How to Register for Classes

The MyCSUEB self-service system includes everything you need to register for classes.

STEP 1: Accept Your Offer of Admission
Accept your offer of admission to secure your place in the entering class.

STEP 2. Submit All Required Documents
Submit all transcripts and requested documents listed on your MyCSUEB To Do List by the deadlines indicated. This is required to receive an "enrollment appointment time" inside the MyCSUEB Student Center indicating when you can enroll in classes. 

STEP 3. Enrollment Appointment Times

Check your appointment time in MyCSUEB to find out when you can register. There are two enrollment periods for regular registration, followed by Open Registration, Late Registration, and the Late Add Period. After receiving your enrollment appointment time in the MyCSUEB Student Center, check for holds and take the appropriate action to remove any holds that may be on your account.

STEP 4. Browse the Class Schedule

Go to MyCSUEB to review the variety of classes available. See Choosing Classes for details about how to view available classes in MyCSUEB to receive academic advising, and to choose classes for your major or degree. 

STEP 5. Enroll in Your Classes and Check for Holds if Applicable

After making your class selections, enroll in classes. If you are unable to enroll, you may have a hold on your student account requiring action. Check your "To Do List" in MyCSUEB for more information. Tutorials on how to do this are available on the MyCSUEB Help page.


Holds may be placed on your student account, which may prevent you from enrolling in classes until they have been cleared. Check MyCSUEB for any possible holds during the registration process, and be sure to take actions steps to remedy any holds in a timely manner to permit you to register for classes. Reasons for holds may include any of the following items:

  • Failure to pay debts owed to the University, such as an application fee
  • Proof of Immunization
  • Proof of Health Insurance
  • Entry Level Math Test (ELM)
  • English Placement Test (EPT)
  • EOP Counseling Requirement
  • Proof of Residency
  • Final Transcripts
  • University Writing Skills Requirement (UWSR)
  • Library debts

STEP 6. Review Fee Payment Information and Deadlines
Fees are due by the payment deadlines. To avoid cancellation of your enrolled and waitlisted courses, pay your fees by the due date. There are several ways you can pay your enrollment fees:

  • Pay in person with cash or check. Visit the Cashier's Office on the First Floor of the Student Services and Administration Building on the Hayward Campus, or go to the Academic Services Lobby at the Concord Campus.
  • Pay by check or credit card (MasterCard, Discover, or American Express) online using the payment link in MyCSUEB.
  • Pay in convenient installments using the Installment Payment Plan in the online Student Center in MyCSUEB. 

Registration Priority 

Approved by the University Academic Senate, the priority for enrollment is as follows:

  1. Students authorized to receive priority enrollment
  2. Graduating undergraduate seniors and graduating graduate students (who have filed for graduation and have completed 150 or more units in the case of an undergraduate or, in the case of a graduate or docturoal student, have filed for graduation and/or been advanced to candidacy by the faculty of the graduate program)
  3. Freshmen
  4. Post-baccalaureate credential and doctoral students, and conditionally classified/classified graduate students in masters programs
  5. Seniors
  6. Juniors
  7. Sophomores
  8. Second baccalaureate, post-baccalaurate certificate program, and unclassified post-baccalaureate students

Late Registration
If you enroll in classes during the later registration period, you will pay an additional $25 late fee. You must pay your fees by the late registration period due date to avoid cancellation of your enrolled and waitlisted courses.

If you have questions about your enrollment, call (510) 885-2784 or e-mail For questions about paying your fees, contact the Accounting Office at (510) 885-3767 or

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