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Your Path to CSUSM

Transfer Edition (for Fall 2021 admission)

This Transfer Path is a helpful tool to keep track of some of the steps you will need to take as you prepare for your first semester at CSUSM. But please note that the Path to CSUSM is not a replacement for checking your CSUSM Cougar Email or MyCSUSM


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Submit Test Scores
Due February 15
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Provide Documentation for Disabilities
(if applicable)
Apply at any time
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Apply for Housing
(if applicable)
Priority Deadline: May 17


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Complete Placement Exams
(if applicable)

Due prior to course enrollment
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Attend Cougar Blue Days
April 9, 10, 11
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Complete Mandatory Enrollment Tutorial
Opens in May (due prior to course enrollment)


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Purchase Fall Parking Permit(if applicable)
Opens August 12
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Pay Tuition and Fees
Due August 25
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Move in to Housing
August 27-28
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Attend Miiyu
August 28
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Attend Weeks of Welcome Events
August 28 - September 12
Check your personal email and CSUSM email daily. The majority of your campus-related communication will come via email!

Please note that the Transfer Path to CSUSM is subject to change. Last updated June 1, 2021.

Prefer a hard copy? Download the printer-friendly PDF Transfer Path! Please note that this web page and the printer-friendly version may differ slightly due to space constraints on the PDF. Both versions are subject to change. Please refer to the web page version above for the most complete information. Printer-friendly version last updated June 1, 2021.