New Student Enrollment Checklist

  • Intent to Enroll - Admitted students must accept the offer of admission to continue the enrollment process.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships - CSU San Marcos offers a variety of aid programs and campus scholarships.
  • Housing - On-campus and off-campus housing information and assistance is available. Start the process early!
  • Final Transcript - Students offered provisional admission are required to submit a final transcript indicating completion of courses and/or graduation.
  • Placement Exams - First time freshmen are required to satisfy placement examination requirements in English and Mathematics.
  • Orientation - Admitted undergraduates are required to attend an orientation program.
  • Class Schedule and Fee Payment - Admitted undergraduates register during orientation. Other new students may register according to the published registration calendar.