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First-Time Freshman from out of the U.S. International Students Who Have Been Admitted

Congratulations and welcome to California State University, Northridge!

Soon you will receive a letter of admission, a welcome letter from the International and Exchange Student Center, a letter inviting you to take the mandatory English Placement Test (EPT) and the Entry Level Mathematics Exam (ELM), and the I-20.

Please arrange an appointment at a local U.S. Embassy to secure your F1 student visa. This can be a long process, so please make the appointment as soon as possible.

Registration materials will be mailed to you; however, you cannot register for courses until:

--OR--

If possible, arrange an early test date to take the required English Placement Test (EPT) and the Entry Level Mathematics Exam (ELM) in your locale. Email your request to csuout-of-state@ets.org

If you cannot arrange an early test date, you must take EPT and ELM at CSU, Northridge on:

To view earlier test dates, select EPT or ELM from the CSU, Northridge Testing Center test list.

You will receive an email from your departmental advisor directing you to set up an online appointment once registration begins. Upon arrival in the United States, please make an appointment with a representative from the International and Exchange Student Center.