College of Professional & International Education
  • To receive a refund for canceled or dropped Open University courses, Open University students should file a drop form (with the appropriate signatures/stamps when necessary) and a refund application at the College of Professional and International Education (CPIE) registration windows. Refund amounts are based on the day the request is received by CPIE. Fees are refunded in accordance with the Open University refund schedule. For registration payments made by e-check or check, a refund check will be issued from the State of California. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing. Credit card accounts will be credited for registration payments made by credit card. Please allow 2 weeks for processing. Outstanding obligations to the university may be withheld from a student's refund.

    Open University Refund Schedule

    Fall 2019 Refund Schedule:

    Week 1 - Week 3 of instruction (August 26 - September 13, 2019): 65% of fees will be refunded

    Starting week 4 (September 16, 2019): No refund