Dates & Deadlines

Find your admission deadlines below.

Application deadlines

  • Fall semester admission: Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, now extended to Jan. 31, 2023
  • Spring semester admission: Aug. 1 to Aug. 31 only for athletes, veterans and international freshman applicants

Final high school transcript deadline

  • Fall applicants: July 15

Intent to Register

  • Fall applicants: May 1

Application deadlines

Preliminary transcript due date

  • Fall applicants: Feb. 15
  • Spring applicants: Oct. 3

Final transcript due date

  • Fall applicants: July 15
  • Spring applicants: Jan. 17*

Test Scores

Optional AP, CLEP or IB test scores are due as soon as possible but no later than:

  • Fall applicants: July 15
  • Spring applicants: Jan. 17*

To order test scores, see:

Intent to Register

  • Fall applicants: May 1
  • Spring applicants: Dec. 1

CSU Fully Online

  • Fall 2022 semester: Aug. 15-Sept. 2, 2022
  • Spring 2023 semester: Jan. 9-27, 2023

Learn more about CSU Fully Online.

Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment

  • Fall 2022 semester: Aug. 15-Sept. 2, 2022
  • Spring 2023 semester: Jan. 9-27, 2023

Learn more about Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment (ICE).

Application deadlines

  • FALL semester admission: Oct. 1-May 31
  • SPRING semester admission: Aug. 1-Oct. 31

Please see the important notes about master's programs in the Graduate Student Applicant section of this page.

Returning international students who were previously disqualified: Please see previously disqualified student deadlines.

Document deadlines

  • Fall applicants: June 15
  • Spring applicants: Nov. 15

Application deadlines

  • FALL semester admission: begins Oct. 1*
  • SPRING semester admission: begins Aug. 1*
    • Some master's and doctoral degree programs accept applications only for fall — not spring — admission.

*Important notes

CSU Fully Online

  • Fall 2022 semester: Aug. 15-Sept. 2, 2022
  • Spring 2023 semester: Jan. 9-27, 2023

Learn more about CSU Fully Online.

Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment (ICE)

Learn more about Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment (ICE).

Returning undergraduate student application deadlines

Returning undergraduate students who were previously disqualified

  • NEW! Applications will be considered for spring 2023 admission if received by Aug. 31.
  • If disqualified prior to fall 2022, apply for fall 2023 admission no later than Nov. 30, 2022, now extended to Jan. 31, 2023.
  • If disqualified at the end of fall 2022, apply for fall 2023 by April 1, 2022. An invitation code is required after Jan. 31, 2023.

For important details, visit Returning Undergraduate — Previously Disqualified.

Returning graduate student application deadlines

Due to CSUN’s impaction status, we cannot accept applications for second or additional bachelor’s degrees. If you've already earned a bachelor’s degree or higher, we encourage you to apply to a CSUN graduate program instead.

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