Winter Session at Chico State

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 2023

  • Class Registration Opens: November 1
  • First Day of Classes: January 3
  • Last Day of Classes: January 20

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 Continuing Education at 530-898-6105 or email us.