summer financial information

Financial Information

Undergraduate Graduate
Fees are charged per unit $318 $349
Fee for late registration TBD TBD

*Note: Students are not limited to taking only 4 or 8 units in the summer. These are just examples of possible courseloads.
The change in fees applies to Open University Students and Matriculated Students, NOT students enrolled in a self-support degree or professional certificate program.

For more detailed information on Cal Poly fees, please see this page.

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Summer Term Fee Refund Policy

  • You must drop all your classes including waitlisted classes before the term begins to have your charges fully reversed.
  • If you wait and drop all your classes, including those scheduled in different sessions, after the term begins or withdraw after add/drop, your fee charges will be prorated, meaning you will be charged for every day of enrollment, whether you attended classes or not. See the Fee Refund Policy for complete details.
  • All financial aid, including loans, is contingent upon class attendance. If you drop to zero units or reduce units below required unit levels, your financial aid award may be modified and you may be required to return aid refunded to you.
Date 10 Week Session 8 Week Session First 5 Week Session Second 5 Week Session
Drop all units - full refund TBD TBD TBD TBD
Drop some units - partial refund TBD TBD TBD TBD

IMPORTANT NOTE: Students are responsible for all charges posted.
If a withdrawal request is received, you may still owe outstanding fees.
A drop by the add-drop date has no negative impact on your academic record.

Reference for information on how a class withdrawal may impact your academic records.

To withdraw, please contact the Office of the Registrar

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Visiting Students & Community Members

International Students on F-1 or J-1 visas will be enrolled in a campus health insurance plan. See for fee information.

Visiting students and non-Cal Poly students must register for Cal Poly Summer Term through Open University. For information, please visit the Open University information page.