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 12, 2021. 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
February 1 - February 12, 2021
|Add online with permission number from instructor
(February 1 - February 12)
|Students withdrawing after February 12, 2021 will receive a letter grade of "W". For more information, see Withdrawal Policies.
|After February 12, 2021
Students wishing to add a class after Feb. 12 can request a permission number from the course instructor. The decision to provide permission to enroll is up to the course instructor and permission numbers will only be given to students who have been actively participating in the course since the start of the term.
All permission numbers will expire on April 23, 2021.
Undergraduate Student only:
Graduate Students only:
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
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 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