2017 Summer Session

Summer Session runs between June 12 – August 11, 2017.

Note: All remaining information on this page applies to Summer Session 2016. Information for Summer Session 2017 will be posted on or before 01.27.2017.

Provost Graduation Initiative

The Provost Graduation Initiative is for Fresno State students close to graduating. Qualified students may be eligible to receive up to $1,260 from the Division of Continuing and Global Education toward eligible Summer coursework. For details, click here.

Schedule of Courses

View the 2016 Summer Session Course Guide (PDF)

UPDATE 6/8/16 - View list of cancelled courses.

A listing of GE classes (PDF) is linked here.

Student FAQs

The Division of Continuing and Global Education has authored a list of student FAQs for Summer Session for your reference and general guidance. CGE reserves the right to modify information and correct errors without notice. 

Who can register for Summer Session classes?

Matriculated Fresno State students. Students who have been disqualified from Fresno State. Students who are 18 years of age or older and who have met the class prerequisites. Students who have never taken a Fresno State class previously.

When will the schedule be out?

March, 2016 the schedule will be posted above, under "Schedule of Courses".

When can I register?

Early registration is March 21 to May 20. Additional registrations will be accepted through the first day of class, space permitting. Register online at http://www.fresnostate.edu/cge/registration/howtoregister.html or in person at Continuing and Global Education, Kremen Education Building, Room 130. We’re open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Summer office hours (May 23-August 12) are Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Will a Summer Session class count toward my degree?

Summer Session classes fulfill the residence credit requirements and are generally applicable toward a Fresno State degree. Ask your advisor if the class will meet your specific degree requirements.

How much are the fees and when are they due?

Fees vary depending on the number of units being taken and are due May 20. Immediate pay registration begins May 21 through the first day of class and fees are due within 24 hours. Payment of fees holds your place in class. The fee schedule is available at:  http://www.fresnostate.edu/cge/courses/summersession/students/registration.html. Fee schedules and dates are subject to change.

Is Financial Aid available during Summer Session?

Financial aid may be available for matriculated students enrolled in a minimum of 6 units during the summer (May/June Intersession & Summer Session combined). Summer Interest Forms will be available in the Financial Aid Office beginning April 4 and must be submitted by May 6. Questions? Please check with the Financial Aid Office.

What is the chance of my course being cancelled?

If a class has insufficient enrollment, it will be cancelled. On June 4, the list of cancelled classes will be posted on the Continuing and Global Education website listed above. If your class is cancelled, you may enroll in a different Summer Session class, or you will receive an automatic refund.  

When will my grade be posted?

Grades can be accessed at https://my.csufresno.edu approximately two weeks after your class ends.

What student services will be in operation during Summer Session?

The Kennel Bookstore, Madden Library, Health and Psychological Services and some Food Court restaurants will be open, but perhaps with reduced hours. Parking permits are required. Contact the Parking Office at 559.278.2950 or http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/police/traffic/permits/student.html.

I have more questions.

Contact the Division of Continuing and Global Education, Kremen Education Building, Room 130. Phone 559.278.0333, or email cgeinfo@csufresno.edu. Visit the Summer Session website for full registration information.

Click here if you would like to print out the student FAQs (PDF File).


Summer session occurs in the nine-week period between June 13 – August 12, 2016. This time-frame allows students an excellent opportunity for accelerating their time to degree completion. 

Important dates and deadlines for Summer Session 2016 (dates are subject to change):

  • March 21, 2016. View the Summer Session class schedule on the web.
  • March 21 – May 20, 2016. Early registration. Fees are due by May 20, 2016. To enroll in the class of your choice, go to my.fresnostate.edu.
  • May 21. Students are dropped for non-payment.
  • May 21 – June 1. Register and pay fees within 24 hours of registration.
  • June 2 – June 3, 2016. Enrollment freezes. Students are not able to enroll, as administrative decisions are made.
  • June 4, 2016. List of courses with sufficient enrollment (Go/No-Go Decisions) is available on the website.
  • June 4 through first day of class, register and pay fees within 24 hours of registration.
  • June 13. Classes begin.
  • July 4. Holiday, no classes.
  • August 12. Last day of Summer Session.

Need assistance? Call 559.278.0333 or visit the Division of Continuing and Global Education, ED 130, 5005 N. Maple Avenue, M/S ED76, Fresno, CA  93740. Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Summer office hours, May 23-August 5, are 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.