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Golden Eagle Fest

Golden Eagle Fest at Cal State LA

Join us at Golden Eagle Fest to see our beautiful campus and learn why you should apply to Cal State LA.

  • Tour the Cal State LA campus
  • Meet university faculty, advisors, and current students
  • Receive expert advice from admissions and financial aid staff
  • Get help with your fall 2023 Cal State LA application
  • On-site admission - Apply to Cal State LA early and receive your admission decision at Golden Eagle Fest!

Day of Activities

Drop-In Activities

Time Event
9 AM - 1 PM

Information Fair | Campus Wide

  • Academic Colleges (Campus Wide)
  • Student Services Departments (Campus Wide)
  • Student Clubs/Organizations
9 AM - 12:30 PM

Campus Tour | Tent on Main Walkway

  • Guided tours leaving every thirty minutes
9 AM - 12:30 PM

Other Tours | Check in at each respective area's booth

  • College of Arts and Letters 
  • College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology 
  • College of Natural and Social Sciences 
  • Educational Opportunity Program
  • Housing
  • Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services
9 AM - 12:30 PM

Cal State Apply Application Clinic | University-Student Union Computer Lab, Room 104

Ready to become a Golden Eagle? Stop by our application clinic. We provide students with personalized assistance in completing the Cal State Apply application. Don't forget to have your unofficial transcript(s) available!



Time Event

10:30 AM &

11:15 AM

Why Cal State LA? | Golden Eagle Ballroom 1

Learn all about the campus and why Cal State LA is your golden choice.  Two 40-minute sessions

10:30 AM &

11:15 AM

What Parents Should Know about College | Golden Eagle Building

English Session (GE Ballroom 2) - Whether it's your first or last child to attend college, this workshop will tell you what to expect and how to help your child successfully transition to the university. 

Spanish Session (GE Ballroom 3) - Ya sea que sea su primer o último hijo en asistir a la universidad, este taller le dirá qué esperar y cómo ayudar a su hijo a hacer una transición exitosa a la universidad.

9 AM - 12 PM

Financial Aid Workshops | Financial Aid Pavilion

Attend this session to better understand how to access resources to help you pay for your college education. 30-minute workshops.

Information Fair Participants

Academic Colleges

  • College of Arts and Letters
    • A&L Advisement Center 
    • Department of Art
    • Department of English
    • Department of Liberal Studies
    • Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
    • Department of Music
    • Department of Philosophy
    • Department of Television, Film and Media Studies
    • Department of Theatre and Dance
    • Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies 
  • College of Business and Economics
    • Department of Accounting
    • Department of Economics
    • Department of Finance, Law and Real Estate
    • Department of Information Systems
    • Department of Management
    • Department of Marketing
  • College of Education
    • Department of Rehabilitation Services
    • Department of Urban Learning
  • College of Engineering, Computer Science & Technology
    • Department of Civil Engineering
    • Department of Computer Science
    • Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Department of Technology
  • College of Ethnic Studies
    • Department of Asian & Asian American Studies
    • Department of Chicana(o) & Latina(o) Studies
    • Department of Pan-African Studies
  • College of Natural and Social Sciences
    • Department of Anthropology
    • Department of Biological Sciences
    • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    • Department of Geosciences and Environment
    • Department of History
    • Department of Latin American Studies
    • Department of Mathematics
    • Department of Natural Science
    • Department of Physics & Astronomy
    • Department of Political Science
    • Department of Psychology
    • Department of Sociology
  • Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services
    • Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing 
    • School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics
    • School of Kinesiology
    • School of Social Work
    • Department of Public Health 
    • Department of Child and Family Studies
    • Department of Communication Disorders 
    • Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Student Services Offices

  • Admissions and Recruitment (On-site Admissions)
  • Campus Tours
  • Career Development Center
  • Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good 
  • Early Academic Preparation
  • Educational Opportunity Program
    • Guardian Scholars
  • Erika J. Glazer Family Dreamers Resource Center
  • Financial Aid & Scholarships 
  • Honors College
  • Housing & Residence Life
  • Information Technology Services (ITS)
  • International Office
  • Office for Students with Disabilities
  • Office of the Dean of Students
  • Public Safety
  • Student Health Center 
  • University Academic Advisement Center (UAAC)
  • University Library
  • University Student Union
    • Center for Student Involvement
    • Cross Cultural Centers
    • U-SU Recreation
    • U-SU Graffix
  • Veterans Resource Center

On-Site Admission

On-Site Admission is available for prospective Fall 2023 new freshman and transfer students in select majors who signed up for On-site Admission by Oct 31 (and submitted the Cal State Apply application by Oct 28). Registration for On-Site Admission is now CLOSED.

We invite you to still submit the Fall 2023 Cal State Apply application by Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

Who is eligible for On-Site Admission?

  • Applicants must have completed all coursework in the United States. No foreign/international coursework.
  • Admission Requirements
  • Admission offers will be provisional and based on self-reported information in the Cal State Apply application. Offers will remain provisional until we have verified that students meet all admission requirements by the end of Spring 2023


Which majors are NOT available for On-Site Admission?

The following majors are not available for On-Site Admission:

Applicants who do not qualify for On-site Admission, but meet minimum Cal State LA admission requirements, are still encouraged to apply to Cal State LA for Fall 2023 by November 30, 2022