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New Student Resources

» New Student Resources

We’re excited that you’re coming to Chapman! Here are some resources to help you get ready for college and have a great experience.

First Year Student Checklists

If you’re an incoming first-year student, review your to-do items to make sure you’re on track.

Graduate Student Checklist

Be sure you’re on track to begin graduate school.

Transfer Student Checklists

If you’re an incoming transfer student, review your to-do items to make sure you’re on track.

International Student Resources

This page provides resources and to-do items to help you prepare for college in the United States.

Career & Professional Development Resources

You can begin using career resources even before the semester starts!

Chapman Chats: Advice from Seniors

In this episode of our podcast, current seniors share their experiences starting at Chapman and give advice to students about to start their college experience.

Getting Off to a Great Start

We want you to have a great college experience, and we provide resources and services to help make that happen.

The following pages are for incoming undergraduate students. You can find resources for graduate students here. Graduate students can expect to hear directly from their program about orientation events.

First Year Experience

The Office of Residence Life and First Year Experience is excited to support students who are new to Chapman with a wide variety of services.


We offer numerous Orientation events to help you and your family get settled in and introduced to Chapman.

Healthy Panther

The Healthy Panther Initiative provides undergraduate students with information and skills to thrive—intellectually, physically, socially and spiritually.

Welcome From Jerry Price, Dean of Students

On behalf of Student Affairs and everyone at Chapman, Jerry Price is eager to help you locate and connect with useful programs, services and information that will enable you to make the most of your college experience.

Undergraduate Students

Academic Resources

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Learn more about academic resources available to students whether working remote or on campus.

Helpful University Contacts

Office of Admission
Email Office of Admission
(714) 997-6711

Orientation Team
Email Orientation Team
(714) 516-4600

Parking & Transportation Services
Email Parking & Transportation Services
(714) 997-6560

Residence Life and First Year Experience
Email Residence Life and First Year Experience
(714) 997-6603

Student Business Services
Email Student Business Services
(714) 997-6617

Student Health Services
(714) 997-6851