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After you have applied to CSUSM, follow the next steps to make sure the rest of your admissions process goes smoothly.

Next Steps

Login to your MyCSUSM

Your ID and password was sent to your email address that was listed on your application. Use your assigned login information to access your MyCSUSM Student Center and regularly check your admission status. Outstanding items will be listed on your "To Do List." Send us any items listed by the posted deadlines. 

Submit the following items:

  • All official post-secondary school records including certificates, examination grades, degrees or diplomas in the original language of issue must be submitted through the postal mail in a school-sealed envelope
    • Lower-division transfers must also send secondary school records.
    • Applicants who have studied in the U.S. are required to have the U.S institution(s) send official transcript(s) directly to CSUSM. If you are attending a California community college, you may be able to send your transcripts electronically. Confirm with your school to check if this option is available. 
  • Official English translations of all academic records including certificates, degrees or diplomas.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support or scholarship letter
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score report, if needed. This requirement is waived if you have an approved freshman composition course from a US institution (must be sent directly from testing agency)
    • If you do not have a passing TOEFL or IELTS, please let us know by email at
  • Copy of your Passport

Send all OFFICIAL transcripts and translations directly to the address below.

To expedite processing upload your documents here for preliminary review.

Copies of all the documents needed above can be submitted online! By submitting these documents online, this allows us to give you an early admission decision. Official transcripts and test scores must be received by postal mail before issuance of I-20 for a student visa. 

Contact Information:
California State University San Marcos - International Admissions
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001 USA
P: (760) 750-4844  F: (760) 750-3138