Dates to Remember – Spring 2021

Date Remember
January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day—campus closed.
January 21, 2021 Instruction and registration begin.
February 3, 2021 LAST DAY to drop and be eligible for a full refund.
February 4-18, 2021 65% refund available for drops during these dates. No refunds are granted after February 18, 2021.
February 15, 2021 President's Day—campus closed.
February 18, 2021
CENSUS DATE
LAST DAY TO:
  • Add a class
  • Change from credit to audit or audit to credit registration
  • Drop a course without “W” grade on student’s transcript (Drops after this date must have a serious and compelling reason and will have a grade of “W” listed on the student’s transcript).
  • Drop a course and be eligible for a 65% refund. Only classes meeting for the full semester are eligible for a 65% refund. No refunds granted after this date.
February 19 - April 14, 2021 Serious and Compelling Drop/Withdrawal Period. All drops/withdrawals must be for a serious and compelling reason, which makes it impossible for the student to complete course requirements. The student must provide written documentation that substantiates the condition. The reason must be acceptable to and verified by the instructor(s) of record and the department chair(s) who must both sign the form. Once the form is filled out and appropriate signatures obtained, submit form and documentation to Continuing and Global Education.
March 29 - April 2, 2021 Spring Recess (offices open).
March 31, 2021 Cesar Chavez Holiday—campus closed.
April 14, 2021 Last day to drop classes for a serious and compelling reason (no refunds allowed). Only complete withdrawal from all classes, for circumstances beyond student’s control, may be permitted after this date.
April 15 - May 5, 2021 Last three weeks of the semester. Drops/withdrawals are NOT permitted except in cases such as an accident or serious illness where the cause of the withdrawal is due to circumstances clearly beyond the student’s control and the assignment of an Incomplete is not practical. The student must provide written documentation and obtain approval signatures from each instructor and department chair, AND the Dean of Undergraduate/Graduate Studies. Once the form is filled out and appropriate signatures obtained, submit form and documentation to moacosta@csufresno.edu.
May 5, 2021

LAST DAY OF INSTRUCTION.

LAST DAY TO:

  • Change to/from CR/NC grading
  • Last day to drop/withdraw for circumstances clearly beyond student’s control. Instructor, department chair, and Dean of Undergraduate/Graduate Studies signatures required.
May 10-13, 2021 Semester final examinations
May 21, 2021 Spring 2021 Semester ends
May 24, 2021 Spring Intersession classes begin
June 1, 2021 Spring 2021 grades posted