International Education & Global Engagement

  • Congratulations on your admission to the Study Abroad @ the Beach program at California State University, Long Beach! You should have received or will be receiving your I-20 form in the mail shortly. Please email if you are interested in applying for on-campus housing.


      1. Review & Sign your I-20 Form
      2. Apply for an F-1 Visa
      3. Review Available Courses
      4. Activate CSULB Student Accounts
      5. Attend the Online Pre-Arrival Orientation
      6. Submit immunization documents to the CSULB Student Health Center
      7. Purchase Health Insurance
      8. Pay for Tuition
      9. Upload Check-in Documents on Beachboard
      10. Attend Orientation Week

     Images1_SA@B_Calendar_Logo.pngIMPORTANT FALL 2019 SEMESTER DATES

    ​March 22 Fall 2019 Schedule of Classes online
    ​April 3 - May 1 On-Campus Housing priority application*
    ​May 6 ​Receive off-campus housing information packet via email
    ​June 3 ​​Receive your CSULB student ID number, tuition invoice & health insurance payment information (Round 1)
    June 24 ​Receive your CSULB student ID number, tuition invoice & health insurance payment information (Round 2)
    July 19 ​Attend online pre-arrival orientation via Zoom
    August 13 ​Tuition and Health Insurance Payment Due
    ​August 18 ​LAX Airport Meet & Greet (optional)
    August 19 Deadline to upload check-in documents to Beachboard
    August 20 - 23 ​Mandatory Orientation Week
    ​August 21 ​On-Campus Housing Move-In Day
    August 26 ​First day of school
    September 2 Labor Day (No school)
    ​November 11 Veterans Day (No school)
    ​November 27 - December 1 Fall Break (No school)
    ​December 9 ​Last day of classes
    December 11 - December 17 Final Exams

    * Requires an early CSULB ID number. Please email if you would like to apply for on-campus housing.



    Fall 2019 course registration begins on the first day of class, August 26, 2019. Instructions on how to register in classes (that are open and you meet the prerequisites for) will be explained during orientation week. The only classes that can be enrolled in ahead of time are listed at the top of our courses page. Students who put the reserved courses on their wish list when applying will be emailed starting in mid-May to finalize their reserved class enrollment.



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