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Welcome Day

A Virtual Experience for Admitted Students and Families

You're invited to Welcome Day - A Virtual Experience.
The campuswide showcase opens here on Saturday, April 18.

Join us on this website to celebrate your admission to Cal State East Bay. Explore majors and the four academic colleges, student services, student life programs, and more. Feel the excitement as you join the Pioneer community. Learn why Cal State East Bay is a great investment in your future!

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 will be offered to incoming Freshmen and Transfer* students. Learn about financial aid options and campus work opportunities. Secure your place in the Fall class by accepting your admission offer during this event if you have not already done so. Then take a celebration photo with friends or family and post it on social media!

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

East Bay letters with students

Explore the online resource fair!

Learn about the three campuses at Hayward, Concord and downtown Oakland, student housing, and the Recreation and Wellness Center available to all 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.

Student ambassadors

Convenient online access from the comfort of home

The Welcome Day experience will be available online beginning April 18, and also after the program launch. Be sure to explore everything you can to prepare for taking classes next Fall. Although campus is currently closed, our friendly staff is working behind the scenes to assist you to prepare to enter Cal State East Bay this Fall.

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!
Yes, you can accept your offer of admission at Welcome Day! If you plan to accept your offer, have ready a Photo ID,  your student NetID number, and a credit card to transact the payment. After accepting your offer, take a family photo to capture the moment. Go Pioneers!

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:

Freshmen Admissions:

Undergraduate Residency Questions:

Transfer Admissions:

Graduate Residency Questions:

Graduate Admissions:

Early Start Questions:

Admission Appeals:

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