Office of Admissions

Admitted Transfers

Bronco Bound

Bronco Bound

Congratulations, you've been admitted! Here are the next steps you need to take before your first semester.

Next Steps Checklist

*Fall applicants only

Cal State Apply will reopen January 4 – 31 for Fall Transfer applicants to update their application with updated coursework and grades.  All applicants are encouraged to update their record with the most current academic information.

Associate Degree for Transfer (AS-T or AS-T) must be completed no later than:

Spring term prior to Fall enrollment (for Fall admits)

Summer term prior to Spring enrollment (for Spring admits)

Please send your transcripts to Cal Poly Pomona by:

Spring admits – initial transcripts are not requested

Fall admits – submit initial transcripts by April 15

Admitted transfers are required to accept their admission offer and pay the Enrollment Deposit of $150 by:

Spring admits – November 16

Fall admits – May 1

The deposit will be applied to your first term’s tuition.  For payment options visit Cashiering Services.  Note: the Enrollment Deposit is non-transferable and non- refundable.

The Enrollment Deposit can be waived if you are receiving state or federal need-based grants or full financial assistance. If you qualify for the waiver, you must still accept your admissions offer. You qualify for the waiver if:

  • Your financial aid includes Pell Grant, and/or Cal Grant or
  • Your Federal Student Aid Report includes an Expected Family Contribution of $5,576 or less or
  • You qualify for an Athletic Scholarship. 
  • You are a military affiliated student using either Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill or Chapter 31 – Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program under the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Please contact the Veterans Resource Center by e-mailing or calling 909-869-6994.

For detailed instructions on how to pay, review the Enrollment Deposit Tutorial

Admitted transfer students are required to attend mandatory orientation. For more information, visit Orientation Services.

CPP offers residence halls, suites, and apartment-style accommodations. If you plan on living on campus, you must complete an application:

Residence Halls & Suites

University Village Apartments

Final college transcripts will be due to Cal Poly Pomona by:

Spring Admits – October 7

Fall Admits – July 15

If your sending institution does not offer electronic transcripts, we recommend using the following services:

If sending PDF transcripts, please indicate the recipient email as “"

Important: Do NOT send to yourself and then forward to "" or they will be considered unofficial, they must be sent directly to the email address above. 

Should these services not be available for your sending institution, please mail to:

Cal Poly Pomona
Attn: Office of Admissions
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

*Please do not open transcripts, otherwise they will be considered unofficial and we will not be able to accept them. Allow 2 week for transcripts to be processed and reflected on your “to-do” list.


The deadline to submit official AP/CLEP/IB scores is:

Spring Admits – October 7

Fall Admits – July 15

Please send scores earlier if they are available to ensure timely processing of your credits and Fall course placement.

Advanced Placement (AP)

  • Official college transcripts that include your AP scores can be used to receive credit.
  • You can also send scores online through College Board if scores are not indicated on your college transcripts. Please note, if your last AP exam was taken over four years ago, College Board has archived your scores which means scores can only be sent via mail. If your scores have been archived, please request them from College Board as early as possible to ensure timely receipt of official scores.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Request your CLEP transcripts online through College Board

International Baccalaureate (IB)
Request your IB transcripts or certificates through IB Transcript Request

The Bronco Card is the official Cal Poly Pomona photo identification card for all Cal Poly Pomona faculty, staff, students and affiliates. It can also be used for dining services and convenience store locations, as well as access to campus services, buildings, and laboratories.

Visit the Bronco Card website for complete photo guidelines, FAQs, and the photo upload link.