New Student Orientation Sakai Site

New students will get their login credentials to access Sakai in early June.

New Student Orientation (NSO) information, First Year Seminar, placement exams and course registration instructions are available on Sakai, and can be accessed via one of the following:

Sakai login screen

  • At the Central Authentication Service (CAS) login window
  • Select “Pitzer College”
  • Username format: username (do not include
  • And enter your password to Login

CAS login prompt

  • Select the “NSO Fall 2023” tab for information on FYS courses, placement exams, and orientations.

Sakai NSO Fall 2023 site tab

  • If the “NSO Fall 2023” tab does not appear:

1. Click the Sites or “waffle” button located in the upper-right corner (the nine tiny squares)
2. Find “NSO Fall 2023” from the list and click to open
3. Or use the search box, “Filter sites,” to quickly find a site and click to open
4. You can also click the down-arrow (v) to the right of a site to reveal its tools, then click on a tool to navigate there

Sakai site navigation instructions

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