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Apply for Admission to Cal State East Bay

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Find Yourself Here

Welcome to Cal State East Bay, home of the Pioneers. Join a community of energetic, diverse students from across the state and around the globe, working together to achieve their educational dreams and to build a better world.

Before You Apply

Review Admission Requirements and complete your required coursework. Find your major at the Academic Programs web site.

Gather your documents using one of these checklists:

Join the Future Student Mailing List to receive helpful reminders, admission deadlines and event invitations.

Visit the Welcome Center website to learn more about Cal State East Bay's campuses and programs.

Speak with an Outreach Counselor if you need assistance:

  • For High School students: Visit the Welcome Center website to make an appointment.

  • For Transfer students: Make an appointment at your community college transfer center or contact the Outreach Counselor for your school.

When and How to Apply

  • Spring Semester application period is August 1-31, 2020. Spring classes begin in January.

  • Fall Semester application period is October 1- December 4, 2020. Fall classes will begin in August.

Visit Cal State Apply to complete your application for admission to Cal State East Bay.

Financial Aid Workshops for 2021-2022

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships presents four Financial Aid Workshops for future and current students, to be held online October 26-29, 2020.

You must register in advance to get access to a workshop. Download Zoom before the event.

Visit the workshop page for details and registration

California State University East Bay’s student outreach and admission selection policies and procedures are committed to and adhere to the Standard of the Principles of Good Practice of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Cal State East Bay is a proud member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC).

Contact Us

Student Outreach at the Welcome Center
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Student & Faculty Support Building, Suite 122
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • Phone hours Monday- Friday 9am-5pm; Chat live Monday-Friday 10am-5pm