Supporters and Guests

Welcome to the Dominican University of California family! Orientation is a great way for new Penguin students and families to get to know the campus and one another.

When is Orientation?  

  • New Student Orientation takes place Wednesday, August 21 - Sunday, August 25, 2019
  • If your student is not living on campus they can arrive at Conlan Recreation Center by 11am on August 21 to check-in for Orientation.
  • If your student is living on campus, they will have a different arrival time. Information about housing will be available in July.
  • The registration form has been sent to your student’s Dominican email address. Orientation is completely free and is offered at no charge to students or guests. There are sessions available for family members and guests during the first day of Orientation.
  • Students must register themselves and their guests by Aug 1, 2019.

How long should our family stay at orientation? What events can we attend?

Parents at Dominican's Orientation

  • Orientation is designed for students, however, we encourage families and guests to attend the first day of Orientation.
  • There are sessions available for family members and guests during this time. There is also a session for Spanish speaking guests and families.
  • There are only sessions available for families and guests during the first day of the program. There are no sessions available for families and guests during the rest of the program.

Questions?

Read our Orientation FAQs or contact Student Life if you have additional questions.