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Visiting International Student

***A maximum of 24 units taken through Open University may be applied toward an undergraduate degree; a maximum of 9 Open University units may be applied toward a graduate program (subject to approval by the appropriate department).Visiting International Students are those who currently hold an I-20 from another institution and are allowed to be concurrently enrolled at CSUSB

  1. Choose your course(s) from the CSUSB course schedule.
  2. Obtain the Open University registration form:
    • Download the Open University registration form
    • Or, pick up an Open University registration form in person at the College of Extended and Global Education, Center for Global Innovation, Room 301B.
  3. Attend the first class meeting to obtain the instructor's signature for each class in which you wish to enroll. 
  4. Department chair signature is only required if: 1) the class is full, 2) the student does not meet the prerequisite requirements or 3) the student is attempting to add during the third week of the term. After the 3rd week, a petition to add after census is required. All graduate-level courses require the Graduate Dean’s signature.
  5. Return your signed registration form to the College of Extended and Global Education along with your method of payment: cash, check, money order, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). Registrations received via fax or email will not be processed until payment is received. To make a payment call (909) 537-5975.
    • Drop off at Center for Global Innovation, Room 301B
    • Or email to 
    • Or fax your form to (909) 537-5907
  6. Submit an approved Cross Enrollment letter from your home institution.
  7. Submit an official passing TOEFL/IELTS score:
    • Undergraduate- TOEFL 61 Internet-based / 500 paper-based or IELTS 5.5
    • Graduate-TOEFL 79/80 Internet-based / 550 paper-based or IELTS 6.0
  8. Submit a scholarship letter if applicable. The letter must be addressed to CSUSB College of Extended and Global Education and specify the term.
  9. Once your registration is processed, an email confirmation will be sent within 24 hours.
  10. To obtain blackboard access prior registration, contact student services at (909) 537- 5975 or email us at  and request access to the blackboard component of the course.