General Catalog

CSU’s General Catalog includes course descriptions with prerequisite information, college and program descriptions, contact information for departments, information about transfer and test credit, and much more.

 Transferring CSU Credits to Another Institution

If you wish to take a credit course at CSU and transfer the credit elsewhere, these steps will help you plan ahead:

  1. Be sure the credits will be accepted for transfer by working with the institution where you are enrolled or plan to enroll.
  2. Consulting TransferologyTM may be helpful in evaluating your options. Learn more
  3. If the CSU course you want to take requires a prerequisite, you will need an override to register. Learn more.
  4. College and department contact information and course descriptions are available in the General Catalog (see above).

Canvas: CSU's Learning Management System

Summer courses will be available in Canvas on Friday, May 11, 2018.

Courses synchronize roughly three times per day at 7 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
You may try making your summer course one of your “Canvas Favorites.”
If your classes still aren’t visible, you may:

CSU’s course management software is Canvas, for both online and face-to-face classes. Students and instructors can interact with materials, discussion boards, assignments, tests, grades, and more. Learn More

  • Canvas requires online access.
  • Specific classes may have additional software and system requirements.
  • Contact the instructor or department offering the class for details.

Learn more:

  • Get started in Canvas with online orientation, guides and videos.
  • Learn how to set up student e-mail in canvas, proctored test preparation, and much more.
  • Find solutions with the Student Support section. Learn more

Final Exams, Grades and Transcripts

  • All final exams will be given during the term in which the course is taught.
  • Generally, final exams are given on the last day of class. The exam dates are available through the course information on Canvas, usually in the syllabus.

You may access RAMweb to view your grades.

  • All grades for courses taken during the summer terms (4-, -8, 12-week terms and varying length terms) must be submitted no later than 2:00 pm the Tuesday after the conclusion of the summer session (Tuesday, August 7, 2018).
  • Grades will be available in RAMweb on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

Instructors have the option to submit grades for courses completed earlier in the summer session at the end of the term in which the course was offered. Grades submitted earlier than the end-of-summer deadline are posted each Thursday evening throughout the summer session.

  • Before ordering your official transcripts, check your unofficial transcript on RAMweb or RAMrecords (Alumni and former students) to be sure your grades and/or degree conferral are listed.
  • Official transcripts cannot be released if your account has financial holds.
  • Official transcripts may be ordered online, in-person, or by mail.
  • For information about cost and delivery methods and lead times, visit the Registrar’s website: Transcripts