Welcome visiting students and thank you for your interest in taking courses at The Beach! Explore this page to find information on the CSU Online, Young Scholars program, Older Adult Degree Program, College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPaCE), and other non-traditional academic programs at CSULB.
If you are not a curent CSULB student, you may still attend classes at CSULB from another CSU campus for one term (you may visit for one term only) or attend classes at CSULB from another CSU campus while enrolled there at the same time. Visit Visitor/Concurrent Enrollment for details.
Cross-Enrollment (for students currently enrolled at a UC school or California Community College) is currently not available.
For Non-CSULB Students interested in taking online courses at CSULB. CSU Fully Online (also known as CSU Course Match) provides an opportunity for eligible matriculated students to enroll in one course per term offered by another CSU campus. The program is aimed to facilitate access to high demand, high success courses as part of the continuing effort to provide students with access to the courses needed to expedite graduation. For detailed information, visit CSU Fully Online Website for Non-CSULB Students.
As part of the Long Beach College Promise, California State University Long Beach offers select high school students in California the opportunity to earn up to four units of college credit each semester. At this time, CSULB offers select high school juniors or seniors opportunities for enrollment in special programs at CSULB. Enrollment is limited to selected participants via the Long Beach College Promise partnership. Learn more and complete the interest form.
California residents who are 60 years of age or older may apply for admission to CSULB through the Older Adult Degree Program. Through this program, they will pay greatly reduced fees but will be subject to all other requirements and deadlines for admission, registration and enrollment, including a Late Registration Fee payment, if applicable. See Tuition and Fees for more information.
Additionally, the OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers a catalog of classes for persons 50 years of age or older. There is no academic prerequisite for admission or to participate in these classes.
Professional and continuing education (also called extended education) extends resources beyond the traditional university setting to accommodate the educational and professional development needs of today's workforce in a variety of program formats and settings. CSULB is proud to offer a variety of unique courses, certificate, and degree programs through the College of Professional and Continung Education (CPaCE).
CSULB is a vibrant, diverse public university committed to building connections with students, scholars, and partners around the world. The Center’s team strengthens these connections through numerous activities. We welcome thousands of students, scholars, and professionals to our campus each year for a range of degree and non-degree programs, and we offer a wealth of learning and research opportunities for CSULB students and faculty abroad. We are committed to working together to address the complex challenges facing the world today. Learn more about the Center for International Education.