CSU Chico, High School Scholars, Open University

CSU Chico - Programs for High School Students

CSU, Chico is pleased to announce the High School Scholars opportunity for the Spring 2014 semester.   The High School Scholars (HSS) program is an excellent opportunity for eligible local high school students to take up to two courses at CSU, Chico for just $36.   The objective of the program is to offer local area students access to courses that have not been filled by regularly enrolled CSU, Chico students.

Student Requirements (Applicable to NEW and RETURNING participants; no exceptions):

Attend a mandatory HSS Orientation session to obtain a HSS application and other important documents
Be enrolled in the 11th or 12th grade in high school
Possess at least a 3.0, non-weighted, academic, high school GPA
Returning HSS students must possess at least a 2.0 CSU Chico GPA for every previous term
Satisfy any prerequisites, or eligibility requirements, for the intended course(s)
Submit the HSS Application, unofficial transcripts, Add Request Form(s), and $44 fee by the established deadlines
  • HSS participants cannot be concurrently enrolled in courses through Open University.
  • *For further information, including the dates and times of the required HSS Orientation sessions and important deadlines, please visit our High School Scholars website High School Scholars (HSS)
An additional option available to high school students to enroll in coursework at CSU Chico is Chico State Open University