After You're Accepted

Congratulations on your admission to ALP at Cal State East Bay! Prior to attending ALP, admitted student must complete the following steps.

As you are preparing for your F-1 visa and arrive, please refer to links to view the following documents:

Apply for a Student Visa (F-1) and schedule a visa interview at the nearest United States Embassy/Consulate. Check with the local U.S embassy/consulate for what to prepare for the visa interview.

Pay the $350 SEVIS fee by completing Form I-901 online at FMJfee. Keep your receipt as you will need it at your visa interview.

Your NetID is your personal Cal State East Bay identification number, which gives you access to online student self-service systems like MyCSUEB website. It was sent to you with your letter of admission. Contact us if you have not received your Net ID information in your admission packet. 

If you have not done so already, activate your Net ID now. 

In order to better protect the identity and data of students, CSUEB has implemented multi-factor authentication
as an additional security measure, also known on campus as Duo authentication. To enroll your NetID account with Duo, go to Duo for CSUEB page and click on the “Enroll in Duo” button.

Your CSUEB Horizon email account is where University communications are sent. Access your Horizon email with your NetID and password. Check often for important messages. Horizon email can be forwarded to a personal email account.
Check your tuition fees for your program and pay before the end of the orientation to avoid a late fee of $75.
You should have submitted housing interest form as part of your application packet. If you're still looking for a place to live, check our housing page.

Cal State East Bay requires that all international students carry health insurance that meets the minimum requirements. You must purchase health insurance from Relation that provides insurance that meets and exceeds the CSU requirements or submit proof of Government-Sponsored or Employer-Sponsored Insurance.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding health insurance, please contact

Get any required immunizations and have your doctor complete the Immunization Form which you will need to mail, fax or deliver in person to the Student Health Center on campus.
The closest airports to Cal State East Bay are San Francisco (SFO), Oakland (OAK), and San Jose (SJC). If you need airport pick up service, submit a request (optional) using our Airport Pick-Up Form.
All new admitted students are required to attend the orientation. See Orientation page for upcoming orientation information.