Deadlines & Dates

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For previous deadlines and dates, please visit the links below:

Spring 2015 Admissions/Enrollment Deadlines

Winter 2015 Admissions/Enrollment Deadlines

All deadlines are “postmark dates” unless otherwise noted.

Undergraduate Applicants

Graduate / Credential / Certificate Applicants

Undergraduate Applicants

Undergraduate Deadlines
Admission/Enrollment ItemsDomestic
Applicant Deadlines
International (F/J Visa) Applicant Deadlines
CSU Mentor Application Deadline11/30/143/31/15
CSU Mentor Application Fee Payment
$55 (US dollars) - if not paid online at time of application submission, it can only be paid by mail or in-person. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable to another term. Please refer to your CSU Mentor Application Submission Confirmation page.
12/15/14Within 14 days of application submission
Last coursework qualifying term for admissions consideration Spring 2015Spring 2015
Freshmen only:
Last Qualifying SAT/ACT test date
December 2014February 2015
(if applicable)
Application Updates
To update incorrect, or missing, academic information on the submitted CSU Mentor application, including courses, GPA, etc. For more information, visit
(if applicable)
Not Applicable
INITIAL official academic transcript(s) from every educational institution attended (and currently attending), regardless if an institution's courses appear on another institution's transcript
For freshman and lower division transfer applicants - secondary/high school, and if applicable, college/university records
For upper division transfer applicants – college/university records
For returning students - resubmit transcripts for all institutions attended (and currently attending), excluding CSULA
*Official documents must be received within within one year of issue date for domestic institutions, or two years for foreign institutions.
*Transcripts must include coursework taken through Fall 2014.
2/28/15 (revised date)
(if requested to do so via email or on GET Student Center To Do List)
Official English Language Proficiency Exam Scores (TOEFL/IELTS/PTE)
Required from all applicants, regardless of residency, who have not completed at least 3 years of full-time coursework at the secondary level or above, at an accredited educational institution where English is the principal language of instruction, or has not completed a transferable college-level English Composition course from a United States post-secondary institution, with a grade of 'C' or better.
*Scores are valid for up to two years after test date.

2/28/15 (revised date)

(if applicable)
(if applicable)
Returning students only:
Cal State L.A. Re-Admissions Petition

-If academically disqualified from the University, meet with disqualifying department advisor for re-admission advisement appointment. If approved, the completed form must be submitted with all required signatures.
(if applicable, or requested to do on GET Student Center To Do List)
(if applicable)
Transfer only: Verification of Associate's Degree for Transfer (ADT) (optional)
If completing an Associate's Degree for Transfer (ADT/AA-T/AS-T), submit official California community college transcript with ADT designation, or a petition for graduation with an ADT by Spring 2015.
(if applicable)
(if applicable)
Enrollment Confirmation Deposit
$100 (US dollars; non-refundable, non-transferable) - do not submit until after receipt of admissions notification.
FINAL official academic transcript(s) from every educational institution attended (and currently attending), regardless if an institution's courses appear on another institution's transcript and Test Scores (SAT/ACT/AP/IB)
For freshman and lower division transfer applicants - transcripts from secondary/high school, and if applicable, college/university.
For upper division transfer applicants –  transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
*Transcripts must include coursework taken through Spring 2015.
7/15/157/15/15; if not in US, upon arrival to campus
Official Transcript(s) for Summer 2015 coursework
- Required from admitted applicants for coursework completed in Summer 2015
(if applicable)
(if applicable)



Graduate/Credential/Certificate Applicants

Special note to Graduate applicants:
In addition to the CSU Mentor Graduate Admissions Application, many programs also require a separate departmental application. To ensure full consideration of your application, you must submit any required separate application to your graduate program of interest by the deadline date for the program.  For more information, please visit the Office of Graduate Studies.


Please Select one of the following programs to view the corresponding deadlines:

Missing any of the stated deadlines and enrollment criteria may prevent admission eligible students from enrolling at Cal State L.A. for Fall 2015. There are no exceptions to these requirements, and enrollment may not be deferred to a future quarter.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.
The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after fees are initially charged or initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees. All listed fees, other than mandatory systemwide fees, are subject to change without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the Presidents, as appropriate. Changes in mandatory systemwide fees will be made in accordance with the requirements of the Working Families Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act (Sections 66028 - 66028.6 of the Education Code).