Freshman Students

I Have Applied

Welcome Future Hornet

Most admission decisions will not be available until after March 1. Admissions staff will be unable to answer application status questions before that date. 

Please do not send transcripts unless requested to do so. Check your "To Do" list on My Sac State.

So what should you do in the meantime?

Follow the list below of important things to take care of while your admission to Sac State is being determined.

Prepare for and Take Your SAT or ACT Test

You must take the SAT or ACT no later than December of your senior year and submit the test scores to Sacramento State. 

Use SAT Code 4671 and ACT Code 0382.  

Access additional information about the SAT at and about the ACT at

Create Your SacLink Account

The information you need to set up a SacLink account is on the Application Acknowledgement emailed to the account you indicated on your application. Specifically, you will use your Sac State ID. 

SacLink is your point of entry and gateway to Sacramento State information resources. When you create a SacLink account, you are establishing the specific ID that identifies you as a Sac State student. SacLink additionally provides campus e-mail and internet services to all students.

To register for a SacLink account, click here. Click on "Frequently Asked Questions" for help setting up your account.

Visit your My Sac State often!

At My Sac State you can:

  • View messages from Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Registrar

 Visit the Student Center in your My Sac State account to:

  • View your application status beginning March 1
  • Check your Financial Aid status
  • Check your "To Do" list for important items
  • Enroll for classes
  • Update personal information such as mailing address, email address, and phone number

Keep In Touch With Us

Check your email regularly!

We will be communicating with you at the email address you provided on your application for admission. If this is not your preferred email, please update it as soon as possible on My Sac State

Take a campus tour

Take a tour of our beautiful campus and see for yourself all that Sacramento State's community has to offer.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2019 Admission

October 1 - November 30 Priority dates to submit application for admission
October 1 - March 2 Apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA) using school code 001150
December 2 Last SAT test date for scores to arrive at Sac State in time to make an admission decision (visit College Board for more information)
December 9 Last ACT test date for scores to arrive at Sac State in time to make an admission decision (visit ACT for more information)
January 24 Deadline to submit SAT or ACT scores 
March 1 - 31 Begin checking your My Sac State for your admission decision. Admission decisions will be released throughout of the month of March.

Failure to adhere to any of the above deadlines will result in your application for admission being removed from consideration.

Application Correction Request 

Did you make an error while completing your application?

Submit a completed Application Correction Request form online. You will need your SacLink username and password to log-in and access the form. 

Please note: Changes to your contact information you can do yourself through your My Sac State account. Do not use this form for changes to your birth date, social security number, or name - these changes require you to call our office for instructions at (916) 278-1000.


There is still more to do while you wait for your admission decision.

Review the information on this page and pay close attention to important dates and deadlines!