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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 Spring 2023 term begins Monday, January 23, 2023. 

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Registration for the Spring 2023 term will begin Monday, January 23.

Instructor and department chair approvals/signatures 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 18 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 2023

Jan. 23 - May 12

Spring Registration 2018 Info

Summer 2023

April 21, 2023

Summer Registration 2018 Info

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