Summer Semester Information

Fresno State Summer Semester

SEMESTER DATES: May 26 - August 14, 2020 *No registration appointments or enrollment limits necessary. No priority registration.

What is Summer Semester

 Summer classes are offered both through Stateside and Continuing Global Education (CGE). Courses offered during summer are usually for doctoral students, Cal State Teach students, summer arts, and graduate student thesis courses. 


Please Note: FEES AND DEADLINES ARE DIFFERENT. Click here for information on CGE intersession and summer session. 

Important Dates and Deadlines


Summer Registration Begins March 16, 2020
Summer Instruction Begins May 26, 2020
Summer Final Exams Check with your instructor regarding summer semester
final exam schedule.
Summer Instruction Ends August 14, 2020
Grades due August 18 at 8:00 am
Online Grade Changes August 23 at 11:59 pm
Transcripts Released August 21 (Tentative)
Payment Deadlines Student Accounts
Financial Aid Deadlines Financial Aid

Please note: There are no waitlists for summer semester courses and students cannot change their grading option.  For additional questions regarding this, please contact our office.

Add/Drop Dates


Last day for faculty to initiate an administrative drop First day of instruction PLUS two calendar days
Last day to add online without permission

First day of instruction PLUS two calendar days

Note: Late adds after this date must be submitted
through the Record Adjustment Petition

Last day to drop online ("W" grades will not show on the student's transcript)

First day of instruction PLUS four calendar days

Note: Drops requested after the online period must
use the Drop/Withdrawal Form and will have a grade of "W" listed on the student's transcript.  The Drop/Withdrawal Form is
required to drop the course until the last day of instruction,
no Dean signatures required.  Once the course has ended,
students will need to complete a Record Adjustment Petition to request a retroactive withdrawal for the course. 

Please note: This information for registration purposes only. 
Click here to view a list of summer courses with specific add/drop dates.

For information regarding how these deadlines affect your account, please refer to Student Accounts.

List of Stateside Courses

 Click here for a list of courses.

Last updated 5/22/2020