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Admission Process Deadlines

Admission Process Timeline for Students Applying for Fall 2016
Aug. 31, 2015 –
Dec. 11, 2015
Best time for fall semester campus visits
Oct. 1- 31,  2015
30 day application period for Cal Maritime's Early Application (EA) Program - (Option for freshman applicants only) – All freshman admission applications submitted through www.csumentor.edu during this period will be considered for the Early Admission program if students select the early admission option on the application.  
October, 2015 Last month to take the SAT or ACT for Early Admission (EA) puposes. Scores must arrive by November 16, 2015
Oct. 1, 2015 -
Nov. 30, 2015
60 day application period for Ca. Maritime's Regular Application (RA) Program - (Option for freshman and transfer applicants) – All admission applications submitted through www.csumentor.edu during this period will be considered for the Regular Admission Program if students do not select the regular admission option on the application. After November 30, a few majors may remain open until all spaces are filled.  
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015
December, 2015 Last month to take SAT or ACT for regulary (RA) admission purposes. Scores must arrive by January 8, 2016.
January 1, 2016 - March 2, 2016 Financial Aid Applications (FAFSA) for the fall can be submitted during this period
January 4, 2016 - April 17, 2016 Best time for spring semester campus visits
February 1, 2016 Admission application notifications begin for Freshmen (Feb 15 for Transfer Students)
April 1, 2016 Priority date to submit health forms and receive a medical review before May 2 if no additional medical information is determined to be necessary.  The final deadline for health documents is May 2.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 "Cal Maritime Day" Campus open house for admitted students and families 
No later than May 2, 2016 Deadline for admitted students to send Cal Maritime the (non-refundable) $500 enrollment deposit,
Admission Acknowledgement  Form, health documents, and Housing License Agreement
or fall space may not be available
May date TBD, 2016 Last day to take the ELM or EPT placement tests if English and math proficiency are not demonstrated in other ways
June 1, 2015

Last day to confirm if Early Start Program is needed and show proof of Early Start at any CSU campus (or equivalent remediating courses elsewhere).

Cal Maritime's Admission Office will contact those who must participate in the Early Start program by May 15 and and give instructions on how to indicate which course(s) each student chooses to fulfill the Early Start requirement.

Fall 2015 Dates

Fall 2015 Dates

August 3, 2015
June 22 - July 3, 2015
Newly enrolling students must prove adequate medical insurance or be required to purchase the Cal Maritime medical insurance 
Online registration period for new students. 
July 15, 2015
 Final transcripts are due from newly enrolling students
August date TBD, 2015
Student charges are due unless prior arrangements have been made with the Student Accounts Office.  Students with financial aid should contact the Financial Aid Office to understand how financial aid interacts with campus financial due dates.

Fall 2015 Dates

Fall 2015 Dates

August 26, 2015

Campus housing move-in by appointment.

August 26 through August 30 
New Student Orientation begins for all students (including those living off-campus)  - All new students must attend all days.
August 27, 2014
Optional Family Orientation (tentative) 
September 2, 2014
First day of fall classes
December 19, 2014 Last day of fall finals
January 5, 2015 First day of spring classes
April 23, 2015 Last day of spring finals