Application Timeline

What Student does What CSUF does
STUDENT 1. Submit application and $55 application fee
CSUF 2. CSUF issues student CWID number for information in online portal
STUDENT 3. Email unofficial transcripts and test scores
*Decision cannot be made with incomplete documents
CSUF 4. CSUF issues admission decision
STUDENT 5. Accept admission and submit financial affidavit form and proof of funding
CSUF 6. CSUF issues I-20
*if financial affidavit is approved and delivery preference is provided
STUDENT 7. Mail final official transcripts to CSUF
*For final grades or those who emailed transcripts for admission
STUDENT 8. Obtain visa or request SEVIS record be released
STUDENT 9. Complete online training and Check-in. Attend Orientation as required
STUDENT 10. Begin your studies at CSUF