PLACE Orientation

Welcome to PLACE!

We look forward to seeing you at Orientation. This summer, orientation will occur in person the week of  May 9-12. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Mandatory Orientation

Orientation is mandatory for all new PLACE students. If you have questions, you can email us at

Monday, May 9Location
2pm - 2:45pm REQUIRED
Welcome & Introductions
Welcome to CSU! You will get a folder with important information and meet your classmates.Spruce Hall Room 203
2:45pm - 3pmREQUIRED
eID/DUO Setup
Set up eIDs and DUO. IMPORTANT: Make sure to write down your eID username and password. Spruce Hall Room 203
Campus Tour
Take a tour of CSU.Leave from Spruce Hall


Wednesday, May 11Location
Meet at Spruce Hall
Meet at Spruce Hall for placement testing. Spruce Hall Lobby
9am - 10amREQUIRED
Placement Test: Writing
Take the written portion of the English placement test. TBD
10am - 12pmREQUIRED
Placement Test: Listening & Reading Comprehension
Take the listening and reading comprehension portion of the English placement test. TBD


Thursday, May 12Location
9am - 10amREQUIRED
Introduction to PLACE Programs
Learn more about PLACE programs and policies. Spruce Hall Room 203
10am - 11:30amREQUIRED
Immigration Information Session & Introduction to CSU Health & Safety
Learn about important US immigration rules, CSU health options, US laws, safety, and CSU resources.Spruce Hall Room 203
11:30am - 12pmREQUIRED
Immunization Session
Upload your immunizations documents.Spruce Hall Room 203
12pm - 1pmREQUIRED
Eat lunch with your classmates.
1pm - 2pmREQUIRED
Placement Advising & Registration
Learn about your class placement and register for classes.TBD
2pm - 2:30pmREQUIRED
Ram Cards
Get your Ram CardLSC Ram Card Office