We are thrilled you are interested in returning to The Beach to continue pursuing your academic goals! There are various paths to readmission at ºÚÁÏÍø for those who qualify.
Note: Degree-seeking students who are on an approved Educational Leave do not need to apply for readmission.Ìý
How Do I Apply for Readmission?
Take the quiz during the readmission window to see if you qualify.Ìý
Learn more about the different pathways to apply for Readmission:
In most cases, students interested in returning to ºÚÁÏÍø will need to re-apply to the university by . Certain exceptions apply. Take the quiz to see which readmission pathway is right for you!
Select a pathway below to learn more about each process and general qualifications:
If you left ºÚÁÏÍø in good academic standing or were on academic probation and wish to complete your original degree program, you may qualify to submit a Request for Readmission Consideration form.ÌýThis form provides ºÚÁÏÍø's Office of Admissions with the foundation to begin reviewing your qualifications for returning to The Beach.
Note: If you attempted units at another college or university or through ºÚÁÏÍø's College of Professional and Continuing Education, you will not qualify for this pathway. You will need to submit a new application to ºÚÁÏÍø through
If you left ºÚÁÏÍø in good academic standing or were on probationÌýand attempted units at another college or university or ºÚÁÏÍøâ€™s College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPaCE), you will need to submit a new application to ºÚÁÏÍø through Cal State Apply. Because you will have new units from another institution on your academic record, you will be considered a Returning Transfer Student.
Explore Transfer Admission Guidelines Below:
Formerly disqualified students may seek reinstatement if interested in returning to The Beach.
Minimum Criteria for Reinstatement:Ìý
- Reduce your grade point deficiency by at least halfÌý
- Meet the Major Specific Declaration RequirementsÌý
- Demonstrate an ability to complete your chosen major within established university policiesÌý
To apply for Reinstatement, follow the guidelines below:Ìý
- Understand the application deadlines for your desired reinstatement termÌý
- Apply by the priority application deadline through Ìý
- Complete and submit a
- Submit official transcripts for all work completed and in-progress since disqualificationÌý
Electronic copies of official transcripts may be sentÌýdirectly from your college or universityÌýtoÌýES-IDPTrans@csulb.eduÌýor mailed to:
ATTN: Enrollment Services
California State University, Long BeachÌý
1250 Bellflower Blvd., BH-101Ìý
Long Beach, CA 90840Ìý
Official transcripts cannot be forwarded by the student.
Note:ÌýTranscripts from ºÚÁÏÍøâ€™s College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPaCE) do not need to be submitted.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Select a question below to view the answer. You may also use the Ask Elbee chatbot in the bottom right corner of your screen to ask additional questions.
If you would like to select a different major than the major you had previously pursued while at ºÚÁÏÍø, you will need to re-apply through by the priority application acceptance deadline. View Key Dates and Deadlines.
You will receive an email regarding your admission status after the Office of Admissions has reviewed your readmission application and any required documents.
Please allow at least 2-4 weeks for your application to be reviewed.Ìý
Applicants are required to maintain a current email address on file with the university and to check their email regularly. You may update your email address or check the status of your admissions application at any time by visiting Applicant Self-Service.Ìý
Admission denials are made only after an extensive review of academic qualifications and weighing those qualifications against the competitive nature of ºÚÁÏÍø's applicant pool. These decisions are rarely overturned. Denial appeals are considered only for extraordinary reasons beyond the control of the applicant.Ìý
For an appeal to have merit it must contain new, serious, and compelling information that clearly shows you to be academically stronger than in your earlier application. Mistakes in your original application are not grounds for an appeal. Additionally, the prospect of a stronger academic performance in the current term is also not sufficient for an appeal. Ìý
If you are interested in submitting an Admissions Appeal, follow these guidelines:Ìý
- no later than 15 days (about 2 weeks) after the receipt of your original Admissions decision. Appeals submitted via hard-copy letter, email or fax are not accepted.Ìý
- Your submission must clearly outline new and compelling reasons for appealing the decision.Ìý
- Supporting documentation is required.Ìý
- Letters of recommendation and personal statements or essays are not considered in the Admissions process at ºÚÁÏÍø and cannot be submitted as part of your appeal.Ìý
- You may not appeal to be placed on the Wait List.Ìý
The Office of Admissions will send you an email within 4-6 weeks with a response to your appeal request. Only one appeal may be submitted for an academic term.Ìý
Check the Colleges and Departments page to confirm that your major is still offered at ºÚÁÏÍø. Also, be aware that if you have taken upper division coursework in your major (300-400 level courses), you may need to work with your college to see if that coursework is still valid for your programâ€™s requirements. Typically, these courses must be completed in the last ten years. Ìý
Please note that some courses may not be eligible for revalidation, and you may ultimately need to repeat courses in order to meet your degree requirements.
If you still need support with Readmission after reviewing this page, use the Ask Elbee chatbot in the bottom right corner of your screen to ask a question any time. You may also Contact AdmissionsÌýby submitting a help ticket.