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Admissions and Records

Welcome to the Office of Admissions & Records. On this site you will find a wealth of information to assist you, ranging from admissions criteria, your student records, registration, graduation and all points in between.

If you can't find what you're looking for, contact us right away. We're happy to help.

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What We Do

The Office of Records and Registration is responsible for determining student eligibility for graduation from the university. We establish student records, updating transfer credit, and maintaining transfer articulation agreements. Additionally, we support the registration process for new and continuing students, maintain academic records, and research and review petitions for exception to University policy.


 Use our simple online tool to request a transcript of your CSUDH academic records.


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Learn more about admissions criteria for CSUDH as well as the appeals process for denied admissions.


A program launched by the CSU system, Early Start allows students who need remediation in English and/or math to begin their remediation during the summer before their first semester. Learn more about Early Start and how to meet this requirements.


Find information on next-steps for registering for classes, including what you need to do before you can register, how and when to register, how to plan your class schedules, checking for and clearing holds, getting on waitlists, adding, dropping, withdrawing and more.


CSUDH’s Registrar’s Office offers a range of online information on how to add and drop classes, auditing classes, declaring and changing majors, as well as policies for incompletes, leaves, repeats and cancels.


As you get closer to graduation, know what you neeed to do to make sure you’ve completed all the requirements you need to graduate on time with you diploma.


CSUDH faculty and staff have access to online resources and information for a range of academic policies, including registration guidelines, academic integrity, student conduct, grade changes, incomplete and drop instructions and forms, grade submissions, and more.