Admissions and Records

Summer Enrollment

This is a tutorial only. No login is required.


This guide explains how to set your own registration appointment to enroll in summer classes and return to add classes or adjust your schedule. All students may follow these steps to register for summer classes.

  • Eligible New and Continuing CSUN Students
    1.  Create your own appointment to register on a first-to-arrive basis.
    2.  Then enroll later during the Registration-by-Appointment period.
  • Visiting Summer Students— Wait to register until the Nonrestrictive and Late Registration periods. Note: Before enrolling, visiting summer students should set up their CSUN account, User ID and Password. See How to Establish Yourself in the System or contact The Tseng College of Extended Learning.

For summer registration dates and policies, visit the website for your student group below:

Step 1

Go to the CSUN home page at and:

  1. Select the myNorthridge Portal link.
  2. Log in with your CSUN User ID and Password.

myNorthridge Portal login user id and password fields

Step 2

Your myNorthridge Portal displays. Select the Home tab.

Eligible New and Continuing CSUN Students—Create your own appointment to register on a first-to-arrive basis.

  1. In the Incomplete Tasks section of My Checklist, look for any registration holds. They will block your enrollment, so resolve them as soon as possible. 
  2. Click the Enroll in Classes icon in the Quick Links box, or you can click the Summer Appt/Enrollment link in My Checklist to set an appointment.
  3. Enroll later during the Registration-by-Appointment period and thereafter.

   Important information.   Visiting Summer Students—You will not see My Checklist. Wait to register until the Nonrestrictive and Late Registration periods.

MyNorthridge Portal Home page showing My Checklist Registration section.

Step 3

When you select the "Enroll in Classes Quick Links icon, the "Register For Classes" light box displays the term and programs available for enrollment.

  1. Select Summer.

myNorthridge Portal box to Select a Term.

Step 4

The Summer Enrollment (Appointment) page displays.

  • If the registration system recognizes you as an eligible CSUN student, your summer enrollment appointment will display.
  • If the system recognizes you as a visiting summer student, a notice will display directing you to return during the Nonrestrictive Registration period.

The summer registration appointment displays for eligible CSUN students.

Step 5

When your registration appointment arrives and/or Nonrestrictive Registration begins, log back into myNorthridge and select the Home tab.

  1. In the Quick Links box, click the Register for Classes icon and then select Summer (term selection box not shown) to begin enrolling.
  2. Return as often as you like during the published registration periods.

Learn more at Add a Class.

Summer enrollment link in My Checklist of myNorthridge Portal.

Step 6

The Fee Payment Notice displays.

  1. Most CSUN and visiting students need to pay summer tuition and other fees within 2 hours of registration.
  2. To agree and proceed with enrollment, click the Acknowledge Demand Pay button.

Learn more at Tseng College Summer Session.

EXCEPTION: The registration system will recognize CSUN students enrolling in one of the state-supported cohort programs and display a different summer fee payment schedule from the one shown here. 

Summer Fee Payment notice and acknowledgement button for Tseng College.

Step 7

The Select Classes to Add page displays for summer term. 

  1. Type the five-digit Class Number and click Enter.
  2. Use Find Classes to look up available classes. Click Search.
  3. To return to myNorthridge, select Back to Portal.
  4. To exit, select Logout.

To learn more, visit the guide Add a Class

Select Classes to Add page with enrollment cart and Class Search options.

Additional Information

If after reviewing this guide you would like further assistance, contact the Tseng College or the advisor of your special year-round cohort program listed under "Summer Term" in the Registration Calendar.