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CSUMentor Tutorial How to complete the CSU Online Application
About the Tutorial Redesigned CSUMentor website with Seasonal Home Page Application Filing Status Report Selecting the Online Application Creating An Account Application Manager Completing the Online Application Payment Options
Application Filing Status Report
Selecting the Online Application
Creating An Account Dont have an account with CSUMentor? Have an account with CSUMentor? Forgot your username and/or password?
Create An Account – Screen 1 Issues with Screen 1: Username: Many usernames are already taken in the system. So try to create a unique username. This may take a few times to create a username. TIP: Try your using the first part of your address or date of birth date before or after your username. Address: The system now enforces uniqueness. The system will check to see if the you entered is already in the system. Date of Birth: Make sure to format your date of birth correctly to avoid errors.
Screen 1: Example Errors This message will display username choices that are guaranteed to work.
Create An Account – Screen 2 Issues with Screen 2: International Postal Code: This question is only required if your address is outside the United States of America. Telephone Numbers: Make sure to format your telephone numbers correctly to avoid errors. Not Required: How did you hear about CSUMentor?
Create An Account – Screen 3 Account successfully created! Click here to continue.
Application Manager To start an application. To complete additional applications to other CSU campuses, you only have to complete the first screen of each application. To view submitted applications. To resume an application.
Completing the Online Application Fall 2005 Applications open on October 1, 2004 All screens must be completed in order to submit your application Payment type must be selected Be sure to check Application Filing Status report to learn when campuses close
To begin the application click on the Begin Application button at the button of the introduction screen. You must scroll down the screen to view the button.
Side Menu Bar of Application Check Marks: Completed screens Push Pin: Current page Skip & Jump to: Go to another screen without saving Quick link to Application Manager Quick link to Introduction page of campus HELP: Help text for the current screen SAVE: Will save the information that has been inputted on the screen LOG OFF: Log off the application and the CSUMentor site SUBMIT: To submit the completed application Quick link to Student Support page for assistance on completing the application
Screen 1 – Enrollment Information Application Information Term Apply for Main campus/Off-campus (Depending upon the campus, this question may or may not appear on the application.) Intended Major Degree Objective Credential Objective Entry Status Total Transferable Units Previous Application Last Applied Last Attended
Main/Off Campus Question WithoutWith
Screen 2 – Name and Address Name(s) Full Name Other Names Current Mailing Address Permanent Address Contact Information Phone Numbers Address Now with Address Verification!
Correct Incorrect Address Verification
Required Not Required
Screen 3 – Personal Information Applicant Information Social Security Number Confirm SSN Date of Birth Gender Residence Information Place of Birth Ethnicity Military Information Optional Information NCAA Sports Parents Education Family Income
Screen 4 – Residency Information Residency Status Your 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.
Screen 5 – High School Information Last High School Attended High School Information Graduation or GED Date Test Information SAT I ACT TOEFL
Click on the FIND button to select your High School.
If you can not locate your school on the list, call GO-TO-XAP. Search Feature!
Non-native speakers of English Enter test taken or will be taken.
Screen 6 – High School Preparation 1 Social Science 2-Years English 4-Years Mathematics 3-Years
Click Edit to modify a course. Click Add Course to enter a course.
Click add course to save the course.
Select from the Course List. This list contains your schools actual courses. Click add course to save the course. If class is not in drop down menu select Other and type in the class.
Important Information Important note for summer classes: When entering high school courses taken during the summer, select the grade level AFTER the summer you took the course in. For example, if you took Geometry during the summer between the 9th and 10th grades, list it as a 10th grade class. This is important to ensure that the GPA calculated on screen 7 is accurate. Important note honors courses: Select only authorized honors courses that are designated honors or advanced placement on the University of California's a-g list. If you have repeated a course, list the highest grade you achieved for each semester for the course.
Warning for Senior Courses
Screen 7 – High School Preparation 2 Laboratory Science 2-Years with laboratory Foreign Language 2-Years in same the language Visual/Performing Arts 1-Year College Preparatory Elective
GPA Calculation Self Reported
Screen 8 – College Information Previous Colleges Attended Enter the names and locations of all colleges and universities attended, even if no coursework was completed. Begin with the last institution attended.
Click on Add College link to add your college. Click on Edit to modify any college information inputted.
Adding a College If you can not locate your school on the list, call GO-TO-XAP.
Screen 9 – College Courses College Courses in Progress List courses College Courses Planned List courses CSU General Education Requirements List A1, A2, A3, and B4 courses Transfer Information Transfer GPA Eligibility
Click Add Course to enter a course. Click Edit to modify a course.
Select Course from Course List Click add course to save the course.
Click on the HELP for instructions on how to enter in AP Exams.
Screen 10 – EOP and Fee Waiver Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Application Fee Waiver Only complete once Financial Information Calculation of Fee Waiver
EOP requires separate application. Click link to download the EOP Application.
Payment Options Credit Cards Visa MasterCard Check / E-Checks or Money Order Fee Waiver Option only if granted Apply only once for all CSU Campuses Applies all academic year
Selecting A Payment Sample: Check or Credit CardSample: Fee Waiver Instructions on how and where to send your check are on the following screen.
Questions? Comments and Questions about CSUMentor Tutorial: Jessica Wagoner For Applicants that have questions about CSUMentor and the Online Application, please have them contact: Xap Technical Support GO-TO-XAP