Transfer Island View Orientation is a required one-day program based on majors that occurs in the summer for incoming fall transfer students. At Transfer Island View Orientation, you will learn about CI-specific policies, programs and services to assist you in a successful academic, emotional, cultural and social transition.

At Island View Orientation (IVO), transfer students will:

  • Receive academic course information from Academic Advisors
  • Learn academic rigor and expectations from faculty within your discipline
  • Meet fellow classmates and student leaders
  • Learn about programs, services and timely campus information
  • Find out how to get involved and maximize the CI experience
  • Receive a campus tour and learn campus traditions, including the ritual "Becoming a Dolphin"
  • Collect CI gear and eat your first CI meal!

Spring 2019 Transfer Island View Orientation Dates

Friday, December 7: Plan for a full day

  • Anthropology 
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chicano/a Studies
  • ESRM
  • Global Studies
  • Health Science
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish


Saturday, December 8: Plan for a full day

  • Applied Physics
  • Art
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • Information Technology
  • Liberal Studies
  • Math 
  • Performing Arts 


If you have any questions, please see the Transfer FAQ page or contact New Student Orientation at 805-437-3160 or