Academic Calendar

Spring 2017

January 2017

  • 1: Spring 2017 fee payment deadline (for students participating in registration from 11/4 — 12/31) 
  • 1 - 18: Registration closed (internal Fin. Aid. processing) 
  • 1 - 18: Financial Aid Processing
  • 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday (campus closed) 
  • 19: Faculty Work Day: Faculty Retreat
  • 19 - Feb. 3: Late Registration and Add/Drop (no appointment required and a $25 late fee will be charged for first time registrants) 
  • 19 (pm): Waitlist resumes running
  • 20: Faculty Work Day: School and Department Meetings
  • 22: Last day to cancel registration with full refund of fees
  • 23: Instruction Begins

February 2017

  • 1: Final deadline for graduation applications to be submitted for Spring 2017
  • 1: Final deadline for graduation applications to be submitted for August 2017
  • 1: Graduation Application Early Filing date for December 2017
  • 1: Scholarship Application deadline for Fall 2017
  • 3: Last day to Add or register late
  • 3: Last day to Drop
  • 3: Last day to change from full time to part time status
  • 3: Priority deadline to submit Contract Courses Note: Contract Courses submitted by February 3rd should be added to schedule by Census
  • 3: Final Fee Payment deadline for students participating in registration from 1/19/17 – 2/3/17). Students must file withdraw paperwork with Admissions and Records in order to be dropped from all classes; pro-rated cancellation charges will apply. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal.
  • 4- 16: Drop with a "W" -  done on-line
  • 4-16: Petition to Add with $20 Administrative Fee class (adding classes permitted because of serious and compelling reasons only)
  • 16: Last day to add Contract Courses. (note: Contract courses submitted after February 19th will appear on the student schedule in mid-March.)
  • 16: Last day to petition to add
  • 16: Last day to change grade mode - done on-line (note: this is a hard deadline and not subject to petition)
  • 16: Last day to drop with a "W" - done on-line
  • 17: Census
  • 17 - Mar. 10: REGISTRATION FREEZE -  no processing
  • 17 - Apr. 15: Petition to late withdraw from a class with $20 administrative fee begins (dropping classes permitted because of serious and compelling reasons only)

March 2017

  • 13 - 17: Spring Break
  • 31: ERD due for Priority Registration eligibility Fall 2017
  • 31: Cesar Chavez Birthday (campus closed)

April 2017

  • 5: Last day to file a full term withdraw and receive pro-rated cancellation of fees
  • 15: Last day to file a full term withdraw (no refund)
  • 16 - May 13: Petition to late withdraw from the University (with $20 administrative fee) requires approval of the Registrar (dropping classes permitted because of documented serious and compelling reasons only)
  • 24 - May 26: Registration for Fall 2017 – by appointment only

May 2017

  • 12: Last day to fully withdraw
  • 12: Last day of instruction
  • 13: Any requests for withdraws are considered retroactive from this point forward.
  • 15 - 19: Spring 2017 Final Exams
  • 20 - 21: Commencement

 

Fall 2017 

July 2017 

  • 1: Fees due (for those registering 4/24 - 5/26) Note: students dropped for non-payment of fees will have to re-add classes during August registration.
  • 14: Fall 2017 New Transfer Orientation
  • 20: Registration for Freshmen and Transfer Online Orientation
  • 31 - August 11: Fall 2017 Registration resumes (no appointment needed)

August 2017

  • 11: Fees due (for students participating in registration 6/1/17 - 8/11/17)
  • 14 - 15: No registration (FA processing)
  • 15: Second Cancellation of Fees
  • 16 - Sept. 5: Late Registration and Add/Drop (No appointment required and a late fee will be charged)
  • 21: Last day to drop classes with full refund of fees
  • 22: Instruction begins

September 2017

  • 4: Labor Day holiday (University closed)
  • 5: Last day to Add
  • 5: Priority day to submit Contract Courses (Special Studies, Internships, Community Involvement, etc.)
  • 5: Last day to Drop a course (with adjusted fees) (done on-line)
  • 5: Last day to change from Full-time to Part-time fee status
  • 5: Final Fee Payment deadline. (for students participating in registration 8/16 - 9/5). Students must file withdraw paperwork with Admissions and Records in order to be dropped from all classes; pro-rated cancellation charges will apply. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal.
  • 6 - 19: Drop with a "W" (done on-line)
  • 6 - 19: Petition to Add with $20 administrative fee per class (adding classes permitted because of serious and compelling reasons only)
  • 15: Final deadline to submit Graduation Applications for December 2017
  • 15: Graduation Application early filing date for students planning to graduate May 2018
  • 19: Final deadline to submit Contract Courses. Note: Class may not be added to your schedule until after the Registration Freeze (mid-October).
  • 19: Last day to Drop with "W" (done on-line)
  • 19: Last day to Petition to Add
  • 19: Last day to change Grading Basis (done on-line)
  • 20: Census Date
  • 20 - Oct. 6: REGISTRATION FREEZE: No processing of adds or drops.
  • 20 - Nov. 10: Petition to Withdraw from an individual Class w/ $20 administrative fee (Dropping classes permitted because of serious and compelling reasons only; documentation must be attached.)

October 2017

  • 9: Registration Processing continues
  • 29: Last day for full-term withdraw and receipt of pro-rated cancellation of fees

    November 2017

    • 1: ERD Deadline for New Spring 2018 students
    • 10: Veteran's Day Observed
    • 17: Spring 2018 Transfer Orientation (Tentative)
    • 22 - 24: Thanksgiving Holiday: No classes (University open) Nov. 22, University closed Nov. 23-24
    • 13 - Dec. 31: Registration for Spring 2018 (by appointment only)

    December 2017

    • 1: Thesis deadline for December 2017 graduates
    • 8: Last day for full-term withdraw (with documentation of serious illness or injury), no refund
    • 8: Last day of instruction
    • 9: Any withdraws starting this date are considered Retroactive and need to follow the University's withdraw policy
    • 11 - 15: Finals