GANAS Program Application


  • You must be a new Fall semester transfer student
  • Must make a commitment to the GANAS program for your first full academic year
  • Former PUENTE students will be given preference

Program Requirements

  • Enroll in required GANAS upper-division GE courses each term during your first year
  • Enroll in required GANAS transfer success seminar each term during your first year 
  • Meet with the GANAS counselor at least two (2) times per semester
  • Connect and meet with your a peer mentor
  • Remain in full-time enrollment status (12 units) and in good academic standing with the university

Program Selection

The selection committee is looking to select a diverse cohort. Please note that many factors will be taken into consideration when choosing the cohort. We encourage all interested applicants to apply.

Ready? Apply For The GANAS Program

Important Dates

December 1

GANAS Application Opens – Space is limited; applicants are encouraged to apply early

March 2

GANAS Application Priority Deadline –Notifications of acceptance to the GANAS program will be sent by April 1 for priority applicants, contingent upon Cal State East Bay Fall admission.

After March 2nd

Documents received after the priority deadline will still be accepted on a space-available basis. Notifications of acceptance to the GANAS program for non-priority applicants will be sent by mid-June, contingent upon Cal State East Bay Fall admission.

QUESTIONS? Contact GANAS Office at (510) 885-2960 or email us at