Thank you for your interest in the Stephen Benson Program (SBP) at California State University Long Beach. Enclosed is the Special Admission packet which you requested.
The Special Admission process is a means by which California Residents, who may not meet the regular admission requirements due to a disability, but are "otherwise qualified," may appeal for special consideration by the Admissions Office at California State University Long Beach (CSULB). The Stephen Benson Program (SBP) facilitates this process by providing additional information about the applicant's circumstances to the Admissions Office. It is our function to evaluate documentation of the learning disability using guidelines established by the California State University system. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Admission decisions are made by the Admissions Office
A student wishing to be considered for special admission to the university must apply through regular admission procedures and in accordance with all deadlines specified by the Admissions Office. For regular admission criteria for California State University at Long Beach, please visit the CSULB Enrollment Services website at www.csulb.edu/admissions , or contact the CSULB Admissions Office at (562) 985-5471.
Please note the eligibility criteria for CSULB is subject to a competitive admission standard. For additional explanation of this, please contact the Admissions Office.
In order to assist our office in providing Admissions with information concerning a special admissions applicant, please forward the following information to the Stephen Benson Program:
Attn: Special Admissions Committee
Stephen Benson Program - BH 270
Disabled Student Services
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-0108
ALL ADMISSIONS DECISIONS ARE MADE THROUGH THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE
If you have additional questions please call our program at (562) 985-1875 or FAX (562) 985-4529.
Our business hours are Monday-Friday (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fall Semester - March 1
Spring Semester - October 20