Application Checklist

TRANSFER STUDENT APPLICATION CHECKLIST

STEP 1: GATHER YOUR INFO

You’ll need to have:

  • Your official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • The $55 application fee*

*You can request a fee waiver when applying online at Cal State Apply. Fee waivers are only available to qualified CA residents from low-income families.


STEP 2: APPLY

Complete your application and pay the $55 fee online at Cal State Apply.


STEP 3: SEND US YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS

Your official transcripts from all institutions attended should be mailed to:

Admissions Office
CSU Dominguez Hills
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747

NOTE: Electronic transcripts are preferred.

For transcript deadlines and other important dates, click here.


STEP 4: ACTIVATE MY.CSUDH

Your application confirmation letter will include the information you need to activate your My.CSUDH.edu online account. Check this account often to:

  • Check your application status
  • See what documents you still need to submit
  • Pay tuition and fees
  • Confirm your intent to enroll
  • Schedule academic advising
  • Check your financial aid application and award
  • Register for classes
  • Check your student email
  • And much more

STEP 5: SUBMIT YOUR INTENT TO ENROLL AND REGISTER FOR NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION BY MAY 1ST (FALL ONLY)

  • Log in to My.CSUDH.edu
  • Click on the application status link
  • Click on Accept/Decline
  • Select “I Accept Admission”

You must do this before you can attend new student orientation, apply for housing, receive mandatory academic advising, and register for classes. For more information, visit our Intent to Enroll page. 


STEP 6: APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

Apply between October 1 – March 2.


STEP 7: GET IMMUNIZED

Students who attended California public high schools after July 1, 1999, have met this requirement.

If your student attended a private high school, attended in another state or outside the United States:

  • Download an immunization form
  • Take it to your doctor or clinic
  • Have all required immunizations
  • Return the completed form to the Office of Admissions 

STEP 8: APPLY FOR HOUSING

If you plan on living in University Housing, apply online to reserve your space as soon as possible.