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Fall 2020 Open University Academic Calendar

Updated July 2, 2020

August 10: First Day to Turn in Open University registration form with instructor approval to openu@csub.edu

August 24: First day of Classes

August 31: Begin LATE FEE of $25 for Open University forms

September 4: Last day to submit Open University registration forms with late fee. Any forms submitted after this date must be accompanied by a letter from the instructor stating that you have been attending class. 

September 7: Holiday – Labor Day (Campus closed)

September 11: Last day to pay fees or make payment arrangements. Students may be dropped for non-payment.

September 14: Last day for partial refund (60%)

September 21: Census date. Last day to withdraw from classes without a “W” being recorded; withdrawal from classes after this date and continuing through the next four-week period will be permitted only for serious and compelling reasons and will require written approval by the Dean or Department Chair

September 21: Last day to change between audit and letter grading and credit/no credit

November 9: Last day to withdraw from classes for serious and compelling reason (requires Dean or Department chair approval)

November 11: Holiday – Veterans Day (Campus closed)

November 26–27: Holiday – Thanksgiving (Campus closed)

December 8: Last Day of Classes

December 10–16: Examination Period

December 18–21: Grades Due

 

Refund Policy for 16-Week Term

  • Drop PRIOR to the first day of the Semester – 100% refund
  • Drop on or before August 28 – 100% refund
  • Drop August 29 through September 14 – 60% refund
  • September 14 is the LAST day for partial refund (60%)
  • NO REFUNDS on or after September 15.

Refund Policy for Class with Five or Fewer Meetings (or Online Course)

  • Withdraw prior to the second meeting (or by the 4th day on an online course) full refund less $25 administrative fee.
  • Withdraw after the second scheduled class meeting (or after the 4th day of an online course) and prior to a date at which 25% of the course has elapsed – 60% of course fees refunded. No refund after 25% of the course has elapsed. 

Refund Policy for Class with Four or Fewer Meetings

  • Full refund less $25 administrative fee prior to the first meeting.
  • Withdraw after the first meeting and prior to the second meeting - 60% of course fees refunded for the classes with 3 or 4 sessions; no refund for classes with 1 or 2 sessions.


COURSE CANCELLATION FOR ANY REASON

  • A full refund of fees will be made

 

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