Eligibility & Application

Program Eligibility

Eligibility & Selection

  • Be a newly admitted, Fall semester, incoming Freshman or Transfer student
  • Make a commitment to the PIAA program during your time at CSUEB

Program Requirements

  • Make a commitment to the PIAA Program for the first academic year you are enrolled at Cal State East Bay
  • Participate in program-related activities
  • Meet with a PIAA counselor at least two (2) times per semester
  • Regularly meet with a PIAA peer mentor
  • Remain in full-time enrollment status (12 units) and in good academic standing with the university


  • Have an assigned PIAA counselor to holistically advise you on strategies for success
  • Build supportive, identity-based community on-campus
  • Access to both PIAA & SEAS community events
  • Mentorship opportunities with Asian Pacific Islander Staff/Faculty Association (APISFA)