Due to ongoing Pandemic restrictions, CSUN faculty and staff are working remotely. However, we continue to accept applications and provide assistance.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for application support. While there may be a delay in response in some cases, rest assured that we will respond to your email.
Application Deadlines for Fall 2021
|priority deadline||final deadline||online application|
|March 23, 2021||June 1, 2021||OPEN|
To best facilitate a timely and successful application process, we encourage you to finish your application before the priority deadline. By applying early, you also facilitate more time for financial aid decisions.
If you experience any technical issues, please email email@example.com and a staff member will assist you (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.).
STEP 1: Submit Online Application
To start your application, please click on the Online application link below, and then register as a new user or log in with an existing username and password. Helpful tips before completing the application.
Link to: Online application
After you register, please complete the online application, which includes the following steps:
STEP 2a: Submit Official Transcripts
After completing your online application, please submit official academic records/transcripts:
STEP 2b: For Non-U.S. Degree/International Students Only
When submitting transcripts, please include two official copies: one in the original language and one in an official English translation.*
In addition to the above requirements, applicants with a degree from outside the United States must also submit the following:
Note: Degrees from outside the United States must be equivalent to a U.S. 4-year degree.
If you attended an institution that does not report course grades in a letter format corresponding to a four-point numerical scale (i.e. A = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1, F = 0), you must submit the results of a third-party official transcript evaluation. Visit the NACES home page to obtain a listing of member evaluation services.
*Translations must be completed by a member of the American Translators Association; a certified court interpreter or translator; or a staff member of a foreign consulate.
STEP 3: Activate Your Account
After submitting your application, you will receive an email within 2-3 business days containing your username, CSUN email address, and student ID.* Please follow the email’s instructions to activate your CSUN email account and gain access to the myNorthridge Portal.
Note: If you are a returning student or reapplying, please use your existing CSUN username and password.
*If you do not receive an activation email from the Tseng College, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEP 4: Check Your CSUN Email and myNorthridge Portal
Please regularly check your CSUN email for updates. The university uses this email for all communications, including notification of whether you are accepted into the program.
To reiterate: Updates on your application status will only be sent to your CSUN email account.
Along with your CSUN email, you should regularly use the myNorthridge Portal to access important information and complete necessary tasks. The portal is where you can find your student schedule and access or update your personal and academic records.
IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL APPLICANTS: Please be advised that all communications with University employees, including emails and phone conversations, are considered in admissions decisions. State Consumer Protection Information can be found here.
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