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Preview Day 2017

Annual Open House

Come and Visit Cal State East Bay!

You're invited to attend our annual open house for prospective freshmen, transfer students and families. 

At Preview Day you will:

  • Learn about our extensive academic programs and student life
  • Learn about admission requirements and financial aid
  • Tour our handsome campus and comfortable housing and enjoy our commanding view of San Francisco Bay

Details about Preview Day 2017

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Schedule At A Glance

Preview Day will provide you and your family numerous opportunities to connect with the Proud Pioneer community and traditions. Besides participating in Admission, Housing, and Financial Aid presentations, you can also attend University Showcase and assorted open houses. Reference last year's 2016 Preview Day Program to get an idea of all of the wonderful opportunities that we have in store for you.
Counselors

Fall 2018 Admission Information

University staff, faculty, and enrollment counselors will help you to learn about East Bay's many opportunities. Admission presentations will be provided for both Freshman and Transfer students. Click here for more in depth information about application and document deadlines. Also explore our 49 undergraduate degrees and 77 concentrations! 

Scenery

Campus Tours and Campus Life

Cal State East Bay is an ideal setting for academic achievement, career exploration, personal growth, and developing lasting friendships. Also, it's the perfect place to appreciate a 360-degree panoramic view of the majestic San Francisco Bay from Hayward's serene hills. At Preview Day, participate in student led full campus tours, Recreation and Wellness (RAW) Tours, and self-guided tours of campus housing. If unable to attend this event, please remember that you have an open invitation to schedule a walking tour. Please visit our Welcome Center website or contact (510) 885-2556 to learn more about availability. 

Family

Convenient Hotel Accommodations

There are several hotel and motel choices conveniently located within 5 miles of Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus that can accommodate visitors. Please click here to visit our Hotel Accommodations website for more information. Also enjoy Downtown Hayward's cinema, shopping, and dining just a few minutes away from campus.

Important Information & Announcements

Driving Directions 

Cal State East Bay's Hayward Campus is easily accessible by major freeways and public transportation. Visit our Driving Directions website for more information and remember to check local road and freeway reports to ensure that your drive is convenient. 

Parking Information

All parking lots will be available for free event parking and a parking permit is not required on this day. To efficiently manage parking traffic, it is recommended that guests take the following routes upon arriving to campus and park in the recommended parking lots below for your convenience. See Campus Map for locations. 

  • From Harder Road, turn left onto West Loop Road to park in Lots A or B.
  • From Carlos Bee Blvd., turn right onto West Loop Road to park in Lots A or B. 
  • Once these lots are filled, then you may proceed to the next closest lots: Lots C, D, or E. 

Accessibility Information 

Please be advised that Cal State East Bay is committed to providing equal and integrated access for individuals and families with disabilities. The university has created a Detailed Map which highlights the accessibility features for major buildings and areas including automatic doors, ramps, and elevators. Accessibility parking is also available in all lots. Please be advised that the university does not provide personal attendants or wheel chairs. It is the sole responsibility of campus guests to arrange these logistics in anticipation of the Preview Day 2017 program which extends to various areas around campus. 

Frequently Asked Questions

There is no registration fee to attend Preview Day. All parking lots will be available for free event parking and a parking permit is not required on this day.
Prospective students are not required to attend Preview Day although it is highly recommended. Attending the event has no impact on your application or admission status.
Yes, you may still attend Preview Day even if you have not yet applied to Cal State East Bay. This event is highly recommended for students who are still making their final college application selection as well as students who have already applied or who are thinking about applying. At Preview Day you will learn about our extensive academic programs, student life, admission requirements, and financial aid, tour our handsome campus and comfortable student housing, and enjoy our commanding view of San Francisco Bay. We want to show you why we think Cal State East Bay should be your first choice university!

Yes, walk-in students and guests are welcome the day of the event. 

Preview Day is held once a year every October. If unable to attend this event, please remember that you have an open invitation to schedule a walking tour. Please visit our Welcome Center website or contact (510) 885-2556 to learn more about availability. 

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