Admitted Students

Congratulations on your offer of admission (including provisional) to California State University, Bakersfield for the Spring 2018 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 1, 2017. 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 sent immediately upon acceptance. 

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: GE and 60+ units must be completed by Summer 2017. Final transcripts are due January 15, 2018, with all grades posted to clear admissions for the Spring 2018 semester. Note: If, after validation and verification you do not meet eligibility, your offer of admission may be revoked and courses enrolled for the Spring 2018 term canceled. 


Step 3: Apply for Housing (optional)

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


Step 4: Register for New Student Orientation

  • Register online or by mail by stated deadline
  • You must be admitted prior to attending
  • Mandatory New Student Orientation fee is separate from other deposits, registration fees, and tuition
  • For information and details on Orientation, visit the Orientation website or call 661-654-3388


Step 5: Schedule an Academic Advising Appointment

In order to become eligible for an academic advising appointment, you must:

  • Be admitted to the university;
  • Accept your offer of admission;
  • Be registered for Orientation; and
  • Submit official transcripts

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
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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