International Education & Global Engagement
  • Congratulations on your admission to the Study Abroad @ the Beach program at California State University, Long Beach! You should have received or will be receiving your I-20 form in the mail shortly. Please email if you have any questions.


    Please review the SA@B checklist for information on the following steps.


      1. Review & Sign your I-20 Form
      2. Apply for an F-1 Visa
      3. Review Available Courses
      4. Activate CSULB Student Accounts
      5. Attend the Online Pre-Arrival Orientation via Beachboard
      6. Submit immunization documents to the CSULB Student Health Center
      7. Purchase Health Insurance
      8. Pay for Tuition
      9. Upload Check-in Documents on Beachboard
      10. Attend Orientation Week


    March 30 ​Apply for on-campus housing* (optional)
    ​June 19 ​Receive your tuition invoice and ID number via email
    July 13 or 14 Attend ​Pre-Arrival Online Orientation via Beachboard
    August 15 Deadline to pay for health insurance and tuition
    ​August 22 ​Check-in documents due via Beachboard
    August 22-25 ​Fall 2017 Orientation Week
    August 28 ​First Day of Class - Registration Starts
    ​September 8 ​Deadline to register in courses
    September 4 ​Campus Closed - Labor Day
    November 20 - 24 ​Campus Closed - Thanksgiving Break
    ​Dec 13 - December 16 ​Final Examinations
    Dec 17 - January 16, 2017 ​Winter Break
    *If you would like to apply for on-campus housing, please email our office for an early ID number.


    ​November 13 Apply for on-campus housing* (optional)
    ​November 27 ​Receive your tuition invoice and ID number via email
    ​December 8 ​Attend Pre-Arrival Orientation via Beachboard
    ​January 9 ​Deadline to pay for health insurance & tuition
    ​January 16 ​Check-in documents due via Beachboard
    ​January 16 - 19 ​Spring 2018 Orientation Week (mandatory)
    ​January 22 ​First Day of Class- Course registration starts
    ​March 24 - April 1 ​Spring Break
    ​May 11 ​Last Day of Class
    ​May 14 - May 18 ​Finals Week

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