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A little stuck on the application or have general questions about applying? Reach out to the Welcome Center:

  1. Chat with a Welcome Center Ambassador 10am-5pm weekdays! Click the red "Chat with Us" tab at the bottom of your screen to be instantly connected

  2. After hours? Leave us a question and we'll get back to you during the next business day. Click the red "Ask a Question" tab at the bottom of your screen to leave a message for a Welcome Center Ambassador

  3. Send us an email for more in-depth inquiries:

  4. Call us weekdays 9am-5pm at 510-885-2556 when the office is open to the public

  5. Drop by to visit us 9am-5pm in the Student and Faculty Support Center, bottom floor suite 122 when the office is open to the public again. Masks/facial coverings required!

**Please keep in mind the office is not open to the public currently due to Shelter in Place**



The Welcome Center offers one-on-one appointments with a Pre-Admission Counselor for undergraduate students who have not yet applied with domestic transcripts. Appointments are available over the phone, ZOOM, or email at your preference!
Each appointment will cover:

  • The freshman or transfer admission requirements to the university

  • What to expect when applying

  • Questions about deadlines

  • General university questions
Contact the Welcome Center to see appointments available for the month: scheduling available via email or click the red "Chat with Us" tab at the bottom of your screen.

Be sure to get your unofficial transcripts in advance of your appointment.

Meet our Pre-Admission Counseling Staff!
For questions about your major, which courses to take for your major, or admission to Nursing, use the search bar to look up your major department.

You can also reach out to ask us for contact information by clicking the red "Chat with Us" tab at the bottom of the screen or sending us an email: 

Call the Welcome Center at 510-885-2556 weekdays from 9am-5pm to be transferred to the department of your choice.
Each graduate program has different admission requirements and can have different application deadlines. For more information about earning a Master's degree, contact the Graduate Program directly in which you are interested.

Visit the International Admission Office for more information:

  • If you have any unit of course credit from outside the United States
  • Regardless of residency (won't affect residency)

  • Email or call 510-510-885-2880
California State University East Bay’s student outreach and admission selection policies and procedures are committed to and adhere to the Standard of the Principles of Good Practice of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Cal State East Bay is a proud member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC).
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