Welcome to Cougar Central!

Cougar Central is your one-stop-shop for information regarding admissions, registration, financial aid and cashier services.  Our friendly and helpful representatives at the counter will assist you on a walk-in basis.  Stop by during regular business hours or give us a call.

Admissions & Recruitment: Prospective & New Students

  • Admission requirements
  • Application for admission
  • Campus tours

Registration & Records: Continuing Students

  • Address or name changes
  • Add/Drop classes
  • Course requests
  • Declare major/minor
  • CSUSM transcript requests
  • Leave-of-absence requests
  • Veterans Affairs
  • Special consideration requests
  • Registration holds
  • Withdrawal from university requests
  • Classroom location

Student Financial Services

  • Cashiers
  • Financial Aid Business Office
  • Student Accounts Receivable

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Apply for Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Programs
  • Student Loans
  • Scholarships

Visit Us!

Cougar Central
Craven Hall - 3rd floor
(760) 750-4848

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday
8AM - 5PM

(Cashiers 8:30AM-4:30PM)

CSU San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096

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