Congratulations on your acceptance to CSUSM! Follow these important Next Steps to prepare for your first term at Cal State San Marcos. These steps are also available on your To Do list in MyCSUSM.
Your Intent to Enroll and the $150 Enrollment Deposit must be submitted by the given deadline:
Spring term admission: December 1
Fall term admission: May 1
Failure to submit the intent to enroll and enrollment deposit by the deadline will result in cancellation of your offer of admission.
You can submit your Intent to Enroll and pay the Deposit on MyCSUSM. Once you have logged in, select "Student Center," then select "Accept" or "Decline" for your fall application. If you select "Accept," you are required to complete all the steps to accept the offer of admission. Enable pop-ups on your web browser to proceed with making your payment online.
The $150 Enrollment Deposit is non-refundable and will apply toward your first term tuition. The Enrollment Deposit will be waived only for students who qualified for a fee-waiver at the time of application.
To be considered for financial aid, you must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and include the Cal State San Marcos school code, 030113. You should also create your Cal Grant Application as soon as possible.
Updates regarding your financial aid application will be sent to your email and visible on your To Do list in MyCSUSM.
Additional information, including how to apply for scholarships, is available on the Financial Aid and Scholarships website.
Spring Term Admission:
Orientation sessions will be held in January. Once you submit your Intent to Enroll and pay the Enrollment Deposit, you will be able to reserve an orientation date on MyCSUSM. More information about orientation reservations will be emailed to you.
Fall Term Admission:
Orientation sessions are conducted between June and August. Once you submit your Intent to Enroll and pay the Enrollment Deposit, you will be able to reserve an orientation date on MyCSUSM. More information about orientation reservations will be emailed to you.
A final official college transcript showing completion of all requirements for admission, including Spring grades, must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the given deadline.
If you are earning an Associate Degree for Transfer from a community college in California this spring, the official transcript must include your verified degree.
Failure to submit by the deadline will result in cancellation of your offer of admission.
CSUSM requires electronic transcripts from the colleges/universities listed on the Send Transcripts page. Electronic transcripts can be provided through external or third party vendors (Credential Solutions, eTranscriptCA, National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment, etc.). When ordering your transcript, please choose California State University San Marcos as the intended recipient from the school name dropdown. If California State University San Marcos is not listed, please use firstname.lastname@example.org as the recipient email address.
For schools that do not supply electronic transcripts and must be sent by mail, please ensure the transcript is in an envelope sealed by your school and addressed to:Office of Admissions
Students born after January 1, 1957, must demonstrate proof of full immunization to Measles and Rubella. All first-time students, 18 or younger on August 1 of their entering academic year, are required to present proof of full-immunization against Hepatitis B. Proof must be submitted to Student Health Services before you can enroll in classes.
The CSU has announced a requirement for the COVID-19 vaccine, to be effective upon FDA approval, but details regarding this requirement are not yet available. For information regarding the COVID-19 vaccines for those residing in campus housing, please visit the Housing website.
Additional information, including how to submit proof, can be found on the Student Health and Counseling Services website.
Contact Information:Student Health & Counseling Services
Phone: (760) 750-4915
Fax: (760) 750-3181