PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

  • Admitted Students

Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to CSUN, and welcome to your home away from home! Now that you’ve been admitted, remember to keep an eye on your CSUN email for essential information about registration, enrollment status, tuition and financial aid. Log in to the myNorthridge Portal from the CSUN home page to stay on top of any additional requests.

There are a few things you must do to begin your journey. Select your student group below, and read about the next required steps.

Future Freshmen

Follow the steps to enrollment below. If you do not enroll and attend beyond the 20th day of instruction for the semester in which you were provisionally admitted, you will have to reapply for admission to enroll in subsequent semesters at CSUN.

  1. Submit your Intent to Register no later than May 1, 2014, by logging in to the myNorthridge Portal from the CSUN home page. Locate “My Checklist,” and select the “Intent to Register” link in the “Status” section. If you are admitted after April 17, file within 14 days of your admission date.
  2. Take the English Placement Test (EPT) and Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) exam as soon as possible. In order to enroll for fall 2014, you must take the EPT and ELM (unless you are exempt) by Saturday, May 3, 2014, though you should register for the earliest test date possible.
  3. Schedule a mandatory academic advisement appointment by contacting one of the advising centers. You will enroll in classes when you meet with your advisor by logging in to the myNorthridge Portal.
  4. Send final official transcripts showing your grades and high school graduation date by Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
  5. Apply for financial aid by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 2.
  6. Apply for housing if you’re interested in living on campus.
  7. Attend mandatory New Student Orientation to receive an introduction to the academic, social and cultural resources at CSUN.
  8. Meet immunization requirements.

For more information, review the First-Time Freshman Advising Checklist

Transfer Students

Follow the steps to enrollment below. If you do not enroll and attend beyond the 20th day of instruction for the semester in which you were provisionally admitted, you will have to reapply for admission to enroll in subsequent semesters at CSUN.

  1. Submit your Intent to Register no later than July 1, 2014, by logging in to the myNorthridge Portal from the CSUN home page. Locate “My Checklist,” and select the “Intent to Register” link in the “Status” section. If you do not declare your intent to register by July 1, 2014, you will not be able to attend CSUN in the fall 2014 semester. If you are admitted after June 17, file within 14 days of your admission date.
  2. To enroll in CSUN classes, complete all the upper-division transfer student eligibility requirements listed in the “I Want to Apply” section of the Admissions and Records website by the end of the spring 2014 term. No summer 2014 course work will be considered for admission.
  3. Send your final official transcripts to Admissions and Records as soon as your spring 2014 courses end and your grades for work in progress are posted. Your final transcripts must verify that you have completed 60 units and all four basic subjects. Transcripts should be postmarked no later than Aug. 15, 2014, for fall 2014 admission. Spring 2014 is not open for admission.
  4. Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) as soon as possible. To avoid registration holds, schedule your test day prior to completing 75 units.
  5. Schedule an academic advisement appointment by contacting one of the advising centers.
  6. Register for classes by logging in to the myNorthridge Portal. Ask your advisor about upper-division general education courses reserved for transfer students.
  7. Apply for financial aid by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 2.
  8. Apply for housing if you’re interested in living on campus.
  9. Attend New Student Orientation to receive an introduction to the academic, social and cultural resources at CSUN.
  10. Meet immunization requirements.

For more information, review the First-Time Transfer Advising Checklist.

Graduate Students

Follow the steps to enrollment below. If you do not enroll and attend beyond the 20th day of instruction for the semester in which you were provisionally admitted, you will have to reapply for admission to enroll in subsequent semesters at CSUN.

  1. Schedule an academic advisement appointment. Contact your graduate program for information regarding specific courses.
  2. Watch for your registration appointment, which will appear in “My Checklist” on the myNorthridge Portal as well as on the registration access letter you should receive in the mail. You will need to clear any registration holds before you may register.
  3. Register for classes.
  4. Send your official final transcripts to Admissions and Records; transcripts will be used to verify that all course work and the degree indicated have been completed. If you are currently enrolled in classes at a community college or another university, you will need to have your current college send a final transcript. If the current college or university is your degree school, you will need to have the final transcript sent when the degree is earned.
  5. Plan to take the English Writing Proficiency Examination (WPE) during your first semester of enrollment.
  6. Apply for financial aid by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 2.
  7. Apply for housing if you’re interested in living on campus.
  8. Meet immunization requirements.

For more information, visit the Admissions and Records “Master’s Student” page.

Credential Students

Follow the steps to enrollment below. If you do not enroll and attend beyond the 20th day of instruction for the semester in which you were provisionally admitted, you will have to reapply for admission to enroll in subsequent semesters at CSUN.

  1. Schedule a recommended academic advisement appointment by contacting an advisor. Contact your credential program for information regarding specific courses.
  2. Watch for your registration appointment, which will appear in “My Checklist” on the myNorthridge Portal as well as on the registration access letter you should receive in the mail. You will need to clear any registration holds before you may register.
  3. Register for classes.
  4. Send your official final transcripts to Admissions and Records; transcripts will be used to verify that all course work and the degree indicated have been completed. If you are currently enrolled in classes at a community college or another university, you will need to have your current college send a final transcript. If the current college or university is your degree school, you will need to have the final transcript sent when the degree is earned. 
  5. Apply for financial aid by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 2.
  6. Apply for housing if you’re interested in living on campus.
  7. Meet immunization requirements.

For more information, visit the Admissions and Records “Credential Students” page.

Second Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Students

Follow the steps to enrollment below. If you do not enroll and attend beyond the 20th day of instruction for the semester in which you were provisionally admitted, you will have to reapply for admission to enroll in subsequent semesters at CSUN.

  1. Schedule an academic advisement appointment by contacting one of the advising centers. If academic advisement is required for your major, it will appear in “My Checklist” on the myNorthridge Portal as well as on the registration access letter you should receive in the mail.
  2. Watch for your registration appointment, which will appear in “My Checklist” on the myNorthridge Portal as well as on the registration access letter you should receive in the mail. You will need to clear any registration holds before you may register.
  3. Register for classes.
  4. Send your official final transcripts to Admissions and Records; transcripts will be used to verify that all course work and the degree indicated have been completed. If you are currently enrolled in classes at a community college or another university, you will need to have your current college send a final transcript. If the current college or university is your degree school, you will need to have the final transcript sent when the degree is earned. 
  5. Plan to take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Examination (UDWPE) during your first semester of enrollment.
  6. Apply for housing if you’re interested in living on campus.
  7. Meet immunization requirements.

For more information, visit the Admissions and Records “Second B.A. or B.S. Student” page.

International Students

For information on how to proceed after you have been admitted, please visit “International Admissions.”