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Winter Session at CSU, Chico
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Winter Session at Chico State is the perfect time to come in from the cold and earn three units before the spring semester begins, getting you that much closer to your degree. All classes are offered online for the convenience you want and need.

Winter Session is open to enrolled Chico State students, students from other CSU's and community colleges, and anyone looking to earn university credit. Whether your goal is finishing a degree, completing a certificate, taking a deep dive into a subject that interests you, or simply earning credit while you learn, Winter Session helps you achieve your goal with the flexibility you need.

Winter Session 2021 Key Dates

  • Registration is Now Open!
  • First Day of Classes: January 4
  • Last Day of Classes: January 22

Register for a Winter Session class today!

Class Registration

Continuing Chico State students can register and pay course fees in their Student Center through December 10.

New or non-admitted Chico State students should register online through Continuing Education:

  • Locate the open class you want from the Winter 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.

Read complete information about registration and fee payment.

Benefits of Winter 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


Winter Session classes are approved Chico State courses available in addition to the University’s regular semester schedule. If you have any questions about Winter Session, call Regional & Continuing Education at 530-898-6105 or email us.