Transfer Students

CSULB COVID 19 Response

Until further notice, we are working remotely due to the university's COVID-19 response.

Fall 2020 applicants should continue to check their email regularly for communication from the university. Updated information for admitted students can be found at:

We are available to answer prospective student questions via email and we will respond as soon as possible.

If you have already applied for Fall 2020 email:
If you are not a Fall 2020 applicant and have other questions about attending CSULB email:

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Information on the CSULB COVID 19 response can be found at:

Admission Requirements

Admission to CSULB is highly competitive. Transfer applicants must apply to specific majors and meet supplemental admission criteria. Transfer applicants for the fall semester must apply between October 1 – November 30. Transfer applicants for the spring semester must apply between August 1 – August 31. For more information, refer to the Transfer Admissions Requirements webpage.

Major-Specific Preparation

Contact your major department to determine supplemental admission requirements and learn about advising opportunities. Visit the Major-Specific Requirements Major-Specific Requirements webpage for more information.

Transferable Courses

Determine which courses transfer from California Community Colleges and other institutions by visiting ASSIST - the Transferable Courses webpage.

Transfer Workshops

If you have not yet applied, CSULB's Transfer Admission Workshop can help prepare you to meet CSULB admission requirements, assist you with the application process and connect you with other campus resources.

Please note in-person transfer admission workshops are currently suspended. However, you can participate in one of our weekly virtual transfer admission workshops on select Fridays at 3pm.

Click here to register for a date in June.
Click here to register for a date in July or August.

Open University

Some transfer students may decide to take classes at CSULB before enrolling as a student. Learn how Open University may assist you to achieve your educational goals.