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Summer Term Orientation

All on-campus orientation sessions have closed for Summer admitted students. Please call us for your other options at 503-725-5511 or email us for a faster response at orientation@pdx.edu

Summer 2015 Orientation

Advising List

You must select an Orientation date when advising is available from your intended majorNavigate the list by selecting your College/School among the tabs/links. If you are unsure of which College/School houses your major, view the Major List.

*If you are in a pre-professional program such as Pre-Health and Pre-Education, you must attend one of the sessions where those advisers are available, NOT your major adviser.

All sessions will be from 8:30 AM - 12-30 PM

beginning in the Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 338.

 



NOTE: Pre-registration for Orientation on May 29th has concluded. If your major will be represented and you would like to attend the program, we will be having on-site check-in at the Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 338 at 8:30 AM. If you have additional questions, please contact Orientation@pdx.edu.

What to Expect at Orientation

Unsure of how to plan for your upcoming session? Learn what to bring for your Orientation session to ensure an efficient and successful first-term at Portland State.

Important Notice: Math Placement Test

  • Students with majors specified below are required to take the math placement exam PRIOR to signing up for an Orientation session unless:

    • You have taken Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, or another college-level math course at a college or university in the past 12 months, you are not required to take the math placement exam.

Majors requiring the math placement prior to signing up for Orientation include:
Biology Electrical Engineering
Biochemistry Environmental Science

Business Administration
(Accounting, Advertising Management, Finance, 
Human Resource Management, Management 
& Leadership, 
Marketing, 
and Supply & Logistics Management)

Geology
Civil Engineering Health Studies
Computer Engineering Mathematics
Computer Science Mechanical Engineering
Chemistry Physics
Earth Science Psychology
Economics Pre-Health Professions* 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Pre-health Professions: All students who are on a Pre-health Profession track include students who are pursuing careers such as as pre-nursing, pre-medicine, pre-dental, pre-dental hygiene, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-occupational therapy, pre-physical therapy, pre-veterinary, pre-naturopathy, pre-clinical lab science, pre-radiation therapy, pre-chiropractic and all others.