Students’ progress is often affected by university policy and requirements, which are approved by the University’s Academic Senate.
Of particular importance to undergraduates are policies detailing the:
To ensure that upper-division students are on a clear path to a timely graduation and maintain good progress toward degree completion, the university restricts students who have achieved senior status from changing their degree objectives without permission.
Students who have earned between 120-132 Timely Graduation units must:
Undergraduate students may repeat 28 units during their entire CSULB undergraduate career. A maximum of 16 units can be repeated for grade forgiveness, in which the first grade is excluded from the student's GPA.
During their entire CSULB undergraduate career, students may withdraw from a maximum of 18 units, including
Undergraduate students are limited to 18 units per semester. They may register for up to 14 units during the initial registration period and may add an additional four units two-three weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Matriculated undergraduate or graduate students, in good standing, who have completed at least one semester and earned units may apply for an Educational Leave for a minimum of 1 semester or a maximum of 2 semesters.