Admissions & Enrollment Planning

Admitted Freshmen

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

Submit SAT and/or ACT scores electronically by February 12th using institution codes below:

  • SAT: to all Cal States Applied for - 3594
  • ACT: for Cal Poly Pomona - 0202

For more information, visit College Board or ACT

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

Freshmen are required to pay a Enrollment Confirmation Deposit (ECD) of $150 by May 1st 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 or
  • Your Federal Student Aid Report includes an Expected Family Contribution of $5,576 or less or
  • 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 and register by June 1st. For more information, visit Orientation Services.

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.

Submit high school transcripts by July 15th electronically via Parchment or through mail to:

Cal Poly Pomona
Office of Admissions & Enrollment Planning
3801 W. Temple Ave. 
Pomona, CA 91768

Students with college coursework must also submit official college transcripts by June 30th. Transcripts can be ordered through the registrar's office at your college. Electronic transcripts are accepted from etranscriptCA and Credential Solutions. Please note, we do not accept PDF transcripts sent through email. 

The deadline to submit official AP/CLEP/IB scores is June 30th. Please send scores earlier if they are available to ensure timely processing of your credits and Fall 2019 course placement.

Advanced Placement (AP)
You can also send scores online through College Board

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

You will receive 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.