Accepting the offer of Admission (for new Undergraduate Students)
(This requirement does not apply to current and continuing Cal State LA students, and new graduate/certificate/credential students in state-supported programs.)
Congratulations again on your offer of admission to Cal State LA! We are a vibrant, urban campus with a small school feel. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to preparing students like you, to be leaders in our communities. You will find opportunities for engaged teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and public service. Cal State LA is also one of America's great working universities, ranking #1 in the nation
for the upward mobility of our students.
To accept the offer of admission and reserve a seat in the entering class, new and returning undergraduate students must submit a $100 (USD) Enrollment Confirmation Deposit (ECD). This deposit will be applied toward your admit term's tuition. Do not submit the ECD until you are offered admission for your selected term. The ECD is non-refundable, and non-transferable to another term.
After you receive an offer of admission, please submit the deposit by the respective admit term's deadline:
Missing the stated ECD deadline will prevent admission eligible students from enrolling at Cal State LA for their admitted term. Also, students who do not successfully enroll in the term of admission must reapply for future admission consideration, and should plan to meet admission deadlines and requirements that are in effect at that time. The ECD is non-refundable, and non-transferable to another term.
Online - A nominal service charge will apply. The Cashier's Office does not accept credit or debit card payments in person or via phone. Be aware: The online payment system currently supports the following web browsers: Internet Explorer (ver 8), Firefox and Google Chrome. It does NOT support Safari.
Credit card and electronic check payments can be made online through the Cal State LA ePayment site (CASHNet).
Once logged in, for Payment Type, please select "Enrollment Confirmation Deposit (ECD)" for your admit term.
The following payment methods are accepted:
- Credit Card: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express
**International payments (wire transfers and credit cards) can be made via Flywire.
Payments made after 9 p.m. will not be posted to your GET student account until the following business day. Weekend and holiday payments will not be posted until the following business day. Every Friday there will be a required System Maintenance that will be performed on GET and GETLA. Therefore, all online payments made via Smartpay on Fridays from 7:00 pm to Sunday 11:59 pm will not be posted in your GET student account until Monday at 1:00 am. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.
Download and complete the Enrollment Confirmation Deposit
form. Mail the form and the check (or money order), payable to Cal State LA
, to Cal State LA Cashier's Office, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032-8524. Please include your CIN (Campus ID Number) on the check/money order.
Visit the Cashier’s Office in Administration 128
. Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Please have your CIN (Campus ID Number) available and inform them that you are paying for your Enrollment Confirmation Deposit. (Credit/debit card payments are not accepted in person; they are only accepted online via the Cal State LA ePayment site (CASHNet)
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).