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Welcome Day

A Virtual Experience for Admitted Students and Families

Join Welcome Day, A Virtual Experience

Discover a wide array of videos, presentations and more!
Explore the four colleges, take virtual tours, learn about financial aid, student housing, and campus life.
We look forward to welcoming you this fall!

Details about Welcome Day

Pioneer Flag at Homecoming Parade

Meet the Pioneer community online

On Welcome Day, you and your family can connect with the proud Pioneer community at Cal State East Bay. Our campuses at Hayward and Concord offer an inspiring setting for personal growth, career exploration, academic achievement, and friendship.
staff ready to answer questions

Accept your admission offer and celebrate!

Presentations about the next steps of the admission process are designed for incoming Freshmen and Transfer* students. Learn about financial aid options and campus work opportunities. Then celebrate becoming a Pioneer by posting a photo on social media!

* Graduate students should contact their academic program office for next steps admission details.

East Bay letters with students

Explore YOUR university!

Learn about our campus, Student Housing and Residence Life, and the many services and opportunities available to students. Explore everything from majors to student clubs to athletics. See presentations on financial aid, student success, community engagement, and getting involved in campus life. You won't want to miss this experience!


Find the college for your major
Student ambassadors

Convenient online access from the comfort of home

The Welcome Day experience was published online on April 18, and also will remain available after the program launch till the start of Fall semester. Be sure to explore everything you can to prepare for taking classes in Fall. Our friendly staff is working diligently to assist you to be successful as you enter Cal State East Bay.

Frequently Asked Questions

Admitted students are not required to attend Welcome Day. This is an opportunity to celebrate with family and friends your admission, and to share why Cal State East Bay is your university of choice! If you are not able to attend the virtual experience on Welcome Day, this content will continue to be available online after April 18.


You and your guests can view Welcome Day: A Virtual Experience anytime online throughout our enrollment season.

No, Welcome Day is not a substitution for mandatory Orientation – nor for General Education advising – for freshman and transfer students.

Welcome Day is designed for admitted students and their families to learn more about the University as students decide to commit to attending Cal State East Bay by the May 1 deadline.

Log into your student portal on MyCSUEB to check if you have any missing items to be turned in.

If you have required documents outstanding, you can turn them in by email or postal mail. Visit How to Submit Documents on the website for details, including how to send electronic transcripts for faster processing.

While our campuses are closed during the COVID19 Shelter in Place, we are still available to serve you via email. Please submit your questions using the appropriate email address below:

Find contact links for admissions, residency, Early Start, and admission appeals on this table.

Freshmen Admissions:

Undergraduate Residency Questions:

Transfer Admissions:

Graduate Residency Questions:

Graduate Admissions:

Early Start Questions:

Admission Appeals:

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Office of Student Outreach