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Important Dates for Fall & Spring

Please note that not all of the important deadlines are listed on this calendar. Visit the University Academic Calendar for additional deadlines.

* See Add/Drop Form for all add/drop deadlines and instructions.

Spring 2024

Dates Date Information
June 2023 Spring 2024 Schedule available via MySacState
November 6, 2023 Spring 2024 registration appointments viewable in Student Center
November 13, 2023 Spring 2024 registration for continuing students begins. Registration appointments are assigned in order of class level priority.
November 15, 2023 Spring 2024 New Admissions ITE Deadline
December 23, 2023 - January 1, 2023 Registration Closed
January 2-11, 2024 Registration open to continuing students
January 3-11, 2024 Spring 2024 New Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
January 11, 2024 All New Transfer Student registration appointments end at 11:59 p.m.
January 12-21, 2024 Registration open to all students
January 15, 2024 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 17, 2024 Spring 2024 Semester Begins (Faculty)
January 17-19, 2024 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
January 21, 2024 Spring 2024 All waitlists eliminated. When waitlists are deleted, you will no longer see waitlisted courses in the Student Center. Students should retain course and instructor information for any waitlisted class(es) to "crash" the course.
January 21, 2024 Spring 2024 Deadline to withdraw and receive a full refund of fees (Semester Withdrawal Form must be submitted)
January 22, 2024 Spring 2024 Instruction Begins
January 22 - February 2, 2024 Spring Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment. During this time, you retain access to add and drop courses through your Student Center. If instructor or department permission is required to add or drop a course, the Add/Drop Petition (OnBase form) must be used.
February 3 - 16, 2024 Spring 2024 Late Registration and Change of Schedule commpleted by Add/Drop petition (OnBase form) at departments.
February 16, 2024 Census Date, Last day to drop a class without receiving a "W."
February 19, 2024 Presidents' Day (Holiday Observed in December 2024) Campus Open and Classes Held
March 18-24, 2024 Spring Break (Students and Faculty only)
April 1, 2024 Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
April 19, 2024 Last day to withdraw or drop courses*
May 10, 2024 Last Day of Instruction
May 13-17, 2024 Finals Week
May 17-19, 2024 Commencement
May 22, 2024 Last Day of Academic Year; Spring 2024 Spring Grades Due
May 27, 2024 Memorial Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)

Fall 2023

 Dates  Date Information
March 2023 Fall 2023 Schedule available via MySacState
March & April Departmental and Academic Advising
March 31, 2023 Cesar Chavez Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
April 3, 2023 Summer 2023 priority registration
April 10, 2023 Summer 2023 open registration begins
April 17, 2023 Fall 2023 registration appointments viewable in Student Center
April 24, 2023 Fall 2023 Continuing student registration begins (by assigned registration appointment)
May 29, 2023 Memorial Day (campus closed)
May 30, 2023 Summer 2023 session begins (6W1 and Summer 12W)
June 12 - 28, 2023 New student transfer orientation
July 4, 2023 Independence Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
July 9, 2023 Summer 2023 Instruction ends (6W1)
July 10, 2023 Summer 2023 Instruction begins (6W2)
July 11, 2023 Summer 2023 6W1 grades due
July 14 - Aug 3, 2023
 
Freshman Orientation and registration
August 20, 2023 Summer 2023 term end (12W and 6W2)
August 22, 2023 Summer 2023 (12W and 6W2) grades due
August 27, 2023 All waitlists eliminated
August 28, 2023 Fall 2023 instruction begins
August 28 - September 8, 2023 Fall 2023 Late registration and schedule adjustment
September 4, 2023 Labor Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)  
September 9 - 25, 2023 Fall 2023 late registration and change of schedule done by petition at departments
September 25, 2023 Fall 2023 Census Date
October 9, 2023 Indigenous People Day, Campus open & classes held (Ob Dec)
November 10, 2023 Veteran's Day (Holiday, campus closed)
November 17, 2023 Final Day to Withdraw
November 23 - 24, 2023 Thanksgiving Holiday (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 8, 2023 Fall 2023 Last day of instruction
December 11 - 15, 2023 Fall 2023 Final’s week
December 25 - January 1 Campus Closed
January 2, 2024 Fall 2023 grades due