Application Process

Step 1: Submit an application at

Priority Application Filing Periods

Fall October 1 - November 30
Spring (if open) August 1 - August 31

Step 2: Receive an acknowledgment of the application.

A confirmation letter with your myCSUSTAN and university email login information will be mailed to you. It is the student's responsibility to keep track of their admission application through myCSUSTAN and their university e-mail.

Step 3: Send required documents

CSU Stanislaus
Admissions Office
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Schools subscribing to Parchment may submit transcripts electronically.

First time Freshmen

Submit required documents listed on your "To Do list" in your myCSUSTAN account. If accepted to the university, send final official transcripts showing the date of high school graduation by the specified deadline. California high school transcripts must show verification of passing the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). Test scores should be sent as soon as possible, preferably electronically, from either the American College Test (ACT) or the SAT Reasoning Test of the College Board, but no later than the specified deadline.

Upper division transfers

Submit official transcripts from each college and university attended. If accepted to the university, send final official transcripts by the specified deadline.

If you are seeking services from the Disability Resource Services office please call the office at (209) 667-3159.

Step 4: Await notice of admission decision

Upon receipt of all required documents, it will take approximately 4-8 weeks for an evaluation to be completed. The admission decision will be mailed to you. You will also be able to view the status of your admission application on myCSUSTAN. On occasion, students may become incomplete after submitting all required document because the evaluation process revealed that more information is required to make a determination. If additional information is requested, it will be indicated on your myCSUSTAN account with a due date.

Step 5: Refer to Dates & Deadlines

Refer to the Dates & Deadlines page for specific deadlines to confirm your admissions and secure your eligibility for enrollment. All deadlines are strictly enforced.