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Orientation Services

International Transfer Student Orientation

Important Information for International Transfer Students

Thank you for choosing Cal Poly Pomona!  We are excited to welcome you to the Bronco family! Students admitted for the Fall 2019 semester are required to complete a mandatory orientation in order to register for Fall 2019 classesStudents who do not meet their Orientation requirement will have a registration hold placed on their account.

International Students transferring from other US collegiate institutions will attend one of the Transfer Orientation Programs. Housing is not provided before or after the Orientation date. Students who are in need of housing before or after Orientation can visit this page. Please see below for instructions regarding your mandatory Orientation requirement:

Transfer International Orientation Requirement

You must complete all the requirements below:

  1. Register and attend a mandatory regular transfer Orientation from July 24 - August 8. For step-by-step instructions on how to register for Orientation, please refer to this link.

  2. Register and attend the mandatory “International Check-In” workshop on Tuesday, August 13 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. During this time, you will have an opportunity to meet other new students, understand the responsibilities and benefits of your visa status, learn about campus support, and meet the International Center staff! 

  3. Submit important documents required by the International Center


If you need assistance with your Orientation registration, please contact Orientation Services at or (909) 869-3604.

Before Orientation, students must complete the following steps:

What should I bring to Orientation?

We will take care of your meals. To make your stay more comfortable, we recommend you bring the following:

  • Bronco ID number and password.
  • Unofficial transcripts from your previous institutions.
  • A printed copy of your Transfer Credit Report.
  • A government-issued photo ID card (such as a driver’s license or passport).
  • Test scores (EPT/ELM, SAT, SAT II, AP, Aleks PPL, etc…) if applicable.
  • Comfortable shoes and casual clothing.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Any medication you may need.
  • Extra spending money (for bookstore items, snacks, etc…).

Is there anything I need to do after Orientation?

There are a few things you will need to do before school starts:

  • Pay your fees.
  • Attend CPP Fest

    • The university offers a kickoff event, after orientation programs and before classes begin, called CPP Fest. Participating in CPP Fest is part of your new student experience.