Application Deadlines

Fall 2017 January 9 - March 9, 2017

Application Instructions


Submit the Online Application

This is the first and most critical step to be completed.

Online application (CLOSED)

In order to submit your online application, you will be required to pay a $55 non-refundable application fee via debit/credit card.

On page 8 of the online application, you will download the following:

  • PreSLP Statement of Intent

You must complete, and then attach the following documents to the online application. Online applications submitted without these completed attachments may not be considered:

  • PreSLP Statement of Intent
  • Resume
  • Copy of unofficial academic records/transcripts from any/all academic institutions you have attended in the past.

Mail Additional Items

Mail the following items TOGETHER IN ONE PACKAGE/ENVELOPE to complete your application:

  • Original/Sealed official academic records/transcripts from any/all academic institutions you have attended in the past. This includes community colleges and institutions where you completed post-baccalaureate work. Do not open transcripts before forwarding them to CSUN.

All items must be received at CSUN by the application deadline date. No exceptions will be made. It will be the responsibility of the student to verify the status update of received application materials.

Send items to the exact address below. Using other CSUN addresses will result in your application not being received at the correct location and can delay the application process thus omitting your application from the pool of complete, on-time applications.

Tseng College Registration and Client Services
ATTN: Certificate of Pre-SLP program
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, California 91330-8352


Recommendation Letters

Please arrange for three recommendations using this Recommendation Form. All recommendation forms must be emailed by the by the recommender. The Recommendation form must accompany any letters.

Recommenders (not you, the applicant) should EMAIL their recommendation directly to this email: and emails should use the Subject line “Pre-SLP Application Review”.

All recommendations must be received by the application deadline date to be considered for review.


Activate CSUN Email Account

Activate your CSUN online access and check your CSUN email account regularly.

You are issued a CSUN email account when you apply to the University. Your CSUN email account serves as your official email account with the University. This means that the University will use it for official communications and you are responsible for monitoring this account. All updates on your application status will be sent to your CSUN email account only.

You should receive a letter from Admissions and Records with your CSUN User ID/Username, initial password, and CSUN email address roughly one week after submission of your application. More information about activating your account is available in the online application to this program. You may use the information below to access your CSUN account for the first time and to log into your CSUN email.

Activate CSUN User ID and Password
Access/Forward CSUN email
Access the SOLAR Student Center
Forgot CSUN User ID and Reset CSUN Password


IMPORTANT NOTE TO APPLICANTS: All communications between CSUN staff/faculty and potential or actual applicants to our programs are treated as part of the overall application processes and may be considered in making appropriate admissions decision to any CSUN program.

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