Open University

    Open University provides an opportunity for those people who are not currently admitted to CSULB to enroll in courses offered by the university during the Fall and Spring semesters.


    If you are interested in taking classes during the summer, please visit the Summer Sessions website.

    The course fee is $315 per unit and registration forms are available at the CCPE Student Services registration windows, located at the west end of the Foundation Building. Students must obtain instructor and department chair permissions to enroll in a class.

    • SPRING 2018: Registration forms are available beginning Monday, January 22 (the first day of classes for this semester). The last day to enroll is Friday, February 16, 2018.
    • FALL 2018: Registration forms will be available beginning Monday, August 27 (the first day of classes for this semester). The last day to enroll is Friday, September 24, 2018.

    Students enrolling through Open University will receive academic credit. Students may apply up to 24 units of this credit toward an undergraduate degree. At the option of the appropriate college and department, up to 9 units of academic credit may be applied toward a graduate degree.