First-Year Students

Welcome to California College of the Arts!

This is it -- you are officially in your first year of college!

Review the First Year Program (FYP) to guide you in your course selections and connect you to time-saving resources.

Start connecting with the community.

Your colleagues, faculty, and friends can become a part of your life-long network.

The First Year Program exposes you to inspirational activities and challenges alike that are inherent in your first year at college. We hope that your outcomes will be unique and rewarding.

Use the following checklist to ensure you start orientation on the right foot.

Save the Date: 2018 Fall Orientation

Steps to Ensure a Successful Orientation

To view the steps to complete for New Student Orientation please visit the CCA Portal.