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Open University enables you to take regular degree credit courses on a space-available and instructor-approval basis, without formal admission to the university.

Registration for Fall 2023 term begins Thursday, August 24, 2023. 

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Registration for the Fall 2023 term will begin Thursday, August 24.

Instructor approval/signature is required. Department chair approval/signature will only be required if: 1) the class is full 2) the student does not meet the prerequisite requirements; or 3) the course is a 6000-level or above, the student will be required to obtain approvals from the instructor, department chair, and Dean of Graduate Studies. Please note the unit enrollment limit for this term is 17 units, anything over that requires a course overload form.


Benefits of Open University:

  • Explore your academic and personal interests
  • Update or expand professional skills 
  • Raise your GPA 
  • Take classes if you missed CSUSB admission deadline
  • Fulfill prerequisites for a future degree 
  • Take courses that will transfer to another university
  • Pursue re-entry to CSUSB after you stopped attending

Fall 2023

Aug. 24 - Dec. 16

Fall Registration 2017 Info

Winter 2024

Dec. 22 - Jan. 18

Winter Registration 2018 Info

Spring 2024

Jan. 22 - May 10

Spring Registration 2018 Info

Summer 2024

April 26, 2024

Summer Registration 2018 Info

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