Fall registration is now open and there are still many online courses available for enrollment. In response to health and safety concerns around COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), all continuing education courses will be held online. The latest information on COVID-19 is available here.

Tuition and Fees

The fees you pay for your Continuing Education courses vary, depending on the type of course you have selected. You can view individual courses for fee information.

Fees are due at time of enrollment. You can pay your fees by cash, credit card, electronic check, check by mail (with registration form), or in person. Note: Credit card payments are only accepted online.

Credit card and electronic check payments can be made online through our secure interface or through MyCSUEB. We accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and VISA. There is a non-refundable 2.9% service charge for paying with a credit card.

Financing Your Certificate Program

Traditional Financial Aid (such as completing the FAFSA, Pell Grants, etc.) is not applicable for Continuing Education certificate programs.

However, there are other options available for you:

Note: Loans will not be certified if they exceed the estimated cost of attendance adjusted to reflect the fees for your specific program.

Sallie Mae Student Loans
Offering competitive fixed interest rates in addition to our low variable interest rates on all in-school repayment options, Sallie Mae loans you will give you more choice and flexibility. For each new loan, you can choose the pricing and repayment option that best fits your needs (minimum $1,000).  There are no fees, and there are additional ways you can save, such as choosing to make automatic payments from your debit account, and more.  For more information and to apply online, visit their website.

Important: The Continuing Education school code for SallieMae is: 001138-98.

Wells Fargo offers the Wells Fargo Collegiate® Loan, and the Wells Fargo Education Connection® Loan.
As of July 1, 2020, only customers with an outstanding balance on a Wells Fargo Private Student Loan are eligible to borrow on a new Wells Fargo Private Student Loan. If you are not currently a customer with an outstanding balance on a Wells Fargo Private Student Loan, you will be unable to borrow from Wells Fargo. These are private, credit-based loans which you must qualify for and pay back in full. With a Wells Fargo loan, you can get competitive interest rates, no payments during school, 0.25% automatic payment discount, 0.25% graduation discount, up to 0.50% relationship discount, and cosigner release after making the first 24 consecutive on-time monthly payments.  To see today’s rates, learn more about the loans, and apply visit wellsfargo.com/student or call 1-800-658-3567.

Important: The Continuing Education school code for Wells Fargo is: 001138-70.

Employer Reimbursement/Assistance
If you are currently employed, inquire with your employer as many companies provide tuition reimbursement/assistance for professional development courses and programs.

Unemployment / Retraining Assistance
If you are currently unemployed, you may be eligible under the provisions of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998. California’s Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL), established in compliance with WIA, provides customer-focused employment training for adults and dislocated workers. For more information, visit their web site, or contact the local WIA office nearest you.

Veterans Benefits
Cal State East Bay is proud to help veterans and their family in achieving their educational and career goals. A variety of programs have been pre-approved for tuition assistance for active and retired military, and qualified dependents. Get VA Educational Benefit details online, including application and reimbursement processes, and contacts who can help you along the way.

The Koshland Opportunity Scholarship offers scholarships of up to $3,000 for South Hayward (Jackson Triangle and Harder / Tennyson neighborhoods) residents to complete technical certification programs.

Scholarships are available for certification programs in Technology, Green Energy, Skilled Trades, and Health Care. For more information, including how to apply, visit the Koshland Opportunity Scholarship website.

Forever Pioneer Discount
Our Forever Pioneer discount is available for select programs within Continuing Education. Alumni of Cal State East Bay can complete and submit the Forever Pioneer Registration form to receive the discounted pricing. Advanced registration is required to qualify for the discount.

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