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FALL 2011
SPRING 2012
Deadline for undergraduates to file application for Spring/Summer 2012 graduation NA May 3, 2011
Registration Announcement emailed April 15, 2011 November 10, 2011
Registration (fees due within 14 days) May 2-20, 2011
June 1-July 29, 2011
November 28-December 16, 2011
Independence Day (Summer holiday, campus closed) July 4, 2011 NA
Martin Luther King Birthday (Spring holiday, campus closed) NA January 16, 2012
Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment (Fees due within 7 days; after semester begins Fees are due within 2 days) August 8-25, 2011
August 29-September 9, 2011
January 9-19, 2012
Jan. 23-Feb. 3, 2012
Deadline to withdraw and receive full refund of resident fees and non-resident tuition, less processing fee August 26, 2011 January 20, 2012
First day of instruction (unless otherwise noted) August 29, 2011 January 23, 2012
Labor Day (Fall holiday, campus closed) September 5, 2011 NA
Second payment of State University Fee (SUF) Installment Plan Due Date September 9, 2011 February 3, 2012
Last day to add or drop for all semester classes, including those with late or early start dates. After today, instructor and department chair signatures are required. September 9, 2011 February 3, 2012
Last day to take an exam for credit by challenge September 9, 2011 February 3, 2012
Last day to file approved petition to enroll in more than 21 units September 9, 2011 February 3, 2012
Deadline to drop courses to qualify for REFUND of resident or non-resident fees due to change in fee category September 9, 2011 February 3, 2012
Open University registration September 12-16, 2011 February 6-10, 2012
University Census Date
Deadline for Late Adds- Department petition required
September 26, 2011 February 17, 2012
Last day to file for CR/NC grading option in a course September 26, 2011 February 17, 2012
Deadline for graduate students to apply for graduation October 3 , 2011 February 1, 2012
Presidents’ Day (campus open, classes held) NA February 20, 2012
Deadline to drop a course for a serious and compelling reason with department approved petition October 7, 2011 March 2, 2012
Third payment of State University Fee (SUF) Installment Plan Due Date

October 9, 2011 March 3, 2012
Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day
(campus open, classes held)
October 11, 2011 NA
Spring Recess NA March 19-March 25, 2012
Cesar Chavez Birthday (Spring holiday; campus closed) NA March 30, 2012
Deadline for undergraduates to file application for Fall 2012 graduation November 1, 2011 NA
Last day to receive a prorated refund for semester withdrawal November 2, 2011 April 4, 2012
Fourth payment of State University Fee (SUF) Installment Plan Due Date November 9, 2011 April 3, 2012
Veterans’ Day (Fall holiday; campus closed) November 11, 2011 NA
Deadline to drop or withdraw from classes November 18, 2011 April 20, 2012
Thanksgiving Recess (Fall holiday, campus closed) Nov. 24-27, 2011 NA
Deadline for undergraduates to file application for Spring/Summer 2013 graduation NA May 2, 2012
Deadline to file edited committee-approved master’s thesis/project for graduation this semester December 2, 2011 May 4, 2012
Last day of instruction (unless otherwise noted) December 9, 2011 May 11, 2012
Final examinations December 10-16, 2011 May 12-18, 2012
Commencement ceremonies December 16-17, 2011 May 18-19, 2012
Winter Recess (campus closed - dates are tentative -
call to confirm office hours)
December 24, 2011-
January 2, 2012
NA
Grades due from faculty - Students can see grades on
My Sac State as they are posted
January 5, 2012 May 23, 2012
Memorial Day (Spring holiday, campus closed) NA May 28, 2012

Evening Students: The Graduate Center is open until 6:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday, during the first week of classes. Student Services offices in Lassen Hall (Academic Advising Center, Admissions, Student Financial Services Center, Financial Aid, and the Registrar's Office) are open until 6:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday, during the first week of the semester. The Academic Advising and Career Center service hours can be found at http://www.csus.edu/acad. Evening students must follow all procedures and meet all deadlines as published in this guide.