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Browse by topic below. Each form includes information about why you should use the form and how to complete and submit it. Depending on the form, it will be available as a PDF, an eForm, in DocuSign, or in MyCSULB Student Center.

PDFs are available to download using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Due to potential compatibility issues with various operating systems, we highly recommend that you install Adobe Acrobat Reader to use our PDF forms.

 

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: 2022-2023

These forms are for financial aid applications for the 2022-2023 academic year.

2022-2023 Financial Aid Forms

Form Title  Description  E-Form
2022-2023 Dependency Override Appeal
You should complete this form if you are currently considered a dependent student for financial aid purposes, but believe you have exceptional circumstances which warrant a review of your dependency status for 2022-2023. You should also submit this form if you are re-affirming your circumstances for 2022-2023.
 
*If you do not have access to this eForm, please contact our office for your next steps.
2022-2023 Dependency Override Form
2022-2023 Income Appeal
If you or your family's financial situation has significantly changed from 2020 (the tax year used on your 2022-2023 aid application), you may request a re-evaluation of your aid eligibility using more current income information. Make sure to review and follow all instructions listed on this form. *Note that during peak summer processing periods, Income Appeals will be reviewed within two months of receipt.
 
*If you do not have access to this eForm, please contact our office for your next steps.
2023-2023 Income Appeal Form
2022-2023 Request to Remove Unemployment Income
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was signed into law on March 11, 2021, and allowed a certain amount of unemployment income received in 2020 to be excluded from taxable income reported on the 2020 federal tax return. This form should be used to notify the CSULB Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships of any unemployment income reported on your 2020 federal tax return.
 
*If you do not have access to this eForm, please contact our office for your next steps.
2022-2023 Request to Remove Unemployment Income Form
2022-2023 Study Abroad Financial Aid (CSU Programs) Complete this form if you are receiving financial aid and will be studying abroad in 2022-2023 through a CSU Program (IP, Direct Exchange, Florence/London Semester) 2022-2023 Study Abroad Financial Aid (CSU Programs) PDF
2022-2023 Study Abroad Financial Aid (Non-CSU Programs) Complete this form if you are receiving financial aid and will be studying abroad in 2022-2023 through an independent Study Abroad provider 2022-2023 Study Abroad Financial Aid (Non-CSU Programs) PDF

Financial Aid Forms: 2021-2022

These forms are for financial aid applications for the 2021-2022 academic year.

2021-2022 Summer Loan Forms

Form Title  Description  E-Form
Summer 2022 Undergraduate Direct Loan Application Review information on eligibility, deadlines, and frequently asked questions about the Summer 2022 Undergraduate Direct Loan on the Summer Session Financial Aid website. Summer 2022 Undergraduate Direct Loan Application eForm
Summer 2022 Graduate Direct Loan Application Review information on eligibility, deadlines, and frequently asked questions about the Summer 2022 Graduate Direct Loan on the Summer Session Financial Aid website. Summer 2022 Graduate Direct Loan Application eForm
Summer 2022 Private Loan Application Review information on eligibility, deadlines, and frequently asked questions about the Summer 2022 Private Loan on the Summer Session Financial Aid website. Summer 2022 Private Loan Application eForm
Summer 2022 Grad PLUS Loan Application View instructions on how to apply for a Grad PLUS loan for Summer 2022 on our Summer Session Financial Aid website.  
Summer 2022 Parent PLUS Loan Application View instructions on how to apply for a Parent PLUS loan for Summer 2022 on our Summer Session Financial Aid website.  

 

Registration/Records Forms

Registration and Records Forms
Form Title Description COVID-19
Concurrent/Visitor Enrollment Form (PDF) 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.  Please mail your completed form to:

CSULB Office of Enrollment Services
ATTN: Registration & Records
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Brotman Hall 123
Long Beach, CA 90840
Cross Enrollment Form (UC & Community College) (PDF) 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.  Please mail your completed form to:

CSULB Office of Enrollment Services
ATTN: Registration & Records
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Brotman Hall 123
Long Beach, CA 90840
Contact Information Change Request Form (DocuSign) 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.  N/A
Educational Leave To preserve your current catalog rights and avoid being discontinued from CSULB, you're required to maintain continuous enrollment at CSULB. You must complete at least one class and earn unit(s) every fall and spring semester after being admitted unless you are on an approved leave of absence, either an Educational Leave or a Military Leave. Your request for an Educational Leave must be made in advance and include an explanation of your reasons for seeking the leave and a statement of when you intend to return to CSULB.

Submit your request in MyCSULB Student Center. For more information, please visit Educational Leave.
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Exception to Academic Policy for Undergraduate Limit This request 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.

Submit your request in MyCSULB Student Center. For more information, please visit Repeating Courses
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Grade Option Change Request This request is used to change the grading option for a class you are already enrolled in to Credit/No Credit (CR/NC) or Audit (AU). Approval is required. Only some classes have the option for you to enroll on a CR/NC or AU basis.

Submit your request in MyCSULB Student Center. For more information, please visit Understanding Grades and Grading.
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Legal Name Change Form (DocuSign) 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.  N/A
Maximum Unit Exception University policy has identified a maximum number of units you may enroll in for each term. If you wish to enroll in more than the maximum number of units for a term (considered an "overload"), you must submit a request for a Maximum Unit Exception. Exceptions are considered only if you have both a demonstrated need for the overload (usually to avoid undue delay in graduation) and the demonstrated ability to succeed in a heavy course load. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Submit your request in MyCSULB Student Center. For more information, please visit Student Unit Load.
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Military Leave For students being called to active military services, Title 5, Section 40401, provides an extended Military Leave for up to a maximum of five years due to approved educational reasons and for circumstances beyond a student’s control. Requests for military leave must be accompanied by a copy of military orders indicating the induction date. CSULB will approve a military leave for students called for active military service as a result of mobilization of U.S. military reserves. In the case of students called for active military service, CSULB will authorize withdrawals throughout the term.

Submit your request in MyCSULB Student Center. For more information, please visit Educational Leave. For further assistance with dropping current classes, and other processing, contact Veterans Services.
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Permission to Add Once self-service registration ends for the semester (after the second week of classes or proportionate for winter and summer terms), students may only add classes with class instructor and department approvals. This process is available on MyCSULB Student Center after the self-service registration deadline. See Permission to Add for more information. N/A
Academic Appeals (DocuSign) Under certain circumstances, an undergraduate student may appeal for an exception to academic policy. Such appeals include GE substitutions and waivers, exceptions to the maximum limit for withdrawals (18 units) and repeating courses (28 units), academic renewal, and exceptions for graduation requirements. Exceptions are considered only in cases of demonstrated need and documented circumstances, and the outcome is not guaranteed. Please see Academic Standing and Appeals for more information. N/A
Reinstatement Petition Form (DocuSign) 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. Apply by the deadline for the semester you plan to return to CSULB on Cal State Apply.
Request for Evaluation of Course Work from Another Institution (DocuSign) 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.  

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 COVID-19
Petition to Withdraw During the first two weeks of class, you may drop one or more classes using self-service registration on MyCSULB Student Center.

Starting the third week of class (or proportionate for winter or summer terms), if you wish to withdraw from a class, you must request to withdraw using this online request. See Dropping and Withdrawing for more information.

During the final three weeks of class, you will need to upload documentation of serious and extenuating circumstances beyond your control that prevent you from continuing in your classes.
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Catastrophic Withdrawal Request - Medical (PDF) You may request to withdraw for medical reasons when a serious medical condition—such as an illness, accident, or mental health condition—prevents you from continuing in your classes and Incompletes are not possible.

Medical withdrawals require that your physician or health care provider submit documentation.
Due to campus closure, please email completed form to es-registration@csulb.edu for review.

Graduation Forms 

Graduation Forms

Form Title Description
Request to Change Graduation Term If you have already applied to graduate and need to change your graduation term, you must request to change your graduation term. For instructions, see:

Change of Graduation Term (Undergraduate Students)
Change of Graduation Term (Graduate Students)
Timely Graduation Appeal Students who must delay graduation and/or are requesting a change in academic objectives after establishing a graduation term may need to submit an appeal. Please see the Timely Graduation website for additional information.
Undergraduate Request for Reactivation of Graduation (DocuSign) This form is for students who previously filed for graduation, didn't maintain continuous attendance, and believe all degree requirements have been met. Continuous attendance is defined as attendance in a course at a California Community College, CSU, or UC campus for at least one unit of credit in at least one semester each calendar year. CSULB extension courses DO NOT count toward continuous attendance. 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.