CSU students enrolled at any CSU campus have access to fully online courses at other CSU campuses through the CourseMatch program. To participate, undergraduates must have:

  • Completed at least one term at Channel Islands and earned at least 12 units as a matriculated student.
  • Attained a grade point average of 2.0 in all work completed at Channel Islands and is in good standing.
  • Enrolled at Channel Islands during the period of concurrent enrollment.
  • Paid tuition and fees as a full-time student (6.1 or more units).

To learn about the CourseMatch program and view semester course offerings, visit the CSU CourseMatch website.

Before enrolling in an online course at another CSU, you should consult with your academic advisor to determine how the course may apply to your degree.

FAQ for CSU CourseMatch

Q: How do I enroll in the CourseMatch program?

A: If you are ready to enroll in a CourseMatch course, visit your Student Center in CI Records and select the "Enroll in CourseMatch" link. For Spring 2015, the link should be available by January 9, 2015. 

Q: Can I take two separate classes at two separate CSU’s?

A: No. CourseMatch Enrollment is limited to one course per student, per term.

Q: Can I take a course at a CSU campus that is on the quarter system?

A: No. If your home campus is a semester campus, you are limited to course offerings at other semester campuses.

Q: Do I need to pay additional fees for CourseMatch?

A: Students do not have to pay additional fees, however, students need to have paid full-time fees at their home campus or have enough Financial Aid to cover full-time fees (6.1 units or above) to participate.

Q: I am a part-time student (6.0 units or less). Can I participate in CourseMatch?

A: No. Part-time students are not eligible.

Q: Will the course I take through CourseMatch meet my major or general education requirements?

A: Courses taken through CourseMatch will transfer to the student’s home CSU campus as at least elective credit, however, students may need to submit course substitutions for the classes to meet specific major, minor, general education or graduation requirements at CI. Substitution forms can be found in the Records and Registration Forms Library

Q: What if the course I want to take through CourseMatch has prerequisites?

A: Students are responsible for meeting the prerequisites for CourseMatch courses and should be prepared to provide documentation to the host campus as evidence of completing the prerequisites.


E-mail us at records.registration@csuci.edu or call us at (805) 437-8500.