Application FAQs

Frequently asked questions regarding the Honors College Application process can be located on this page. If any part of the admissions process is unclear please email our office at [email protected].

For more information on admission to Cal State LA visit Cal State LA Office of Admissions.



Your CIN and PIN will be emailed to the email address used in your CSUApply application account. If you are still unable to recover your CIN & PIN then you will need to speak to the Registrar’s office for next steps.

The Honors College will begin notification of admissions in April.

Students who apply to the CSU may also apply to the Honors College. See the Eligibility Index for Nonresidents in CSUapply for more details.

No, the Honors College no longer accepts letters of recommendation. 

The Honors College is committed to promoting timely graduation. Most Honors College required courses also satisfy University General Education requirements. 

All majors. Honors College students have majors in all of the Colleges in the University.

No. Applying to the Honors College at Cal State LA requires applying for admission to both the university and the Honors College.

Please note, students whose acceptances to Cal State LA are rescinded will also lose their place in the Honors College.