Application and Admission Status

Already applied? Review your next steps.

Within two weeks of submitting your Cal State Apply application, you will receive an email from San Diego State University that includes your SDSUid. Your SDSUid is an identifier to securely access many campus IT services, including my.SDSU, the official online portal for student admissions, student records, financial aid, tuition and fee payment, and more. Please follow the instructions provided in the email to activate your SDSUid account.

Visit my.SDSU and select my.SDSU Login. Enter your SDSUid and password, and select Sign In to log in to my.SDSU.

Next Steps

  • Keep your email address updated on your my.SDSU account, as email is SDSU's official form of student communication. It is recommended that you check your email account regularly.
    • Use the Profile tile to review and update your contact information, if needed.
  • Track Your Status
    • Use the Admissions tile to check the status of your application.
    • Use the Tasks tile to review any checklist items (To Do’s) you need to complete.
  • Dance, music, and theatre arts-performance applicants will receive an email with further instructions from the department regarding the audition requirement.
  • Notices of admission will be emailed to you. Fall first-year and transfer applicants will be notified in the spring.

Need Help?

If you have questions or problems with your SDSUid, please visit the SDSUid Help page. Additionally, please reach out to the SDSU Computing Hub (the Hub) if you are experiencing difficulties with your account.

For help with my.SDSU, review the my.SDSU Student Resources page.

Applicants

Keep Your Grades Up!

Admission is based on self-reported information from your Cal State Apply application. Once you are provisionally admitted, we will verify this information against your official transcript(s).

Your admission may be rescinded for the following reasons:

  • Your GPA or course grades are lower than what you reported on the application.
  • You earn D or F grades and did not maintain your GPA.
  • You miss any admission deadlines.
  • You misreported or did not complete a required course.

How Long Will it Take to Process My Documents?

Allow up to three weeks for processing after documents have been sent to SDSU. The status of documents and test scores will be updated in your my.SDSU account after they are received and evaluated by the Office of Admissions.

  • If you applied for fall 2023, update your academic course information and submit the mandatory Academic History Update on the Cal State Apply website (previously referred to as the SDSU Supplemental Application) in January 2023.
  • If you applied to a major with special instructions:
    • Dance; music; television, film, and new media: production; and theatre arts: Performance applicants will receive an email with further instructions from the department regarding audition or application requirements.
    • Upper-division nursing transfers and second bachelor's in nursing applicants for fall 2023 admission must also complete the mandatory Academic History Update and answer the specific nursing questions.

Keep Your Grades Up!

Admission is based on self-reported information from your Cal State Apply application. Once you are provisionally admitted, we will verify this information against your official transcript(s).

Your admission may be rescinded for the following reasons:

  • You did not update your course information and submit the mandatory Academic History Update on the Cal State Apply website.
  • Your GPA or course grades are lower than what you reported on the application.
  • You miss any admission deadlines.
  • You earn D or F grades.
  • You misreported or did not complete a required course.
  • You misreported earning an Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) similar to your intended major by spring 2023 for fall 2023 admission.
  • You do not complete 60 transferable units (90 quarter units) by the end of spring 2023.

Timeline

Learn what the dates and deadlines are for this next year.

Contact Admissions

We are here to help you with every step of the admissions process, we encourage you to contact us.

Appeals

If you are denied admission, or if you miss an admission deadline, it is unlikely that our decision will be reversed with submission of an appeal unless you have serious and extenuating circumstances. Learn about our appeals process.