How To Apply

Fall 2016 deadline: January 7, 2016

Spring 2017 deadline: July 1, 2016

1. The forms will not work in Google Chrome.
2. An electronic signature (or handwritten signature) must be on the application form. To create an electronic signature, click in the red signature box, and fill out the short form to create the "electronic signature". You must be in Adobe Acrobat for this feature to work. 

A Font Signature WILL NOT be accepted.

3. If you can't get this to work, print the form, sign it, scan it, and email it to us prior to the deadline at

SFSU CLS recommendation form   


Your SFSU Graduate Application

CLS Trainee Licensing - Laboratory Field Services, California Department of Public Health

How to Reapply

  1. Re-apply to CSU Mentor, submitting official transcripts for any new courses taken since your last application. If you did not apply to CSU Mentor in previous applications, send in all official transcripts.
  2. Resubmit a CLS application form, letter of intent and GPA form by emailing the PDF to  Resubmission of letters of recommendation is optional. No new transcripts are required unless new courses have been taken since previous application.
  • Files will be held for one year by the CLS Program.
  • Maximum of 3 application attempts per person.