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About Application Process

Welcome to the Office of 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:

  • Fall: Open for first-time freshman and transfer students from Oct. 1 – Nov. 30
  • Spring: Had been open for transfer students from Aug. 1 – 31

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After You Have Applied for Admissions

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

  1. Set up MySacState 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. Complete your Intent-To-Enroll (ITE):
    • Fall semester by the May 1
    • Spring semester by Nov. 8
  2. Check your To-Do list on MySacState Student Center
  3. Register for 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
admissions@csus.edu

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