FAQs


Will the remote work schedule affect the timing of admission notification?
The Office of Admissions’ processing times is not affected.

Will the enrollment deposit deadline be extended?
The Priority Deadline has extended to June 1, but we will be accepting deposits after this deadline.

Will extensions be allowed for final transcripts?
The Office of Admissions will accept unofficial copies of your transcript, so there is no need for an extension for final transcripts. Students have until the end of the fall term to provide their final transcripts.

My current school is closed.  Will you accept an unofficial transcript?
Yes, the Office of Admissions will accept unofficial copies of your transcript. Students have until the end of the Fall term to provide their final transcripts.

If I cannot come to campus to visit, what are my other options?
We are currently working tirelessly to provide you with a virtual tour! Once we have the virtual tour complete, we will be sure to let you know.

Are you processing applications?
The processing time is not affected. The Office of Admissions will still process your application.

I changed my mind about my field of study after submitting my application and also gave the wrong telephone number. What should I do?
Do not submit another application. After your application has been processed, contact the Office of Admissions to correct your information via email: admissions@centralstate.edu.

Who do I contact if I have questions about the application or have a problem completing it?
Contact the Office of Admissions via email: admissions@centralstate.edu


How do I know the status of my application?
Allow 10-14 business days for processing. You will be notified by email once you have been admitted from admissions@centralstate.edu. Be sure to check your junk inbox. If you still do not see an email, feel free to contact the Office of Admissions directly via email: admissions@centralstate.edu.

Will there be an application deadline extension?
The priority deadline for admittance to Central State University was extended to June 1, 2020, but we will be accepting applications and deposits after this deadline.


My current school is closed.  Will you accept an unofficial transcript?
Yes, the Office of Admissions will accept unofficial copies of your transcript. Students have until the end of the fall term to provide their final transcripts. Unofficial transcripts can be those issued to students or the ones that students can find on their student portal, as well as screenshots of these unofficial transcripts, as long as it contains the student's name.


Where do I send an unofficial transcript?
To expedite processing times, submit your UNOFFICIAL transcript via direct email to admissions@centralstate.edu
To expedite processing times, submit your OFFICIAL transcript via one of the below electronic methods:

   • Direct email to admissions@centralstate.edu
   • Parchment.com
   • National Student Clearinghouse
   • eScrip-Safe
 
My current college is closed due to COVID-19. What if my GPA is affected because of this? Will it affect my admission to Central State?
The criteria for admission to Central State University is a 2.2 GPA. There is another path that leads to Central State. You may begin your academic career at a local community college of your choice and take appropriate college-level, full-time (12-credits) coursework to build your skills and proficiency. Once you successfully complete that coursework and maintain a minimum 2.2 GPA, we invite you to reapply to Central State University in the spring.