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After you have applied to CSUSM, follow the next steps to make sure the rest of your admissions process goes smoothly.

Next Steps

Login to your MyCSUSM

Your ID and password was sent to your email address that was listed on your application. Use your assigned login information to access your MyCSUSM and regularly check your admission status. Outstanding items will be listed on your "To Do List." Send us any items listed by the posted deadlines. 

Part 1: University Application

Submit the following items:

  • All official post-secondary school records including certificates, examination grades, degrees or diplomas in the original language of issue must be submitted through postal mail in a school-sealed envelope
  • Official English translations of all academic records including certificates, degrees or diplomas must be submitted through postal mail
  • Affidavit of Financial Support or scholarship letter
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score report, if needed (must be sent directly from testing agency)
  • Copy of your Passport

Send all OFFICIAL transcripts and translations directly to the address below.

Part 2: Graduate Program Application

You must follow the instructions outlined on your department's website carefully to complete the departmental application process. 

To expedite processing, upload your documents here

Copies of all the documents needed above can be submitted online! By submitting these documents online, this allows us to give you an early admission decision. Official transcripts and test scores must be received before issuance of I-20 for a student visa. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT I-20: Please be advised that you must send your official transcripts  through postal mail and have your test scores sent directly to CSUSM from testing agencies  before we can issue the I-20 for the student visa.  

When will we send out admission decisions? Your application will be submitted to your graduate program as soon as we receive your documents. We will notify you as soon as receive the admission decision from your graduate program. 

Once admitted, you will receive your admission offer via email along with detailed instructions on how to request your I-20.  The international admissions advisors from Global Education will send you details about orientation and the sevis process.  Please be sure to carefully watch your email since this is our primary means of communication.

Contact Information:
California State University San Marcos - Office of International Admissions
Global Programs & Services
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001 USA
P: (760) 750-4844  F: (760) 750-3138