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How do I register for Orientation?

The Fall 2019 orientation registration portal for students and families will be open in June. Students must register themselves and their guests. 

What is the schedule of events for students and families?

The Fall Orientation schedule for students and families will be available online and via our mobile app, CU Panther Experience in July. Programming for families on Tuesday and Wednesday will likely last until 9:00 pm. Programming for Transfer families on Thursday will likely last until 6:30 pm. 

All new students must attend the Healthy Panther. 

Is there an Orientation fee?

Students may bring two guests free. Additional guest rates are as follows: 

Tuesday only: $25

Tuesday/Wednesday combo: $85

Wednesday only: $65

Thursday (transfer families): $25 

Please note that the additional fees for Orientation are non-refundable. While we understand that last-minute situations may prevent all planned guests from attending, our costs for adding additional meals and services is fixed well before the start of Orientation. There will be a limited number of on-site registrations for additional guests. 

When can I move into the residence halls?

Move-in for First Year Students is Tuesday, August 20th

Move-in for Transfer Students is Thursday, August 22nd

For more information please contact the main line of Residence Life and First Year Experience at (714) 997-6603. 

How do I register for classes?

For questions regarding advising and registration, please visit the Academic Advising Center site or call (714) 744-7959.

Where do I get my parking permit?

To reserve your annual parking permit, please register online at the Public Safety vehicle registration page. If you do not have a car, the parking fee can be waived by visiting the same web page.

For guests please utilize this permit during Orientation week. 

2019 Orientation Parking Permit

How can I contact the Orientation team?

Please contact the Orientation team at (714) 516-4600 or orientation@chapman.edu.

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