You Should Know
Admission is provisional until all eligibility requirements and deadlines have been met, including enrollment and attendance in classes beyond the 20th day of instruction for the semester to which you were provisionally admitted. Read more at provisional admission.
|Required Actions||Fall 2018|
|Last day for CSUN to receive SAT/ACT test scores||01/15/2018|
|Last day to file Intent to Register in myNorthridge**||05/01/2018|
|Earliest day for eligible first-time freshman academic advisement||07/09/2018|
|Send official final high school transcript verifying graduation date||08/10/2018|
*If your application for admission was denied or your offer of provisional admission has been withdrawn, see Admission and Deadline Appeals.
**Read the "Enrollment Checklist" below for additional Intent to Register information.
1. If admitted for Fall 2018, visit the CSU Smart Page beginning April 16, 2018 to find out if you need to participate in the summer Early Start Program. If you do, you must register in an Early Start class by July 3. Read more at CSUN Early Start Program.
2. Submit your Intent to Register online for the semester of your admission no later than the dates listed below:
- Fall 2018: Monday, May 1, 2018. If you are admitted after April 16, you will have 14 days from your admission date to file your Intent to Register. If you do not confirm your Intent to Register by the deadline, you cannot attend CSUN in the fall semester.
- Spring 2019: If you plan to attend CSUN, please file your Intent to Register as soon as you are admitted.
3. Make an appointment with your academic advisor to set up your academic plan and enroll in classes (required for all freshmen).
- Fall 2018:
- Prepare for your meeting using the advisement checklist for first-time freshmen (.pdf).
- Call the advising center for your major (or exploratory) starting June 25, 2018, to make an appointment for a freshman registration workshop and advisement.
- Spring 2019:
- Call the advising center for your major (or exploratory) to make an appointment for freshman advisement.
4. Send us your final official transcripts including:
- Final official high school transcripts showing all items, grades, and high school graduation date
- Final official transcripts for any college courses you may have taken. If you are transferring course work from a California community college, please see the instructions for e-transcripts at eTranscript California.
Transcripts are due no later than the following dates for the semester of your admission:
—Fall 2018: Send by Friday, August 10, 2018
—Spring 2019: Send as soon as your final grades are posted.
Send transcripts to:
CSUN - Office of Admissions and Records
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8207
5. Send us your official test scores for any Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and/or College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams you may have taken. Use the CSUN school code of 4707.
6. Learn about self-service registration. Become familiar with myNorthridge Portal to pay tuition and other fees, check financial aid status, view class and final exam schedule, check grades, print an unofficial transcript—and more. Helpful tutorials: How To Guides
8. Apply for scholarships and/or financial aid. To be considered for aid for the coming academic year, complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online as soon after October 1 as possible. CSUN’s Federal School Code is 001153.
9. Obtain your CSUN photo ID card (required). Pay online or in person; come in to have your photo taken and receive your card. Read more at Photo ID.
10. Attend mandatory New Student Freshman Orientation. CSUN is committed to your academic success. At orientation, you'll receive an introduction to the academic, social and cultural resources of the University as well as tips for student success.
11. Meet immunization requirements. If you were born on or after January 1, 1957, you must present proof of immunity to or immunization for measles and rubella during your first semester at CSUN. Immunity to or immunization for Hepatitis B is required for all entering students 18 or younger before you complete your second semester. These are not required for admission but are conditions of enrollment. Students enrolled in a California public middle or high school after July 1, 1999 will have satisfied these requirements. For details, see Immunization Requirements.
12. If you are a deaf or hard of hearing student, please contact CSUN's National Center on Deafness (NCOD) to complete the NCOD Supplemental Application for coordinated services.
We want to communicate with you! So please:
- Check your CSUN email often for the latest information.
- Take a moment to verify your paper mailing address in myNorthridge Portal. Learn how at Update Personal Information.
Best wishes for your first semester at Cal State Northridge.