California State University

There are 23 California State Universities to choose from in The CSU system offers. The CSU Degree with a Guarantee was developed to make it easier for students to transfer between the California Community College and the California State University system. Clovis Community College offers several Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT).

When applying to a CSU, we recommend that you meet with a CCC counselor to assist you in making a selection from the universities that best meet your needs. The best information on the CSU system can be found at

For information on major specific courses please visit


Start completing “The Golden Four” as soon as you can. Complete one course in each of the four areas below:

"The Golden Four"

  • A1: COMM 1, or 1H, COMM 2, 4, 8, 25*
  • A2: ENGL 1A or 1AH
  • A3: COMM 25*, ENGL 3 or ENGL 3H, PHIL 2, 4, 6
  • B4: BA 39, CSCI 26, MATH 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 6, 10B, 11, 17, 45, STAT 7

*COMM 25 can only be used once

Courses must be completed with a C grade or better.

Applications first accepted:

Fall Semester or Quarter: October 1 - November 30
Winter Quarter: June 1 - June 30
Spring Semester or Quarter August 1 - August 30
Summer Semester or Quarter February 1 (5 campuses)

Note: Not all CSU campuses are open for the Winter, Spring or Summer.

Transfer Day

Clovis Community College hosts Transfer Day every fall semester, where there will be a number of CSU representatives. Transfer day for Fall 2018 will be Oct 1st.

University Representative Outreach

Download the 2017 - 2018 CSU Admission Handbook (PDF)

Use the Application Filing Report to find out which CSU campuses are currently accepting applications, which majors are opened or closed, and read any messages left by the campus: Refer to the Application Filing Status Report.

Make an appointment with a CCC Counselor: Tel: 559-325-5230

To apply to a CSU visit: