New Account

Enter your contact information. This information will be used to verify your account and to reset your password, if necessary.

E-mail Address Tips:
  • Avoid using school-issued e-mail accounts which may become inactive. Use your personal e-mail address instead to create your account and begin your application!
  • After you submit your application, if you would like to change the e-mail address we have on file for you, please contact the Office of Admissions at 216-687-5411.
Please enter below your full legal name as it appears on your official documents (transcript, driver's license, passport, etc.).
Create your unique password. Your password must follow the guidelines below:
  1. The password must have a minimum of 8 characters.
  2. The password must contain at least one number.
  3. The only special characters that are allow are dash ( - ) and underscore ( _ ).
Terms of Use

This online application service is provided by Cleveland State University a state supported university and instrumentality of the State of Ohio. ("CSU").Your use of this service is subject to the terms and conditions contained herein.By accessing or using this online application, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. CSU may revise these terms and conditions at any time, and any revisions shall be binding upon you and your future access to the online application. You should therefore visit this posting to review the terms and conditions from time to time as you access or use the online application.

Use of Online Application

You may use your online application for the sole purpose of applying electronically to Cleveland State University. You agree to provide true and accurate information about yourself.You will not impersonate any other person or attempt to access another user's account under any circumstance.

Access to the online application is available through a unique User Name and password that will be created for you in the 'create account' process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account User Name and password. If you believe your User Name and/or password have been compromised or your account has experienced unauthorized access, it is your responsibility to notify CSU's call center as soon as possible at 216-687-5050.

You agree to abide by any security standards of CSU. Under these standards, you shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of the CSU system (data, materials, information, computer systems,networks, databases or servers) through hacking, password mining or by any other means. You agree never to obtain, or attempt to obtain, through the CSU system, any information regarding the status of your online application or admission to the institution through any means other than a screen display within the online application or through accessibility by a visible link. Any such attempt shall subject you to immediate sanction by CSU and termination from access to the site, among other sanctions.

You agree not to use any device, software or routine that may interfere in any way with the functioning of the online application system, or take any action that is deemed by CSU, in its sole and absolute discretion,to impose any unreasonable burden or load on the CSU systems.

Your Data

Any data you provide and save in your application will be immediately available to CSU to view and access.CSU will not review your application in its entirety until you submit it. Once you submit the application,you relinquish all rights in the application and it becomes the sole and absolute property of CSU. CSU may modify your application according to CSU's needs and internal policies.

Your in-progress application account will be kept active for 1 year following your last date of access.After this period of time, your User Name and password will remain valid, but your application data will be removed.

Laws and Regulations

Access and use of the online application is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.Unauthorized use of this service is prohibited and violators can be prosecuted under federal and state laws.Ohio law and Federal law will govern the interpretation and enforcement of these terms and conditions. If any provision or term of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision or term shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions or terms.

Copyright and Trademark Information

All information contained in the online application is protected by copyright law. CSU owns copyrights in the selection,coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such information, as well as in the content original to it. Any modification,transmittal, publication, participation in the transfer or sale, creation of derivative works, or any exploitation of any of such content, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. Any duplication or adaptation of the HTML code used to generate web pages on the site is also forbidden. Logos used are trademark property of CSU. Downloading copyrighted material is permitted for personal use only, on the condition that all copyright and other proprietary notices are kept intact. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law or these Terms of Use, no copying, redistribution, retransmission,publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material shall be permitted without express permission of CSU. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

Limitation of Liabilities and Warranties

INFORMATION IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE, LOCAL LAW,APPLYYOURSELF DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CSU does not warrant that the functions contained in the website or the online application will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected,or that this website, or the servers on which this site is hosted, are free of viruses or other harmful components,nor does it make any warranty as to the timeliness or accuracy of the results that may be obtained by using the online application service, or as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information or service provided through the CSU online application and service.

All responsibility and risk for your use of the site, use of the Internet in general, and use of the information posted by you or accessed by you and for your conduct on and off the site is assumed by you. These risks may include,but are not limited to, the risk of physical harm, of dealing and communicating with strangers, with persons inside or outside the jurisdiction of the United States, with minors or with persons acting under false pretenses.

You agree to hold CSU (and its officers, trustees, employees, or agents) harmless from and against any indirect damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data, lost employment or educational opportunity, or business interruption) that result from or arise out of a connection with any documents posted by you, or the use or access to, or the inability to use or access, the site and/or any document, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not CSU is cognizant of the possibility of such damages.

Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, and as such the limitations set forth in the preceding paragraph may not apply. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held inapplicable or unenforceable for any reason, in the event indirect damages are awarded,CSU shall be held liable for no more than U.S. $100.00. CSU (and its officers, trustees, directors, employees, or agents) shall also be held harmless for any direct damages in excess in the aggregate of U.S. $100.00 in such cases.

Due to the nature of these Terms of Use, in addition to monetary damages, CSU shall be entitled to equitable relief upon a breach of these Terms of Use by you. CSU shall use reasonable efforts to provide you with timely notice of any claim, suit, or proceeding and may assist you, at your expense and upon your election, in defending any such suit,claim or proceeding.

Last Updated April 4th, 2012