Academic Services

Academic Services


CSUDH is committed to helping you reach your educational goals, with step-by-step guidance throughout your academic journey with us. Here you’ll find information to help you navigate the admissions process, apply for financial aid, register for classes, access your student records, schedule your academic advising and take advantage of the full range of campus services available to you.



Learn how to apply to CSUDH, find out how to meet your Early Start requirement, read about admissions criteria, and stay in the know about important deadlines.


To help you get the most value from your CSUDH education, we offer financial aid options including, scholarships as well as guidance and support to help you access the right financial aid package for you. Here you’ll find helpful resources, including updates on important financial aid policies and guidelines, information on how to apply for financial aid as well as accepting your award, and a financial aid calculator to help you plan for your CSUDH education.


See what steps you need to take to register for classes, including how to check your eligibility, plan your class schedule, get academic advising, check for holds, registration dates and deadlines, get on waitlists, pay your bills and add, drop or withdraw from classes.


Find out how to access or change information regarding you academic record, your completed courses and your grades; request a major, grade or address change; learn how to audit a class; apply for graduation; take a planned educational leave; request a transcript; find out about repeat, cancel and withdrawal policies; and access more information and services related to your academic records. 


The Testing Office is here to help students access the local and national testing services they need to reach their educational goals. Here you’ll find information and testing resources as well as dates for the English Language Placement Test, Entry Level Mathematics exam, the SAT, ACT, GWE, CSET and other tests.


The University Advisement Center provides academic advising to help you choose the right courses for the degree you want and to help you stay on track so you can graduate with your degree on time. Learn more about freshman advising, transfer advising, testing services, academic policies, and location and hours here.



Stay on top of important dates and deadlines with the academic calendar, and know what’s happening on campus with our events calendar.





Take advantage of the full range of convenient campus services available to you, including the University Library, our award-winning Loker Student Union, University Housing, the Bookstore and campus dining options. Here’s where you’ll also find information about using the Cashier’s Office, parking on campus, campus safety and requesting assistance from the IT Help Desk. View the campus map to find out where all these services are located.