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  • We recommend that all seniors apply for SCCCD during the Fall of their senior year.
  • We work closely with representatives from Fresno City College to assist students with this process through a program called Reg-To-Go.  
 
ZOOM LINKS for all of the events listed below cannot be posted online but will be sent out through ParentSquare and StudentSquare.
 
APPLICATION TIMELINE:
 
  • September 21 - West Campus Application Workshops
  • October 5 @ 10:30, 12:00, and 2:00 - EAST Campus Application Workshop
  • December 1 - Online Orientation
  • March - One-on-one advising appointments
  • April 27th - Priority Registration for classes
  • All of the 23 colleges in the CSU system use the same application called Cal State Apply. 
  • Students can apply to a CSU if they have completed all of the requirements on the A-G list and they have a 2.5 GPA.
  • The Cal State Apply application is open from October 1 - November 30.  
  • Fresno State is our local CSU and provides us with application and admissions assistance throughout the year.
  • Admissions requirements and acceptance rates vary from school to school.
  • The CSU is not requiring the SAT or ACT for the Class of 2021, students will be admitted based on GPA only.
 

CSU CAMPUS INFORMATION

CSU BAKERSFIELD - students can request more information or sign up for a virtual tour on the CSUB Outreach page - https://www.csub.edu/outreach/
 
CSU CHANNEL ISLANDS - students can live chat with an admissions representative, attend application information sessions, take a virtual tour, or attend a virtual campus preview day - https://www.csuci.edu/visit-campus/arvirtualservices.htm
 
CHICO STATE UNIVERSITY - students can register for a virtual admissions presentations, live student panel, virtual tours, and virtual group experiences. - https://www.csuchico.edu/admissions/visit/tours/virtual-tour.shtml
 
CSU DOMINGUEZ HILLS - students can connect with a counselor, sign up for a virtual tour, and explore majors and programs - https://www.csudh.edu/future-students/explore/
 
CAL STATE EAST BAY - students can view campus tours and student panels - https://www.csueastbay.edu/visit/tours-of-campus/index.html
 
CAL STATE FULLERTON - Use the Titan One-Stop Shop to find links to all important information for first-year freshmen. - http://www.fullerton.edu/one-stop/
 
FRESNO STATE - our Fresno State ambassador will be available to assist virtually on Mondays from 10:00am - 3:00pm and Wednesdays from 12:00pm - 3:00pm. Students can email Mrs. Brooks for the link.
 
HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY - students can schedule an appointment with a counselor, attend live presentations, live chat with admissions counselors, or watch a virtual tour - https://admissions.humboldt.edu/
 
CSU LONG BEACH - watch a live campu tour through Instagram or attend high school application workshops - https://web.csulb.edu/divisions/students/uosr/tours/index.html
 
CAL STATE LOS ANGELES - students can gather information about freshman requirements and application process - https://www.calstatela.edu/admissions/freshman-application-and-admission
 
CAL MARITIME - Learn more about programs and campus life at Cal Maritime - https://www.csum.edu/about/explore.html
 
CSU MONTEREY BAY - take a tour, subscribe to a mailing list, visit the “Why CSUMB?” page - https://csumb.edu/admissions/discover-csumb-open-campus
 
CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE - students can receive pre-admission counseling, live chat, or take a virtual tour - https://www.csun.edu/outreach
 
CAL POLY POMONA - students can tune in for “Poly Nights” presentations, sign up for pre-application advising appointments, or virtual campus tours - https://www.cpp.edu/outreach/index.shtml
 
SACRAMENTO STATE UNIVERSITY - Fall in Love with Sac State is a 7 week series of presentations and virtual experiences for students looking to get more information about Sacramento State. - https://www.csus.edu/apply/admissions/fall-in-love-with-sac-state.html
 
SACRAMENTO STATE UNIVERSITY - students can sign up for daily live campus tours - https://www.trumba.com/calendars/sac-state-events-student-life-admissions-outreach
 
CAL STATE SAN BERNARDINO - students can make a pre-application appointment or take a virtual tour - https://www.csusb.edu/admissions-overview
 
SAN DIEGO STATE - sign up to receive more information or take a campus tour - https://admissions.sdsu.edu/?_ga=2.163961404.2076476789.1602608275-2066793096.1602608275
 
SAN FRANCISCO STATE -  take a virtual tour of the campus - https://future.sfsu.edu/explore
 
SAN FRANCISCO STATE - learn more about current requirements and campus life at San Francisco State through their Freshmen FAQ page - https://future.sfsu.edu/admissions-covid-19-faq
 
SAN JOSE STATE - prospective students can get information about admissions requirements and how to apply - https://www.sjsu.edu/admissions/freshman/index.php
 
SAN JOSE STATE - take a live virtual tour of San Jose State - https://www.sjsu.edu/soar/visitsus/visitsjsu/index.html
 
CAL POLY SAN LUIS OBISPO - connect with an admissions officer or financial aid staff, attend application workshops or Fall informational webinars. - https://www.calpoly.edu/visit
 
CAL STATE SAN MARCOS - sign up for a virtual open house on Oct. 17 or take virtual tours - https://www.csusm.edu/discovercsusm/
 
SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY - students can sign up for virtual advising appointments, virtual information sessions, listen to live admissions presentations, and take virtual tours. - https://admissions.sonoma.edu/experience
 
STANISLAUS STATE - take a virtual tour, participate in a live chat, and listen to a student panel - https://www.csustan.edu/undergrad/campus-tours
  • All 9 University of California campuses use the same application.
  • Students can apply to a UC if they have completed all of the requirement on the A-G list (attached below) and they have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in those classes.
  • The UC Application is now open but can only be submitted between Nov. 1 and Nov. 30.
  • The UC Application requires students to write 4 short essays called Insight Questions.  We strongly recommend students start working on those NOW.
  • UC Admissions is a highly competitive process and admitted students usually exceed the minimum application requirements.
  • The UC is not requiring an SAT or ACT score for the Class of 2021.  They will use the other components of their application to determine admission.
 

EVENTS OFFERED BY UC CAMPUSES:

UC BERKELEY  - students can sign up for admissions presentations offered virtually every week, virtual tours, and student panels. - https://visit.berkeley.edu/virtual-engagements/
 
UC DAVIS - students can attend virtual admissions presentations, virtual tours, and view videos from former presentations on a variety of topics. - https://ua.ucdavis.edu/portal/virtual-futureaggies
 
UC IRVINE - students can sign up for daily 45 minutes presentations, student panels, virtual tours, and Discover UCI Preview Week from Oct. 19 - 24 - https://admissions.uci.edu/discover/virtual-events/index.php
 
UCLA - sign up for an admission information webinar - https://connect.admission.ucla.edu/portal/virtualpresentations
UCLA Virtual Tour - sign up for a student-guided live tour of UCLA - https://connect.admission.ucla.edu/portal/virtualtours
 
UC MERCED - students can register for admission information webinars, virtual tours, and application workshops. https://admissions.ucmerced.edu/admissions-events
UC MERCED will also offer 2 presentations specifically for Central students on October 28 and 29
 
UC RIVERSIDE - students can sign up for informational meetings every Friday at 11:00am and 3:00pm, application workshops, live chats, and virtual tours - https://connect.ucr.edu/portal/ua_freshmenevents
 
UC SANTA BARBARA - students can register for virtual events such as campus tours, application workshops or admissions presentations. - https://admissions.sa.ucsb.edu/virtual-admissions-events
 
UC SANTA BARBARA - VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE on November 6 from 10:00am - 3:00pm - https://admissions.sa.ucsb.edu/open-house
 
UC SANTA CRUZ - view the calendar for live student-led tours and presentations for prospective freshmen students every Thursday at 4:00pm. Sign up directly on the site - https://admissions.ucsc.edu/visit/fall-virtual-events.html
 
UC SAN DIEGO - students can register for appointments about admissions or advising, sign up for TritonTalks where they will receive general information about the school, or visit the UCSD YouTube page to see a collection of videos of previous presentations. - https://admissions.ucsd.edu/visit/events/index.html