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How do I register for Orientation?

The Spring 2020 orientation registration portal for students and families will be open at the end of December. 

What is the schedule of events for students and families?

The Spring Orientation schedule for students and families will be available online and via our mobile app, CU Panther Experience the week of January 6. Programming for families on Wednesday will likely run from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

All new students must attend the Healthy Panther session during orientation. 

Is there an Orientation fee?

Students may bring two guests free. Additional guest rate is as follows: 

Wednesday only: $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 new incoming Residential Students will be on Tuesday, January 28. 

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.

How can I contact the Orientation team?

Please contact the Orientation team at (714) 997-6512 or orientation@chapman.edu.

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