Spring 2021 Admissions

Admissions Requirements 

CSUDH is a non-impacted campus for upper-division transfer applicants.

Upper division students are eligible for admission to the CSU if they meet the following requirements:

  1. Have completed 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter units)
  2. Have completed at least 30 semester (45 quarter) units of general education courses, graded C- or better in each course including:
    • 1 course of 3 semester (4 quarter) units in written communication,
    • 1 course of 3 semester (4 quarter) units in oral communication,
    • 1 course of 3 semester (4 quarter) units in critical thinking, AND
    • 1 course of 3 semester (4 quarter) units in mathematics/quantitative reasoning. The mathematics course must be above the level of intermediate algebra. Go to www.ASSIST.org for listings of CCC courses that meet the general education requirements.
  3. Have a grade point average of 2.00 or better in all transferable college units attempted; and
  4. Are in good standing at the last college or university attended (i.e. eligible to re–enroll at that college or university).

This transfer plan clears all course deficiencies that might have occurred in high school.

*BSN applicants refer to the School of Nursing for additional admission criteria. 

English Proficiency

If English is not your native language, or you have not had three years (full-time) of your secondary education (or higher) taught in English, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency. Since most classes are taught in English, you will need to demonstrate your ability to read, write, and speak English. For more information, please review the English Proficiency Requirement.

*For detailed information about the CSU Admission requirements please refer to the CSU Admission Handbook.

Be a Toro and complete the following steps to enroll for Spring 2021

1. Access MyCSUDH

Login to My.CSUDH.edu, your student portal and check your To-Do List.

2. Activate ToroMail

Avoid missing important information by checking ToroMail, your official CSUDH email account. All official communications pertaining to your Financial Aid offer, New Student Orientation, and more are sent to ToroMail.

To set-up and check your email, please login to My.CSUDH.edu and select the "ToroMail" icon.

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If the "ToroMail"  icon does not appear on your launchpad, you can also access ToroMail at mail.toromail.csudh.edu. If you need help accessing your account, please contact the I.T. Help Desk at 310.243.2500 and press 1.

3. Submit Intent to Enroll

Be a Toro and submit the $125 non-refundable Intent to Enroll Deposit on My.CSUDH.edu by December 11, 2020. This deposit will be applied to your spring 2021 tuition.

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4. Register for New Student Orientation

Register and pay the $99 non-refundable New Student Orientation (NSO) Fee. Orientation dates are by college and payment must be cleared to secure your spot at NSO. NSO is a mandatory enrollment requirement so check your schedule before registering for NSO. Students have until December 11, 2020, to register for NSO. Applied Studies and Nursing majors should not register for NSO. Please contact your department.

5. Submit Final Transcripts and Documents

If you are an incoming First-Year, First-Time (Freshman) student, please submit your final official high school transcripts and documents by *January 8, 2021. Our Admission Office must receive your final official transcripts (electronic transcripts are preferred) with your graduate date to qualify for enrollment and financial aid.

If you are an incoming Transfer student, please submit your final official transcripts and documents by *January 8, 2021. Our Admission Office must receive your final official transcripts (electronic transcripts are preferred) with fall 2020 grades (if you enrolled in fall courses) to qualify for enrollment and financial aid.

Admission decisions are based on self-reported information from your application for admission. All students are conditionally admitted pending review of official transcripts and test scores to confirm that all eligibility requirements have been met.

If you don’t complete the required courses with grades of “C-” or better, maintain your overall GPA, and meet all deadlines, your admission may be revoked even if you meet all other requirements and have already registered for classes.

*Applied Studies and Nursing majors document deadline is November 29, 2020

6. CSU-Wide Immunization Requirements

Please be advised that there will be an upcoming requirement for immunizations, per 'Chancellor's Office (C.O.) Executive Order 803.  Students will be required to show proof of being compliant with the requirement.  This requirement will initially apply to incoming/transfer students. Still, it is recommended that all students consider becoming compliant with these requirements, as they are, acceptable health practices per California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Also, in the event of certain outbreaks, all students may be asked to verify their immunization status. The immunizations required and recommended by the C.O. can be found here. A definite date for compliance with immunizations has not yet been set; this date will be forthcoming in the next few months and students will have a semester to get their shots. This notice serves to notify students which immunizations will be required so that they have time to get them.  Please note, students/parents will be further notified as to how to input/upload their own immunization records once the process is set up for this purpose. Please DO NOT bring immunization records to the CSUDH Student Health Center or the Admissions Office for this purpose, but DO start working on getting these documents/immunization requirements taken care of so as not to scramble, as many of these vaccinations do take certain time intervals and multiple doses to complete. 

If you have any questions, please email admit@csud.edu or call 310.243.3645.