Academic Calendar

All dates and deadlines subject to change without notice. For all current dates and deadlines please contact the Office of Graduate Studies 916-278-6470.


Spring 2016 Semester

March 2, 2015 15/16 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State 
Nov. 30-Dec. 18, 2015 Spring 2016 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
Dec. 23-Jan. 10, 2016 Spring 2016 Registration unavailable
January 4 - 15, 2016 Registration open for WPG Exam
January 5-12, 2016 New Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
January 11-21, 2016 Spring 2016 Late Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 20, 2016 Spring 2016 Semester Begins
January 20-22, 2016 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
January 22-24, 2016 Spring 2016 Registration unavailable
January 23, 2016 WPG Exam
January 25, 2016 Instruction Begins
Jan. 25-Feb. 5, 2016 Spring 2016 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
February 1, 2016 Form Deadline: Advancement to Candidacy, Classification Application, Application for Graduation
February 8-19, 2016 Spring 2016 Late Registration and Change of Schedule completed by petition at departments
February 10, 2016 Form Deadline: Continuous Enrollment
February 12, 2016 Lincoln's Birthday (Holiday Observed on 12/29/16) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 15, 2016 Presidents' Day (Holiday Observed on 12/30/16) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 19, 2016 Census Date
February 25, 2016 Thesis Formatting Workshop
March 1, 2016 Thesis Formatting Workshop
March 9, 2016 Thesis Formatting Workshop
March 16, 2016 Thesis Formatting Workshop
March 21-27, 2016 Spring Recess (ninth week of semester)
March 28 - April 1, 2016 Registration open for a limited number of early Thesis/Project/Dissertation Check-In appointments
March 31, 2016 Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
April 4 - 15, 2016 Limited number of early Thesis/Project/Dissertation appointments
April 11 - May 6, 2016 Registration open for regular Thesis/Project/Dissertation appointments
April 26 - May 6, 2016 Thesis/Project/Dissertation Check-In
May 13, 2016 Last Day of Instruction
May 16-20, 2016 Final Examinations (Saturday, 5/14/16: Academic Workday)
May 20-21, 2016 Commencement (Saturday, 5/21/16: Academic Workday)
May 23-25, 2016 Evaluation Days (Academic Workdays)
May 25, 2016 Last Day of College Year
May 25, 2016 Spring 2016 Semester Grades Due (Academic Workday)
May 30, 2016 Memorial Day (Holiday) Campus Closed