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Fall 2022


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Fall 2022 Priority Application Period

October 1 - December 15, 2021 

Please note: The Nursing Program application period closes on Nov 30

Freshmen Requirements    Transfer Requirements

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Application Clinics

 Need help completing the application to CSUSM? Join us on Zoom during one of the scheduled clinic date and times below!

  • Saturday, October 16 | 11:30 - 12:30pm
  • Thursday, October 28 | 6:00 - 7:00pm
  • Thursday, November 18 | 6:00 - 7:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 23 | 10:00 - 11:00am

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How to Apply

Complete and submit the online application on Cal State Apply, the California State University's comprehensive website, during the application period.         

Review application requirements, deadlines, and additional important information based on the applicant types listed above.

Have questions about the Cal State Apply application?