Step 2—Accept Offer of Admission

Officially accept your offer of admission by submitting the required online Intent to Enroll $400 nonrefundable deposit by the deadline indicated in your SDSU WebPortal. If you do not submit the Intent to Enroll by the deadline, it will be assumed that you do not plan to attend SDSU and your offer of admission will be canceled.

  • Submit Intent to Enroll (Required)

    All admitted students must submit the online Intent to Enroll $400 nonrefundable deposit by the deadline in their SDSU WebPortal to guarantee your space. Your Intent to Enroll deposit will be applied towards your first payment of basic tuition and fees.

    Information for Government Sponsored Students

    Government sponsored students must accept their offer of admission in the SDSU WebPortal. The Intent to Enroll fee will be deferred for government sponsored students who provide a Prospective Financial Support Letter from their country’s Cultural Mission as their supporting financial document, a SDSU Financial Statement Form, and a copy of your passport. In addition, accepting the offer of admission also requires government sponsored students to submit a Housing License Agreement, which is a legally binding contract between the student and the University.

  • Activate your SDSUid

  • Within 48 hours of submitting your Intent to Enroll, you will receive an email from the Library Computing Hub Help Desk (The Hub) with instructions on how to activate your SDSUid account. Complete the steps in the email to activate your account.

    It is very important that you complete this step. You will use your SDSUid to log in to multiple systems at SDSU, which are used for business and academic purposes.

    What is the Difference Between SDSUid and RedID?

    SDSUid is an online account, which looks like an email address (e.g. Activate your account at

    RedID is a nine digit number beginning with an 8. You used your RedID to log in to the SDSU WebPortal to view your application status check.

    Once you submit your Intent to Enroll, you will use your SDSUid account to log in to many online SDSU systems.