The Open University program allows for enrollment in individual Cal State East Bay undergraduate and graduate classes, on a space-available basis, without the formal University admission process. Registration is easy and the fees are assessed per unit, whether you are a California resident, out-of-state student, or international visitor. Visit Open University for more information, including enrollment fees, and the link to the online application. The application must be completed by the deadline for each term of attendance in the Open University program. Students who are matriculated in a degree program at Cal State East Bay are not permitted to take classes through Open University.For more information and course credit limits, see the University Catalog.
Program Suspended: Effective with fall 2018 admission Cal State East Bay is unable to accept new admission applications to the Over Sixty Program. Those students already enrolled in the Over Sixty Program, however, may continue enrollment in this program through the completion of their degree requirements and graduation. Please note that students who fail to enroll for three quarters (or 2 semesters starting fall 2018) will be discontinued and will be ineligible to apply for readmission to the Over Sixty Program, but may still reapply for regular admission to Cal State East Bay.
Continuing students already enrolled in the Over Sixty Program will be assessed the reduced fees as long as you remain a continuing student at Cal State East Bay. Students in this program who have disabilities should contact the Student Disability Resource Center at (510) 885-3868 for assistance with accommodations. If you are receiving any type of financial aid, check with your financial aid advisor to ensure you are eligible for this program.
Students now have access to more fully online courses at another CSU. To participate in this program, you must have:
To learn more about this program, the courses offered, and to apply, see https://csrc.collegesource.com/view/csrc_view00.aspx. Students should consult with an academic advisor or academic evaluator to determine if the course(s) will apply to degree requirements. One course per term is permitted as part of the CSU Fully Online Course Cross-Campus Enrollment program, and students may only select classes from another quarter campus (semester campus courses are not applicable).
As of Fall 2018 semester, courses numbered 490 or 690 are Independent Study courses, above and beyond the regular offerings of a department. These are normally open only to advanced students capable of working with minimal supervision.
An Individual Study course is a regular course, listed in the Catalog, not being offered during the term in which a student must gain credit to complete a specified objective. Courses offered during the current quarter normally may not be taught on an Individual Study basis.
Courses numbered 693 are Project courses, which are required or elective for some graduate degree programs. Courses numbered 699 and 691 require submission of a Departmental Theses (699) or a University Thesis (691). To take any of these courses, you must find an instructor who is willing and able to work with you on an individual basis.You cannot enroll for these courses through MyCSUEB. To enroll, pay all the fees necessary to enroll at the University (including the Late Enrollment Fee, if applicable). Obtain a Special Registration Petition from the department office, secure the required signatures of approval, and return the form to the department office during the first week of classes. The Special Registration Petition and Special Registration Petition Addendum forms are also available to download and print.
A Cooperative Education course (398, 498 or 698) allows eligible students to earn degree credit while working in a paid or volunteer job related to their major and/or career goal. Co-op Ed classes are not applicable to G.E. requirements.
To participate in a Co-op Ed course, you must be enrolled as a regular student in the University, have earned at least a 2.0 GPA if you are an undergraduate, and a 3.0 GPA if you are a graduate student; not be on probation; and satisfy the requirements of the academic department.
Pick up a Cooperative Education Agreement form at the Cooperative Education Office and obtain the necessary approvals. Before enrolling in the course, you must contact the Cooperative Education Office located in the Student Services and Administration (SA) Building Suite 2300 or, call (510) 885-3621, and you must have obtained a Co-op job. It is your responsibility to enroll in the Co-op course. To enroll in the course, use MyCSUEB.Non-residents students are encouraged to meet with an advisor before enrolling in a Co-op Ed course. For more information on Co-op Ed., visit the Career Development Website.
Some programs at Cal State East Bay have registration procedures that differ from the regular course registration. These include Open University, Auditing Classes, The Over Sixty Program, CSU Concurrent and Visitor Enrollment, Intersystem Visitor & Cross Registration, and Veterans Benefits.