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Admission Process Deadlines

Admission Process Timeline for Students Applying for Fall 2018

Aug. 31, 2017 –
Dec. 16, 2017
Best time for fall semester campus visits
Oct. 1- 31,  2017
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, 2017 Last month to take the SAT or ACT for Early Action (EA) puposes. Scores must arrive by November 15, 2017

Oct. 1, 2017 -
Nov. 30, 2017


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. 28, 2017
December, 2017 Last month to take SAT or ACT for regulary (RA) admission purposes. Scores must arrive by January 11, 2017
March 2, 2018 Financial Aid Applications (FAFSA) for the fall can be submitted during this period

January 8, 2018 - April 26, 2018


Best time for spring semester campus visits
February 1, 2018 Admission application notifications begin for Freshmen (Feb 15 for Transfer Students)
April 2, 2018 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, 2018 date to be determined "Cal Maritime Day" Campus open house for admitted students and families 
No later than May 1, 2018 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, 2018 "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, 2018

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, 2018 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 2018 Dates

Fall 2018 Dates

Date in early August
Dates 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 16, 2018
 Final transcripts are due from newly enrolling students
August date TBD, 2018
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, 2018

Campus housing move-in by appointment.

August date TBD, 2018
New Student Orientation begins for all students (including those living off-campus)  - All new students must attend all days.
August date TBD, 2018
Optional Family Orientation (tentative) 
August date TBD, 2018
First day of fall classes


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Apply for Fall 2018 in
Now thru 1/30/2018 at
www.calstate.edu/apply for

the following degree programs:

- Businesss Administration
- Global Studies & Mar. Affairs

For all other degree programs
Apply for Fall 2019 admission
from 10/1/2018 to 11/30/2018


Admission Process Deadlines

Admission Office Hours:

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
except for the following
special days or holidays:

Dec. 22-Jan. 1 - Holiday Break - School Closed
Jan. 2-5 - School Open but No Classes
Jan. 8 - Classes Begin
Jan. 15 - MLK Holiday - School Closed
Feb. 19 - President's Holiday
               School Open but No Classes
Mar. 30 - Cesar Chavez Holiday - School Closed
Apr. 23-26 - Finals
April 23 to Late August - No Classes
Apr. 25 to Mid September
               Campus Tours do not Include the Ship


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

Phone: 707-654-1330
Fax: 707-654-1336

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