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Browse by topic below, each form includes descriptions and instructions regarding why you should use that form, where and how to submit the form. These forms are available to download and print using Adobe Acrobat Reader.  

 

Admission Forms 

To apply to CSULB, please visit Cal State Apply

Admission Forms
 
Form Title Description PDF 
Admitted Student Reply Form  Once you receive your official acceptance from CSULB, you will need to submit your non-refundable enrollment deposit. Most common way to do this is through your MyCSULB Student Center. If you cannot do so, please use the form attached and submit with payment.  Admitted Student Reply Form (PDF)

Residency Forms 

California Residency Forms
 
Form Title Description PDF
California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request Students who do not meet the requirements for California resident status but may qualify for the AB540/AB2000 nonresident tuition fee waiver should submit this form to the Residence Specialist. Eligibility criteria is included in the PDF. California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request (PDF)
CSU Residence Questionnaire Students should submit this form to the Residence Specialist in order to correct reported residency information or request a residence reclassification to California resident status. CSU Residence Questionaire (PDF)

Financial Aid Forms 

2017 -2018 Aid Year Forms
 
Form Title  Description PDF
2017-2018 Dependency Override Renewal Request  A student with an APPROVED Dependency Override for the 2016-2017 aid year at CSU Long Beach who does not meet the criteria for independent status on the 2017-2018 financial aid application (FAFSA or DREAM Application) may submit this Dependency Override Renewal Request.  2017/18 Dependency Override Renewal Request Form (PDF)
2017-2018 Dependency Override Initial Appeal  You should complete this form if you are considered a dependent student for financial aid purposes, and believe you have compelling extenuating circumstances which should allow you to be considered an independent student.  2017-2018 Dependency Override Initial Appeal Form (PDF)
2017-2018 Request for Income Review  Your 2017-2018 financial aid application reflects income information from the 2015 calendar year. If you, or your family’s, financial situation has significantly changed from 2015, you may request to have your financial aid eligibility re-evaluated using more current income information. To initiate the review process, please complete this form and attach a personal statement detailing the change in income & circumstances. 2017-2018 Request for Income Review Form (PDF)
Conflicting Record Resolution  You have reported conflicting income information for 2015 on your FAFSA application (2016-2017 and 2017-2018 FAFSA). To resolve the conflict, the Office of Financial Aid is required to obtain additional information and/or documentation. Refer to the email you received from our office regarding the conflicting information, and the documentation that is necessary to be submitted.  Conflicting Record Resolution Form (PDF)
Parent PLUS Loan Request  The Federal Parent PLUS loan is a federal credit-based loan, which is available to the parent of a dependent undergraduate student to assist with the costs of the student’s degree program. Maximum loan eligibility is determined by subtracting the student’s total financial aid and resources from the cost of attendance. The total amount awarded can never exceed the cost of attendance for the 2017 – 2018 Academic Year.  Parent PLUS Loan Request Form (PDF)
Study Abroad Financial Aid (CSU Programs) CSU Programs (IP, Direct Exchange, Florence/London Semester). Complete, sign and submit this form to the CSULB Financial Aid Office. Failure to complete this form and to submit all other required documentation may result in a delay in the awarding and/or disbursement of your financial aid. Study Abroad Financial Aid (CSU Programs) Form (PDF)
Study Abroad Financial Aid (Non-CSU Programs) Non-CSULB (Independent) Study Abroad Programs. Complete, sign and submit this form to CSULB’s Financial Aid Office. Failure to complete this form and all required Study Abroad documentation, and to meet with a Financial Aid Counselor, will result in a delay in the awarding and/or disbursement of financial aid. Study Abroad Financial Aid (CSU Programs) Form (PDF)

SAP Appeal  Forms

Form Title  Description  PDF 
SAP Disqualified After Probation Appeal  Students who fail to meet all CSULB SAP Standards after one semester on Probation are ineligible to receive additional financial aid. Students who wish to appeal their status may do so by submitting the SAP Appeal – Disqualified After Probation form. Due to the severity of the SAP Standards deficiency, an Academic Plan must be submitted along with the Appeal Form.  SAP Disqualified After Probation Appeal Form (PDF) 
SAP Maximum Time Frame Appeal Students who have been disqualified from receiving financial aid due to exceeding the 150% maximum time frame may appeal that decision by completing this SAP Maximum Time Frame Appeal. Your appeal must contain a description of the extenuating circumstances which led to the need for you to exceed the 150% limit without completing your program, as well as a Timetable of Remaining Coursework for Program Completion. SAP Maximum Time Frame Appeal Form (PDF)
SAP Suspension Appeal Students who fail to meet one or more of the SAP Standards for two consecutive semesters are considered to be ineligible to receive financial aid. Such a student may appeal his/her eligibility status to the SAP Appeals Committee of the Financial Aid Office by submitting a “SAP Suspension Appeal” which, if approved, would result in a probationary semester of financial aid eligibility. An appeal must be based on extenuating circumstances that seriously impacted performance. SAP Suspension Appeal Form (PDF)

Summer 2018 Forms 

Form Title  Description PDF
Summer Parent PLUS Loan Request  The Federal Parent PLUS loan is a federal credit-based loan, which is available to the parent of a dependent undergraduate student to assist with the costs of the student’s degree program. Maximum loan eligibility is determined by subtracting the student’s total financial aid and resources from the cost of attendance. The total amount awarded can never exceed the cost of attendance for the Summer 2018 semester.  Available March 15, 2018
Summer 2018 Grad PLUS Loan Request Summer 2018 is considered the last term for the 2017-2018 academic year. Students enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program are eligible to borrow up to $20,500 in Direct Unsubsidized Loan funds each academic year. If you have not already borrowed your full eligibility for the year, you may use the remaining funds for the summer term. Available March 15, 2018
Summer 2018 Private Loan Request  Private loans are available for the summer sessions to cover the cost of attendance if you meet the credit criteria as defined by your lender. Private student loans (also known as alternative loans) are loans from a lending institution and are not a part of the federal government guaranteed loan programs, known as Direct Loans. Private loans usually do not have generous repayment benefits, such as those offered through the Federal Direct Loan programs, and can have a much higher, variable interest rate.  Available March 15, 2018
Summer 2018 Loan Request - DPT Students  Summer 2018 is considered the last term for the 2017-2018 academic year. Summer loan eligibility depends on whether you have already used your full Direct Unsubsidized Loan eligibility during the academic year.  Available March 15, 2018
Summer 2018 Loan Request - EdD Students  Summer 2018 is considered the last term for the 2017-2018 academic year. Summer loan eligibility depends on whether you have already used your full Direct Unsubsidized loan eligibility during the academic year.  Available March 15, 2018

Registration/Records Forms 

Registration and Records Forms
Form Title Description PDF
Concurrent/Visitor Enrollment Form  This application is to be used by California State University Students who wish to enroll concurrently or as a visitor at another CSU campus. For CSULB Students, visit Supplemental Credit for CSULB Students website for more information.  For Non-CSULB students, please review the Visitors/Concurrent website for more information.  Concurrent/Visitor Enrollment Form (PDF)
Cross Enrollment Form (UC & Community College) This form is used by California residents currently enrolled at CSULB, who wish to enroll in one undergraduate course per academic term at a participating University of California campus or California Community College. Visit Supplemental Credit for Current CSULB Students for more information.  Cross Enrollment Form (PDF)
Contact Information Change Request Current CSULB students can change their contact information through their MyCSULB Student Center.  This form should only be used by former students/alumni who need to update their contact information.  Contact Information Change Request Form (PDF)
Educational Leave Form  Any registered student, undergraduate or graduate, in good academic standing may request an Educational Leave. Students requesting an Educational Leave must complete an Educational Leave Form, in advance, including an explanation of their reasons for seeking the leave and a statement of when they intend to resume academic work.  An educational leave is a minimum of one semester or a maximum of two semesters.  For more information, please visit CSULB's Educational Leave. Educational Leave Form (PDF)
Exception to Academic Policy for Undergraduate Limit This form is used in circumstances where you need to repeat a course more than once and/or repeat a course for audit purposes.  This is an exception to the academic policy on undergraduate limits. You may not enroll in or receive unit credit for a course for which you have already received a grade of A,B, C or CR, including a university-level course taken at a high school or another college or university. Exception to Academic Policy for Undergraduate Limit Form (PDF)
Grade Option Form  This form is used for purposes of changing the grade option for a class you are currently enrolled in.  You have the option of auditing a class, changing the grade option from credit to no credit. In order to use this form, you must already be enrolled in the class.  This form is only valid for use until the last day to enroll in the term. If you are not enrolled in the class for which you are attempting to change the grade option, you must also submit a Late Registration form to add the class along with this form.   Visit Understanding Grades and Grading for more information.  Grade Option Form (PDF)
Late Registration  Form  Once self-service registration ends for the semester (after the 2nd week of classes), students must add courses in person at Enrollment Services (BH-101) using this form.  Late Registration Form (PDF)
Legal Name Change Request Form  In order for Enrollment Services to change your name or a name correction on legal documents, you must fill out this form along with the appropriate documentation requested. This form is only used by current and former students.  Legal Name Change Form (PDF)
Military Leave Form  A military leave is granted to students who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States. Provisions for granted leave from the university is found within the form.  Please contact the CSULB Veteran Services office for more information.  Military Leave Form (PDF)
Petition for Exception to Academic Policy  This form is commonly used to petition for the following items: Exception to Undergraduate Limit Repetition of Courses (28 units)*, Exception to Undergraduate Limit Course Withdrawal (18 units)*, Academic Renewal*, General Education Course Substitution/Waiver and Graduation Requirements. It is recommended to attach documents along with this form so that the committee fully understands the reasoning behind the petition.  *Some petitions may require a non-refundable $10 late processing fee. Payment of the fee is not a guarantee that the request will be granted. Petition for Exception to Academic Policy Form (PDF)
Petition for Exception to Maximum Unit Load (Fall/Spring) Please use this form to petition to exceed the maximum unit load of 18 units for the Fall/Spring terms.   An exception to the unit limit will be granted only if there is both demonstrated need for the overload (usually to avoid undue delay in graduation or required by major department) and demonstrated ability to succeed in a heavy load. A minimum 3.0 GPA is usually required. Petition for Exception to Maximum Unit Load (Fall/Spring) Form (PDF)
Petition for Exception to Maximum Unit Load (Summer) Please use this form to petition to exceed the maximum unit load of (7 units in a six week session or 10 units in overlapping sessions totaling 9 weeks) for the summer session.  Exceptions to these limits will be granted only if there is both demonstrated need for the overload (usually to allow graduation by the end of summer) and demonstrated ability to succeed in a heavy load. Usually a minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Petition for Exception to Maximum Unit Load (Summer) Form (PDF)
Petition for Exception to Maximum Unit Load (Winter) Please use this form to petition to exceed the maximum unit load for Winter (4 units). An exception to the unit limit will be granted only if there is both demonstrated need for the overload (usually to avoid undue delay in graduation or required by major department) and demonstrated ability to succeed in a heavy load. A minimum 3.0 GPA is usually required. Petition for Exception to Maximum Unit Load (Winter) Form (PDF)
Reinstatement Petition Form  Please use this form if you are a disqualified student, who has been out of attendance for at least one fall or one spring semester.  To be considered for reinstatement, a disqualified student must meet the requirements for reinstatement.  Please see Academic Standing and Appeals for more information.  Reinstatement Petition Form (PDF)
Request for Evaluation of Course Work from Another Institution CSULB students who wish to attend another school to earn credit while currently enrolled at CSULB should use this form prior to enrolling elsewhere.  Please review Supplemental Credit for CSULB Students for additional information. Request for Evaluation of Course Work from Another Institution (PDF)
Transcript Request Form  Current students can order transcripts or enrollment verifications through their MyCSULB Student Center.  This form is used by former students (attended 1988 to present only).  For more information on transcripts requests for former students, please visit Transcripts Former/Alumni.   Transcript Request Form (PDF)

Withdrawal Forms

Please read and review the Dropping and Withdrawing website for detailed information prior to submitting any dropping/withdrawal forms.

Withdrawal Forms
Form Title Description PDF
Petition to Withdraw - After First Two Weeks and Prior to Final Three Weeks Petition to withdraw from class(es) after the first two weeks and prior to the final three weeks* of instruction. (*Prior to the last week of instruction for winter, may and summer sessions.) Petition to Withdraw - After First Two Weeks and Prior to Final Three Weeks (PDF)
Petition to Withdraw - Final Three Weeks of Instruction Petition to withdraw from classes in final three weeks* of instruction. (*Last week of instruction for winter, may and summer sessions) Petition to Withdraw - Final Three Weeks of Instruction (PDF)
Catastrophic Withdrawal Request - Medical A Catastrophic Withdrawal Request may be submitted in circumstances outside the student’s control in which serious illness or accident prevents the student from continuing classes, and Incompletes or other arrangements with the instructors are not possible. Catastrophic Withdrawal is intended to be considered on a case-by-case basis; it is not intended to be used more than once. Catastrophic Withdrawal Request - Medical (PDF)
Catastrophic Withdrawal Request - Beyond Student's Control A Catastrophic Withdrawal Request may be submitted in circumstances outside the student’s control in which a serious catastrophic personal life situation prevents the student from continuing classes and Incompletes or other arrangements with the instructors are not possible. Catastrophic Withdrawal is intended to be considered on a case-by-case basis; it is not intended to be used more than once. Catastrophic Withdrawal Request - Beyond Student's Control (PDF)

Graduation and Diploma Forms 

Graduation and Duplicate Diploma Forms
Form Title Description PDF
Application for Graduation - Special Considerations Only Eligible students must apply for graduation online via your MyCSULB Student Center. 

This form should only be used in the following circumstances:

- The deadline has passed for your graduation term. 
- Filing a Timely Graduation Appeal. 
- Unable to apply online for other reasons.
 
Application for Graduation - Special Considerations Only (PDF)
Duplicate Diploma Order Form  Students who are getting ready to graduate must order their diploma through their MyCSULB Student Center, which is available for free.  The duplicate diploma form should only be used by alumni who need an additional copy of their diploma.  For detailed information, please visit the duplicate diploma website.   Duplicate Diploma Order Form (PDF)
Undergraduate Academic Requirements Report - Problem Resolution Worksheet Please use this form for the following reasons:

- If you wish to drop one of your program objectives (2nd Major/Minor/Certificate). 
- If a GE certification that you submitted from another college doesn't appear on your official university record.
- If you would like to follow another GE certification and believe you are qualified to do so. 
- If your Academic Requirements Report and/or Degree Planner doesn't indicate GE credit for a transfer course.
- If a CSULB course is approved to be used in more than one GE area and would like to use it in another area than the one in which is currently reflected. 
Undergraduate Academic Requirements Report - Problem Resolution Worksheet (PDF)
Request to Change Graduation Term  This form is used to change your graduation term.  You may or may not be required to submit a Timely Graduation Appeal with the request depending on your individual circumstance. Request to Change Graduation Term (PDF)
Timely Graduation Appeal Guidelines  This form is used for students who must delay graduation and/or are requesting a change in academic objectives after establishing a graduation term must submit an appeal as well as the appropriate Application for Graduation-Special Considerations Only or Request to Change Graduation Term form. Timely Graduation Appeal Guidelines (PDF)
Undergraduate Request for Reactivation of Graduation This form is for students who previously filed for graduation, didn't maintain continuous attendance, and believe all degree requirements have been met. Students may be required to resubmit transcripts from all other colleges/universities attended. Students who have been disqualified from the University and have not yet been reinstated are not eligible for reactivation. The student must be reinstated before filing reactivation.  Please see Readmission and Former Students Degree Requirements for more information. Undergraduate Request for Reactivation of Graduation (PDF)