Timeline for freshman applicants

Plan your freshman admission process and use our timeline below to make sure you're on track with meeting all milestones, deadlines and requirements.

August (senior year of high school)

  • Start your as early as August 1.


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  • Complete and submit the  from October 1鈥揘ovember 30.
  • Look for admissions messages to the email address listed on your application. Apply for financial aid annually, between October 1 and March 2 at or (swag外流 code 001313).


  • Your  must be submitted by November 30.


  • Establish your .
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  • Submit your Cal Grant GPA verification form by March 2.
  • of any changes in academic courses or performance.
  • Check your swag外流 admission status and financial aid award as early as mid-March at .


  • If admitted, submit your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) online by May 15. You may only submit an SIR to one UC campus.

Before your senior year

To prepare for UC application and admission, it鈥檚 important to know our admission requirements and set up a plan of study with your counselor. You will also want to get involved in extracurricular activities, think about college finances and learn more about our campus through an in-person visit, by attending a college fair or joining us at one of our events for prospective students and their families.