Important Dates

Summer 2023 Deadline
SPED Application March 1st, 2023
Cal State Apply Application March 1st, 2023
Basic Skills Requirement March 1st, 2023
Subject Matter Competence/CSET July 1st, 2023
Program Start Summer Quarter - July 31, 2023
Program End Spring Quarter - June 14, 2024


Special Education Program Deadlines

There are two applications to be admitted to the credential program: Cal State Apply and the SPED Program Application. 

Application Deadline: 

Summer  March 1st

Other Deadlines:

Basic Skills Requirement

March 1st

Subject Matter Competence July 1st
Certificate of Clearance July 1st
Tuberculosis Screening July 1st
Federal Student Aid - FAFSA June 30th

Special Education candidates will need to submit the FAFSA for two academic years due to the Summer start. For more information about the FAFSA and Financial Aid, please reach out to the Cal Poly Financial Aid office at 

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California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407