Transfer Steps to Enrollment

The steps outlined here are to ensure your successful transition as a future warrior. Many of the following items will be shown in your student center “To Do” list at myStanState and as a courtesy, we will send e-mail reminders.


Accept & Pay Enrollment Deposit

We know you have a lot of choices – we’re honored you’ve chosen to become a warrior! Visit your student center at myStanState to accept your admission offer. You will be able to do this through the Becoming a Warrior link under your "To Do" list (see Becoming a Warrior Guide). A $200 deposit is required to secure your place at Stanislaus State. The nonrefundable deposit will be deducted from the balance owed at enrollment. Learn more, including how to submit an appeal.


Register for New Student Orientation (NSO)

New Student Orientation is a mandatory requirement for all incoming transfers. At NSO you will meet our exceptional faculty and staff who will assist you with academic advising and course registration. You may complete your NSO registration and payment of the $75 fee through myStanState. Check NSO's website for dates and more information.


Writing Proficiency Screening Test (WPST)

As a transfer student, it is important you take and pass the WPST as soon as possible. The WPST is required before enrolling in any WP course, which most majors have. Both the WPST and the WP course are graduation requirements. To register, go to



If you are interested in applying for on-campus housing, visit the Housing & Residential Life website. Reserve your spot early!


Submit Final Transcripts

To verify your final eligibility, you need to submit final official transcripts listing all final grades. Official transcripts MUST BE in their sealed envelopes from the source. Opened transcripts or transcripts in personal envelopes will be considered "unofficial." Schools subscribing to Parchment may submit transcripts electronically. 

Mailing address:
Stanislaus State Admissions Office
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382


Complete Health Screening

Entering CSU students are required to present proof of immunizations before beginning their first term of enrollment. Visit the Health Center website for information on how to meet this requirement.