Open University

Learn more about getting started and registering for Open University

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The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority. Given the guidance from the CDC and Governor Newsom, courses will be held virtually.

We will continue to monitor the status of COVID-19 and will take necessary precautions and adjust our operations as needed. Please know we are here to support you and ensure you receive an optimal learning experience.

You may follow our updates by selecting the banner at the top of our website. Thank you for your patience.

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Open University: Access Classes at Cal State Fullerton  

Use the links below to learn more about the key dates and deadlines for each of the upcoming academic terms, such as the last day to register without a petition, last day to drop without withdrawing, and the last day to switch a class without paying fees.

Winter Session 2021

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Dec 19 - Jan 22

Schedule viewable at Opens in new window on September 21, 2020. Early enrollment starts October 26, 2020. 

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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 Opens in new window on March 1, 2021. Enrollment for all sessions begins April 5, 2021.

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Fall 2020

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AUG 22 - DEC 19

Schedule viewable at Opens in new window on March 16, 2020. The Fall 2020 enrollment period is August 10 - Sept 8, 2020.

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What is Open University at Cal State Fullerton?

Through Open University, people not currently admitted to Cal State Fullerton may enroll in undergraduate and graduate-level classes. Registration is provided on a space-available basis.

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