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Your NetID is your personal East Bay identification number that allows you online access to student self-service systems such as Cal State East Bay email, Blackboard, and MyCSUEB.

After submitting an application for admission, you will receive your NetID by mail with instructions for setting your personal password. Please keep your NetID and password in a safe place. For assistance or questions about NetID or resetting passwords, please visit the NetID page online or contact the servicedesk@csueastbay.edu.

After you have activated your NetID, you can set up your Horizon E-mail account. All students receive a Horizon student e-mail account. This e-mail account is where important University communication will be sent about your academic status, classes, fees, financial aid, and more. In addition, this is the e-mail address professors will use to communicate with you. It is your responsibility to check your Horizon e-mail regularly for official University notices and updates.

You can log in to your Horizon e-mail account with your NetID and password. Access and learn to use your Horizon student e-mail at http://horizon.csueastbay.edu/.

MyCSUEB is your personal student portal. Check the status of your application and see a list of your outstanding requirements, through MyCSUEB.

It is important that you check your MyCSUEB "To Do List" items regularly for items that need to be completed and submitted for your application.

If the item status indicates "initiated" that means the item is needed and action is required on your part.  You must submit all requested documents by their deadlines

Please allow two to four weeks for the receipt of transcripts and test scores to be recorded.

To access MyCSUEB you will need a NetID and password. 

Individual graduate departments may have additional admission standards for their programs (e.g., letters of recommendation, resumes, test scores). Contact your academic department for more information.

Some  graduate programs may require Letters of Recommendation. If the program requires that the letters be submitted through Cal State Apply, click here for tips and guidelines.  Otherwise, contact the program for instructions. 

Cal State East Bay requires applicants to submit official, final transcripts from all institutions attended to the Office of Admissions. This includes all institutions before and after your bachelor’s degree. The Office of Admissions does not accept composite transcripts.  Courses that appear on one transcript but taken at another institution will need to have transcript sent from that original institution. If a degree is in progress, please make sure that the degree is recorded on your transcript prior to submitting your transcript to our campus.

If your graduate program also requires official transcripts, you will need to send additional copies directly to your department. 

All acceptances are conditional and contingent upon verification that all required work/degree was completed.  Be sure to submit your documents by the published Document Deadlines. View how to submit documents.

The university and your department will provide orientation materials to help you understand your degree program and choose the courses in which you should enroll.

  • The university Orientation office holds an online orientation for new graduate students each semester.   
  • The Office of Graduate Studies also offers an older orientation video orientation covering additional topics.
  • Your department will also offer a program-specific orientation. Contact your Academic Department or your program's graduate coordinator for more information.

If you have not done so, please submit a FAFSA application as soon as possible. Use the Cal State East Bay School Code 0001138 when applying.

U.S. citizens, permanent residents and other eligible non-citizens can apply for financial aid. Non-citizens who attended a California high school for at least three years can complete the California Dream Act Application at dream.csac.ca.gov.

Monitor your MyCSUEB portal for any document requests. Students are encouraged to quickly submit requested documents to avoid any delays in the processing of their financial aid awards. Visit the Financial Aid page to learn more.

There are many scholarship opportunities available. You can search for search by major, academic program, interests, and more! Please visit Pioneer Scholarships for more information.

If you are interested in finding on-campus or off-campus housing, please visit Student Housing & Residence Life for more information.

Phone: (510) 885-7444
Fax: (510) 885-7152
Email: housing@csueastbay.edu

Fees are due after registering for your classes.  Check your MyCSUEB account under the "Finances" section to see your payment due date. For more details, please visit:


Cal State East Bay welcomes international students to join our vibrant multicultural campus community. The International Admissions Office provides services to prospective students from overseas, students currently residing in the U.S. on a student visa, as well as any applicant with transcripts from a non-U.S. institution.

Contact Us

Office of Admissions
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Hayward, CA 94542