Details regarding Open University registration period, add/drop classes, grades, refunds and late enrollment can be found below.
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- Although dropping a course protects your academic record, there is no refund available after February 10, 2023. For more information, see Refunds.
- 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
January 30 - February 10, 2023
|Add online with permission number from instructor
(January 30 - February 10)
|Students withdrawing after February 10, 2023 will receive a letter grade of "W". For more information, see Withdrawal Policies.
|After February 10, 2023
Students may add a course by use of permission number from instructor through Week 12 of the semester.
In order to drop* or change the basis of a grade, students must get approval uses the forms below.
Undergraduate Student only:
Graduate Students only:
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
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 requirements.
For ... Read more about Prerequisites
Category: Fees & Payment
Dropping a Class
Whenever a student drops a class, the refund schedule applies.
The following does not constitute an official drop, nor do such actions diminish your financial obligation to CSUN for ... Read more about Refunds
Visiting students are considered those who are not formally admitted and enrolled in a degree, certificate or crediential program at CSUN.
To qualify as a U.S. visiting student for Open University ... Read more about Visiting Students
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 currently admitted ... Read more about CSUN Students