After You're Accepted
So you've been offered conditional admission to Monterey Bay? Congratulations, your hard work has paid off. Before you can join our spring class, there are a number of things you need to complete.
Log in to Get Started!
First, log onto your my.csumb.edu and review your "to do" items. Next, review the admissions information you received in the mail (or will be receiving soon). Admissions notification letters will be mailed mid-February along with the "Next Steps Guide." The guide has the most complete list for following through with your admissions.
And while you're on your my.csumb.edu, review some of the most important things you need to do now that you're admitted.
You can also download a .pdf of our 'Next Steps' Admit Booklets:
Submit English (EPT) and/or Math (ELM) Placement Tests
Many incoming freshmen students are required to take English (EPT) and/or Mathematics (ELM) placement tests unless otherwise exempt, prior to enrolling in classes at CSUMB. Check your my.csumb.edu dashboard to see if you are required to take one or both of these tests. If you are required to take this test, the last test date is May 3, 2014.
Confirm Your Enrollment
Confirming your enrollment reserves your place at CSUMB. This is done through your my.csumb.edu dashboard. It's easy and only takes a few minutes. You must confirm your enrollment by paying the $100 enrollment deposit. The deposit is non-refundable and is applied toward your first semester tuition
Transfer and freshman enrollment confirmation fee deposit due May 1, 2014.
Submit Official Transcripts
Transcripts should be sent directly from the originating institution to the Office of Admissions. Transcripts submitted by the student are acceptable, if submitted in the original sealed envelope.
First Time Freshmen
Final high school transcripts must be in our offices by July 8, 2014 and must have a graduation date on it. All required coursework must also be completed by this date. Some students will have other final documents to submit such as online coursework.
Submit official transcripts from all colleges you have attended or are attending now no later than March 1, 2014. Some transcripts may have coursework in progress. Admissions will verify all of the coursework you reported on your application. All coursework must be completed by the final transcript deadline. Final official transcripts, AP, IB, and/or CLEP scores are due July 8, 2014.
Attend Admitted Student Reception
The single best way to determine whether we're the right place for you is to come see us for yourself. All admitted students will be invited to our on-campus admitted student reception on April 5, 2014. We will also have an off-campus admitted student reception in the Los Angeles area on March 22, 2014.
Register for New Student Orientation
At orientation you will have the opportunity to speak with an advisor and register for courses. You can register for orientation once you have paid your enrollment confirmation deposit and your orientation fees.
Take a Campus Tour
The single best way to determine whether we're the right place for you is to come see us for yourself. We offer campus tours daily.
Apply for housing
On-campus housing offers students a unique opportunity to make connections within the university community and be steps away from classrooms. If you plan on living on campus, once you have paid your enrollment confirmation deposit, submit your housing deposit and housing application.