Cal State Apply Application Instructions

Cal State ApplyApplication Dates:

For Fall 2024 Semester: October 1, 2023-February 15, 2024 
(Deadline extended to May 31)

For Spring 2025 Semester: August 1, 2024-September 30, 2024

Application Instructions:

Please keep in mind "CSU Chico" will not be an available option until the application period starts. If you would like for us to send an email reminder when application periods open, complete this form indicating which semester you would like to start. Below are application instructions for students applying to online degree completion programs offered by California State University, Chico:

  1. On the Cal State Apply website, click Apply Now.
  2. Create an account if you don’t already have one. Once your Cal State Apply account is created, you will receive an email with your Cal State Apply ID number.
  3. On the Cal State Apply website you will be welcomed by name. Click on Start Your Application.
  4. On the Add Programs screen use the Filter button and select:
    - Campus: California State University-Chico
    - Delivery Format: Hybrid and Online
    The page should now show the available online degrees.
  5. Use the plus sign in the left column to select your major, then click Continue at the bottom of the screen. Confirm your selection then click Continue to My Application.
  6. On the My Application window complete the application as directed.
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