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Completing the CSU Application


Completing the CSU Application

An SMC counselor will explain how to complete the CSU application. The entire application will be covered line by line and questions will be addressed.

Recommended for students applying for transfer to CSU.

CSU's That Are Still Open for Admission

Search tool to determine CSU Campuses Still open

Important Deadlines

  • CSU applications for fall admission must be submitted October 1 - November 30 (unless deadline is extended)
  • Click on the CSU Apply link above to find out which CSU campuses are accepting applications for Winter and/or Spring.

Need Help?

Visit the CSU Apply Website for general application questions.

SMC counselors are available virtually to assist with your application. 

Spring 2025 Application Workshops

Spring 2025 application period is August 1 - 31

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 (Virtual)
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Registration Link

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 (Virtual)
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Registration Link

See which CSU campuses are accepting the Spring 2025 application: Search for campuses that are still open.

See a counselor for assistance with completing the application.

Fall 2025 application workshops coming in Fall 2024!

For fall the priority application period will be October 1 - November 30.  The rule of thumb is that impacted campuses usually close on the priority deadline.  Non-impacted campuses can stay open past the deadline.  The CalStates Dates and Deadline page will show this information

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities to make all learning experiences accessible. The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD, also known as DSPS) is the official campus office that works to arrange reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. If you feel you may need accommodations based on the impact of a disability, please contact CSD or DSPS to initiate a conversation about your options at 310-434-4265 or Contact should be initiated as soon as possible to allow adequate time for accommodations to be arranged.  The Center for Students with Disabilities is located on the 1st floor of the Student Services Center.

Updating Your CSU Application

Online application update opens for CSU transfer applicants to report final fall grades and in-progress or planned coursework (open through January 31) for CSU. Go online to check dates and deadlines at the Admissions Dates & Deadlines.

Counselors will be available virtually to assist students with updating the UC Application. Please have copies of transcripts from all colleges attended.

These workshops are offered in January.