Admissions & Enrollment Planning

Admitted Freshmen

Bronco Bound

Bronco Bound

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

Next Steps Checklist

Freshmen are required to pay a Enrollment Confirmation Deposit (ECD) of $150 in order to accept their offer of admission. The deposit will be applied to your tuition. For payment options, visit Cashiering Services.
Note: ECD is non-transferable and non-refundable.

The ECD can be waived for students 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.
  • Your Federal Student Aid Report includes an Expected Family Contribution of $5000 or less.
  • You qualify for an Athletic Scholarship. 

For detailed instructions on how to pay, review the ECD Tutorial


Admitted freshmen are required to attend a mandatory orientation. For more informaiton, visit Orientation Services.

Freshmen who plan on living on campus must submit a housing application. For more infromation, visit Housing.

You will recieve your Bronco Access card during Orientation. It is essential that you obtain a Bronco Access Card because it identifies you as a currently enrolled student and entitles you to the multiple privileges on campus. For more information, visit Bronco Access Card.

Some students with specific majors are required to take the ALEKS PPL - the mathematics placement program offered by Cal Poly Pomona. It allows you to review, take practice tests, and then come to campus for the official placement test. For more information visit Testing Services.