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Admission Process Deadlines

Admission Process Timeline for Students Applying for Fall 2019

Sep 4, 2018 –
Dec. 14, 2018
Best time for fall semester weekday campus visits
Oct. 1- 31,  2018
30 day application period for Cal Maritime's Early Action (EA) Program - (Option for freshman applicants only) – All freshman admission applications submitted through www.calstate.edu/apply early admission option on the application.  
October, 2018 Last month to take the SAT or ACT for Early Action (EA) puposes. Scores must arrive by November 15, 2018

Oct. 1, 2018 -
Nov. 30, 2018


60 day application period for Cal Maritime's Regular Application (RA) Program - (Option for freshman and transfer applicants) – All admission applications submitted through www.calstate.edu/apply during this period will be considered for the Regular Admission Program if students do not select the regular admission option on the application. After November 30, a few majors may remain open until all spaces are filled.  

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
December, 2018 Last month to take SAT or ACT for regulary (RA) admission purposes. Scores must arrive by January 11, 2017
Oct 1, 2018 - March 2, 2019 Financial Aid Applications (FAFSA) for the fall can be submitted during this period

January 4, 2019 - May 3, 2019


Best time for spring semester weekday campus visits
February 1, 2019 Admission application notifications begin for Freshmen (Feb 15 for Transfer Students)
April 1, 2019 Priority date to submit health forms and receive a medical review before May 1 if no additional medical information is determined to be necessary. 
The final deadline for health documents is May 1.

April 13, 2019 "Cal Maritime Day" Campus open house for admitted students and families 
No later than May 1, 2019 Deadline for admitted students to send Cal Maritime the (non-refundable) $500 enrollment deposit,
Admission Acknowledgement  Form, health documents, and Housing License Agreement
or fall space may not be available

May 15, 2019 "Smart Page" available through MyCalMaritime student portal and PeopleSoft for those required to take Early Start to tell us their plans to do so.
May 31, 2019

Last day to receive any additional SAT or ACT scores to possibly increase scores and remove a students Early Start Program requirement and (if Early Start is required) tell us their plans to take Early Start at any CSU campus (or equivalent remediating courses elsewhere).

Cal Maritime's Admission Office will contact those who must participate in the Early Start program by May 15 and and give instructions on how to indicate which course(s) each student chooses to fulfill the Early Start requirement.

June 2, 2019 Deadline for those who are required to take Early Start to indicate their chosen method of completing the requirement on their Early Start "Smart Page" via their PeopleSoft Student Services page within their Student Portal.


Fall 2019 Dates

Fall 2019 Dates

Date TBD in early August
Dates TBD in June
Newly enrolling students must prove adequate medical insurance or be required to purchase the Cal Maritime medical insurance 
Either online registration period for new students or time when all new students are pre-enrolled in courses by the Registrar's Office
July 15, 2019
Final transcripts are due from newly enrolling students
August date TBD, 2019
Student charges are due unless prior arrangements have been made with the Student Accounts Office.  Students with financial aid should contact the Financial Aid Office to understand how financial aid interacts with campus financial due dates.
August date TBD, 2019

Campus housing move-in by appointment.

August date TBD, 2019
New Student Orientation begins for all students (including those living off-campus)  - All new students must attend all days.
August date TBD, 2019
Optional Family Orientation (tentative) 
August date TBD, 2019
First day of fall classes


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Cal Maritime, Office of Admission
200 Maritime Academy Dr.
Vallejo, CA 94590

(707) 654-1330 (Office)
(707) 654-1336 (FAX)


Admission Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Scheduled Breaks/Holidays:

Aug 14 - 19: New Student Orientation
Today thru Sep 4: No Ship Access for Tours
Aug 20: Fall Classes Begin
Sep 3: Labor Day (Campus Closed)
Nov 12: Veterans Day (Campus Closed)
Nov 19-22: No Classes but Tours Available
Nov 23-24: (Campus Closed)
Dec 11-21: No Classes but Tours Available
Dec 24 - Jan 1: (Campus Closed)
Jan 2-4: No Classes but Tours Available
Jan 7: Spring Classes Begin


Admission Office Resources

Admission Process Deadlines
Annual Security Report (Jeanne Cleary Act)
Cal Maritime New Price & Cost Calculator

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