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Live International Admissions Q&A via Chat and 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.


Q&A Via Zoom

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

To request a meeting, please email

International Application Workshops


 Spring 2025 International Application workshops

  • August 13, 8:30 am Pacific time
  • September 25, 8:30am, Pacific time

Fall 2025 International Application workshops

  • October 9, 8:30 am, Pacific time
  • November 1, 8:30 am, Pacific time
  • additional dates to be determined
Our International Programs 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 April 24 here

Register for upcoming Spring 2025 sessions:



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, 8:30 am PDT
  • April 16, 8:30 am PDT
  • May 3, 8:30 am PDT
  • June 11, 8:30 am PDT
  • July 10, 8:30 am PDT
  • July 26, 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 most recent session here.

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

International Student Orientation



Fall 2024 Orientation 

Friday, August 16

First date of Fall semester: August 19, 2024 

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

Please find additional information about the orientation here.

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