Admissions Text Messaging Terms and Conditions

California State University Monterey bay – SMS/Text Service for Applicants and Potential Applicants – Terms of Service

The Office of Admissions offers a complimentary SMS/Text update service for applicants to California State University Monterey Bay to receive text messages regarding the application process, application updates, important dates and deadlines, and various reminders related to the application process.

By selecting yes to sign up for, or opt in to, this Service, you (the “Subscriber”) expressly consent to receive non-marketing text messages from CSUMB Admissions and others texting on its behalf, including automated technology such as auto-messages, at the telephone number(s) that you provide, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Service.

Other divisions, offices, units or departments at or affiliated with California State University Monterey Bay may collect and use your information in different ways. Therefore, if you visit other websites or leverage other communications services, you should review the privacy notices for the particular sites you visit.

Access to and use of this Service is subject to the terms and conditions outlined below. Please read them carefully.  CSUMB reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to terminate this Service at any time for any reason, including without limitation, your failure to follow the terms and conditions described in these Terms of Service. 

  1. Upon your opt-in to this Service, you will receive CSUMB text messages intended to provide you with information about the California State University Monterey Bay application process, application updates, important dates and deadlines, and various reminders related to the application process. Message and data rates may apply.
  2. To opt-in to receive CSUMB updates, select yes in the online opt-in form. Message and data rates may apply.
  3. Persons under 18 years of age must seek parental permission before opting in to this Service.  This Service is not available to persons under 13 years of age. Persons opting in to the Service agree as a condition of use that they are a resident of the United States and either (a) 18 years of age or older, or (b) if under 18, have parental permission to use this Service and are over 13 years of age.
  4. Please review the Cal State Monterey Bay's Privacy Notice pertaining to this Service, which governs collection, use, and disclosure of information sent or received via SMS/text in conjunction with this Service. Any information you provide via the Cal State Monterey Bay's website ( or any website with the Cal State Monterey Bay domain is governed by the Cal State Monterey Bay Privacy Statement.
  5. You will only receive text messages if you are believed to be missing documents or if CSUMB Admissions finds urgency and importance in updating you on specific information.
  6. CSUMB does not charge for this Service, however, message and data rates may apply to each text message sent or received in connection with this Service. Please contact your mobile telephone carrier for pricing plans.
  7. You can cancel this Service at any time. Just reply to "STOP" to any message received from CSUMB Admissions. We will send you a reply message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed. After this, you will no longer receive messages from us. You will only be unsubscribing from this Service, as defined above. If you have subscribed to other text alerts provided by Cal State University Monterey Bay, you must separately unsubscribe to those.
  8. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile®, Verizon Wireless, Boost, Cricket, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular, Virgin Mobile, ACS Wireless, Appalachian Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, Carolina West Wireless, Cellcom, C-Spire Wireless (formerly Cellsouth), Cellular One of East Central Illinois, Cincinnati Bell Wireless, Cross (dba Sprocket), Duet IP, Element Mobile, EpicTouch, GCI Communications, Golden State, Hawkeye (Chat Mobility), Hawkeye (NW Missouri Cellular), Illinois Valley Cellular, Immix (Keystone Wireless / PC Management), Inland Cellular, iWireless, Mobi PCS (Coral Wireless LLC), Mosaic, MTPCS / Cellular One (Cellone Nation), Nex-Tech Wireless, nTelos, Panhandle Telecommunications, Peoples Wireless, Pioneer, Plateau, Revol Wireless, Rina – Custer, Rina – All West, Rina – Cambridge Telecom Coop, Rina – Eagle Valley Comm, Rina – Farmers Mutual Telephone Co, Rina – Nucla Nutria Telephone Co, Rina – Silver Star, Rina – South Central Comm, Rina – Syringa, Rina – UBET, Rina – Manti, South Canaan / CellularOne of NEPA, Thumb Cellular, Union Wireless, United, Viaero Wireless, West Central Wireless, Leaco, Nemont/Sagebrush. T-Mobile is not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.
  9. This Service is offered “as is” without warranty to its performance or efficacy. This Service is intended to be a complimentary service. Information presented through this Service is believed to be correct at the time of the text communication; however, it is not a substitute for your responsibility for meeting all application requirements and deadlines.
  10. Neither CSUMB Admissions nor Cal State University Monterey Bay nor their agents, officers, trustees, employees, faculty or students makes any warranty with respect to the efficacy of this Service or the results obtained therefrom. CSUMB Admissions and Cal State Monterey Bay expressly disclaim any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied. Each Subscriber assumes full responsibility for meeting all application requirements and deadlines and agrees that in no event will CSUMB Admissions and Cal State Monterey Bay or their agents, officers, trustees, employees, faculty or students be liable for incidental, special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages whatsoever arising out of or related to this Service and/or Subscriber’s use or inability to use this Service, however caused, whether under a theory of contract, warranty, tort, products liability or otherwise, even if CSUMB Admissions or Cal State Monterey Bay have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
  11. Delivery of information and content to a mobile device may fail due to a variety of circumstances or conditions. You understand and acknowledge that network services, including but not limited to mobile network services, are outside the control of the CSUMB Admissions and Cal State Monterey Bay. Neither CSUMB Admissions nor Cal State Monterey Bay will be liable for failures or delays in providing this Service, including, without limitation, delayed or undelivered messages, no matter the cause of such failures or delays.
  12. For more information or to correct or update your personal information, contact us at or call 831-582-3738.