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Winter College

California University of Pennsylvania now offers a five-week Winter College session for undergraduate and graduate students. 

All 2013-2014 Winter College courses are delivered 100% online. Classes begin Monday, Dec. 16, and end Friday, Jan. 17.   View the academic calendar

Courses are open to Cal U students, and to visiting students from other universities.

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Registration begins October 7, 2013.

Registration for Cal U students

Current Cal U students can register for Winter College courses online (or use the “Quick Links” on the Cal U homepage, No application is required for current Cal U students. 

Registration for students enrolled at other PASSHE schools

Students at other Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities who wish to enroll as visiting students should complete the Application for Visiting Student Status form.

This form must be signed by the registrar at the visiting student’s home institution and then scanned/e-mailed to; faxed to 724-938-5832; or mailed to:

California University of PA
Office of Academic Affairs - Box 4
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

Registration for students from other colleges and universities

Students enrolled at colleges or universities outside the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) must apply to enroll as visiting students. Begin the admissions process here.


For questions about Winter College, e-mail


Graduate Courses

Course Name
PRF 700

Orientation in Exercise Science and Wellness

PRF 701

Advanced Topics/Quickness and Endurance Training

PSY 713 PSY Growth Development

MKT 711

Marketing Management

Undergraduate Courses

Course Name

COM 101

Oral Communication

CSC 101

Personal Productivity Software

ESP 100

Disability in Media

FIN 304

Personal Finance

GCM 101

Time-Based Media

HIS 348

History of Sport

HSC 115

Current Health Issues

JUS 395

Death Penalty

JUS 496

Criminological Theory

MAT 181

College Algebra

MAT  205

Statistics for Health/Soc Science

MAT 468 Field Experience

MGT 300

Principles of Management

MGT 375

Information Technology Ethics

MUS 100

Intro to Music

NUR 101

Women's Health  Issues

PHI  100

Perspective in Philosophy

PSY 100

General Psychology

PSY 311

Psychology of Gender Roles

SPN 101

Elementary Spanish I

Winter Session 2013 Important Dates

Registration Begins October 7, 2013
Classes Begin 5-Week Session December 16, 2013
Classed End January 17, 2014
Drop/Add Ends 1st day of class December 16, 2013
Withdrawal Deadline ( last day to withdrawal) January 7, 2014
Holiday (No Classes) December 25, 2013
Faculty Deadline for Entering Final Grades January 21, 2014
Winter Grades Available January 22, 2014

Important Info

Current Cal U students do not have to apply for Winter School.  You can register online.

To drop a course, you can do it online before the deadline.  After that, your drop must be done by emailing from your Cal U student email account.

Useful Links


Admission Process

Tuition and Fees

Financial Aid

Types of Financial Aid

Withdrawal Policy

Technology Support (University Technology Services)

Cal U Library Services for Distance Education

Frequently Asked Questions

Important Contact Information for New Students


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