Admitted Undergraduate Students


You've been admitted!

We take great care in reviewing each application to find the kind of student who will excel at Cal Lutheran — and that's you. We've chosen you to become a part of our family. Now, the decision is up to you.

Your Admitted Student Portal

NEW! Log in to your own personalized admitted student portal to see what you need to do in order to enroll at Cal Lutheran.


Use your MyCLU username and password included in your admitted student packet to log in.


While our campus is closed to visitors, we would still love to chat with you and answer any questions you may have about Cal Lutheran. You can schedule a time to speak with a Cal Lutheran admission counselor via Zoom or Phone.


Fall 2020 Updates for New Students

Find the latest information about the Fall 2020 semester here.

Read Updates


Your next steps:

This is a list of steps that most new students need to do in order to enroll. Use the link above to log in to your own portal and complete these items.

  1. Submit your FAFSA

    Fall 2020 Deadline: As soon as possible
    File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
    View our Financial Aid Guide to understand your award and estimate your balance.

  2. Enrollment Deposit

    Fall 2020 Deadline: June 1 (extended from May 1)
    To reserve your place, log in to your portal above and submit your non-refundable $450 enrollment deposit.

  3. Housing Deposit and Application

    Fall 2020 Deadline: July 1 (extended from May 31)
    For students planning to live on campus, log into your portal above and submit your $400 housing deposit and complete your Residence Life application and contract for on campus housing.

  4. Course Registration

    Fall 2020 Deadline: June 15 (extended from May 31)

    • Freshmen: Please have your high school counselor submit your final high school transcripts as soon as they are available. You will be assigned a preliminary schedule based on your major and your registration preferences. After you submit your enrollment deposit you will be emailed a personalized form to submit your registration preferences. (Read these FAQs for more info.)
    • Transfers: Submit transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admission showing latest transferable coursework completed so that an official credit evaluation can be completed prior to registering for classes. Also, register for our Transfer Registration Day (T2CLU)!
  5. Final Transcripts, AP Scores, and International Baccalaureate Results

    Fall 2020 Deadline: August 1

    • Freshmen: Submit final transcripts and any official scores to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.
    • Transfers: Submit updated transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admission showing latest transferable coursework completed.
  6. Health Forms

    Fall 2020 Deadline: August 1
    Students who submit a deposit will receive an email explaining how to submit their health forms. If you have any questions, please contact Health Services at (805) 493-3225 or

  7. Payment Arrangements

    Fall 2020 Deadline: August 1

  8. Complete Virtual New Student Orientation

    Orientation will be held virtually for Fall 2020 incoming students. The virtual Orientation experience will be made available on August 3rd and should be completed by incoming students by August 30th. Beginning in mid-August there will be more virtual opportunities to connect with fellow incoming students and families.