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We’re Open at the Welcome Center!

We are thrilled to welcome students back with (in-person) drop-in admission counseling. Come visit us at the new Welcome Center located at the main J Street Entrance and adjacent to Parking Structure 5.

Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Located in the Welcome Center

Call Us

Our phone lines are open to speak directly to an admissions representative. Please have your Sac State Student ID ready when calling, if applicable.

Admissions Office: (916) 278-1000 - Option 1
Phone Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am - 4 pm

Email Us

Students with non-urgent questions may contact Due to increased email volume, please allow 3-5 business days for a response, and be sure to include your name, and Sac State Student ID (if applicable).

Email Admissions

Connect on Instagram

Admissions and Outreach social media offers live updates on deadlines, notices for upcoming events, and is a great way to connect with other incoming Hornets.

Takeover Tuesdays on Instagram: Every week, Counselors will host the Admission’s Instagram to share information, campus resources, and next steps. Join to ask your questions and get first-hand advice at your convenience.

We encourage you to also follow our partners:

Admissions Instagram

Campus Tours Instagram

Class of 2025 Instagram

Fall 2021 Transfers Instagram

Join the In-Person Line…without being in Line!  

Don’t waste time waiting in line! QLess will tell you when it’s your turn! Our online waiting room is active and allows you to register for an in-person admissions counselor appointment by signing into QLess. Once you have registered you will be added to the waiting list, and the QLess system will alert you with your wait information.

Sign in with QLess

Join the waiting line by texting “CSUS Admissions” to (916)-249-0807. Standard data and text message rates may apply. View text commands to control your notifications.

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ON CAMPUS Tours are Back!

We are excited to once again offer in-person campus tours during the Fall 2021 semester. All Prospective Student Tours include a brief admissions presentation, followed by a roughly 1-hour walking tour (about 1.5 hours total time), and are offered Monday-Saturday. Check out the Campus Tours website for more info and to register.

In-Person Campus Tours

WHY SAC STATE – Virtual Admissions Presentation + Mini Tour

Join us every Tuesday for a virtual experience designed for those interested in learning more about our amazing university and how to become a part of the Hornet Family. Virtual experience includes 20-30 minute admissions presentation, 20-30 minute abbreviated tour presentation, and time for Q&A.

Every Tuesday, October 12th – December 14th, 4 PM – 5 PM

Choose desired date below to register:

MORE Virtual & Self-Guided Tours

If you don’t have the time or ability to join us for an on-campus tour, we have several virtual, self-guided, and recorded options available. Check out the Virtual & Self-Guided Tours webpage for more information.

Virtual & Self-Guided Tours

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Schedule an Admissions Workshop

Our admissions counselors are ready to meet with community colleges and high schools in California and around the country. If you are a high school or community college counselor/educator and would like to schedule an Admissions Workshop for your high school or community college, please contact your area representative or email

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