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The Office of Admissions and Student Recruitment strives to provide exceptional customer service to our diverse community with the purpose of guiding and transitioning students toward achieving their educational goals.

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CSUSB: Come Here, Go Anywhere

DREAMers Resource and Success Center is Now Open!

The CSUSB DREAMers Resource and Success Center is here! The center, which will be part of the Division of Student Affairs, will provide a welcoming place where CSUSB undocumented students, their allies and supporters of underserved populations can congregate, exchange ideas and provide support to one another. The center will focus on bringing awareness to the California Dream Act (financial aid), employment opportunities, scholarships, internships, immigration services, information about graduate school and other resources that will help achieve student success.

For more information, download the DREAMers Resource and Success Center Invitation.

CSUSB Cannot Accept Summer Work for Admission to Fall

All admissions requirements must be completed by the end of the spring term to qualify for admission to the following fall quarter at CSUSB. Courses taken in the summer immediately preceding the fall term one has applied to will not count toward admission requirements for the fall.

CSUSB is No Longer Accepting Applications for Fall 2015

CSUSB is no longer accepting applications for Fall 2015. We are not accepting undergraduate applications for the Winter and Spring 2016 terms. CSUSB will start accepting applications for Fall 2016 starting Oct. 1st, 2015 through Nov. 30th, 2015.

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Impaction Declared for All Undergraduate Students for 2015-2016

Cal State San Bernardino has declared campus-wide impaction for 2015-2016. Eligible applicants from high schools and community colleges located within CSUSB's defined local area will be admitted based on the standard CSU system-wide admission requirements.

Undergraduate applicants from outside our defined local area who meet admission requirements will be admitted on a space-available basis. Are you in CSUSB's local area?

There are four majors at CSUSB where admission requirements for the major are set higher than other majors at CSUSB. These majors are Criminal Justice, Kinesiology: Pre-Physical Therapy, Nursing, and Social Work.

Applicants to Nursing and Social Work will be required to complete a supplemental application in order to be fully admitted into the major.

California residents are the only students who will be accepted into the Nursing major.

Transcript and Other Supporting Document Deadlines

Failure to submit official transcripts by the deadline will result in the cancellation of your application for admission.

The deadline to submit transcripts and other required documents from first-time freshmen, upper division transfer and returning students:
Quarter applying for: Undergraduate transcripts and other required documents submit deadline:
Fall July 1
Winter Dec. 15
Spring Feb. 15

To learn about your post-secondary education options, please set up an appointment with an admissions counselor, by calling the Office of Admissions and Student Recruitment at (909) 537-5188.

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The Voluntary System of Accountability report is aimed at providing prospective students and their families with information about Cal State San Bernardino that will assist them to make decisions regarding their interests, abilities and educational goals. While the information presented will give you an overall feel for the campus and college life experience, we highly recommend you navigate through our university website and schedule a campus tour to get a more complete look at what we have to offer.

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