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Fee Waiver Program for CSU, Chico Employees

The CSU, Chico Employee Fee Waiver Program allows eligible staff employees to attend California State University (CSU) courses at reduced rates.  The program is designed to assist employees in improving current job skills or in preparing for a new career. Courses are taken for credit, and must be state-funded (so the program does not apply to Open University, Special Session, January Intersession, or most Summer courses). View our flyer

APPLY NOW!  The CSU, Chico Employee Fee Waiver Application filing period for Spring (and Winter) 2019 terms is October 1 through November 2018

Employee Fee WaiverDependent Fee Waiver

**Please download this form and save to your desktop. Then open it from your desktop using Acrobat. 

Pre-pay estimated reduced fees before the fee payment deadline.

Where do you start? 

  1. Review the basic steps of the process
  2. Check out the options and instructions to see how to apply
  3. Read employee eligibility information
  4. When to apply for a fee waiver

NEW PROCESS: As of 6/1/2017, there is a new process for employees wishing to be admitted to the University. Please review the admission application deadlines and contact us at with questions.


Basic Steps

  1. Employee submits a timely fee waiver application - one application per term of enrollment.  (The form should be from/to the campus of employment.)
    • Which forms do you complete?  Select an option to get instructions and links for forms.
  2. Pre-pay estimated reduced fees.
  3. Student enrolls in state-funded courses.
  4. Employee receives notification of application status prior to term fee payment deadline. Student is responsible for any fees remaining.
    • Eligibility is determined in two parts:

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