Open University

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Eligibility for Open University

Open University allows non-admitted individuals to enroll in undergraduate and graduate-level courses at CPP. Registration is provided on a space-available basis and does not constitute admission to Cal Poly Pomona.

The College of the Extended University is authorized to enroll international visa holders who are able to establish that they are maintaining their non-immigrant status with their sponsoring organizations. The College of the Extended University does not issue form I-20 or form DS-2019 and Open University students are not considered to be full time matriculated students for immigration purposes.

Undergraduates may transfer a maximum of 24-semester units of Open University credit towards a degree. Graduates may transfer a maximum of 9-semester units towards a degree.

Students that have been disqualified from CPP may take classes through the Open University to raise their GPA to the minimum requirement. Individuals with a registration hold on their account are accepted on a case by case basis. Contact the CEU Registration Department at ceureg@cpp.edu to further inquire.

Registration

Open University students are only given BroncoDirect access on a term by term basis. For example, if you activate an account for Fall term, you will only have access to BroncoDirect for Fall term. Activating an account each term classes are taken gives you access to BroncoDirect each quarter.

View the Course Catalog to search for course prerequisites by the class's abbreviation and number.

If you are a disqualified or former student at CPP, make an appointment with your academic advisor to verify that your class meets degree requirements. If you’re a visiting Open University student, you may use the Course Catalog to verify course descriptions.

Courses in which you have registered will be visible in the Student Center section of your BroncoDirect account.

Classes that are available for registration for the term can be viewed online on the Public Schedule of Classes page.

View the Refunds page for more information.

Fees & Payment

Fees for Open University course can be viewed at course fees and payment options.

View the Payment Options page for more information on the types of payments we accept.

Financial aid is not accepted for courses taken through Open University

Payments for Open University may be made online through BroncoDirect. View the OU Course Fees and Payment Options for more info.

Official transcripts can be purchased online through the National Student Clearinghouse at http://www.studentclearinghouse.com. Unofficial transcripts can be accessed through BroncoDirect if you still have access. If you don’t have an active account, you’ll need to request Official Transcripts from the National Student Clearinghouse.

View the Refunds page for more information.

Parking on Campus

Visit the Cal Poly Pomona Parking website for more information. 

Transcripts

Official transcripts can be purchased online through the National Student Clearinghouse. Unofficial transcripts can be accessed through BroncoDirect if you still have access.