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Freshman Orientation Checklist

What to Bring to Orientation

  • Writing utensil and notebook
  • BroncoID number and password
  • Unofficial transcripts from high school or previous college (recommended)
  • Government issued photo ID card (such as driver's license, passport, etc.)
  • Test scores (ELM*, EPT*, SAT, SAT II, AP, MDPT, etc.)
    • SAT scores can be printed from the College Board website
    • *Students MUST have taken the Entry Level Math (ELM) and English Placement Test (EPT), unless otherwise exempt.
  • Extra spending cash (for  bookstore items, snacks, etc.)
  • Comfortable shoes and casual clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Any medication you may need
  • Personal hygiene items (shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc...)
  • Lots of questions and lots of ENTHUSIASM!

What to do before coming to orientation

  • Download the Guidebook app on your smart phone (if available)
  • Build and review your schedule of orientation sessions on the Guidebook app
  • Check your Cal Poly Pomona and/or personal email for orientation updates
  • Download and complete the Liability Waiver Form
  • Complete the Pre-Orientation Information Form 
  • Complete the Alcohol e-checkUpToGo online assessment
  • Print out your parking permit
  • Print out directions and map to campus

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