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Chico State Summer Session
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Registration & Fee Payment Information

How to Register & Pay Fees

Fees must be paid at the time of registration. Your class registration is not confirmed until fees have been paid or until a financial aid award is on file. Information about financial aid can be found on the Fees & Financial Aid page.

Continuing Chico State Students

If you are enrolled in spring and not graduating in May 2020:

  • Register online through the Continuing Education online Summer Session schedule.
  • Locate the open class(es) you want from the Summer Session Class Schedule and click Register.
  • Enter your student information.
  • Pay course fees using a VISA/Mastercard to complete your request. No service fees are charged.
  • You will receive an email confirmation from Regional & Continuing Education when your enrollment is complete.

New Chico State Students

If you are a new Chico State undergraduate, or a graduate student admitted or readmitted for fall 2020, you need to register through Continuing Education [see below]. It is recommended you speak to an academic advisor before selecting a Summer Session class.

Non-Chico State Students

Not a Chico State student? No problem! Summer Session is open to anyone and no application is needed. Learn more about taking Chico State Summer Session classes, and then register through Continuing Education. See the instructions above for Continuing Students.

Planning to Graduate?

If you have applied for spring graduation, but need to take a summer class to complete your degree, you must reapply for summer graduation by submitting a new Graduation Application and pay the required filing fee. Once your fee payment has been confirmed, contact the Student Records Office at 530-898-5142 to request "term activation." Once you are term activated, you can enroll in open summer classes through the Student Center in the Portal (see above). If you have questions or need assistance with your term activation request, contact Continuing Education, 530-898-6105.


If a class is full, you may add your name to the waitlist. Students are moved from the waitlist on a first come, first served basis into a class as space becomes available. You must be eligible to enroll in the class to be moved from the waitlist to enrolled status.

Students added to a class will be sent an an email notification. Fees must be paid immediately or the registration will be cancelled. Fees can be paid in your Student Center or through Continuing Education (see above).