First-time Transfer Students


CSUDH has earned a reputation for academic excellence. With a wide selection of outstanding and relevant academic programs, we prepare students to reach their academic as well as professional goals. With small classes led by renowned faculty, an excellent student-to-faculty ratio, unique internship and research opportunities, a strong community engagement, and well-balanced curriculums that build well-rounded knowledge, CSUDH offers an interactive learning environment inside and outside the classroom.


Have questions about a specific program or degree? See a list of academic department contacts at CSUDH.


View Class Schedules for spring, summer, fall, and winter term classes.


Learn more about CSUDH’s wide selection of excellent degree programs reflecting today’s in-demand fields. CSUDH offers undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, certificate programs, and credential programs all recognized and respected by leading employers, professional and graduate schools.


View and download online versions of our University Catalogs for the current and past academic years. Catalogs contain academic program and course descriptions, academic calendars, information about campus services, fees, faculty information and more.


View the Academic Calendar for important dates and deadlines including registration, class start and end dates, campus holidays and closure, add/drop dates, graduation application deadlines, final exams, and more.


The University Advisement Center provides academic advising to help you choose the right courses for the degree you want and to help you stay on track so you can graduate with your degree on time. Learn more about freshmen advising, transfer advising, testing services, academic policies, and location and hours here.


As a CSUDH student, you have access to a range of academic support and tools to help you succeed in your classes and studies. Get one-on-one tutoring and assignment assistance at the Toro Learning Center, learn how the Summer Bridge Academy and Encounter to Excellence programs can help you prepare for a strong start in your college classes, and find out more about unique programs like the Educational Opportunity Program and Male Success Alliance designed to support the success of at-risk students entering university.


The CSU Fully Online Courses program (formely known as "CourseMatch") provides an opportunity for eligible fully matriculated CSU students to enroll in one fully-online course per term offered by another CSU campus. The program is aimed to facilitate access to high-demand, high success courses as part of the continuing effort of providing students with access to the courses needed to expedite graduation.


CSUDH is a national leader in distance learning, named by Forbes magazine as one of the top 20 “cyber” universities. Learn about our wide range of online and televised learning programs, view course descriptions, and see schedules here.


CSUDH’s Division of Extended Education offers credit and non-credit courses, certificates, training and certification programs designed for academic, professional and personal enrichment. Learn more about Extended Education’s professional certificates, Open University, distance learning, ESL and customized training and education programs.


CSUDH students enjoy a range of unique opportunities to work on groundbreaking research projects side-by-side with faculty mentors — in the classroom, the lab, and the field. Learn more about student research opportunities as well as our acclaimed annual Student Research Day.

CSU Supports Your Doctoral Programs

The California Pre-Doctoral Program is designed to increase diversity within the pool of university faculty by supporting the doctoral aspirations of students in the California State University System (CSU). The program awards funds to a limited number of juniors, seniors and graduate students in the CSU system. The California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) offers financial loans to promising doctoral students who intend to apply for future CSU instructional faculty positions. Learn More!


Getting closer to graduation? Make sure you stay on top of important dates, deadlines and next steps so you’ll be ready to walk across the stage with your degree in hand.


CSUDH is home to a number of innovative and recognized centers and institutes for learning, research and knowledge. Learn more about our California Stem Institute for Innovation and Improvement (CSI3), Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE), CSUDH Infant-Toddler Development Center, Center for History and Social Science Education, Center for Mathematics and Science Education, Center for Training and Development, Institute for Global Intercultural Peacebuilding, Mervyn Dymally African American Political & Economic Institute, Multicultural Center, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, OSHA Training Institute Education Center, Urban Community Research Center and other centers and institutes.


CSUDH is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). A number of CSUDH programs are also accredited by leading agencies representing a range of specialized fields. Learn more about our accreditations.

Resources for Undocumented Students

 In an effort to provide additional resources for students and campuses, the Chancellor’s Office has relaunched a website on Resources for Undocumented Students. The information includes admission process, financial aid, campus support, legal support services, overview of AB540/2000 and the California Dream Act, systemwide communications, and other resources that include organizations such as the ACLU, National Immigration Law Center, Immigrant Legal Resource Center and federal government agencies.