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Fall 2021 Applications

Apply October 1 - January 15, 2021

Initial Document Deadline: February 12, 2021

Spring 2021 Applications

Apply August 1–31, 2020

Initial Document Deadline: September 28, 2021

The key to a successful transfer is early planning to ensure that students complete courses that meet the admission, general education, and lower division major preparation requirements. Review the 2020-2021 CSU Admissions Handbook (PDF) for more information. 

Apply online(opens in new window). View the Transfer Student Application Checklist(opens in new window) from the Cal State Apply website.

The typical application filing periods for each semester are listed below. CSU, Chico is an impacted campus; it is important to check our website for information regarding specific semesters.

  • Spring Semester: August 1-31
  • Fall Semester: October 1-  December 4

Any CSU, Chico student or applicant for admission to CSU, Chico has the right to be free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. If you feel you have been subjected to the aforementioned, consult Executive Order 1097(opens in new window) or contact the Student Judicial Affairs Office, 530-898-6897.

General inquiries about your application should be directed to the Office of Admissions at or 1-800-542-4426.