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2023 Next Steps to CSUSM Presentation

Are you applying to CSUSM for Fall 2023 admission? Join us for a Next Steps to CSUSM webinar! We'll cover the basic steps you'll need to take from admission to the first day of class to make sure you're prepared for the start of the semester, includuing submitting your Intent to Enroll, enrolling in classes, and more! We hope to see you there!

Transfer Students & Families:
- Dates TBD

First-Year Students & Families:
- English-speaking sessions: Dates TBD
- Spanish-speaking sessions: Dates TBD

Learn More about Next Steps!

2022 Back to School Series

New Student & Family Programs is excited to present the Back to School Series, starting in June 2022! The Back to School Series is a collection of informational workshops and events covering a variety of topics to help you get ready for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

Learn more and RSVP!


Enrolling in Classes

Need help with choosing your classes? Follow these steps!

  1. Sign up for Orientation to receive an enrollment date.
  2. Complete the New Student Enrollment Tutorial. The tutorial will teach you all about how to select and enroll in the courses you need!
  3. If you have already completed the Enrollment Tutorial and still have questions, connect with an Academic Advisor! Academic Advising will be available for new students after June 1st, 2021. 

Virtual Student & Family Handbooks

The Virtual Student Handbook is available to you as a resource before, during, and after orientation! The handbook is full of useful information about CSUSM. An accessible PDF version of the handbook is also available.

Family members can utilize our Virtual Family Handbook, also available in an accessible PDF format. The Family Handbook is also available in Spanish, in virtual and accessible formats!

First-Year Experience Pathway

Are you a first-time college student in your first semester at CSUSM? Check out the First-Year Experience Pathway for a step-by-step guide through your first semester. Transfer students might find this guide helpful too!

First-Year Experience Pathway

Virtual Campus Tours

Learn your way around campus with this guided virtual tour from an Orientation Team leader! You can also view these additional informational videos to learn all about CSUSM. 

Specialized Programs at CSUSM

CSUSM offers a variety of Specialized Programs to eligible students to provide additional support and services, including academic and career advising, academic coaching and tutoring, mentoring, community-building, and more. Explore available programs and services to learn more about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and involvement opportunities. 

Explore Specialized Programs

Campus Directory

Looking for something? Explore our Campus Directory or try typing what you're looking for into the search bar at the top of the page!

Additional Resources for New and Prospective Students