Spring Special Session

Whether your goal is to take a class to finish a degree, complete a certificate, or simply earn a few units of academic credit, Special Session courses allow you the opportunity to earn credit toward your academic goal with the scheduling and admissions flexibility you need. Special Session courses are approved departmental courses offered in addition to the University’s regular semester schedule.

Benefits of Special Session

  • Admission to Chico State is not required
  • Courses meet residence requirements
  • Units may be applied toward a degree program
  • Fees are charged on a per-unit basis and are the same for Chico State and non-Chico State students

Classes & Registration

Spring 2024 classes will be held January 22–May 17. Registration requests open January 8. You can register online through the Continuing Education website, by calling our office at 530-898-6105, or visiting us on campus.

If you are enrolled in a specific academic program with scheduled spring classes, please visit your program page for registration links.

  1. Select the course(s) you want from the Continuing Education Class Schedule or use the links sent to you for a specific program.
  2. Choose Online from the Registration Options menu and click Register Now.
  3. From the Shopping Cart screen, click Checkout. We accept VISA and Mastercard.
  4. Enter your student and payment information to complete your registration request.
  5. Please review our registration policies and save a copy of your confirmation.

Open University for Spring Semester

Interested in taking Chico State courses this Spring semester without formal admission to the university? Open University is your answer. Check it out!