Open University is a program offered through California State University, Monterey Bay College of Extended Education.
Through Open U, you can take CSUMB courses in Fall or Spring for credit, personal enrichment, or career advancement without the formal university admission process. The Open U registration process opens on the first day of class, with instructor's approval and on a space available basis.Search for ClassesRegistration & fees
|October 5||Spring course schedule published|
|January 22||First day of instruction - first day to register for Open University|
|February 4||Last day to add/drop classes|
|May 10||Last day of instruction|
|After May 28||Grades posted to student accounts|
|March 22||Fall course schedule published|
|August 26||First day of instruction - first day to register for Open University|
|September 9||Last day to add/drop classes|
|December 13||Last day of instruction|
|After January 2||Grades posted to student accounts|
Community members may also take classes during Summer & Winter terms by following a different registration process.Winter@CSUMBSummer@CSUMB
Open University provides a point of entry for those who have missed the admissions deadline, desire to improve their grade point average, or want to jumpstart (or re-start) their degree.
If a career change is in your future, Open University will allow you to explore a new field before enrolling in a degree program, and to gain the critical knowledge needed to pursue a new path.
Not interested in a degree at this time? Courses available through Open University allow you to update your professional skills or simply engage in personal growth.