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Admissions and Applicants Information

Application Filing Periods

Terms in 2011-2012 Application First Accepted Initial Filing Period
Fall 2011 October 1, 2010 Oct 1- Nov 30, 2010
Spring 2012 August 1, 2011 Aug 1-31, 2011

Filing Period Duration

Each non-impacted campus accepts applications until capacities are reached. Many campuses limit undergraduate admission in an enrollment category due to overall enrollment limits. Students applying after the initial filing period should consult the campus admissions office for current information. Similar information is conveniently available at

Application Acknowledgment

On-time applicants may expect to receive an acknowledgment from their first-choice campus within two to four weeks after filing the application. The notice may also include a request that applicants submit additional records necessary to evaluate academic qualifications. Applicants may be assured of admission if the evaluation of relevant qualifications indicates that applicants meet CSU admission requirements, and in the case of admission impaction, campus requirements for admission to an impacted program. An offer of admission is not transferable to another term or to another campus.

Undergraduate Requirement Deadlines

Prior to matriculation (official registration as a CSULB-admitted student), students must complete, in a timely manner, admission requirements — including subject requirements, unit minimums, grade-point averages, final transcript and testing requirement. Refer to the Enrollment Services web site ( for current requirements.