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Please note: We are available to serve you remotely during our campus closure. 


Welcome to College of San Mateo!  You are about to begin an exciting journey to exploring and achieving your educational, career and personal goals, with the opportunity to earn certificates, associate degrees and/or to transfer to a four-year college or university.

Welcome New Student Orientation 

At CSM, the administration, faculty and staff are committed to student success. 
With this in mind, our Welcome Orientation Workshop provides information about Assessment and English and math course placement,  Student Services, and using Counseling Services, determining educational goals and creating a plan to reach those goals. 

To complete it online:
  • Log into your WebSMART account and select Online Orientation under Student Services  
After completing the Orientation, you may: 
  • Schedule an appointment with a counselor
  • Create a Student Educational Plan
  • Receive a registration date

During Shelter-in-Place, we will not be offering in person Welcome Workshops.  

To sign up for an in-person Welcome Workshop: 
  • Visit the Welcome Center in Building 10, Room 370 or
  • Call (650) 574-6175

Upcoming Events

  • There are no upcoming Orientation events.