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Open University Summer 2009

The Open University program allows students from other universities, working adults, and high school graduates to attend regular university classes once SDSU students have registered and classroom space is still available.

You can select from courses offered in SDSU's summer program. The registration process is easy; university admission is not required. These classes are offered on a space-available basis only. SDSU cannot guarantee a space or that you will be accepted into any class. Instructors are not required to accept Open University students even if space is available.

Credit: The credit you earn is non-matriculated resident credit. Twenty-four units of Open University credit may be applied toward an SDSU undergraduate degree. For graduate students, not more than nine units of coursework taken in Open University prior to admission to an advanced degree or advanced certificate program are acceptable on a program of study.

Note: Open University classes are not available to SDSU matriculated students. International students on the F-1 or J-1 visa are prohibited from enrolling in Open University courses without proper authorization from their international student adviser. Financial aid is generally not available.

Please Note: Undergraduate students who have been disqualified from SDSU will not be allowed to attend Open University or classes through the SDSU College of Extended Studies' Special Sessions until one year has passed from the date of their disqualification. Graduate students will not be allowed for one semester following disqualification. The following classes are not available to Open University students: BA 650, 651, 652, 653, 655, 662, 665, 795.


Check the schedule for the courses in which you want to enroll.

  1. Obtain the Open University enrollment form and information sheet from Extended Studies or academic department offices. Forms are available one week before the semester starts. DO NOT USE THE FEE PAYMENT COUPON IN THE SDSU WEBPORTAL.
  2. Attend the first class to obtain the instructor's signature. Instructors are not permitted to sign forms before the first day of class when they can determine space availability. Please do not ask instructors to sign forms before this day. Extended Studies will not accept forms before the registration dates below.
  3. If your course is in the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering, Health and Human Services, or Professional Studies and Fine Arts, you must also get the department chairperson's approval signature on your form. Graduate courses in the College of Business require approval from the Director of Graduate Business Programs, Student Services Bldg., room 3428. See the back of the registration information sheet for specific departments requiring signatures.
  4. Bring or mail signed and completed forms with payment to Extended Studies by deadlines below. Mailed forms are considered received as of the postmark date. We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express and Visa. Cash is not accepted after 5 p.m. or on Saturdays. Faxed forms cannot be accepted. Fee is $197 per unit.

Extended Studies registration office hours: (GC 1539) Hardy Ave Patio
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.;

Extended Studies cashiers office hours: (GC 1539) Hardy Ave Patio
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Payment receipts, parking permits, and IDs are only available from the cashier.

Online registration is not available for Open University.

For more information, contact:
Registration office: 619-594-5152
Cashiers office: 619-594-2606
24 hr. recorded information: 619-594-4123

Summer 2009 Open University Registration Deadlines

  Sessions Regular Registration Late Registration(with $20 Late Fee) Deadline to Drop(with 65% refund) Instructor signature required.

Withdrawal Deadline(NO refund) Instructor signature required. Change of grading option.

  Session S1 5/28-7/9 5/28-6/5 6/6-6/11 6/5 6/11
  Session T1 5/28-8/21 5/28-6/12 6/13-6/22 6/12 6/22
  Session S2 7/13-8/21 7/13-7/21 7/22-7/25 7/21 7/25

All credit refunds are subject to a $17 administrative charge plus ASB/student fees will be deducted after first class session.

Registration or withdrawal after deadline dates is by petition only for serious and compelling reasons.

Information on this Web site is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that information is current and accurate.