6 Creating An Account Returning users login Forgot your username and/or password?Click to create an account
7 Create An Account Unique Email Account Required Use addresses like Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, etc.Student Support can assistUsername must be uniqueNew automated system to check if username is availableUsername suggestions are provided to user if desired username is takenBe awareCreation of UsernameArea Code, initials, BirthdayEx. 805gr1106Ventura Area Code: 805Initials: Ginger ReyesBirthday: Nov. 6
8 Application Manager To start an application. To resume an application. To complete additional applications to other CSU campuses, you only have to complete the first screen ofeach application.To resume an application.To view submitted applications.
9 To begin the application click on the “Begin Application” button at the bottomof the introduction screen.You must scroll down the screento view the button.
10 Online TutorialEach header bar will also have a link to the online tutorial via the “Play” button. Only videos pertinent to this section will playYou can navigate to other parts of the video using the menu on the right of the video.
11 Side Menu Bar of Application Push Pin: Current pageCheck Marks: Completed screensSkip & Jump to: Go to another screen without savingQuick link to Introduction page of campusHELP Movies: Link to new online video tutorialInstructions: Text instructions for any screen of the applicationQuick link to Student Support page for assistance on completing the applicationQuick link to Application ManagerSAVE: Will save the information that has been inputted on the screenLOG OFF: Log off the application and the CSUMentor siteSUBMIT: To submit the completed application (appears only when application is ready for submission)Push Pin: Current pageCheck Marks: Completed screensSkip & Jump to: Go to another screen without savingQuick link to Introduction page of campusHELP Movies: Link to new online video tutorialInstructions: Text instructions for any screen of the applicationQuick link to Student Support page for assistance on completing the applicationQuick link to Application ManagerSAVE: Will save the information that has been inputted on the screenLOG OFF: Log off the application and the CSUMentor siteSUBMIT: To submit the completed application (appears only when application is ready for submission)
12 Screen 1 – Enrollment Information Application InformationTerm Apply forMain campus/Off-campus(Depending upon the campus, this question may ormay not appear on the application.)Intended MajorDegree ObjectiveCredential ObjectiveCampus HousingEntry StatusGraduating HS Senior with or without college creditPrevious ApplicationLast AppliedLast Attended
14 Screen 3 – Personal Information Applicant InformationSocial Security NumberConfirm SSNCalifornia Statewide Student ID added (optional)Date of BirthGenderWard of the court question addedResidencePlace of BirthMilitary InformationOptional InformationNCAA SportsParents’ EducationFamily IncomeQ. If my student does not have a Social Security Number, what do they put in for applicant information?A. Leave the item blank.
15 Screen 4 – CA State Residency Information Residency StatusYour responses to the following questions are required to make a preliminary assessment of your residency status for admission and tuition purposes. The campus may request additional information prior to making a final residence determination.
16 Screen 6 – High School Information Current or Last High School AttendedHigh School InformationGraduation, GED Date or checkbox, if neitherOther High Schools attendedTest InformationEntries for SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS and PTEEAP scoresRelease to CSU campus
17 You can search by a CEEB code. If you can not locate your school on the list, call GO-TO-XAP.
18 Enter test taken or will be taken Non-native speakersof English
19 Screen 7 – College Information Current, Previous and Planned Colleges AttendedEnter the names and locations of all current, previous and planned colleges and universities even if no coursework was completed. Begin with the last institution attended.Advanced Standing CreditAll students except Graduating High School Senior with no college credit
21 Screen 8 – High School Preparation 1 Social Science2-YearsEnglish4-YearsMathematics3-Years
22 Click “Add … Course” to enter a course. Click “Edit” to modify a course.Q. Student took Algebra 1 in 7th grade, how do I report it on CSU Application?Put course as 8th grade course and you can list it in the CSU application.Per CSU High School Preparation 2 Screen Instructions, if you took Algebra 1 or a foreign language in the 7th or 8th grade, report your grades as grade level 8.Click Trash Can todelete a course.
24 Course List. This list contains your school’s actual courses. Select from theCourse List. This list contains your school’s actual courses.If class is not in drop downmenu select “Other” andtype in the class.
27 Screen 9 – High School Preparation 2 Laboratory Science1-Year Biological Science with laboratory (D1)1-Year Physical Science with laboratory (D2)Language Other Than English2-Years in same the languageVisual/Performing Arts1-YearCollege Preparatory ElectiveQ. I have a student who went right into 3rd year Spanish, how would I report that she meets the 2 years of Language other than English requirement?A. The student should put the other Spanish courses prior to the 3rd year, but for the grades put in Pass, so it is not counted in the GPA. By putting in the appropriate courses, the total foreign language semesters is now 6.Q. I have a student who is fluent in another language and waived by my high school of their foreign language. How do they report that on the application?Insert coursework for 9 & 10th grade and for Title select “Other”. Enter Waiver of LOTE and grades are Pass for 2 semesters.Q. I repeated a course, do I have to list the “bad” grade and the new grade?A. No. As stated below, if you have repeated a course by taking the exact course at a later time, list the highest grade you achieved for the term(s) are repeated. Do NOT enter in a repeated course twice.
28 GPA Calculation Self Reported Links to CSUMentor GPA Calculator
29 Screen 10 – College Courses College Courses in ProgressList coursesCollege Courses PlannedCSU General Education RequirementsList A1, A2, A3, and B4 courses
30 Click “Add a Course”to enter a courseClick “Edit” tomodify a courseClick Trash Can todelete a course
31 Select Course fromCourse ListClick “add course” tosave the course.
33 Screen 11 – EOP Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) New EOP&S Fee Waiver Transfer Students that are enrolled in EOP&S
34 Screen 12 – Fee Waiver Application Fee Waiver Application Fee Waiver Only complete onceFinancial InformationCalculation of Fee WaiverNow available for students who meet requirements of AB540Application Fee WaiverOnly complete onceFinancial InformationCalculation of Fee WaiverNow available for students who meet requirements of AB540
39 Payment Options Credit Cards Check / E-Checks or Money Order VisaMasterCardCheck / E-Checks or Money OrderFee WaiverOption only if grantedApply only once for all CSU CampusesApplies all academic year
40 Selecting A Payment Sample: Check or Credit Card Sample: Fee Waiver Instructions on how and where to send your check are on the following screen.
42 Who May Apply to EOP?Historically low-income and educationally underserved undergraduate students who need admission assistance and support services to succeed in collegeStudents who demonstrate academic potential and motivation
43 Applying to EOP High School Graduate or Equivalent Meet CSU Eligibility for Regular AdmissionEOP considers admission for students who may not meet regular admission criteria on a campus by campus basis
44 Applying to EOPStudents must complete and submit an application for Undergraduate Admission to the campus before applying to the EOP program.Application to the Educational Opportunity Program includes:1) Completed Undergraduate Admission application to the campus2) Completed EOP application with:Applicant Information formTwo Recommendation forms
45 Separate Application for EOP Online EOP applications can be started only AFTER submitting an online application to a CSU campus firstTo apply for EOP online,Go to Apply Online, then click link to apply for EOP online.
46 EOP Online Application Form – Completed by student Opening page for the EOP ApplicationSAVE: Will save the information that has been inputted on the screenMany fields are pre-populated from the University applicationLOG OFF: Log off the application and the CSUMentor site
47 EOP Online Application Form – Completed by student Must complete the first applicationAdditional applications are pre-populated but allow editsComplete fields that are blank
48 EOP Online Application Form – Completed by student Two recommendation are requiredStudents can go to the Application Manager to track the recommendation status and change the recommender if neededTwo names and addresses are needed to process the electronic recommendation forms
49 EOP Online Recommendation Form – Completed by counselor or teacher Counselors and teachers will receive an message with the web link to the recommendation formThere is a new message for each student applicationUnique link for each recommendation
50 EOP Online Recommendation Form – Completed by counselor or teacher Must complete the initial recommendation formAdditional forms will pre-populate for a student applying to multiple campusesCounselors and teachers can edit responses before resubmitting
51 EOP ContactsCSU Bakersfield Mr. Rocky Maraccini 9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA Phone: (661) Fax: (661) CSU Channel Islands Ms. Leah Alarcon One University Drive Camarillo, CA Phone: (805) Fax: (805) CSU Chico Ms. Victoria Bass First and Normal Streets Chico, CA Phone: (530) Fax: (530) CSU Dominguez Hills Ms. Katrina Hermoso 1000 E. Victoria Street, WH D-350 Carson, CA Phone: (310) Fax: (310) CSU East Bay Mr. Emmanuel Lopez EOP Admissions, LI Carlos Bee Blvd. Hayward, CA Phone: (510) Fax: (510) CSU Fresno Ms. Irene Perez 5150 North Maple Avenue, M/S JA62 Fresno, CA Phone: (559) Fax: (559) CSU Fullerton Ms. Willie Bugaoan 800 North State College Blvd. EOP Admissions, UH-231 Fullerton, CA Phone: (657) Fax: (657) Humboldt State University Ms. Denise Negrillo Ms. Maria Elena Whaples One Harpst Street Arcata, CA Phone: (707) (toll free) Fax: (707) CSU Long Beach Ms. Gail Walters EOP Admissions, LA Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA Phone: (562) Fax: (562) CSU Los Angeles Ms. Maria Laines 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA Phone: (323) Fax: (323) CSU Monterey Bay Ms. Carina Cisneros 100 Campus Center Seaside, CA Phone: (831) Fax: (831) CSU Northridge Ms. Doris Clark Bayramian Hall Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA Phone: (818) Fax: (818) Cal Poly Pomona Ms. Leticia Guzman Scott EOP Admissions and Enrollment Building West Temple Avenue Pomona, CA Phone: (909) Fax: (909) CSU Sacramento Mr. David Ortega 6000 J Street Lassen Hall, Rm Sacramento, CA Phone: (916) Fax: (916) CSU San Bernardino Mr. Mario E. Baeza 5500 University Parkway San Bernardino, CA Phone: (909) Fax: (909) San Diego State University Ms. Cynthia Torres EOP/Ethnic Affairs Student Services Bldg. East # Campanile Drive San Diego, CA Phone: (619) Fax: (619) San Francisco State University Ms. Renée Stephens 1600 Holloway Avenue, SSB 201 San Francisco, CA Phone: (415) Fax: (415) San José State University Ms. Debra Y. Griffith One Washington Square San Jose, CA Phone: (408) Fax: (408) Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Ms. Kathleen A. Castillo Student Academic Services, Bldg. 81 San Luis Obispo, CA Phone: (805) Fax: (805) CSU San Marcos Ms. Norma Larios 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, CA Phone: (760) Fax: (760) Sonoma State University Ms. Lisa Brooks 1801 East Cotati Avenue, Salazar 1060 Rohnert Park, CA Phone: (707) Fax: (707) CSU Stanislaus Ms. Serah Martinez 801 West Monte Vista Avenue Turlock, CA Phone: (209) Fax: (209)
52 Additional Information About EOP CSUMentor site:California State University site:Individual campus EOP department websites
58 Screen 7 AA-T / AS-T Questions (SB1440) Split previous box “For California Community College Students Only” into 3 separate boxesAdded text re: SB1440Dropdown Boxes – if select “yes”, prompts you to next step.3 BOXESIFTHENSB1440
59 Screen 8 9th-11th Grades – Student required to enter grade
60 Screen 10 Allow entry of course units <1 (0.5 increments)
61 Screen 12 Fee Waiver – California Dream Act (qualification for exemption for non-resident tuition-ab540)US Citizenship Status = “None of the Above”ORUS Citizenship Status = U.S. CitizenUS Citizenship Status = Immigrant I-551 Green CardANDHigh school attendance = High school in California for three or more yearsHigh school of graduation = Graduation or expected graduation from a high school in CaliforniaCurrent family size and income criteria are metIf above criteria included US Citizenship = None of the Above, generate pop-up (informational only):
62 Questions?For Applicants that have questions about CSUMentor and the Online Application, please have them contact:Xap Technical Support1-800-GO-TO-XAP