Transfer Admissions Application 

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Resources

  • Applicant Help Center
  • Transfer Application Guide 2023-2024
  • Application DOs & DON'Ts
  • Application FAQ Videos

CSU Application: Step-by-Step Instructions

Special thanks to Santa Barbara City College's Transfer Center for allowing us to use some of their materials in this section.

  • Use the CSU to prepare the documents you will need to complete the application

    • You may ignore the request for a CCC ID number. You only need to enter your R星视频 ID Number
  • Please pay attention to

These videos will show you how to create an account and select the major you are applying for at CSU:

Tips
  • Be sure that your email address is accurate. This is the email that all CSU's will use to communicate with you.
  • Be sure that all Biographical information is correct! Examples: Name, Birthdate, Citizenship, Address.
  • Make sure you apply to the right CSU. Some students pick the right major, but the wrong campus.
  • Write down your username and password in a safe location in case you forget it.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always save a section before leaving it.

These videos take you step by step through the Personal Information Section:

Tips
  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always save a section before leaving it.
  • Be sure that all Biographical information is correct! Examples: Name, Birthdate, Citizenship, Address.

High School & Colleges Attended

These videos review how to enter high schools and colleges attend, as well as, any degrees earned:

Notes:

  • All students must input the high school attended even if it's in another country.
    • If you have 60 or more transferable units, you do not need a HS Diploma, and you will not need to list HS coursework.
  • Be sure to include every single college you've attended, even if you don't have any passing credit or transferable courses. Not including a college attended can lead to a denial.
    • If you attended an international college or university, you only need to list the name; you don't need to list coursework.

COLLEGE COURSEWORK

These next videos will show you how to complete the Transcript Entry section.

Tips

  • Be sure to list every course on your transcript, even if it isn't transferable.
  • Be sure to include every single college you've attended, even if you don't have any passing credit or transferable courses. Not including a college attended can lead to a denial.
  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always SAVE a section before leaving it
     

STANDARDIZED TESTS

This video will show you how to enter any standardized tests like AP, CLEP, or IB.

Tips

  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always save a section before leaving it.
     

GENERAL EDUCATION

These videos will show you how to complete the General Education section (Golden 4).

Tips
  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always save a section before leaving it.

ADT -  Associates Degree for Transfer

This video will show you how to enter the ADT degree.

Resources

Tips
  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always save a section before leaving it.
     

EOP - Educational Opportunity Program

The CSU's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) provides admission, academic and financial support services to historically underserved students throughout California.
These videos will show you how to apply for EOP.

Resources

Tips

  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always save a section before leaving it.

This video will show you how to complete the Program Materials section.

Tips
  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always save a section before leaving it.

This video will show you how to check through your application for accuracy.

Tips
  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always SAVE a section before leaving it.

This video will show you how to submit your application.

Tips
  • If you're unsure about how to answer a question, you can always skip it and come back later. Keep moving forward to complete as much of the application as you can.
  • Don't use the Back Arrow in your browser. Always SAVE a section before leaving it.

Next Steps

  1. Check your email regularly! You should get an email from CalStateApply immediately after submitting your application.
  2. Within a week of submitting your application, you should receive an email from the CSU campus. This email usually gives you instructions on setting up a student account with their campus, which includes a new email address. Start checking this email regularly! If you don't receive an email from the CSU campus, call their admissions office to confirm that they received your application.
  3. Be aware of transcript deadlines. CSUs will let you know through email when they need transcripts. 
  4. Once admitted you will need to accept your conditional admission. This is called SIR - Statement of Intent to Register.
  5. Each CSU may have different requirements and deadlines. Be sure to check your email regularly and stay on top of this information!
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