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Transfer Important Deadlines

Fall Admission

  • October 1 - November 30: Apply to CSUSM at Cal State Apply
  • October 1 - March 2: File your FAFSA 
  • February 15: Initial document deadline - submit all official transcripts, including those with fall grades, if applicable
  • May 1: Deadline to submit the "Intent to Enroll" and non-refundable $150 deposit
  • July 15: Deadline for receipt of final transcripts with spring grades.  NOTE: This is not a postmarked deadline. Documents must be received on, or before, this deadline.

Spring Admission (Veterans & Active Duty Military)

  • August 1 - October 31: Apply to CSUSM at Cal State Apply
  • December 15: Deadline for receipt of final transcripts.  NOTE: This is not a postmarked deadline.  Documents must be received on, or before, this deadline.
  • January 5: Deadline to submit the "Intent to Enroll" and non-refundable $150 deposit
  • January 12: Spring Orientation