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Fall 2021 Application Deadline Extended to Midnight, Pacific Time, March 2, 2021

To better serve high school and community college students, the California State University (CSU) has extended the Fall 2021 application deadline to midnight, Pacific Time on March 2, 2021.

Apply Today!
Start today to give yourself plenty of time to complete and submit the application on Cal State Apply.

Need help with Financial Aid?
Be sure to submit your financial aid application before March 2, with a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA). To apply for Scholarships, visit Pioneer Scholarships online and apply by the March 2 deadline. To learn more about financial aid, view the Financial Aid workshop recordings linked below, and visit the Financial Aid website for future students.

Free books for new and continuing Freshmen for Spring 2021
For new and continuing Freshmen who register for Spring 2021 classes, check your Horizon email account for instructions on how to obtain your books sent to you in December 2020. The deadline to request your books to be shipped to you is January 24. For more information visit the free books for new freshmen website.

Spring 2021 Admitted Students Week

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Spring 2021 Admitted Students Week

Our virtual Spring 2021 Admitted Students Week was held October 17-22, 2020. Admitted students and families prepared for Spring 2021 semester at this event. If you missed it or you want to revisit the information, you can see presentations from the event at the virtual experience website.

Preview Day for Fall 2021

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Don't miss our Preview Day for Fall 2021 prospective students and families. This event provides helpful information on a variety of topics for students interested in entering Cal State East Bay in Fall 2021.

You can now view the recorded sessions on Preview Day's virtual experience website.



Learn about Financial Aid for 2021-2022

Financial Aid Workshops 2021-2022

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Workshop
The FAFSA Workshop provides guidance for filling out the 2021-2022 FAFSA Application. We also discuss the Federal Verification process, and how answers on your application can impact overall eligibility.

California Dream Act Application* (CADAA) Workshop
This workshop provides step-by-step guidance for filling out the 2021-2022 CADAA Application. We discuss the State Verification process, and how answers on the application can impact your eligibility.

Both workshops:
• Touch on the special circumstance appeal process
• Offer a preview of our new Pioneer Scholarship portal

View the recordings at the following YouTube links:
FAFSA Workshop

CADAA* Workshop

*The California Dream Act Application requires that the student meets AB540 criteria. US Citizens and eligible non-citizens should submit the FAFSA application. For questions regarding your eligibility, contact us at

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