Admitted Students

Congratulations on your offer of admission (including provisional) to California State University, Bakersfield for the Spring 2019 semester! Here are a couple of things you're going to need to know as you navigate through the admissions process.

So, now that you are admitted to CSUB what do you do next?


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Step 1: Log in to myCSUB and Accept Your Offer of Admission

  • Log into myCSUB
  • Click the "Accept/Decline" link in the Admissions Section

Please be sure to accept or decline your offer by December 15, 2018. By accepting your offer of admission early, you gain earlier access to registering for new student orientation, meeting with your academic advisor, and registering for classes.

For instructions on how to Accept or Decline your admission to CSUB, please click Instructions:Accept/Decline.


Step 2: Submit Official Transcripts

Official transcripts are required to validate your eligibility for admission and should be received:

Initial transcripts with in progress grades - September 14, 2018

Completed transcripts with final grades - January 14, 2019

Transcripts may be:

  • Submitted electronically from the sending institution to the email incomingtranscripts@csub.edu;
  • Delivered in a sealed envelope to the Admissions and Records Office; or
  • Mailed to: 

California State University, Bakersfield
Office of Admissions and Records,  47SA
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022

IMPORTANT: If, after validation and verification you do not meet eligibility, your offer of admission may be revoked and courses enrolled for the Spring 2019 term canceled. 


Step 3: Apply for Housing (optional)

Please visit the housing website for details on deadline dates, room types, and room availability.


Step 4: Register for New Student Orientation

  • An invitation will be emailed to you once you have accepted your admission. 

    • You must accept your offer of admission to register
    • Mandatory New Student Orientation fee is separate from other deposits, registration fees, and tuition
    • For information and details on Orientation, visit the website of Orientation or call 661-654-3388


Step 5: Schedule an Academic Advising Appointment

In order to schedule an academic advising appointment, you must:

  • Be admitted to the university;
  • Accept your offer of admission;
  • Submit official transcripts; and
  • Transfer credit posted

Contact the Student Services Center for the department of your intended major for more information. 


Step 6: Visit Your To-Do List on myCSUB

Visit your To-Do List on your Student Center on myCSUB regularly as it may be updated throughout the admissions process.

Please click on the links at the left for more information about testing and immunization requirements, new student orientations, housing, and myCSUB.


CSUB Office of Admissions and Records

Student Services Building
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022
Phone:  (661) 654-3036
Fax:  (661) 654-3389

Enrollment Management

Email: admissions@csub.edu

Academic Advising and Resource Center

Phone: (661) 654-2700

Academic Schools

Admitted students: Learn about your major and academic school and setup an appointment for advising.

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