First-Time Career Development Applicant

Confirm your Eligibility then follow the steps below to apply for admission and the fee waiver career development program. 

  1. Apply for admission to the university via Cal State Apply
  2. Pay the application fee
  3. Request a reimbursement of the application fee by emailing your fee waiver application and proof of payment to
  4. Submit the appropriate form to no later than 10 business days prior to your payment due date; classes may be dropped and/or a non-refundable overdue payment fee assessed if your application is not received on time. If you are applying for another CSU (not SJSU), check the fee waiver deadline for that campus and submit your form by the earliest deadline.

    For faculty, staff, and management, please submit the Employee Fee Waiver Application [DocuSign] Your DocuSign questions answered.

Questions? Contact the Tuition Fee Waiver Program Coordinator for more information.