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How do I register for a class?
To register for your classes, first log into your Student Portal, then follow these steps: On the Academics/Schedule Tab, click on "Course Registration" Review the Calendar that pops-up to ensure you are registering for the term(...
How many classes can I take at a time?
As an undergraduate student , you are allowed a course load of up to 15 credits per trimester with no more than 2 courses in any one term.  As a graduate student , you are allowed a course load of up to 9 credits per trimester with ...
Can I register for classes with a past due hold?
Students may not register if they have a past due hold on their account.  A students balance must be paid in full, or be eligible for tuition deferment, in order for the hold to be lifted and to be able to register for a future term.   ...
Why can't I register for my class?
The most common reason you might not be able to register for a course is a hold on your account.  To determine if there is a hold on your account you can log into your student portal and on the homepage, there should blue number next to Student...
Why can't I register for all of the terms?
CSU-Global maintains two different calendar tracks so that we are able to meet federal requirements for monitoring Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), which requires us to monitor the progress of students at the end of each 16 week trimester.&nbs...
When can I start working on a class?
Classes always start on a Monday. See the academic calendar in the catalog for official start dates. You will have full access to the course the Friday afternoon (Mountain time) before the start, which is called the open house period. You may ac...
What is a trimester?
At CSU-Global, we divide the calendar year into three separate blocks called trimesters. The three trimesters are Fall, Winter, and Spring. Each trimester is approximately 16-weeks long and include three, 8 week terms - two back to back terms and on...
When can I drop a class?
When can I drop a class? You are able to unregister (drop) a course, without being charged the cost of tuition, up until the term drop deadline.  The drop deadline will always be the Monday of week 2 in the course. Please review the Acad...
When can I withdraw from a class?
The withdrawal period starts after the drop deadline is over and runs through Monday of week 6 of the term.  If you withdraw from a class during the withdrawal period, you will earn a W for the course and are still financially responsible for...
Why am I on the Gold or Burgundy track?
You are placed into a specific registration track based on when you began your program. If you began your program with the A or C term, you are on the Burgundy Track.  If you began your program with the B or D term, you are on the Gold Track....
How do I change registration tracks?
You are allowed to change from the Gold or Burgundy track once during your time at CSU-Global.  The first step would to contact your student advisor so they can upload the Registration Track Switch Request Form . While CSU-Global does a...
Is there a summer trimester?
CSU-Global does not have an official "summer" trimester, but we do hold classes year round. Our trimesters include fall, winter, and spring options. The summer season often overlaps with CSU-Global's spring & fall trimesters...
Are there any 1 or 2 credit-hour courses?
Yes, we do have a few 1 credit hour undergraduate course options. The course numbers and titles are listed below, please see the academic catalo g for course  descriptions ( Academic Catalog button at the bottom of main page of the...
What is the difference between a term and a trimester?
There are 3 trimesters in a calendar year at CSU-Global: Fall trimester, Winter trimester, and Spring trimester. Each trimester is divided into 3 terms (A, B, C for Burgundy track students or B, C, D for Gold track students). Trimester - 1...
Are there any holiday breaks?
Generally, holiday breaks are not observed at CSU-Global Campus, which means you may end up taking courses over most holidays.  In the 2019-20 academic year, there is a one week break from December 23rd to December 29th, making the Winte...
What are residential credits?
Residential credits are the credits earned by taking a regular 8-week CSU-Global course.  Transfer and alternative credits are not  considered residential credit.  Undergraduate students must complete at least 30 residential c...
How do I find elective courses?
You may choose any undergraduate course (100-499 level) to take as an elective as long as you have not already taken the course, transferred similar credits to CSU-Global, and it is not considered a Capstone class.  You are able to select elec...
How do I retake a course?
How do I retake a course? If you do not receive a passing grade or you withdraw from your course, you may repeat the course one (1) time (tuition rates apply). Only the grade and credit for the most recent attempt will be used in c...
Academic Calendars
Here are copies of both this year and last year's Academic Calendars. Please remember to utilize the calendar for your specific track (Gold or Burgundy) as the dates on the other calendar will not be applicable for you: Academic Calendars 18-1...