How to Apply

Applying to the Honors College is a three-step process:

  1. Apply to Cal State LA through CSU Mentor:

    Note: If you are currently a student at Cal State LA, you should skip this first step and proceed directly to step 2.

  2. Complete an online application to the Honors College through GET ( There is no additional fee required to apply to the Honors College.

    Note: Please note that you will need to have access to your GET account to apply to the Honors College. Cal State LA will provide you by email with a User ID (CIN) and password approximately five business days after you apply through CSU Mentor. The sender name in the first e-mail will be CheckApp.

  3. Mail the Honors College application checklist, along with two letters of recommendation and official transcripts, to:
    Honors College
    King Hall D1045 - APPL
    California State University, Los Angeles
    5151 State University Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90032


Applying for 2017-18: The application period for the year 2017-18 starts November 2016. To receive priority consideration for scholarships and admission, all materials must be received by January 31, 2017.

Applying for 2016-17: The Honors College application period for the year 2016-17 is now closed.





How to Apply- PDF


Honors College Application Checklist - PDF