Spring 2022 CSU Fully Online course enrollment at CSU Channel Islands has closed.

CSU students enrolled at any CSU campus have access to fully online courses at other CSU campuses through the CSU Fully Online 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 are 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).

Spring 2022 course offerings will be viewable at the CSU website approximately a month before the start of the semester.

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.

Online readiness assessments are encouraged and can be found at the following links: CSU Online Readiness Survey and CSUCI Online Readiness

FAQ for CSU Fully Online Courses

Q: How do I enroll in a CSU Fully Online course?

A: If you are ready to enroll in a CSU Fully Online course, visit your Student Center in CI Records and select the "Enroll in CSU Fully Online" link. Please Note: Enrollment will not become available until the specified start date each term.

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

A: No. CSU Fully Online enrollment is limited to one course per student, per term at a CSU other than your home campus.

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 a CSU Fully Online course?

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 dispersed Financial Aid to cover full-time fees (6.1 units or above) to participate.

Please be advised: Out of state students may be charged non-resident fees at the discretion of the host campus.

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

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

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

A: Courses taken through CSU Fully Online will transfer as at least general elective credit. Consult the CSU Fully Online website to find out what GE requirement the course might meet. Consult with your academic advisor to confirm that the class will meet CSUCI degree requirements.

If courses do not transfer as expected, 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 Forms Library.

Q: What if the course I want to take through CSU Fully Online has prerequisites?

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

Q: How do I drop a CSU Fully Online course that I am taking at Channel Islands?

A: Students can drop themselves online through their myCI, CI Records, student portal during the first three weeks of the Channel Islands semester (Spring 2022: 1/24 – 2/11 at noon). If you wish to drop after the February 11th deadline, you must contact us at registrar@csuci.edu or (805) 437-8500.


Email us at registrar@csuci.edu or call us at 805-437-8500.

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