Winter Session at Chico State

January 2-17, 2025

Earn units over break to help you graduate sooner!

Winter Session Grants AvailableWinter 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 CSUs 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.

Registration Opens November 1

  • All classes are online.
  • Admission to Chico State is not required
  • Courses meet residence requirements
  • Units may be applied toward a degree program
  • Fees are $402/unit 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 further questions about Winter Session, you can email us at, or give us a call at 530-898-6105, and one of our support staff would be happy to help!