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*not accepting late applications to Nursing and Sociology Online

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 2021-2022 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 15

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 Student Conduct, Rights, and Responsibilities at 530-898-6897.

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