Extended Education and International Programs

International Programs

Semester@ and Gap Year application steps

Study abroad to Cal State Monterey Bay and join us for a semester or two! Semester@CSUMB and Gap Year allows you to study abroad up to one year. This program is available to all interested students. 

Step 1: Review Semester@ and gap year program

Step 2: Register for a CSUMB Horizons account

Create a personal account on CSUMB Horizons application system and submit your registration. 

Step 3: Complete application form

  • Select "CSUMB Incoming Programs" and "Apply for" your specific program
  • Select your Semester@CSUMB or Exchange program and your university
    • If you are not affliated with a partner university, leave the section blank 
  • Complete the application and upload all required documents

Required documents

Upload all required documents to Horizons:


Please note: You will receive regular communications from our office throughout the application process. Please regularly check the email you provided. 



For questions in regards to the application process, please reach out to the International Programs office via email or call +1 (831) 582-4778. We are available Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5 pm (Pacific Standard Time).