Island View Orientation- IVO

New freshman students' first interaction with Academic Advising is at IVO.  The goals at IVO are to expose students to the services of Advising and degree requirements, teach students to build a course interest list and then build an appropriate first schedule.  Welcome to CSUCI!

Before IVO

If Applicable:

  • If you are an undeclared or Exploratory Student view our video on Exploratory Students.
  • If you have transfer credit from a California community college, AP, IB or CLEP view and familiarize yourself with Transfer Credit Information on the Academic Advising website.
  • If you intend to take Spanish to meet your foreign language requirement, view and familiarize yourself with the Spanish Placement Guidelines.

During IVO

The Academic Advising Session at IVO will be interactive in a computer lab.  We will be providing an overview of Academic Advising with the key focus of understanding how to construct an appropriate semester schedule.

After IVO

  • Consider attending Academic Advising's Student Success Boot camp the Thursday and Friday before classes begin.  RSVP to our interest list.
  • Continue to build alternative fall course schedules
  • Register for courses
  • Review Year 1 of our 4 Year Success Plan
  • Once the semester begins, schedule a First Appointment with a Peer Advisor

Helpful Forms (available online, print only if preferred)