How to Apply

Applying to the Honors College is a three-step process:

1. Apply to Cal State LA through Cal State Apply:

    Note: If you are currently a student at Cal State LA, you should skip this first step and proceed directly to step 2

2. Complete an online application to the Honors College through GET ( There is no additional fee required to apply to the Honors College.

    Note: Please note that you will need to have access to your GET account to apply to the Honors College. Cal State LA will provide you by email with a User ID (CIN) and password.

   Instructions- Honors College Online Application (PDF)

3. Reference the Honors College application checklist, for instructions on how to complete your application. 

4. Submit your unofficial transcripts as well as the names and emails of your two recommenders using the Honors College Supplemental Documents Form:

     Note: Please note that you should not submit official transcripts until after Fall grades are posted. 



For 2022-2023 Applicants:

The 2022-2023 application is now open on GET!