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Fall 2023 Admission Applications

Fall 2023 admission applications are being accepted. Go to Stanislaus State Admissions to apply.


How to Apply and Transition Successfully into Stanislaus State:

  1. Speak with the Veterans Affairs Coordinator at (209) 667-3081 or or an Admission Counselor to see if you meet the regular requirements for admissions at (209) 667-3070 or
  2. Complete an online application via during the application filing period. If the application period is closed, the Veterans Affairs Coordinator or Admission Counselor will instruct you on how to apply.
  3. Order official transcripts to account for all credits completed:
    1. Request high school and college transcripts from institutions attended
    2. CLEP/DANTES score reports 
    3. AP score reports
    4. Air Force
    5. Army
  4. Send high school transcripts (if less than 60 semester units of transferable college credit), college transcripts, and SATI/ACT score reports to the following address:

California State University, Stanislaus
Enrollment Services Office
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

  1. Be sure to adhere to all admission deadlines, especially the final document deadline.
  2. Send DD214 (if discharged) or DD295 (if still enlisted) to the Office of Admissions
  3. Contact Stanislaus State Veteran Affairs Coordinator, in the Student Veterans Center, regarding benefits information at (209) 667-3081. Discuss the submittal of benefits paperwork, based off of given deadlines, to the appropriate offices.
  4. If needed, apply for financial aid using the FAFSA at and speak with a Financial Aid Counselor at (209) 667-3336 regarding how G.I. benefits may affect your potential Financial Aid Award.
  5. Check email for User Id and Password by logging into Use the my.csustan website to check ‘admission status,’ ‘to do list,’ and to view ‘messages.’
  6. If admitted, attend the New Student Orientation. Sign up for New Student Orientation.
  7. Depending on your level of education upon entry to Stanislaus State, placement exams may be required prior to registering for classes.