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About Application Process

Admissions and Outreach

Applying to higher education is an important journey in a student’s life, and we are here to support students through the admissions process. There are various steps that must be completed before you apply; after you have applied, and once admission decisions are made. This page will help navigate the journey to joining the Hornet Family.

The application process takes place twice a year:

  • Spring 2024 Application Period: Available August 1, 2023
  • Fall 2024 Application Period: Available October 1, 2023

Meet With an Admissions Counselor

For many students, speaking with an Admissions Counselor is a valuable step to take to ensure you are on the right path to admissions. For in-depth questions and advising services, please schedule an appointment with a Sacramento State Admissions Counselor.

Schedule Admissions Advising Appointments

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After You Have Applied for Admission

Make sure to take the next steps to remain eligible for admission.

  1. Set up My Sac State account
  2. Schedule a campus tour
  3. Submit an application correction form (if needed):
  4. Complete additional steps:

After Admission Decisions are Made

Make sure to thoroughly review all the next steps to maintain eligibility to the university.

  1. Accept/ Decline admission by completing your Intent to Enroll:
    • Fall semester by May 1
    • Spring semester by November 9
  2. Check your To-Do list on My Sac State, Student Center
  3. Complete Pre-Hornet Orientation before attending New Student Orientation
  4. Complete additional steps:

Division Resources

Find Us

Department of Admissions & Outreach
Lassen Hall, Room 1102
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-1000

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