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Visitor/Concurrent

This section of the Enrollment Services website is for CSULB students who are taking classes at other institutions to fulfill a requirement and for visitors to CSULB, who are taking classes at CSULB. Additionally, you can find information on the senior citizen program, CSU Online, the Young Scholars program (available to high school students), CCPE programs, and other non-traditional access programs to The Beach!


CSULB Students

  • Visitor Enrollment: Attend classes at another CSU campus for one term (you may visit for one term only).
  • Concurrent Enrollment: Attend classes at another CSU campus while enrolled at CSULB in the same term.
  • CSU Fully Online Program: Take an online course from another CSU while enrolled in classes at CSULB.
  • Cross Enrollment: Attend a class at a University of California campus or participating California Community College while enrolled at CSULB the same term.

Visitor Enrollment (CSULB students enrolling at another CSU)

Students who have completed one Fall or Spring semester at CSULB and are in good academic standing may be eligible to visit one of our 22 CSU sister campuses for one term of academic work. You must meet the following requirements and conditions in order to participate in this program:

Undergraduate Student Requirements

  • Completed at least 12 units at CSULB.
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.0 in all work completed at CSULB.
  • Be in good academic standing.

Graduate Student Requirements

  • Completed one semester at CSULB.
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0 in all work completed at CSULB.
  • Be in good academic standing.

Conditions for Enrollment

  • Students will be approved for Visitor Enrollment for one term only.
  • Approval is subject to space availability, registration priority policies and deadlines of the host campus.
  • Academic advisement is available only through CSULB.
  • Overlap in academic terms may not be possible. Check with the host campus.
  • Students may be required to provide proof of completion of prerequisites.
  • Financial Aid is available only through CSULB.

The Concurrent and Visitor Enrollment Form is available for download or may be picked up at Enrollment Services (BH-101). If your request is approved, and after you have paid fees, you may submit your form to the host campus. Contact the campus you wish to attend for registration deadlines and procedures.

Concurrent Enrollment (CSULB students enrolling at another CSU)

Students who have completed one Fall or Spring semester at CSULB and are in good academic standing may be eligible to enroll concurrently at one of our 22 CSU sister campuses for one term of academic work. You must meet the following requirements and conditions in order to participate in this program:

Undergraduate Student Requirements

  • Completed at least 12 units at CSULB.
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.0 in all work completed at CSULB.
  • Be in good academic standing.

Graduate Student Requirements

  • Completed at least one semester at CSULB.
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0 in all work completed at CSULB.
  • Be in good academic standing.

Conditions for Enrollment

  • Approval is subject to space availability, registration priority policies and deadlines of the host campus.
  • Academic advisement is available only through CSULB.
  • Overlap in academic terms may not be possible. Check with the host campus.
  • Students may be required to provide proof of completion of prerequisites.
  • Financial Aid is available only through CSULB.

The Concurrent and Visitor Enrollment Form is available for download or can be picked up at Enrollment Services (BH-101). If your request is approved and after you have paid fees, you may submit your form to the host campus. Contact the campus you wish to attend for details regarding their registration deadlines and procedures.

CSU Fully Online Program (CSULB students enrolling in online courses)

The CSU Fully Online  program is open to full-time continuing CSULB students. The goal is to expand the availability of online courses to address student demand for courses that lead towards timely graduation. The program provides an opportunity for full-time continuing CSULB students to enroll in one online course per term offered by another CSU campus. Students must meet the following requirements and conditions in order to participate in this program:

Undergraduate Student Requirements

  • Completed at least 12 units at CSULB.
  • Have a GPA of at least 2.0 in all work completed at CSULB.
  • Be in good academic standing.

Graduate Student Requirements

  • Completed at least one semester at CSULB.
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0 in all work completed at CSULB.
  • Be in good academic standing.

Conditions for Enrollment

  • Approval is subject to space availability, registration priority policies and deadlines of the host campus.
  • Academic advisement is available only through CSULB.
  • Overlap in academic terms may not be possible. Check with the host campus.
  • Students may be required to provide proof of completion of prerequisites.
  • Financial Aid is available only through CSULB.

For more information see CSU Fully Online program.

Credit earned at the CSU campus offering the online course is automatically reported to CSULB and included on your transcript. For course information see the CSU Fully Online Courses website.

Cross Enrollment (CSULB students enrolling at a University of California campus or California Community College)

If you are a California resident currently enrolled at CSULB, you may enroll in one undergraduate course per academic term at a participating University of California campus or California Community College.

You must meet the necessary course prerequisites and obtain approval from both CSULB and the campus you plan to attend. In addition, you must:

  • have completed 12 units at CSULB.
  • have maintained a 2.0 GPA in all work completed.
  • be in good academic standing.
  • be enrolled in at least 6 units at CSULB for the term in which you plan to cross enroll.
  • have paid the appropriate fees at CSULB for the term in which you plan to cross enroll.
  • be an undergraduate student.

The host campus will charge a $10 fee plus any material and laboratory fees associated with the class in which you cross enroll. Use of the host campus's facilities may be restricted; health services are limited to emergencies only. Contact the campus you wish to attend for registration deadlines and procedures.


Non-CSULB Students

  • Visitor EnrollmentAttend classes at CSULB from another CSU campus for one term (you may visit for one term only) 
  • Concurrent EnrollmentAttend classes at CSULB from another CSU campus while enrolled there at the same time.
  • Cross EnrollmentAttend a class at CSULB from a UC school or participating California Community College while enrolled at that school. (Currently Closed)
  • CSU Fully Online Program: Take an online course at CSULB while enrolled in classes at another CSU