CSU Intrasystem Enrollment Programs
Students enrolled at any CSU campus will have access to courses at other CSU campuses on a space available basis, unless those campuses or programs are impacted. This access is offered without students being required to be admitted formally to the host campus and sometimes without paying additional fees.
Although courses taken on any CSU campus will transfer to the student’s home CSU campus as at least elective credit, students should consult their home campus academic advisors to determine how such courses may apply to their degree programs before enrolling at the host campus. Application deadlines vary by campus. Students are encouraged to contact the host CSU campus for specific application deadlines.
Undergraduate Eligibility Requirements for all three options (Online Concurrent (OCE), Concurrent and Visitor):
1. Student has completed at least one term and earned at least 12 units at the home campus as a matriculated student.
2. Student has attained a grade point average of 2.0 in all work completed at the home campus and is in good standing.
3. Student is enrolled at home campus during the period of concurrent enrollment and has paid tuition and fees as a full-time student.
Graduate Eligibility Requirements for all three options (Online Concurrent (OCE), Concurrent and Visitor):
1. Student has completed at least one term at the home campus as a matriculated student and will be enrolled concurrently in such status.
2. Student has been admitted to or is enrolled in an authorized graduate program at the home campus.
3. Student was in good standing at the last college attended.
CSU Intrasystem Online Concurrent Enrollment (OCE)
Full-time CSU students enrolled at any CSU campus have access to fully online courses at other CSU campuses through the Intrasystem Online Concurrent Enrollment (OCE) program. 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. For more details and a list of current online course offerings, visit www.calstate.edu/concurrent. Also, see the FAQ for OCE below.
CSU Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment
Matriculated students in good standing may enroll at both their home CSU campus and a host CSU campus during the same term. Credit earned at the host campus is reported at the student’s request to the home campus to be included on the student’s transcript at the home campus. See FAQ below.
CSU Intrasystem Visitor Enrollment
Matriculated students in good standing enrolled at one CSU campus may enroll at another CSU campus for one term. Credit earned at the host campus is reported at the student’s request to the home campus to be included on the student’s transcript at the home campus. See FAQ below.
FAQ for CSU Online Concurrent Enrollment (OCE)
Q: Can I take two separate classes at two separate CSU’s?
A: No. Online Concurrent 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 OCE?
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 OCE?
A: No. Part-time students are not eligible.
Q: Will the course I take through OCE meet my major or general education requirements?
A: Courses taken through OCE 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 OCE has prerequisites?
A: Students are responsible for meeting the prerequisites for OCE courses and should be prepared to provide documentation to the host campus as evidence of completing the prerequisites.
FAQ for CSU Concurrent and Visitor Enrollment
Q: Where do I pay my fees as an Intrasystem Visitor student? What about a Concurrent student?
A: Visitor students pay all fees at the host campus. Concurrent students pay fees at their home campus and fee payment must be verified before the Intrasystem Concurrent application is forwarded to the host campus.
Q: How can I receive my Financial Aid? What about my Veterans Educational benefits?
A: All Financial Aid is handled through the student’s home campus. Please contact the Financial Aid office for more information. Students eligible for veterans, rehabilitation, social security and other federal, state or county benefits must secure eligibility certification through the home campus.
Q: Are all CSU campuses participating in Intrasystem Concurrent and Visitor enrollment?
A: Intrasystem Visitor and Concurrent enrollment at other CSU campuses is on a space available basis. If a campus is impacted, they may not be accepting Intrasystem applications. Students are advised to verify that the host campus is accepting Visitor and Concurrent students for the specified term .
Q: When are Intrasystem applications due?
A: Applications for Intrasystem Concurrent and Visitor enrollment are generally due at least four (4) weeks before the start of the term, however, deadlines may differ by campus. Students are advised to verify with the host campus when applications are due for the specified term.
Q: How many terms can I attend as a Visitor or Concurrent student?
A: Approval of visitor enrollment is valid only for the term specified. An additional term would require a separate application and approval.
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