Details regarding Open University registration period, add/drop classes, grades, refunds and late enrollment can be found below.
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- After Open University registration ends, "swapping” will no longer be accepted.
- Although dropping a course protects your academic record, there is no refund available after Friday, September 13, 2019. See Refunds for more information.
- For the “W” grade definition, see Administrative Grading Symbols.
Open University Add/Drop Chart and Refund Schedule
||ADD A CLASS
||DROP A CLASS
||CHANGE BASIS OF GRADING
September 3 - September 13
|Add online with permission number from instructor
(September 3 - September 13)
|Students withdrawing after the 4th Week (September 20, 2019) will receive a letter grade of "W". For more, see Withdrawal Policies.
|After September 13, 2019
||In order to add, drop or change the basis of a grade, students must get approval uses the forms below.
A $25 late fee will apply.
Undergraduate Student only:
Graduate Students only:
A prerequisite is a course or condition that must be completed/met prior to enrollment in another specified course. For former CSUN students, SOLAR determines if the student meets the prerequisite ... Read more about Prerequisites
Category: Fees & Payment
Dropping a Class
Once a course is dropped, the refund schedule applies. This is true even if the student's intention is to swap the dropped class for another class.
The following does ... Read more about Refunds
CSUN welcomes students from all over the world to enroll in Open University and experience a vibrant, diverse American university. For international students in the Los Angeles area, enrollment in ... Read more about International Students
Visiting students are those who are not formally admitted and enrolled in a degree, certificate or credential program at CSUN.
To qualify as a U.S. visiting student for Open University enrollment ... Read more about Visiting Students
Important: CSUN students who are currently admitted and enrolled in a degree or certificate program are not eligible to enroll in courses through Open University. Only those who are not ... Read more about CSUN Students