Community College Guidance – Incoming Transfers

The California State University (CSU) system is taking all necessary steps to mitigate the disruptions caused by COVID-19 while ensuring the health and safety for our students, faculty, staff and communities.

The following information is provided for school districts, schools, community colleges, colleges, educators, prospective students and applicants regarding CSU admission and provides a high-level overview of the guidance. Guidance to CSU campuses regarding technical implementation will be provided in a separate document.

  1. CSU campuses will accept "Credit" or "Pass" for all courses completed in Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall 2020 terms and in Winter, Spring or Summer 2021 terms, including courses taken to satisfy:

    1. Golden Four (English language [A2], oral communication [A1], critical thinking [A3], and mathematics/quantitative reasoning [B4]);
    2. All other General Education courses; and
    3. Major prerequisite courses.
  2. The CSU will honor all existing transferable credit articulation for Spring 2020 and Spring 2021 AP exams on which scores of 3, 4, 5 are earned

This page was updated on 3/28/2022​