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Application Filing Periods

Terms in 2016-2017 Application First Accepted Initial Filing Period
Fall 2016 October 1, 2015 Oct 1- Nov 30, 2015
Spring 2017 August 1, 2016 Aug 1-31, 2016

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 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. 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, by published deadlines, admission requirements — including subject requirements, unit minimums, grade-point averages, final transcript and testing requirements. Refer to the Enrollment Services web site ( for current requirements.

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