GE Sheet

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.

Online Pre-Orientation

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.