Orientation To Your Major

School of Management (SOM)

  • School of Management Undergraduates: Join us on Monday, August 21, at 1 PM in McLaren 252 for Orientation to Your Major, followed by a SOM Majors Fair on Tarantino Plaza (outside of McLaren).
  • Meet with faculty and current students from all the business majors to get answers to your questions.
  • Need help with your schedule? Academic advising will be available, too! We look forward to seeing you there.
  • In the meantime, check your USFCA email account on Wednesday, August 16, for an invitation to a special online Canvas course: SOM Undergraduate Fall 2023 Orientation to Your Major. When you accept the invitation, you will have access to video messages from School of Management Dean Otgontsetseg Erhemjamts and others, plus information about SOM majors, clubs, and several key resources.
  • Please email somundergrad@usfca.edu with any questions.

School of Nursing and Health Professions (SONHP)

  • Nursing (BSN) Students: You will receive an email from the Nursing staff (Stacey Kohut) on or before Friday, August 18, that will provide the specific classroom location of your nursing orientation in the School of Education Building located on 2350 Turk Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118 (we will be breaking you up into groups).
  • The orientation will take place on Monday, August 21, from 1 - 3 PM.
  • Please plan to arrive at least 10-15 minutes early for check-in.
  • Public Health (BSPH) Students: Your orientation will take place on Monday, August 21, from 1 - 3 PM.
  • Location: Lone Mountain, Room 244A
  • Contact: Laura Chyu, Program Director

College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)

  • Date: Monday, August 21, 1 - 5 pm
  • Time: See below for specific times based on your program.
  • Location: See below for your specific program information.
MAJOR Time Location

A+A Department Overview (all A+A students should first meet for an overview at 1 pm before going to their specific majors at 1:40 pm)

1 PM

Fromm Hall, Maraschi Room

A+A Art History & Museum Studies 1:40 PM Gleason Library, Thacher Gallery
A+A Architecture 1:40 PM Fromm Hall, Maraschi Room
A+A Design 1:40 PM Fromm Hall, Berman Room
A+A Fine Arts 1:40 PM XARTS 008
Advertising  1 PM Kalmanovitz, Room 163
Asian Studies   If you are interested in the Asian Studies major, please email asian.studies@usfca.edu or go to Kalmanovitz Room 252
Biology 3 PM McLaren, Rooms 251/252
Chemistry 1 PM Harney, Room 430
Communication Studies 1 PM Kalmanovitz, Room 267
Computer Science 1 PM McLaren, Room 250
Critical Diversity Studies 1 PM Kalmanovitz, Room 211
Data Science 1 PM Harney, Room 136
Economics 1 PM Kalmanovitz, Room 111
Education: Liberal Studies 1:30 PM Education, Room 119
Engineering 1PM Fromm Hall 110, Maier Room
English 1PM Kalmanovitz, Room 311
Environmental Science 1PM Harney, Room 435
Environmental Studies 1PM Kalmanovitz, Room 363
French Studies 1PM Kalmanovitz, Room 209
History 1PM Kalmanovitz, Room 167
International Studies 1PM Lone Mountain 100, Handlery Room
Japanese Studies 1PM Please contact Prof. Noriko Nagata (nagatan@usfca.edu)
Kinesiology 1PM Cowell, Room 107
Mathematics 1PM Harney, Room 136
Media Studies 1PM Kalmanovitz, Room 367
Performing Arts and Social Justice 1PM Lone Mountain, Room 148
Philosophy 1PM Kalmanovitz, Room 165
Physics 1PM Lo Schiavo, Room 303
Politics 1PM Fromm Hall 120, Xavier Room
Psychology  2 PM McLaren 251/252
Sociology  1PM Kalmanovitz, Room 263
Theology & Religious Studies 1PM Kalmanovitz, Room 265
Undeclared Arts & Sciences 1PM Cowell 106