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Checklist For Admitted Students

Checklist for Admitted Students


To find out if you have been admitted go to your "MyCSUSM"

MyCSUSM is your student center where you can perform several tasks relevant to your academic experience including:

  • Search for and enroll in classes

  • View your grades and academic history

  • Apply for graduation

  • View, accept, and decline financial aid offers

  • View and pay charges, and more

For information on how to use these features mentioned above, you can use Quick Reference Guides

Once you have been admitted, do the following:

Step 1: Click on the "INTENT TO ENROLL" button. This will tell the University that you accept and are planning on attending.

Step 2: You will receive an email about registering for orientation that will most likely be the first week of June. The cost for orientation is ($85 for freshman -- $60 for transfers) you can make a payment or sign a deferment form and it will be taken out of your Financial Aid.

Note: If you defer payment and attend the orientation, but do not decide to attend the university you will be required to pay this fee.

Step 3:  Attend Orientation -- Important: You must register for orientation and you must attend orientation. This is when you register for your classes.  

Step 4:Important: You are required to start your classes in the summer. Contact ACE Scholars Services for dates classes will be held (from July to mid-August).

Step 5: If you have not done so, be sure to have filled out the Chafee Grant application. The Chafee Grant For Foster Youth is a grant of $5,000 a year given to those who are or were in foster care. 

Step 6: Be sure to have filled out any scholarship applications. For more information about scholarships, financial aid, and more, go to Scholarships & Resources

Any question contact ACE Scholars Services for assistance.