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Office of Graduate Studies

Welcome, Future Graduate Students


Thank you for your interest in Sac State!

Academic Calendar
March 7, 2016 16/17 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State 
Nov. 28-Dec. 20, 2016 Spring 2017 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
Dec. 21-Jan. 10, 2017 Spring 2017 Registration unavailable
TBA New Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
January 11-19, 2017 Spring 2017 Late Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 18, 2017 Spring 2017 Semester Begins
January 18-20, 2017 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
January 20-22, 2017 Spring 2017 Registration unavailable
January 23, 2017 Instruction Begins
Jan. 23-Feb. 3, 2017 Spring 2017 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
January 24, 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation - Session I (Master's Degree students only)
February 1, 2017 OGS Form Deadline: Application for Graduation, Advancement to Candidacy, Application for Classification, Academic Certificate Course Verification, Application for Certificate
February 6-17, 2017 Spring 2017 Late Registration and Change of Schedule completed by petition at departments
February 7, 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation - Sessions II and III (Master's Degree students only)
February 10, 2017 Continuous Enrollment Form Deadline
February 12, 2017 Lincoln's Birthday (Holiday Observed on 12/29/17) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 20, 2017 Presidents' Day (Holiday Observed on 12/30/17) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 17, 2017 Census Date
March 20-24, 2017 Spring Recess 
March 27 - 31, 2017 Registration open for a limited number of Early Thesis/Project/Dissertation Check-In appointments
March 31, 2017 Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
April 3 - 14, 2017 Early Thesis/Project/Dissertation Check-In (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)
April 10 - May 5, 2017 Registration open for Thesis/Project/Dissertation Check-In
April 24 - May 5, 2017 Thesis/Project/Dissertation Check-In (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)
May 5, 2017 Deadline to submit Thesis/Project/Dissertation
May 12, 2017 Last Day of Instruction
May 15-19, 2017 Finals Week
May 19-20, 2017 Commencement
May 22-24, 2017 Evaluation Days (Academic Workdays)
May 24, 2017 Last Day of Academic Year; Spring Grades Due
May 29, 2017 Memorial Day (Holiday) Campus Closed