Chico State Summer Session: Achieve your goals with the flexibility you need.

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Chico State Summer Session lets you make progress toward your degree or other academic goals during the summer break. It's open to all Chico State students, including incoming first-year and transfer students, as well as students from all CSU campuses and other colleges and universities.

Summer Schedule

Most summer classes are offered online, and the schedule includes upper & lower division, GE Pathways, and general ed classes to keep you on track to graduation! The schedule will be posted mid-February, and classes will be offered in one or more of five sessions:

  • Session 1: June 1–August 16 (12 weeks)
  • Session 2: June 1–June 23 (4 weeks)
  • Session 3: June 1–July 7 (6 weeks)
  • Session 4: June 27–July 21 (4 weeks)
  • Session 5: July 25–August 16 (4 weeks)

Summer Session Registration

• There is no need to apply for Summer Session! Anyone can register for classes when registration opens April 1.
• Chico State students can register through their Student Center.
• Everyone can register through the Summer Session schedule on the Continuing Education website.

Summer Grants & Financial Aid

There are several types of financial aid and grants available to Chico State students. No application is needed. After enrolling in summer courses, your financial aid eligibility will be automatically determined based on your FAFSA/CADAA and enrollment. Complete information about summer aid is available on the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office website, and on the Summer Session Fees, Grants & Financial Aid page.

Summer Classes for Non-Chico State Students

Not a current Chico State student? No problem! Summer Session is open to new CSU, Chico students, students who are not yet admitted to Chico State but plan to apply, students from other colleges and universities, international students, qualified high school seniors, and community members. There is no application or approvals needed. Learn more.


Chico State Summer Session Video