Dog Days Reservations
New students enrolling for the Fall 2013 semester will attend Dog Days in June and July. Dates will be published in February and the registration system will open on March 15, 2013. All reservations are made online and eligible orientation dates are based on the student's major.
Deadline for Dog Days Reservations
Freshman - Reservations must be completed by May 1, 2013. Any freshman who have not completed and paid for their reservation by May 1, 2013 will have their admission to Fresno State subject to cancellation.
Transfer students - Reservations will be taken up to 48 hours prior to the scheduled orientation date. Payments for Dog Days must be made 24 hours prior to orientation to ensure all registration holds are lifted prior to class registration.
How to sign up for Dog Days
1. Log onto your student portal at my.fresnostate.edu.
a. Your username is the same as your Fresno State email without
the @mail.fresnostate.edu portion.
b. Your password is the same as your Fresno State email password.
2. Navigate to the Student Center
a. Click on Student Self-Service
b. Click on Student Center
c. Go to the My Admissions Information section (2nd green arrow)
d. Click on Dog Days Orientation
i. Freshman must first complete the Accept/Decline process
before you can make a reservation.
Dog Days dates are determined by major. If your major of interest has changed since you applied to the university you will have the option to change your major for Dog Days purposes only. You must submit a change of major form to Admissions to make the change official.
3. Once the reservation is made you will have the option to pay for your orientation. You will receive a confirmation email to your Fresno State email address. Note: Your reservation will NOT be complete until the payment has been made in full.
a. If you think you may qualify for a Fee Waiver you can fill out the application. Click here to read eligibility and instructions.
Dog Days Fees
First Guest: $20
Each Additional Guest: $15
Payments are to be made at the Cashier's Office in the Joyal Administration building. Students can use any of the following forms of payment: cash, money orders, personal checks and credit cards (Visa NOT accepted online). Payment options are outlined below:
To pay online: a credit card or e-check is required. Students can log onto their student portal at my.fresnostate.edu and submit a payment through your Student Center. Visa NOT accepted online.
To mail in your payment: make payable to Fresno State or California State University, Fresno and include DOG DAYS and your student ID number on the memo line. Mail to:
California State University , Fresno
DOG DAYS: New Student Orientation
5150 North Maple Avenue M/S JA58
Fresno , CA 93740-8026
To pay in-person: cash, money order, check, and credit cards are accepted at the cashiers office in the Joyal Administration Building.
Please note: There are NO refunds for Dog Days. Once your payment has been made there are NO refunds issued.
For additional questions contact the Dog Days Office at (559) 278-4885 during normal business hours.