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Division of Continuing and Global Education

Student Registration

Spring (May-June) Intersession 2021 runs between May 24 - June 11, 2021.

Who may register for an Intersession Class?

You are not required to be formally admitted to the university to take an Intersession class. If you are 18 years of age or older or are a high school graduate and have met course prerequisites, you may register for an Intersession class. Matriculated and disqualified students, as well as the public, may take Intersession classes.    

If you expect to complete degree or credential requirements through Intersession, you should confirm with your advisor regarding course applicability. Registration in Intersession does not ensure registration for, or admission to, the university, nor should it be interpreted as acceptance to any degree or credential program. If you are interested in formal admission to California State University, Fresno, contact the Office of Admissions, Records and Evaluations at 559.278.2261.                 

How to register

Early registration begins online March 15, 2021 and ends April 19, 2021. During this early registration period, fees can be paid incrementally until April 19 (students can craft their own payment plan). Enrollment freezes April 20 - 22; beginning April 23 students can enroll up to the first day of class. In this regular enrollment period, fees are due within 24 hours of enrollment. Due to COVID-19, the Dean's physical office in Kremen Education 130 is closed, but service continues through email and phone contacts.  Please call 559.278.0333 or email for enrollment questions and assistance.

Matriculated Fresno State students may register by logging in to   

New or non-matriculated students should click here for registration instructions.

  • March 15, 2021. View the Spring (May-June) Intersession 2021 class schedule on the web.
  • March 15 - April 19, 2021. Enrollment begins. Registration fees are $305 per unit and are due by April 19, 2021. To enroll in the class of your choice, go to
  • April 20, 2021. Students are dropped for non-payment.
  • April 20 - 22, 2021. Enrollment freezes. Students are not able to enroll, as administrative decisions are made. 
  • April 23, 2021. List of courses with sufficient enrollment (Go/No-Go Decisions) is available on the website.
  • April 23 - May 24, 2021. Immediate Pay Registration; fees are due within 24 hours of registering for class.
  • May 24, 2021. Classes begin.
  • May 31, 2021. University holiday; no classes are held.
  • June 11, 2021. Classes end.

Wait Lists

Wait lists are available for Spring (May-June) Intersession. If you are placed on a wait list for a Spring (May-June) Intersession class, be sure to check your Fresno State email account daily to find out if you have been moved from the wait list to the class roster. After April 19, your fees are due within 24 hours after you are placed on the class roster.


Fees are $305 per unit.  Early registration payment is due on April 19, 2021. Fee payment holds your place in class. After April 19, 2021, fee payment is due within 24 hours of registration; students may register up to the first day of class. If you are submitting payment to the Accounting office or Cashiers windows (mail-in or walk-in), please be sure to indicate that payment is for a CGE course so that your payment is receipted correctly.

Financial Aid

Financial aid may be available for matriculated students enrolled in a minimum of 6 units during the summer [Spring (May/June) Intersession & Summer Session combined]. Summer Interest Forms will be available in the Financial Aid Office April 15 and the deadline to submit is June 11.  Questions? Please check with the Financial Aid Office.

Provost Graduation Grant

Students may be able to obtain grant funding for Intersession courses through the . For more information, visit the Provost Graduation Initiative Grant program.


The following forms can be found on the Continuing and Global Education website (

  • Registration form
  • Program Change form

Grading Option

Select your choice of grading option—Letter; CR/NC (credit or no credit), or Audit—choosing only what is available for your class (verify with department if enrolling in person). The grading option you designate is what will be posted on your permanent transcript, providing that option is available for the course. 

Changes in Grading Option must be made no later than Friday of the first week of class. For classes meeting four or fewer days, changes in Grading Option must be made prior to the class start date. 


Decisions about which Spring (May-June) Intersession 2021 classes “go” will be made based upon the number of registrations received and the Go/No-Go list will be published on April 23, 2021. Classes with insufficient enrollment may be cancelled. If your class is cancelled by the University, you may enroll in a different Intersession class, or you will receive an automatic refund. (See Drop/Withdrawal/Refunds.)


Students who fail to attend class may receive a failing grade unless they formally drop the class.

To add or drop an Intersession class, go to or complete the program change form (/cge/formsand submit to the Division of Continuing and Global Education (

refund scheduleNo drops are allowed after the fourth calendar day. Students who have a serious and compelling reason and who wish to drop on the fifth calendar day or later may petition to drop with a grade of “W.” To obtain a Request for Record Adjustment form online, click here. Submit the request to the Admissions, Records and Evaluations Office in the Joyal Building, Room 106.

Students who drop the course prior to the start date of the course can receive a full refund. If you withdraw on or after the first class meeting of a face-to-face class, 65 percent of fees collected can be refunded until 25 percent of the course time has elapsed. For online and arranged classes lasting 5 days or more, 65 percent of fees collected can be refunded until 25 percent of the class has elapsed. After 25 percent of the course time has elapsed, no refund will be made. There is no refund for classes meeting fewer than 5 sessions or lasting fewer than 5 days, once the class has begun. No refund is made unless requested by the student, except for cancelled classes which are refunded automatically.


Intersession grades will be averaged into the student’s Fresno State GPA. Grades will be posted to transcripts beginning August 17, 2021. Students may view their grades at