Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Calendar - Fall 2012

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March 5, 2012 12/13 Annual Class Schedule at My Sac State 
March 5-April 27, 2012 Departmental and Academic Advising
May 1-May 18, 2012 Fall 2012 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
May 19-28, 2012 Fall 2012 Registration unavailable
May 29-June 8, 2012 Fall 2012 Registration and Change of Schedule resumes for continuing students
June 4-19, 2012 Transfer student orientation begins and Fall 2012 Registration continues
June 26-July 31, 2012 Freshmen orientation begins and Fall 2012 Registration continues
August 1-August 12, 2012 Fall 2012 Registration unavailable
August 13-23, 2012 Fall 2012 Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
August 22, 2012 Academic Year Begins - Unit 3 & 4 (Faculty-Academic Professionals)
August 22-24, 2012 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
August 24-26, 2012 Fall 2012 Registration unavailable
August 27, 2012 Instruction Begins
August 27-Sept 7, 2012 Fall 2012 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
September 3, 2012 Labor Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
September 9, 2012 Admission Day (Holiday Observed on 12/26/12) Campus Open and Classes Held
September 10-24, 2012 Fall 2012 Late Registration and Change of Schedule done by petition at departments
September 24, 2012 Census Date
October 8, 2012 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day (Holiday Observed on 12/27/12) Campus Open and Classes Held
November 12, 2012 Veteran's Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed*
November 22, 2012 Thanksgiving Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
November 23, 2012 Academic Holiday - Campus Closed except for limited intra-campus operations
November 24-25, 2012 Campus Closed
December 7, 2012 Last Day of Instruction
December 8-14, 2012 Final Examinations (Saturday, 12/8/12: Academic Workday)
December 14-15, 2012 Commencement (Saturday, 12/15/12: Academic Workday)
Dec. 17, 2012-Jan. 25, 2013 Winter Recess (Students)
December 25, 2012 Christmas Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 26, 2012 Admission Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 27, 2012 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 28, 2012 Lincoln's Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 31, 2012 Washington's Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 1, 2013 New Year's Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 2, 2013 Last Day of Fall Semester; Grades Due
January 3-22, 2013 Winter Recess (Faculty)

71 Instructional Days
88 Academic Workdays - Units 3 & 4

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 a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the following Monday.