Cal U 4 You: The Four-Year Graduation Plan
We keep you on track toward your college degree.
At Cal U, we care about your success. Our Four-Year Graduation Plan is a commitment to keeping you on target to earn your bachelor's degree in four years.
This no-cost program helps Cal U students reach their college degree goals on time with a unique combination of advising, priority course scheduling and individual attention.
Follow a Clear Path to Success:
3 Stay on Track
4 Earn your Degree
Save 44% or More on Your College Education.
An added benefit of Cal U's Four-Year Graduation Plan is huge savings for you and your family. Finishing your undergraduate degree in four years means you eliminate the cost of adding a fifth year to your studies, which can add around 44% (about $70,000) to your total expenses, including room and board, tuition, books and the income lost from that first year of work after graduation.
Cal U's Four-Year Graduation Plan FAQ
For more information, please contact Cal U's Four-Year Graduation Plan Office
Who is the plan for?
Cal U's Four-Year Graduation Plan is for students who:
- Enroll in Cal U as first-time freshmen during the fall term.
- Stick to one major.
- Take a full course load.
- Make appropriate academic progress.
How does the plan work?
Students interested in and eligible for the Four-Year Graduation Plan will sign a commitment plan. This commitment holds both the student and the University accountable for clear, achievable goals and actions to earn a Cal U bachelor's degree in four years or less.
What are the student's responsibilities?
- Set clear academic goals.
- Work with University staff to develop an academic plan.
- Enroll and complete a Career Assessment.
- Meet with advising and scheduling services each semester to ensure courses fulfill all program requirements.
- Complete a minimum of 30 credits per year.
- Maintain the grade-point averages required by the declared major.
- Enroll in summer and/or winter sessions to catch up or get ahead.
- Seek help if problems arise.
What are Cal U's responsibilities?
- Provide an academic goal sheet.
- Provide dedicated advising and scheduling services.
- Help student develop an academic plan.
- Monitor and track progress and notify the student of any failure to fulfill responsibilities.
- Administer positive action planning when needed.
- Furnish Degree Works degree-audit access and instructions on its use.
- Make the Career Advantage Program and Activities Transcripts available to the student.