You are a new student if you have not attended CSUDH previously.
You are a returning student if you:
Returning from an approved planned educational leave
You must submit a completed CSU application (no application fee required) to Admission and Records as official notification of your intent to return from an approved Planned Educational Leave. If you have taken courses at another institution during your leave, you must also provide official transcripts. To be eligible for Registration, your application to return must be submitted and processed prior to the Registration dates listed earlier (the deadline to submit an application to return from a Planned Leave is the first day of the academic term in which you plan to return). Please contact Admissions & Records for further questions concerning Planned Educational Leave processing at (310) 243-3645.
You are considered a continuing student* if you:
(1) attended CSUDH as a matriculated student in the Spring 2015 or Fall 2014 semester;
(2) are a graduate student who has attended CSUDH as a matriculated student in the Fall 2014 semester;
(3) have not attended another academic institution since attending CSUDH; and
(3) have not applied to graduate from CSUDH in the Fall 2015 term.