I've Applied to CSUCI, What's Next?

  • Check your email for your myCI login information:
    • Typically is sent 48 hours after your application is submitted and downloaded. During peak processing times, this may take up to 3-4 business days. If you did not receive this information, please contact admissions@csuci.edu as soon as possible so login information may be resent.
    • Activate this account and login to your myCI to check your admission status and any To-Do items CSUCI is requesting from you in order to process your application.
      • You will need to know your Dolphin Name & Dolphin ID# in order to activate your account.
      • Familiarize yourself with CI Records. You will be able to review the following: 
        • Admissions status
        • To-Do list - to review pending items 
        • Holds
        • Financial Aid awards 
        • Personal Contact Information (name, address, phone numbers, emails) 
        • Account Balances and make payments
  • Turn in your Official Final High School Transcripts:
    • If you are a lower division transfer student, turn in your Official Final High School transcripts right away.
    • If you are a upper division transfer student, in-progress transcript(s) are after you have been admitted. 
  • Admission Decisions:
    • A provisional Admissions letter and next steps will be emailed to you if you have met all the admission requirements. Admit emails will be sent by the end of January for fall applicants & early September for spring applicants. 
      • Applicants admitted to the Nursing program will be notified by April. 
    • If we are unable to offer you admission, you will receive a denial notice via email. If you made a mistake on your application and would like to appeal the decision, please visit the Denied Transfer webpage or more information on how to submit an appeal. You will have 15 business days from the date indicated on your denial email to submit your appeal via email. 
    • How to Check your Admissions Status on your myCI portal. 
  • Check your email often:
    • Throughout the admissions and enrollment process, CSU Channel Islands will communicate via messages posted on your To-Do List in your myCI account and the email address listed on your application. You will be held responsible for frequently checking your CSUCI email and monitoring your myCI account throughout the remainder of the admission and enrollment process.
    • Check your bulk mail and/or spam filter folder, and set your email to accept all messages from the @csuci.edu domain.
  • Follow us on Social Media:
    • We often post upcoming dates and deadlines on our CSUCI Facebook and Instagram accounts. 
  • Get to Know to CSUCI:
    • Learn about the academic majors we offer. Watch their program videos
    • Take an in-person Campus Tour
    • Watch our campus videos.
    • Get inside tips from fellow students about CSU Channel Islands and student life. Watch videos from Inside CSUCI Admissions Network. 
  • Join the CSUCI Admissions Discord
    • Join the Admissions Discord channel to ask whatever questions you may have about Admissions and the process.

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