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Freshmen Orientation

Welcome to CSULB and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (CNSM)! We are excited to help you, the newest members of our CNSM community, acclimate to life at The Beach. A smooth transition to college life will encourage your achievement and success during your time at CSULB.

Fall 2014 Entering Freshmen

Did you complete English Placement Test (EPT) and/or Entry Level Math (ELM) (if required)?

Do I need to take the EPT/ELM?

Contact: Testing, Evaluation, and Assessment Services for more information at 562.985.4007

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Have you signed up to take the Calculus Readiness Exam?

Next test: Monday, June 23, 2014 at 8:00am

CHECK IN begins at 7:30am at east entrance to Liberal Arts 5 building (LA-5)

Do I need to take the Calculus Readiness Exam?

Contact: Mathematics Department for more information at 562.985.4721

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Have you signed up to take the Chemistry Placement Test (CPT)?

Next test: Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10:30am

CHECK IN begins at 10:00am at east entrance to Liberal Arts 5 building (LA-5)

Do I need to take the CPT?

Contact: Testing, Evaluation, and Assessment Services for more information at 562.985.4007

*separate registration process and fee are required.

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Did you sign up for Science & Math Safari to Success?

Event Date: Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1:00pm

CHECK-IN begins at 12:45pm at entrance to Peterson Hall 1 - 141

What is Science & Math Safari to Success?

  • An opportunity to learn what is required of science and math majors
  • A chance to learn what programs and opportunities are available in the College of Natural Sciences & Math
  • An opportunity to meet CNSM faculty, staff, and administrators
  • A chance to receive academic advising for first semester classes
  • An opportunity to meet current CNSM students.

To Register: Visit the Science Safari to Success website

*Please note: The Chemistry Placement Test, and Calculus Readiness Exam require separate registration.

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Did you sign up for SOAR?

Event Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Science and math freshmen are STRONGLY encouraged to attend the only exclusive CNSM Freshmen SOAR session offered this summer on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. ALL NEW STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND SOAR.

To Register: Visit the SOAR website to begin signing up for SOAR Sessions. Space is limited.

*separate registration process and fee are required.

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Parent Orientation Program (POP)

Event Date: TBA

Parents and family members are invited to attend the Parent Orientation Program. This program is designed to answer common questions parents have about their student's transition to college. The program will feature speakers from a variety of campus resources.

To Register: Visit the Parent Orientation Program website for more information.

*separate registration process and fee are required.

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Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact the Jensen Student Access to Science and Mathematics Center, at (562) 985-4682 or Aimee.Arreygue@csulb.edu. We look forward to meeting and working with you!

Henry C. Fung, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Jensen SAS Center and Associate Dean for Instructional Programs

Aimee Arreygue, Ed.D, Co-Director, Jensen SAS Center

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