Fresno State Dog Days

June 3, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Thousands of eager freshmen will flood Fresno State's campus Wednesday for "Dog Days". For many students the orientation will be their first real look at campus life. This is the first time incoming freshmen and their parents will experience campus life here at Fresno State. The university is helping them prepare for a major transition.

Starting at 8:00am Wednesday morning close to 2,800 new freshmen and 1,900 transfer students will learn the process of becoming Fresno State Bulldogs.

Dog Days is a program designed to give all incoming freshmen and their parents a chance to talk with academic advisors about campus life and graduation requirements. The university is no longer is accepting applications for first-time freshmen and transfer students for the fall. Because of state budget cuts there will be 500 fewer new students enrolling for the 2009-2010 semester.

The fall semester begins on August 24th.

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