Fall 2015 Admissions

CI is only open for applications to the Early Childhood Studies program in Santa Barbara.  For all other majors, CI is now closed.  The next available application term is Spring 2016 and applications will be accepted beginning August 1, 2005.  Applicants for fall 2015 are expected to have all CSU admission requirements completed by the end of spring 2015.  Applicants for spring 2016 are expected to have all CSU admission requirements completed by the end of summer 2015.  

Please view the Transfer Admission Handout (PDF, 33KB) for specific admissions and deadline information for fall 2015.

Steps to Enroll

  1. Apply at www.csumentor.edu beginning October 1st- November 30, 2014.
  2. Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended as soon as possible, but no later than January 30, 2015. This includes official transcripts from the college/university you are attending now.  This is not a postmark deadline. Any file not complete will not be evaluated for the fall term.  
  3. Apply for financial aid via the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning January 1st- March 2, 2015.
  4. Submit all documents required by Financial Aid by May 29, 2015. (Only financial aid eligible students that meet both the FAFSA application deadline and document deadline (March 2nd & May 29th) will have their tuition deferred. Students not meeting the deadlines, MUST pay their tuition fees from their own resources by the payment deadline.
  5. Check your myCI for your admission status. MyCI account login information will be emailed to you after applying. If you have previously applied to CI, you would have already received this information. Email admissions@csuci.edu if you need your myCI information resent.
  6. If admitted, submit your intent to enroll and $100 non-refundable deposit online by May 1, 2015.
  7. Sign up for Academic Advisement and Orientation workshops which take place in June 2015. Only students who have submitted their intent to enroll and deposit will receive the links to register for the workshops.
  8. Please note: All admission requirements for the Fall 2015 term must be done by Spring 2015. Summer 2015 coursework will not be acceptable for use in Fall 2015 admission decisions.

Spring 2015 Admissions

CI is no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2015 term.  

Please refer to the Spring 2015 Transfer Admission Handout (in PDF format)  for information regarding important deadlines and dates. (To view the handout, download Acrobat Reader.)

Steps to Enroll

  1. Apply at www.csumentor.edu. Applications will be accepted from August 1-August 31, 2014.
  2. Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended as soon as possible, but no later than September 30, 2014. This is not a postmark deadline. Any file not complete will not be evaluated for the Spring term.
  3. Apply for financial aid via the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning August 29, 2014.
  4. Submit all documents required by Financial Aid by October 31, 2014. (Only financial aid eligible students that meet both the FAFSA application deadline and document deadline (August 29th & October 31st) will have their tuition deferred. Students not meeting the deadlines, MUST pay their tuition fees from their own resources by the payment deadline.
  5. Check your myCI for your admission status. MyCI account login information will be emailed to you after applying. If you have previously applied to CI, you would have already received this information. Email admissions@csuci.edu if you need your myCI information resent.
  6. If admitted, submit your intent to enroll online and than December 1, 2014.
  7. Sign up for Academic Advisement and Orientation workshops which take place in December 2014. Only students who have submitted their intent to enroll will receive the links to register for the workshops.
  8. Please note: All admission requirements for the Spring 2015 term must be done by Summer 2014. Fall 2014 coursework will not be acceptable for use in Spring 2015 admission decisions.

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