CSU 101:Introduction to theCSU for New HighSchool CounselorsPresented by:Vera Hampton, Associate Director, CSUNMatthew Hebert, Director of StudentRecruitment and School Relations, SDSU

1. What is the CSU and Benefits of Attending a CSU2. Understanding the CSU Application Process3. Admission Requirements and Impaction4. Do’s and Don’ts for filling out the application5. The CSU admission timeline6. Counselor Resources7. Upcoming Events8. Question & AnswerAGENDASan Jose State

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Location MattersCampus LocationDifferencesCentral Coast – San LuisObispoWine Country - SonomaOcean – Long BeachLarge City – San JoseSuburb – FullertonRural – HumboldtSanta Moncia, CA

Hands on approachFocused on Job PlacementOutstanding accessible facultyModerate size classroomsExtensive academic and studentsupport servicesMany majors offeredAccessibleDiversityBenefits of the CSUChico State

What You Can Study at sinessDairy ScienceEducationEngineering (Various)Fire Protection AdministrationForensic ScienceGlobal Intelligence and NationalSecurityHotel Restaurant ManagementInterior DesignKinesiology/SportsManagementMusic Industry & Tech.NursingRadio/Television FilmWine and ViticultureAnd hundreds of others .

On-Campus HousingAssociated StudentGovernmentStudy Abroad ProgramsClubs/Student OrganizationsService LearningLeadership DevelopmentProgramsCampus Job OpportunitiesSports and ActivitiesStudent Support ProgramsCSU Long BeachLife at the CSU

Academic AdvisingWriting CenterCareer CenterTutoring CenterCounseling & PsychologicalServicesVarious Student CulturalCentersWellness CenterVeteran & Military ServicesDisability Student ServicesFood PantryCampus ResourcesCSU Northridge

NCAADivision I:FresnoSan DiegoSacramento StateDivision II:San MarcosChicoCal Poly PomonaNAIAMaritimeThe CSU competes in manylevels of division athleticsincluding NCAA I & II andNAIADivision AthleticsFresno State

The Benefits of Living onCampus:ConvenienceSpecialized CommunitiesAcademic Support Social LifeLiving on CampusSonoma State

CSU campuses will NOT use SAT or ACT Exam scoresin fall 2021, winter, 2022 and spring 2022 admissioncycles for any admission decision.Admission requirements will be adjusted and mayinclude supplemental factors determined by individualcampuses Applicants need to: Be a high school graduate or equivalent Complete the 15-unit comprehensive “a-g”pattern of college prep courses Earn a qualifying “a-g” GPAFall 2021 Admission Requirementsand AccommodationsCSU Bakersfield

CSU EligibleCalifornia residents and graduates of California high schools with a 2.50 or greater “a-g” GPANon-California residents earning a 3.00 or greater “a-g” GPACampus DecisionCalifornia high school graduates or residents of California earning a GPA between 2.00 and 2.49Non-California high school graduate or non-residents of California earning a GPA between 2.47and 2.99Not CSU EligibleCalifornia high school graduates or residents of California earning a GPA 1.99 or belowNon-California high school graduates or non-residents of California earning a GPA 2.46 or belowGPA requirements may be higher for specific CSU campuses that are impacted. Some campuses mayalso use supplemental factors or multi-factor criteria to replace the SAT/ACT to determine eligibility.Eligibility for the CSU

2021-22 SupplementalFactorsEach CSU campus willdetermine the supplementalfactors usedImpacted campuses andprograms may also usesupplemental factorsSupplemental factors couldinclude: Courses exceedingminimum “a-g” courses Household income Extracurricular involvement Work experience Math/QR GPA Educational programparticipation OthersSacramento State

Factors Most Campuses are UsingFactors that are Campus Specific“a-g” GPAMath/QR GPA“a-g” Courses above 30/15Work ExperiencePromise/Partnership programsExtracurricular ActivitiesFirst GenerationLeadership PositionsLow IncomeEducational ProgramsSchool Free & Reduced Lunch (basedon CA Promise Indicator)Foster Youth ServicesEnglish GPAMilitary StatusLab Courses GPAExample FactorsFresno State

Supplemental FactorsHow Supplemental Factors can be Used Fully Impacted Campuses All Programs and populations Impacted at First-time Freshman Level & SomePrograms All impacted programs and populations Program Impaction Only or No Impaction Programs that are impacted Campus Decision Populations Impacted programs may keep their process as long as noSAT/ACT test scores are part of evaluationFresno State

Educational Programs & Work Experience

A-G RequirementsSocial Science: 2 yearsEnglish: .4 yearsMathematics: 3 yearsLaboratory Science: .2 yearsLOTE: .2 yearsVPA: .1 yearElectives: 1 yearAll college prep courses must be completed withfinal grades of “C-” or higherA-G Course Management Portal CSU Monterey Bay

When a campus receives agreater number of applicationsfrom eligible students but notenough spaces to offer admissionfor all of those eligible students.Therefore, meeting the minimumrequirements may not be enoughto gain admission to a CSUWhat is Impaction?San Jose State

The Super 7Cal Poly San Luis ObispoCal State FullertonCal State Long BeachCal State Los AngelesFresno StateSan Diego StateSan Jose StateAll undergraduate programs, pre-programs,and undeclared/undecided programs areimpactedCal Poly San Luis Obispo

Impacted for IncomingFreshmenCSU ChicoCSU East BayCSU Monterey BayCSU NorthridgeCal Poly PomonaSacramento StateCSU San BernardinoCSU San BernardinoImpacted at the freshmen level, localadmission area taken into accountCSU San Marcos

Cal MaritimeCSU BakersfieldNon-Impacted CampusesCSU Channel IslandsCSU Dominguez HillsCSU StanislausHumboldt StateSan Francisco StateSonoma StateCampuses accept all eligible applicants whomeet minimum CSU AdmissionRequirements. Please note some campusesmay have impacted programs.Humboldt State

Transfer Pathways Transfer to the CSU: Degree with a Guarantee (ADT): Degree for Transfer Major & Campus -search.aspxCal Maritime

Application Period: October 1st – December 4th

Cal State ApplyTop 5 Do’s and Don’tsfor Filling Out YourFreshman ApplicationSan Diego State

Selfreportedinformationis importantMajority of CSU’sbase theiradmissiondecisions fromself reportedinformation.Coursework isused forplacement forMath and Englishin accordancewith new CSUMath/EnglishPlacement (EO1110).CSU Channel Islands

Students Must Check Their Portal Admission Status is via campus Portal Majority of communication from the CSU campuses is via email Create a separate email address that students and parents can both check.

The CSU Admission TimelineOctober-December Apply (Application Confirmation) Communication from CSUcampus regarding your loginportal informationOctober-March Admission Decisions Sent Impacted campuses will sendtheir decisions towards March Non-impacted could be as earlyas 48 hours after downloadingapplication Check portal for admissionstatusMarch-April Campus Preview DaysMay Students Commit to a CSUcampusJune-August Official high school transcript duewith final grades and grad date Orientation/Registration forClasses Early Start ProgramAugust Start of SchoolStanislaus State

CalState Apply Counselor r-resources/Pages/default.aspxCounselor or-resources)CSU Admission HandbookCSU-UC Comparison ofMinimum Freshman AdmissionRequirementsCounselor Updates Future Webinars -

STAYING CONNECTEDVISIT US WCampus Specific Admission Requirements u/Pages/default.aspxCOVID-19 Guidance st-time-freshman-guidance.aspxPaying for College Apply Questions About Your Application to the CSU? (857) 304-2087 State Apply Applicant Help CenterTo Contact a Specific CSU mpus.aspxTo Contact a Specific CSU th and English Placement Course Management Portal (CMP)


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CSU Bakersfield. CSU Channel Islands. CSU Dominguez Hills. CSU Stanislaus . Humboldt State. San Francisco State . Sonoma State. Humboldt State. Campuses accept all eligible applicants who meet minimum CSU Admission Requiremen