Freshmen Program

Welcome! Your orientation program is designed to give you a comprehensive experience where you will learn about academic requirements, academic success strategies, campus involvement, volunteer opportunities, and register for your first-quarter classes. 

Registration will open mid-April 2019. In April, you can browse to MyCPP and click on BroncoDirect. Click on Register for Orientation, and follow the instructions. Click here for a guide.

Orientation will:

  • Prepare you academically by introducing you to faculty and staff, teaching you about registration tools and academic culture, and connecting you to important resources
  • Help you connect to campus by providing opportunities to meet other students
  • Empower you to be an active learner by teaching you about CPP rules and policies, introducing you to resources that can help you when times are tough and giving you the tools to become a critical thinker

Orientation is mandatory

  • Orientation consists of three parts
    • Completing your Online Orientation
    • Coming on-campus for your in-person Orientation where you will register for classes
    • Attending CPP Fest

Students comments about orientation program

"I'm glad I had an opportunity to attend the orientation program. I had a really good time, learned a lot about the Cal Poly Pomona campus, and the student life I will be a part of very soon."