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Academic Calendar - Fall 2015

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March 2, 2015 15/16 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
March 2-April 30, 2015 Departmental and Academic Advising
May 1-22, 2015 Fall 2015 Registration for continuing students
May 23-31, 2015 Fall 2015 Registration unavailable
June 1-5, 2015 Fall 2015 Registration resumes for continuing students
June 9-23, 2015 Transfer student orientation and registration
June 30-Aug 5, 2015 Freshman orientation and registration
Aug 6-7, 2015 Late Orientation and registration
August 8-16, 2015 Fall 2015 registration unavailable
August 17-27, 2015 Fall 2015 Open Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
August 26, 2015 Academic Year Begins - Unit 3 & 4 (Faculty-Academic Professionals)
August 26-28, 2015 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
August 28-30, 2015 Fall 2015 Registration unavailable
August 31, 2015 Instruction Begins
August 31-Sept 11, 2015 Fall 2015 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
September 7, 2015 Labor Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
September 9, 2015 Admission Day (Holiday Observed on 12/28/15) Campus Open and Classed Held
September 14-28, 2015 Fall 2015 Late Registration and Change of Schedule done by petition at departments
September 28, 2015 Census Date
October 12, 2015 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day (Holiday Observed on 12/30/15) Campus Open and Classes Held
November 11, 2015 Veteran's Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed*
November 26, 2015 Thanksgiving Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
November 26-27, 2015 Academic Holiday - Campus Closed except for limited intra-campus operations
December 11, 2015 Last Day of Instruction
December 14-18, 2015 Final Examinations (Saturday, 12/12/15; Academic Workday)
December 18-19, 2015 Commencement (Saturday, 12/19/15; Academic Workday)
Dec. 21, 2015-Jan. 25, 2016 Winter Recess (Students)
December 25, 2015 Christmas Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 28, 2015 Admission Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 29, 2015 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 30, 2015 Lincoln's Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 31, 2015 Presidents' Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 1, 2016 New Year's Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 4, 2016 Last Day of Fall Semester; Grades Due
January 5-19, 2016 Winter Recess (Faculty)

71 Instructional Days
85 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.