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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 the Summer 2024 term begins Friday, April 26, 2024. 

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Registration for the Summer 2024 term will begin Friday, April 26.

Instructor and 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 14 units, with seven (7) max units per session for undergraduates and graduates. 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 2024

Aug. 26

Fall Registration 2017 Info

Winter 2024

Dec. 20 - Jan. 13

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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