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:
- Fall: Open for first-time freshman and transfer students from Oct. 1 – Dec. 4
- Spring: Application period will be open August 1-31st
Meet With Admissions
For many students, speaking with and 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.
After Admission Decisions are Made
Make sure to thoroughly review all the next steps to maintain eligibility to the university.