Application FAQ

Frequently asked questions regarding the University Honors Application process can be located on this page.  

When do I receive a CSULB student ID number? Where can I find my CSULB ID number?

You should receive your CSULB student ID number via email 2-3 days after submitting an application to CSULB through CalState Apply.

You can visit CSULB Enrollment Services site to retrieve your student ID number.

No. Our online application is for both the University Honors Program AND the President's Scholarships during the application period of Februry 1- March 1.  The scholarship is only available for new incoming transfer and first-year students.  Applicants interested in the scholarship must also apply for FAFSA or Dream Act.

I have sophomore or junior standing at CSULB.  Can I still apply to the University Honors Program?

Yes, continuing and transfer students are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must meet the minimum entry GPA  of 3.5 and have enough remaining units to complete the honors requirements. Please visit our Advising page for more details or to make an advising appointment with Honors Academic Advisor.  The application periods for continuing CSULB students is the following:  Fall Admission (February 1-June 1) , Spring Admission (November 15-December 15).

Directions can be found on student records website,  /student-records/transcripts-current-students.

I have multiple transcripts to upload for my program/scholarship application OR I have already submitted my application but I have an additional transcript or transcripts to upload.

If you need to upload more than one transcript, please zip then into one file before uploading. You can also email the documents in pdf format to

  •  Applying for Fall Program Admittance (Please plan ahead, we need your recommendation by the deadline)
    • First Round with President’s Scholarships consideration (First-year, transfer students, and continuing CSULB students*)
      • February 1 - Application opens
      • March 1 - Application closes (Deadline for completed application and recommendation)
    • Second Round (First-year and transfer students)
      • March 15 - Application opens
      • April 15 - Application closes (Deadline for completed application and recommendation)
    • Third Round (Continuing CSULB students and transfer students)
      • May 1 - Application opens
      • June 1 - Application closes (Deadline for completed application and recommendation)
  • Applying for Spring Program Admittance
    • First Round (transfer and continuing CSULB students)
      • November 15 - Application opens
      • December 15 - Application closes (Deadline for completed application and recommendation)

*Continuing CSULB students are not eligible for the President's Scholarship.

No, by submitting your application to the University Honors Program, it does not commit you to CSULB.

You will be notified of your application status approximately 35 days after the deadline of the application round in which you applied.

Newly admitted University Honors students who apply for on-campus housing, will be placed in the Honors House, the on-campus dorm for University Honors Program students (subject to space availability; placements are made in the order they are received). Honors House residents are required to participate in an enhanced Honors House curriculum, which encourages students to be critical thinkers and engaged citizens, both locally and globally.  More information about on-campus housing can be found at,

General campus tours and self-guided tours are available through the University Outreach & School Relations Department. 


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