CSU Transfer Planning

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Guide for Transfer Students: Applying to the CSU System

There are 23 CSU campuses throughout California.  CSUs serve most of the state’s four-year college-age population. Most CSUs use the semester system, but not all.  At a CSU, students will find that professors are focused on teaching and campuses offer traditional and career specific programs of study.

The following will link you to the CSU campus of your choice:                                       

 CSU Online Application


Need Help?

CSU Application Center (800) 468-6927 or support@CSUMentor.edu

Campus Contact Info: www.calstate.edu/sas/soafar.shtml

Additional Resources

Main Website


Explore and Apply


GPA Calculator


CSU Admissions Handbook

2015-2016 CSU Admissions Handbook

CASPER houses detailed information on admission, enrollment, and orientation at each of the 23 California State University (CSU) campuses.

Campus Admission-Specific Practice and Enrollment Resources (CASPER)

 CSU Application Tutorial Power Point