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Applied to CSUN: First-Time Freshman

A first-time freshman is a student who has earned no college credit after the summer immediately following high school graduation.



Email is an official means of communication at California State University, Northridge. It is your responsibility to monitor your CSUN student Gmail account or miss important information about enrollment status, registration, tuition and other fees, financial aid and more. To forward your CSUN Gmail to another email account, log into Gmail and select Settings. Learn more about CSUN Email.

Campus Web Portal

CSUN receives thousands of applications during the filing period. Over the next few months, special attention will be given to reviewing each application. Initial admissions decisions will be based on the information you reported on your application. Notices of admission will be sent as your information is reviewed. In the meantime, you can take several steps to ensure a smooth admissions experience.

Establish your CSUN account

Checklist of Items to Send

Make sure your CSUN application file is complete.

The items that CSUN needs from you include:

Send required items to: California State University, Northridge; Admissions and Records; 18111 Nordhoff Street; Northridge, CA 91330-8207.

To check the status of your CSUN application and view a list of missing items online, follow these steps:

Learn more about My Checklist and other online self-service features with the How To Guides for Students .

If You Are Admitted

After you have been admitted, go to the Admissions and Records home page, or click I Have Been Admitted, for the next steps you need to take in the enrollment process. You must electronically file your Intent to Register.

If you do not confirm your Intent to Register by Thursday, May 1, 2014, you cannot attend CSUN in the Fall 2014 semester.  See I Have Been Admitted.