CSU Timeline – Fall 2021


  • Complete and submit CSU application between October 1 –December 4, 2020 @ www.calstate.edu/apply.
  • Financial aid applications open October 1, 2020. FAFSA/Dream Act priority deadline March 2, 2021.

After Applying

  • Create CSU Portal account. An email will be sent with directions from the university(ies) in which you’ve applied.
  • Check email and portal frequently (at least once a week)!

January 2021

  • Update CSU Application with fall 2020 grades. (Fresno State deadline: January 17, 2021)

February 2021

  • Request and send all official transcripts from every college attended & send test scores (AP, IB, etc.) to CSU. Not all CSU’s require an initial transcript, refer to your university email and/or portal(s). (Fresno State deadline: February 1, 2021.)

March 15, 2021

  • ADT Verifications: Community College staff will electronically verify ADTs by March 15, 2021.

March – June 1, 2021

  • Submit “Intent to Register/Deposit” to the campus by the posted deadline, refer to your email and university portal(s).
  • Register for new student orientation.

Late June - early July, 2021

  • Request and send final transcripts by the campus deadline. (Fresno State deadline: June 30, 2021.)

Fresno State Transfer Deadlines and Important Dates