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Application Process

Application Process


Application Deadlines

(Again, please note that CSU systemwide program deadlines may differ.)
Fall term (August-December) and Academic Year (August-May) DEADLINE: March 1
Spring term (January-May) DEADLINE: October 1
Late applications only accepted with permission from the CSULB Inbound Exchange Coordinator and should be requested via the exchange coordinators, not students. 
All exchange students must maintain full-time status (each semester).
Year-long exchange students must remain in good academic standing after semester one (at least a 2.0 GPA or 'C' average) in order to continue for a second semester.

Step by Step Process

Apply to your home institution
Your home international advisor will need to nominate you to the program
Apply to CSULB
Receive acceptance letter and DS 2019 form
Apply for visa
Purchase mandatory insurance coverage from this link