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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.

Get ready to 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 with the staff by chatting with the Welcome Center on their website to learn more about Cal State East Bay's campuses and programs. You may also send a question to visit@csueastbay.edu

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 to Apply

  • Spring Semester 2022 application period is August 1-31, 2021. Spring classes begin in January.

  • Fall Semester 2022 application period is October 1- November 30, 2021. Fall classes begin in August.

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

For Help with the CSU Application

  • Cal State Apply has information on each application page, and offers more help through the Customer Support Center (CalStateApply@liaisoncas.com or 857-304-2087). See the Customer Service hours online for help with the application.

  • You may also contact East Bay's Welcome Center weekdays from 9am-5pm at 510-885-2556, or chat online with the Welcome Center staff from 10am-5pm on weekdays.

Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

Be sure to submit your financial aid application before March 2 for priority consideration, with a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA). To apply for numerous Scholarship opportunities, visit Pioneer Scholarships online. To learn more about our generous financial aid packages, visit the Financial Aid website for future students.

Need Financial Aid? If you missed the priority deadline to submit the Financial Aid Application, you may still be eligible to receive financial aid! 

Since Spring 2020, priority Emergency Grant funding went to students who submitted their FAFSA or CADAA Application and we are expecting additional funding! We accept applications until the end of the academic year! If you have not already applied for financial aid and wish to do so, please fill out a FAFSA or CADAA right away. 

Apply to Live on Campus

The application for campus housing at Pioneer Heights is open March 15, 2021 to new students. Be sure to apply early if you are interested. Learn all the details at the Student Housing website.

 

 

Financial Aid Workshops for 2021-2022

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships offers Financial Aid Workshops for future and current students.

Get helpful, step-by-step information about filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act Application* (CADAA).

 

Visit the workshop recordings here

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