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Office of Graduate Studies

Welcome, Future Graduate Students


Thank you for your interest in Sac State!

Academic Calendar
March 6, 2017 17/18 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State 
March 6-April 28, 2017 Departmental and Academic Advising
May 1-19, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration for Continuing Students
May 20-29, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration Unavailable
May 24, 2017 Last Day of Academic Year 2016-2017
May 25, 2017 Summer Semester Begins
May 30-June 2, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration Resumes for Continuing Students
June 1-20, 2017 Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
June 27-August 4, 2017 Freshman Orientation and Registration
July 4, 2017 Independence Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
August 4, 2017 Late Orientation and Registration
August 6-13, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration Unavailable
August 14-24, 2017 Fall 2017 Open Registration and Change of Schedule Resumes
August 20, 2017 Summer Semester Ends
August 23, 2017 Academic Year Begins
August 23-25, 2017 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
August 25-27, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration Unavailable
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