Incoming Freshmen

All incoming freshmen majoring in one of the ten programs are invited to participate in the Arts and Humanities Learning Community. Research has shown that students who participate in learning communities are more engaged in campus life, have higher GPAs, and are more likely to complete their degrees in four years. As a member of the A&H Learning Community, students will take courses with a cohort of other students majoring in one of the ten programs housed within the School of Arts and Humanities.

Please make sure to read and do the following:

Accept Your Offer of Admission. 

All students must accept their offer of admission by paying their Enrollment Confirmation Deposit. The non-refundable, non-transferable deposit declares your intent to attend our campus and must be made in order to enroll in courses.

Stay Connected. 

Check your MyCSUB and campus email accounts often. You are responsible for staying informed about your admissions status.

Turn in Documents. 

Turn in final transcripts and any other documents listed on your MyCSUB To Do List by the deadline listed.

Take Placement Tests (EPT/ELM). - First Year Students Only 

The English Placement Test (EPT) and Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) test or proof of exemption from EPT/ ELM must be completed in order for students to be able to register for courses and/or participate in the Early Start Program. Send proof of exemption from EPT/ELM to the Office of Admissions and Student Recruitment. Testing opportunities are available at CSUB as well as other CSU campuses. Visit the Testing Center website for more information.

Get Started (ESP). - First Year Students Only 

Early Start Program (ESP) participation is based on EPT/ ELM score results. Students who are planning to attend CSUB in the fall and are required to participate in Early Start. Visit the Early Start website for more information about the ESP.

Clear Holds. 

Check your MyCSUB account for any holds which will keep you from being able to register for courses. Click on the details to see which office at CSUB has placed the hold and instructions to get the hold removed. All students are required to submit proof of immunizations for measles and rubella and hepatitis B before beginning their second quarter of enrollments. Your MyCSUB account will be updated and a hold will be placed if your proof of immunization has not been received by the Student Health Center.

Attend Orientation. 

All new undergraduate students must attend orientation. Please visit the New Student Orientation website to learn more about guidelines and how to attend CSUB.