SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS
THE SAN FRANCISCO CONSORTIUM
The university is a member of the San Francisco Consortium; other member institutions are
California College of Podiatric Medicine, City College of San Francisco, Cogswell College
of Engineering, Golden Gate University, Hastings College of the Law, The University of San
Francisco, and the University of California, San Francisco.
Through the functions of the Consortium a variety of increased and enhanced
educational opportunities may be made available to full-time students of the member
institutions. In addition, numerous cooperative projects directed toward various aspects
of urban development and special programs in higher education may involve faculty of
two or more member institutions. San Francisco State University students who have
special needs or interests which may be served through connections with one of the
other Consortium institutions should contact the San Francisco Consortium Office at the
University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, S224, San Francisco, CA
Cross Registration Policy
Any regularly enrolled, full-time, matriculated student of a San Francisco Consortium member institution may register for credit in courses offered by other member institutions
on the consent of the faculty adviser and/or consent of the host institution instructor as space is available in the desired class. This policy applies only to the regular sessions of the academic year and specifically excludes summer session, wintersession, extension, and similar programs. In addition,
- Cross registration is limited to one course per quarter/semester at only one other institution except where special arrangements are made between participating
- Cross registration is not accepted until the first day of late registration at the host institution.
- If the student falls below full-time status during the semester of the cross registration, that enrollment will be cancelled automatically.
- If the student drops the course prior to completion, it is the student's responsibility to notify both the host and home registrars and to fill out appropriate forms to avoid the recording of a "failure."
- Grades are reported by the host institution directly to the student. It is the student's responsibility to have such credits incorporated into the official records.
- In some cases, tuition may be charged by the host institution.
Cross Registration Conditions
The following conditions must be met before a student may register for credit at another member institution and have the credit accepted toward fulfilling graduation requirements.
- The student is matriculated and currently enrolled, full-time in a degree program.
- The desired course is not offered at the home institution.
- The student has the agreement of the faculty adviser, has satisfied any prerequisites, and is acceptable to the other member institution, presuming space availability.
Cross Registration Procedures
- Cross Registration Application Forms are available at each Registrar's Office.
- Obtain signature of the faculty adviser and the Registrar on the completed three-ply form.
- According to the time schedule for registration at the host institution, hand carry all copies of the petition to the host campus' Registrar's Office for signature. The Registrar keeps the blue host copy.
- Pay any tuition, laboratory, or special fees charged by the host institution.
- Return the original (white copy) to the Registrar's Office and retain the pink student copy for your files.
- The host Registrar transfers information from your completed petition to the host school's official registration form.
CROSS REGISTRATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Any regularly enrolled, full-time, matriculated student of San Francisco State University (home campus) may register in courses for credit at the University of California, Berkeley
(host campus). The following guidelines apply:
- A limited number of students may participate.
- Limit of one course per student per semester.
- Student must pay sufficient fees at the home campus to cover the number of units being taken at both campuses. No additional registration fees will be required at the host
- The desired course is not offered at the home campus.
- Student must be in good academic standing.
- Student must observe all academic deadlines and regulations of the host campus.
- Enrollment is subject to space availability and consent of the instructor.
- Records of grades are not maintained by the host campus. The grade and credit earned will be sent to the home campus.
- Student must meet course prerequisites of the host campus.
- Cross-registration students will have the use of library facilities at the host campus. The student is not eligible for other student services or facilities.
THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY INTRASYSTEM ENROLLMENT
Eligibility Requirements for Concurrent Enrollment or Visitor Status
- Student has completed at least one term at the home campus as a matriculated student and earned at least twelve (12) units there.
- Student has attained a grade point average of 2.0 in all work completed at the home campus and is in good standing at that campus.
- Student is eligible to register under "continuing" status at home campus.
- Student has completed at least one term at the home campus as a matriculated student.
- The student has been admitted to or is enrolled in an authorized graduate program at the home campus.
- The student was in good standing at the last college attended.
- Approval will be for one term only and is subject to the availability and enrollment priority policies of the host campus.
- Evidence of completion of course prerequisites at the time of enrollment (i.e., transcript or grade reports).
- Financial aid is available only through the home campus and students eligible for Veterans, Rehabilitation, Social Security, and other federal, state, or county benefits must
secure eligibility certification through the home campus.
- Intrasystem enrollment will not be approved if the terms overlap on home and host campuses.
- Health services on host campus will be limited to treatment for emergencies.
- A record of credit earned at the host campus will automatically be sent to the home campus.
Special Conditions for Visitor Status
Applications and additional information are available from the Registrar's Office.
- To remain beyond the term in which the student is a visitor, a regular application for admission must be filed.
- Concurrent enrollment at another CSU campus is not possible while in visitor status.
- All required fees must be paid at the time of visitor registration.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Developing intercultural communication skills and international understanding among its students is a vital mission of The California State University (CSU). Since its inception in
1963, the CSU International Programs has contributed to this effort by providing qualified students an affordable opportunity to continue their studies abroad for a full academic year. Close to 11,000 CSU students have taken advantage of this unique study option.
International Programs participants earn resident academic credit at their CSU campuses while they pursue full-time study at a host university or special study center abroad. International Programs serves the needs of students in over 100 designated academic majors. Affiliated with 36 recognized universities and institutions of higher education in sixteen countries, International Programs also offers a wide selection of study locales and learning environments. The institutions are Australia: the University of Western Sydney; Brazil: Universidade de Sao Paulo; Canada: the universities of the
Province of Quebec (thirteen institutions, including Universite de Montreal, Concordia University, Universite Laval, McGill University, Universite du Quebec system, Bishop's University, i.a.); Denmark: Denmark's International Study Program (the international education affiliate of the University of Copenhagen); France: Institut des Etudes Francaises pour Etudiants Etrangers, Universite de Droit, D'Economie et des Sciences D'Aix-Marseille (Aix-en-Provence), Mission interuniversitaire de coordination des echanges franco-americains, Universites de Paris III, V, VI, VIII, X, XI, XII, XIII; Germany: Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat (Heidelberg) and Eberhard-Karls-Universitat (Tubingen); Israel: the Hebrew
University of Jerusalem; Italy: CSU Study Center (Florence), Universita degli Studi di Firenze, and La Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze; Japan: Waseda University (Tokyo); Mexico:
Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City); New Zealand: Lincoln University (Christchurch) and Massey University (Palmerston North); Spain: Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universidad de Granada; Sweden: Uppsala Universitet; Taiwan: National Chengchi University (Taipei); United Kingdom: Bradford University, Bristol University, Kingston University, Sheffield University, and University of Swansea; and Zimbabwe:
University of Zimbabwe (Harare).
The International Programs pays all tuition and administrative costs for participating students to the same extent that such funds would be expended to support similar costs in California. Participants are responsible for all personal costs, such as transportation, room and board, living expenses, and home campus fees. Participants remain eligible to receive any form of financial aid (except work study) for which they can individually qualify. For a student not living at home, the possibility exists that a year abroad, except for transportation and sightseeing, will not cost any more than living in the Bay Area. This is an excellent opportunity for a student to continue his/her studies and become familiar
with another culture and its peoples.
To qualify for admission to the International Programs, students must have upper division or graduate standing at a CSU campus by the time of departure. Students at the sophomore level may, however, participate in the intensive language acquisition programs in France, Germany, and Mexico. California Community Colleges transfer students are eligible to apply directly from their community college if they can meet this
requirement. Students must also possess a current cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or 3.0, depending on the program for which they apply. Some programs also have language study and/or other course work prerequisites.
Additional information and application materials may be obtained on campus from the Office of International Programs, ICTR 3, 338-6377 or 338-1293, or by writing to the
California State University International Programs, 400 Golden Shore, Suite 300, Long Beach, CA 90802-4275.
SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY BILATERAL PROGRAMS
In addition to the opportunity to participate in the CSU International Programs, there is also the opportunity to study abroad through the 28 universities located in fourteen
countries with whom SFSU has signed special agreements. These agreements call for an equal exchange of students going both ways--those students wishing to study at San Francisco State University from a participating university overseas and students from San Francisco State who wish to study abroad in the host university at which the other student is enrolled. Some of these programs are also college or department specific.
As with the CSU International Programs, the student pays fees at San Francisco State but takes classes at the host university. Again, if the student qualifies for financial aid, aside from work study, these awards can be used to fund the study abroad for one year or even one semester in certain instances.
Additional information and application materials may be obtained from International Programs, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA