Each campus in the CSU system has its own deadlines. Failure to meet a CSUSB deadline will result in the cancelation of your application.  Deadline extensions or exemptions are not granted regardless of the reason.

CSUSB Admissions and Enrollment Deadlines for Fall

  • November 30: Submit your application on Cal State Apply
  • February 15 (First Year Freshmen Students): Submit your 7th semester transcripts, if required and / or official test scores from SAT or ACT
  • February 15 (Transfer Students): All Transfer students must submit official partial transcripts from all institutions at which you are currently enrolled or official final transcripts from all institutions you are no longer attending
  • May 1: Pay the Enrollment Confirmation Deposit
  • June 15 (Transfer Students): Register for Transfer Student Orientation, Advising and Registration Program
  • July 1: Submit final transcripts and other documents required for your application
  • July 15 (First Year Freshmen Students): Register for Freshmen Student Orientation, Advising and Registration Program and / or Coyote First STEP

Official documents must either be delivered directly from the institution or organization issuing the document (schools or testing agencey) or must be mailed in a sealed envelope provided to you by the issuing organization. CSUSB accepts electronic documents sent via an official transcript delivery service.  Please work with the issuing institution or organization to determine if your documents can be sent to CSUSB electronically.  Note, documents emailed to CSUSB will not be considered official.

You may mail any supporting documents for your application to:

Office of Admissions & Student Recruitment
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407

Next Steps Deadlines

  • May 1: Pay the $100 Confirmation Deposit to accept your offer of Admission
  • June 15 (Transfer Students): Sign up for SOAR
  • July 15 (Freshmen Students): Sign up for SOAR
  • August 30: Complete Early Start Program (if you do not have any test scores to exclude you)

Additional Deadlines

  • March 2: Submit your Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • March: Apply for Housing