Policies and Procedures by Tag: Admission

Appeal of Admission Decision

Section 89030.7 of the California Education Code requires that the CSU establishes specific requirements for appeal procedures for a denial of admission. Each CSU must publish appeal procedures for applicants denied admission to the university. The procedure is limited to addressing university decisions to deny an applicant admission to the university. Admission appeal procedures must …

Application Filing Periods

Application Filing Periods Terms Applications First Accepted Initial Filing Period Fall Semester or Quarter October 1 October 1-November 30 Winter Quarter June 1 June 1-30 Spring Semester or Quarter August 1 August 1-31 Summer Semester or Quarter (Most CSUs do not admit students to summer term.) February 1 February 1-28 Filing Period Duration Each non-impacted …

Hardship Petitions

The University has established procedures for consideration of qualified applicants who would be faced with extreme hardship if not admitted. Petitioners should write CSUN’s Office of Admissions following the guidelines at Admission Appeals regarding specific policies governing hardship admission.

Importance of Filing Complete, Accurate and Authentic Application Documents

CSUN advises prospective students that they must supply complete and accurate information on the application for admission, residency questionnaire and financial aid forms. Further, applicants must, when requested, submit authentic and official transcripts of all previous academic work attempted. Failure to file complete, accurate and authentic application documents may result in denial of admission, cancellation …


The university reserves the right to select its students and deny admission to the university or any of its programs as the university, in its sole discretion, determines appropriate based on an applicant’s suitability and the best interests of the university.

Undergraduate Applicants, Other

Other Undergraduate Applicants Applicants not admissible under the established provisions should enroll in a community college or other appropriate institution. Only under the most unusual circumstances will such applicants be permitted to enroll at CSUN. Permission is granted only by special action.

Undergraduate Application Procedures

Prospective students applying for part-time or full-time undergraduate programs of study must submit a completed undergraduate application. The $70 nonrefundable application fee should be paid online at the time of application via credit card or PayPal and may not be transferred or used to apply to another term. An alternate major may be requested on …