Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Calendar - Fall 2008

Please call 916-278-8088 for registration inquiries.

March 3, 2008 08/09 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State (278-6160)
March 10-May 9, 2008 Departmental Advising
April 21-May 8, 2008 Fall 2008 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
May 15-23, 2008 Fall 2008 Registration and Schedule Adjustment continues
  May 24-June 8, 2008 Fall 2008 Registration unavailable
June 9, 2008 Transfer student orientation begins
June 9-July 31, 2008 Fall 2008 Registration and Change of Schedule resumes for continuing students
June 30-July 31, 2008 Freshmen orientation begins and Fall 2008 Registration continues
August 1-17, 2008 Fall 2008 Registration unavailable
August 18-28, 2008 Fall 2008 Registration and Schedule Adjustment
August 27, 2008 Academic Year Begins - Unit 3 & 4 (Faculty-Academic Professionals)
August 27-29, 2008 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
Aug 29-Sept 1, 2008 Fall 2008 Registration unavailable
September 1, 2008 Labor Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
September 2, 2008 Instruction Begins
September 2-12, 2008 Fall 2008 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
September 8, 2008 Admission Day (Holiday Observed on 12/29/08) (Campus Open and Classes Held)
Sept 15-Sept 29, 2008 Late Registration and Change of Schedule done by petition at departments
September 29, 2008 Census Date
October 13, 2008 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day (Holiday Observed on 12/26/08) (Campus Open and Classes Held)
November 11 , 2008 Veteran's Day (Holiday) Campus Closed*
November 27, 2008 Thanksgiving Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
November 28, 2008 Academic Holiday - Campus Closed except for limited intra-campus operations
November 29-30, 2008 Campus Closed
December 12, 2008 Last Day of Instruction
December 13-19, 2008 Final Examinations (Saturday, 12/13/08: Academic Workday)
December 19-20, 2008 Commencement (Saturday, 12/20/08: Academic Workday)
Dec. 22, 2008-Jan. 23, 2009 Winter Recess (Students)
December 25, 2008 Christmas (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 26, 2008 Holiday (Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Observed) Campus Closed
December 27-28, 2008 Campus Closed
December 29, 2008 Holiday (Admission Day Observed) Campus Closed
December 30, 2008 Holiday (Lincoln's Birthday Observed) Campus Closed
December 31, 2008 Holiday (Washington's Birthday Observed) Campus Closed
January 1, 2009 New Year's Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 5, 2009 Fall Semester Grades Due (Academic Workday)
January 5, 2009 Last Day of Fall Semester
January 6-20, 2009 Winter Recess (Faculty)

71 Instructional Days
87 Academic Workdays

Certain collective bargaining agreements covering CSU employees are currently scheduled to expire prior to the last day indicated on this calendar. For employees in these bargaining units, any holiday(s) or winter break listed subsequent to the expiration date of the current agreement(s) are tentative and subject to negotiations with the appropriate exclusive representative.

*Assembly Bill 720 signed by the Governor and effective January 1, 2006, requires CSU to observe the Veterans' Day Holiday, November 11, and close the University on that day. When November 11 falls on Saturday, the holiday will be observed on the preceding Friday. When November 11 falls on Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the following Monday.