Fall 2020 Admitted International Student
Required Steps to Enrollment
Congratulations on your admission to California State University, Long Beach. Admitted international students must follow and complete the Required Steps to Enrollment listed below. It is important to read carefully and follow all the steps to aid in your transition to CSULB.
Newly admitted students for Spring 2021 should wait for the Spring 2021 Required Steps to Enrollment, which will be made available after September 2020.
If you have any questions on how to activate your Beach ID and accept your admission offer, please click here to read through this guide.
Fall 2020 Steps to Enrollment
a. Freshmen SKIP step 4 on the “Early Start Program”
b. Overseas Transfers-Transfers from overseas institutions must register for SOAR through Ms. Xochitl Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Participate in Optional Pre-Arrival Session
a. An invitation will be emailed to you for our June 2020 session.
3. Submit Final Academic Reports & Documents to International Admissions
i. Undergraduates: July 15, 2020
ii. Graduates & Posbac: October 1, 2020
4. Clear your Holds
You cannot register for classes until all your holds are cleared in your MyCSULB account hold list.
Check MyCSULB for these CIE holds:
1. Admissions Documents
2. Immigration Check-In
3. I-20 Financial Documents
4. Health Insurance
You are required to purchase the CSULB approved health insurance coverage via JCB before registering for courses.
Freshman and Transfers must purchase insurance before SOAR
5. Follow instructions on how to Receive your I-20
6. Immigration Check-In
After you arrive in the U.S. you must upload check-in documents online. Click here
7. Attend Mandatory International Orientation
a. Orientation week begins: Monday, August 17, 2020. Click here
for orientation details
International Admissions (IA)
IA can help you with questions about transcripts, academic records, admissions document holds.
(best way to contact)
Tel: 562-985-5555, press 2
Office of International Students & Scholars (ISS)
ISS can help you with questions about insurance holds, check-in and orientation information.
Tel: 562-985-5555, press 1
Newly Admitted Students