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Live International Admissions Q&A via Zoom



Please use the LiveChat feature on our website for quick questions.  You can access it by clicking on the "Chat with an Expert" whenever you see it active on the bottom right corner of the International Admissions homepage.

International Admissions staff are available to speak with you by zoom.  

To request a meeting, please email

International Application Workshops



 Fall 2024 International Application workshops

  • March 20, 8am PDT
  • April 24, 8:30am PDT 
  • May 14, 8:30am PDT
Our International Recruitment and Marketing team will host live webinars to review the Cal State Apply application process as well as how to submit documents to Cal State East Bay to complete your application. There will be time for Q&A as well.


See slides from the Fall 2024 applicant session on March 20 here

Register in advance to attend an upcoming workshop:


Meet an International Student Ambassador


Please see our website for an introduction to our current International Student Ambassadors.

Please email us at to submit a question or to request a zoom meeting with an ambassador.


Virtual pre-departure workshops for admitted international students


Next dates:

Fall 2024 pre-departure orientations

  • March 25, 8:30am PDT
  • April 16, 8:30am PDT
  • May 3, 8:30 am PDT
  • Admitted students will receive invitations via email.
  • Please watch your email for Zoom links to register in advance to participate.
  • Review everything you need to know before arriving in the U.S.
  • The content will be the same for each session.

See slides from the March 25 session here.

Register in advance to attend an upcoming  pre-departure workshop:

International Student Orientation


Spring 2024 Orientation Date: Friday, January 12, 2024

 First day of Spring semester: Tuesday, January 16, 2024


Fall 2024 Orientation Date: to be confirmed

(usually held towards the end of the week prior to classes beginning)

First date of Fall semester: August 19, 2024 

International Student Orientation is hosted by the Center for International Education.

Orientation details will be posted here when they are confirmed.

Students who have accepted the offer of admission will be invited to register in advance to participate.  Check your horizon email for updates.