Open University

Open University is an enrollment option for students not currently admitted to CSUF, to request  approval and enrollment into course sections from the regular degree schedule of courses.

Learn more about enrollment into academic credit courses through Open University.

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  • As a guest student to CSUF, COVID-19 vaccination is required if you are attending in-person course sections through Open University this Fall 2021 semester.
  • Once enrolled in a course section this Fall 2021, when you log into the CSUF Portal to access your course, you will receive a Portal Message requesting you document your vaccine information or indicate you are attending online course sections only. You will not be able to bypass this message and access your course, until you have completed the information requested.
  • Visit Titans Return for additional university information and CSUF guidelines regarding the re-opening of the campus.
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Open University: Access to Academic Credit Courses at Cal State Fullerton

Use the links below to learn more about the important dates and deadlines for each of the upcoming academic terms.

Winter Session 2022

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Dec 18, 2021 - Jan 21, 2022

Schedule viewable at Opens in new window on September 20, 2021. Early enrollment starts October 25, 2021. 

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Spring 2021

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JAN 23 - MAY 21

Schedule viewable at Opens in new window on October 5, 2020. The Spring 2021 enrollment period is January 11 - February 8, 2021.

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Summer Session 2021

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June 1-August 6

Schedule viewable at  on March 1, 2021. Enrollment for all sessions begins April 5, 2021.

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Fall 2021

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August 21-December 17

Schedule viewable at Opens in new window on March 22, 2021. The Fall 2021 enrollment period is August 9 - September 7, 2021.

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What is Open University at Cal State Fullerton?

Open University allows students not currently admitted to CSUF, to access enrollment into academic credit courses from the regular schedule of degree courses at the university.

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