Adult Re-Entry Support

CSULB offers specialized programming and support for returning adults and other non-traditional students. Please review the available options below. For information and guidance please call 562-985-5358.

Degree-Seeking Students

  • If you are seeking an undergraduate degree and have taken courses at CSULB or any other college, you are a Transfer Student:

Attend our Transfer Admission Workshop for a detailed overview of the admission process.

Review Transfer Eligibility Requirements to check if you meet requirements.

Additional Options for Adult Learners

  • Open University offers a variety of options for career advancement and professional certification.
  • Senior community members can access low-cost courses through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).
  • The Senior Citizen Education Program is named the Older Adult Degree Program. Eligible California residents, 60 years or older, can register for classes at a reduced cost. Participants are subject to all regular admissions deadlines and restrictions, and will be required to submit official transcripts to pursue a degree, credential or certificate. Once enrolled, contact Student Financial Services to learn more.

Note:Degree-seeking adults who have never attended a community college or university are advised to complete Transfer Admission Requirements at a community college before applying to CSULB. For more information on transfer admission, visit UOSR Transfer Students.