Spring 2017 Semester Calendar

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(All dates subject to change)

October 2016

Monday, October 31 - Friday, November 4
Spring 2017 Early Registration Cycle

December 2016

Friday, December 2
Spring 2017 Early Registration Fee Payment Deadline – Tuition and other fees must be received on campus by 5pm or paid on-line by midnight. Students will be cancelled for non-payment of fees. (Subject to change based on the CSU Board of Trustees action)

Saturday, December 3 - Wednesday, December 7
The registration systems will be unavailable for registration/add/drop activity.

Thursday, December 8
Open Registration begins

  • No registration appointment is needed

Tuesday, December 20
LAST DAY TO:

  • Submit incomplete make-up work or request extension of time for incomplete grades from fall 2015
  • Submit to the Graduate Office departmental clearance paperwork on behalf of December 2016 Master’s Degree candidates (including a copy of the completed final report on incomplete or in-progress work, if needed for graduation)

Sunday, December 25 - Sunday, December 31
Winter Recess - Campus Closed

January 2017

Monday, January 2
NEW YEAR'S DAY Observed – Campus Closed

Sunday, January 1 – Thursday, March 2
2017 – 2018 Financial Aid Priority application filing period

Friday, January 13

Spring 2017 Open Registration Fee Payment Deadline - Tuition and other fees must be received on campus by 5pm or paid on-line by midnight. Students will be cancelled for non-payment of fees. (Subject to change based on the CSU Board of Trustees action)

Last day to drop/withdrawal for the Spring 2017 semester to receive a 100% refund of registration fees and/or tuition fees.

Monday, January 16
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY - Campus Closed

Tuesday, January 17
SPRING 2017 SEMESTER INSTRUCTION BEGINS

  • Refunds for complete withdrawals will be determined based on the date of the student's withdrawal on a pro-rated basis up through March 24, 2017
  • Parking Enforcement begins
  • APPLICATION PERIOD BEGINS for BACHELOR’S and MASTER’S degrees to be granted in May 2017

Friday, January 27
Submit CHANGES and CLEARANCES (incomplete grades, approved petitions, departmental approvals, transfer transcripts) required for graduation with a Bachelor's Degree at the end of Fall 2016 semester

Saturday, January 28
CHINESE NEW YEAR

Monday, January 30

LAST DAY TO:

  •  Add a class without permission. Last day to add with permission is February 13, 2017
  • Add a class by wait List
  • Register for Credit by Examination
  • Be eligible for a refund of tuition and other fees due to drop in units from full-time to part-time
  • Faculty to initiate an administrative drop

February

Friday, February 3
Last day to file for MASTER'S Degrees for May 2017.

Monday, February 6
Last day to drop/withdraw online without permission

Monday, February 13

CENSUS DATE LAST DAY TO:

  • Add a class with permission
  • Drop a course on-line without permission (Drops after this date must have a serious and compelling reason and will have a grade of “W” listed on official University transcript)
  • Change to/from CR-NC grading
  • Change from credit to audit OR audit to credit registration
  • Take examination for Credit by Examination
  • Last day to file for BACHELOR’S Degrees to be granted in May 2017

Drops after this date must have a serious and compelling reason and will have a grade of "W" listed on official University transcript (subject to change)

Spring 2017 Registration Fee Payment Deadline - Tuition and other fees must be received on campus by 5pm or paid on-line by midnight. Students will be cancelled for non-payment of fees. (Subject to change based on CSU Board of Trustees action)

Monday, February 20
PRESIDENTS’ DAY - Campus Closed

Tuesday, February 21
Last day for graduate students to apply for Advancement to Candidacy, to be eligible for graduation in August 2017 or December 2017.

Tuesday, February 28
Last day for faculty to submit Credit by Examination grades

March

Thursday, March 2
Priority filing deadline for Financial Aid for Academic Year 2017-2018

Friday, March 24
Last day to submit a complete withdrawal and be eligible for a pro-rated refund of registration fees and/or tuition fees. NO refunds will be granted after this date.

Friday, March 27
Last day to file edited, committee-approved Master's Thesis for May 2017 graduation.

Friday, March 31
CESAR CHAVEZ HOLIDAY - Campus Closed

April

Monday, April 10 - Friday, April 14
 Spring Recess - Offices Open

Sunday, April 16
 EASTER

Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23
Vintage Days

Tuesday, April 18
LAST DAY to drop/withdraw from classes for a serious and compelling reason. Only drop/withdrawal for circumstances beyond the student’s control is allowed after this date.

Monday, April 24
Early registration for Fall 2017 Begins

May

Wednesday, May 10
LAST DAY OF INSTRUCTION
LAST DAY TO DROP (individual course) or WITHDRAW (complete program) for circumstances beyond the student's control.

Thursday, May 11 - Friday, May 12 
Final exam preparation and faculty consultation days

Monday, May 15 - Thursday, May 18 
SEMESTER FINAL EXAMINATIONS

Friday, May 19
LAST DAY TO:

  • Submit incomplete make-up work or request extension of time for incomplete grades from Spring 2016
  • Submit to the Graduate Office department clearance paperwork on behalf of May 2017 Master's Degree candidates (include a copy of the completed final report on incomplete or in-progress work, if needed for graduation)

Saturday, May 20
SPRING 2017 SEMESTER ENDS

106th ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT

Monday, May 22
Summer Classes Begin

Friday, May 26
Spring 2017 on-line grades due from faculty

Monday, May 29
MEMORIAL DAY - Campus Closed

June

Friday, June 9
LAST DAY to file an application for BACHELOR’S Degrees to be granted August 2017

Friday, June 16
LAST DAY for faculty to submit CHANGES and CLEARANCES (incomplete grades, approved petitions, department approvals, transfer transcripts) required for graduation with a BACHELOR’S DEGREE at the end of the Spring 2017 semester.