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January 2020 Intake

The January 2020 intake is now closed.  The information for the Fall 2020 intake will be available by early December.  In the interim, refer to the information below as a guide although note that information is subject to change. 

CSU Systemwide Student Exchange Application.  The application for the Fall 2020 intake will be available by early December 2019. 

Application Instructions for Students. This document will assist students with completing the application form.

CSU Campus and Course Selection Guidelines.  These guidelines pertain to the January 2020 only. Guidelines will be updated for Fall 2020 and are subject to change. 

CSU Subject/Course Information. This webpage contains information on courses, the credit system used at the CSU, course levels and other information. Brief course descriptions are available on all campus websites. Course syllabi/outlines are provided on the first day of class. Refer to the webpage for more information.

English Language Proficiency Requirements.  This document explains the English language proficiency requirements for exchange applicants. Test scores should be submitted with the application. CSU campuses may request for original test results to be sent to them directly. 
Verification of Financial Support.  Once applicants have been placed at a campus, applicants will be required to submit verification that they have liquid funds available to support them while on exchange.  (Refer to CSU Estimated Campus Costs.) The host CSU campus will contact the applicant to confirm the amount of funds needed and advise if the applicant must complete their form or the CSU Systemwide Exchange Financial Verification Form. Documents must be mailed directly to the host campus. While waiting to receive this information, applicants are welcome to use this form as a guide and worksheet.

Deadline Dates

CSU Campuses

1 August 2019

Fullerton, Maritime Academy, Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Bernardino* and San Luis Obispo*

15 August 2019

Bakersfield, Channel Islands, Chico, Dominguez Hills, East Bay, Fresno,  Humboldt, Monterey Bay, Northridge, Pomona, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Marcos, Sonoma and Stanislaus

Some of the above campuses may not be available if applications are received after 15 August. Receiving late applications may also result in students not receiving on-campus housing and various courses (subjects) at some campuses due to demand. 

*San Bernardino and San Luis Obispo campuses operate on the quarter system.