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How Do I Apply?

  • STEP 1: Complete the Cal State Apply application between October 1 and December 15, 2021
  • STEP 2: Complete the EOP Application portion of Cal State Apply application by January 15, 2022
  • STEP 3: Ensure your EOP Recommendation Forms are submitted by January 31, 2022
  • STEP 4: If required, submit partial transcripts to the Admissions office
  • STEP 5: Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application by March 2 (Apply as early as October 1)
  • STEP 6: File a certified grade-point-average (GPA) with the California Student Aid Commission for Cal Grants by March 2
  • STEP 7: If accepted by the University, pay the $100 confirmation deposit as soon as possible (May 1 deadline)
  • STEP 8: Submit official final transcripts to the Admissions office by July 15, 2022


Contact the Financial Aid Office for assistance with FAFSA or California Dream Act Application.