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Dog Days

Michelle, Orientation Leader

Michelle Zamora

Hello, my name is Michelle Zamora, I am a first-generation Latina student in the Student Affairs and College Counseling masters program. I obtained my bachelor's degree in psychology from Fresno State. My end goal is to be a college or high school counselor. Ask me about music festivals, rollerskating, and shopping. 


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

11:15 - 12:00pm - Orientation Leader Meeting (mandatory)

ID: 881 8729 5272 Passcode: Dogdays


12:30 - 2:30pm - Academic Advising (mandatory) - College of Science and Mathematics


2:30 - 4:00pm - Class Registration Assistance with Dog Days Orientation Leaders (optional)

ID: 872 4445 0852 Passcode: 200979


FAMILY ORIENTATION - 4:00 - 5:00pm

ID: 865 0275 4204 Passcode: 983408




     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 Famiyl 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.