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I Have Been Admitted

Fall 2022 Admitted International Transfers

Accept your offer of admission and reserve your place for fall 2022 by completing the Steps to Enroll.

Reserve your place in the fall 2022 class by submitting all of the following items to the SDSU Office of Admissions no later than the deadlines listed below. If all of the items are not received or postmarked by the date listed, it will be assumed that you do not plan to attend SDSU and your offer of admission will be canceled.

Due May 1, 2022

  1. Accept your offer of admission

    Complete and submit the online Intent to Enroll $400 nonrefundable deposit in your SDSU WebPortal to accept your offer of admission. This deposit will apply toward your fall basic tuition and fees.

    Information for Government Sponsored Students

    Government sponsored students must accept their offer of admission in the SDSU WebPortal. The Intent to Enroll fee will be deferred for government sponsored students who provide a Prospective Financial Support Letter from their country's Cultural Mission as their supporting financial document, a SDSU Financial Statement Form, and a copy of your passport.

  2. Request official transcripts from all colleges you attended including fall 2021 grades

    For colleges/universities that provide an option to send transcripts either electronically or by mail, electronic is preferred. Review the Transcripts web page for more information about ordering transcripts to send to SDSU.

    Official transcripts are required from all colleges you previously and/or currently attend even if you withdrew from the course(s) or the course(s) is not applicable to your degree.

  3. Request official test scores for Advanced Placement (AP) exam(s) with scores of 3 or higher (if applicable)

    To request your AP test scores, write to the following address or call the AP Grade Reporting Service toll-free at (888) 225‑5427 if your exam scores were taken within the last four years. SDSU's AP school code is 4682.

    AP Services
    P.O. Box 6671
    Princeton, NJ 08541-6671
    The College Board

    Call (888) 225-5427 or visit AP Tests for additional information.

  4. Request official transcripts for International Baccalaureate (IB) (if applicable)

    To place a request to have your official IB test scores sent to SDSU electronically, visit International Baccalaureate or call (301) 202-3000.

    Americas Global Centre
    7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200 West
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (301) 202-3000
    International Baccalaureate

    Your admission is based on self-reported information from your Cal State Apply and SDSU Supplemental Applications. Your application information will be verified upon review of your official transcript(s).

Due June 30, 2022

  1. Request final official transcripts be sent to SDSU from all colleges attended as soon as spring 2022 grades are posted

    SDSU will only accept electronic transcripts from the schools listed on the Transcripts web page. Please ensure that you indicate this preference when making your request. For colleges that do not supply electronic transcripts, the school must send the transcripts directly to:

    Office of Admissions
    San Diego State University
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182-7455

    Keep Your Grades Up

    Your admission may be rescinded for reasons such as the following:

    • 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
  • Proof of Funding

    All admitted international students planning to attend San Diego State University on an F-1 student visa must submit financial documents issued within the past six months through your SDSU WebPortal to provide evidence of funding for a minimum of one academic year. Once your SDSU Financial Statement Form and supporting documents are approved by the International Student Center, you will receive an email with instructions on receiving your Form I-20, "Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant (F-1) Student Status."

  • F-1 Visa

    A valid F-1 student visa is required for entry into the United States. To learn more about the necessary steps to obtain your F-1 visa, and/or to transfer your I-20 record if you are already in the U.S. in valid F-1 status, visit the International Student Center (ISC) website.

  • Health Insurance

    SDSU requires all enrolled international students to have adequate health insurance that meets the SDSU F-1 requirements before the first day of the semester. Review and follow the health insurance information on the ISC website.

  • Housing

    All admitted international students living on campus are required to submit the Housing Early Arrival. Check the Housing and Residential Education website to stay updated on how to request Early Arrival.

  • Stay alert to communication from the International Student Center (ISC)

    The International Student Center will send multiple emails between now and the beginning of the semester with more details on the items listed above, pre-arrival instructions, and completing the orientation and immigration process upon arrival at SDSU. Please look out for those emails. If you have any questions about these steps, please email [email protected].

  • As an admitted student, you will receive an email from [email protected] with instructions on how to activate your SDSUid account. Complete the steps in the email to activate your account. This account will be used to log in to multiple systems at SDSU for business and academic purposes.
  • After you submit your Intent to Enroll, you will receive information about your official SDSU Gmail email address. Future official communication from the university will be delivered to your official SDSU Gmail address after your Intent to Enroll is submitted.
  • More information about SDSUid is available on the SDSUid website.

Immunization Requirements

All students must meet specific immunization requirements, including the university's COVID-19 requirement.

COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster – Due Prior to Your Orientation Date

Prior to attending New Student Orientation, incoming students must provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine and booster. Log in to the HealtheConnect portal and upload your proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster. You will not be able to register for fall 2022 courses during New Student Orientation if you have not met this requirement.

Remaining Non-COVID Immunizations – Due Prior to August 18, 2022

Provide proof of your remaining immunizations and complete your Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment prior to August 18, 2022. Review the Immunization Requirements web page ahead of time to review the requirements that apply to you and begin working with your healthcare professional to ensure you have completed all of the required immunizations. Make sure you have acceptable proof of completed immunizations available for submission. Acceptable proof includes records from your high school, private healthcare provider, local health department, or campus health center. Log in to the HealtheConnect portal and upload your proof of immunizations.

Health Care Insurance

Medical care is an important part of taking care of one's own health and well-being. SDSU Student Health Services (SHS) is a vital program, but it does not cover medical emergencies, after-hours care, a full range of medical specialists, hospital facilities or other medical services provided outside of SHS. In addition, access to SHS does not meet the government mandate for health insurance. Therefore, it is recommended that students arrange with their health plan to have a local primary care physician.

While the University does not provide accident or health insurance coverage to students, we do have services available to assist students with obtaining or utilizing health care. Students can meet with a specialist in the Well-being & Health Promotion Department to learn more about their health insurance, to find local providers who accept their insurance, to learn where to go in an emergency, and to obtain assistance in accessing specialists. Students can also be connected with an Enrollment Specialist if they are looking to obtain health insurance or to better understand their options. To make an appointment call (619) 594-4133 or find out more on the Well-being & Health Promotion website.

All new students are expected to attend New Student Orientation.

When you attend New Student Orientation this summer, you will be provided a preliminary degree evaluation with information about which degree requirements have been satisfied with your transfer courses.

During orientation you will register for fall 2022 classes. You will not be able to register for classes until you have submitted all required transcripts and have cleared any registration holds.

The F-1 student visa requires you to enroll as a full-time student each semester. As an undergraduate student, you must enroll in a minimum of 12 units per semester to meet the visa immigration requirements. However, we recommend you enroll in 15 units per semester to stay on track to complete your degree. Classes in Extended Studies or Open University do not count toward full-time status.

Things to do before attending New Student Orientation:

  • Request and submit final official transcripts be sent to SDSU from all colleges attended (if you haven't done so already).
  • Visit the How do I get my SDSUcard? website and follow the steps to obtain your SDSUcard. This is REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS.

You can make your reservation online beginning on May 10, 2022 at 10 a.m. PDT. Specific details about New Student Orientation will be available on the Office of New Student and Parent Programs website. For more information, email the Office of New Student and Parent Programs at [email protected].

Information about your basic tuition and fees will be available to you on the Money Matters web page on the Student Account Services website.

Government Sponsored Students

Basic Tuition and Fees will be deferred for government sponsored students who provide a Financial Guarantee Letter from their country's Cultural Mission to Student Account Services.

Disability Services

The Student Ability Success Center (SASC) at San Diego State University authorizes and provides a variety of services and accommodations, which are determined on a case-by-case basis and in consultation with an SASC counselor. Their goal is to remove barriers that disability creates so that all students have an equal opportunity to be successful in college. If you will be applying for services from the SASC, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible to assure that accommodations are in place by the time you begin your academic journey. Visit Applying to the Student Ability Success Center to learn more about the process.

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