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Fall Freshmen Deadlines and Important Dates

Fall 2021 Admission Guide


Date Information
October 1, 2020 Applications accepted at
December 4, 2020  Last day to apply for Fall 2021   
February 2021 Admissions will begin to notify applicants on their admission status
February 1, 2021 DOCUMENT DEADLINE:
  • Official electronic transcripts for all dual enrolled courses showing spring 2021 in-progress and prior courses
  • Official Advanced Placement (AP) test scores (taken prior to senior year)
March 15, 2021 Applicant acceptance of admission decision using online Accept/Decline and registration for mandatory Dog Days: New Student Orientation begins
May 1, 2021 Deadline for conditionally admitted first-time freshmen to accept their admissions and register and attend free online Dog Days: New Student Orientation at
June 2021 DOG DAYS: New Student Orientation sessions begin
June 30, 2021 TRANSCRIPT DEADLINE: June 30, 2021 
For conditionally admitted first-time freshmen to submit final official high school transcript and college transcripts if applicable
July 2021 Early Start courses at Fresno State begin for students that require development Math and/or English
August 2021 Early Start requirement for eligible freshmen must be completed

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