Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 

July 2017 

  • 1: Fees due (for those registering 4/24 - 5/26) Note: students dropped for non-payment of fees will have to re-add classes during August registration.
  • 14: Fall 2017 New Transfer Orientation
  • 20: Registration for Freshmen and Transfer Online Orientation
  • 31 - August 11: Fall 2017 Registration resumes (no appointment needed)

August 2017

  • 11: Fees due (for students participating in registration 6/1/17 - 8/11/17)
  • 14 - 15: No registration (FA processing)
  • 15: Second Cancellation of Fees
  • 16 - Sept. 5: Late Registration and Add/Drop (No appointment required and a late fee will be charged)
  • 21: Last day to drop classes with full refund of fees
  • 22: Instruction begins

September 2017

  • 4: Labor Day holiday (University closed)
  • 5: Last day to Add
  • 5: Priority day to submit Contract Courses (Special Studies, Internships, Community Involvement, etc.)
  • 5: Last day to Drop a course (with adjusted fees) (done on-line)
  • 5: Last day to change from Full-time to Part-time fee status
  • 5: Final Fee Payment deadline. (for students participating in registration 8/16 - 9/5). Students must file withdraw paperwork with Admissions and Records in order to be dropped from all classes; pro-rated cancellation charges will apply. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal.
  • 6 - 19: Drop with a "W" (done on-line)
  • 6 - 19: Petition to Add with $20 administrative fee per class (adding classes permitted because of serious and compelling reasons only)
  • 15: Final deadline to submit Graduation Applications for December 2017
  • 15: Graduation Application early filing date for students planning to graduate May 2018
  • 19: Final deadline to submit Contract Courses. Note: Class may not be added to your schedule until after the Registration Freeze (mid-October).
  • 19: Last day to Drop with "W" (done on-line)
  • 19: Last day to Petition to Add
  • 19: Last day to change Grading Basis (done on-line)
  • 20: Census Date
  • 20 - Oct. 6: REGISTRATION FREEZE: No processing of adds or drops.
  • 20 - Nov. 10: Petition to Withdraw from an individual Class w/ $20 administrative fee (Dropping classes permitted because of serious and compelling reasons only; documentation must be attached.)

October 2017

  • 9: Registration Processing continues
  • 27: Priority ERD Deadline for November 3rd on campus Spring 2018 Transfer Orientation
  • 29: Last day for full-term withdraw and receipt of pro-rated cancellation of fees

    November 2017

    • 1: ERD due for New Spring 2018 students
    • 1-15: Advising Alert Weeks
    • 3: New Spring 2018 transfer orientation (in person)
    • 10: Veteran's Day Observed
    • 22: Thanksgiving Holiday (campus open, no classes)
    • 23-24: Thanksgiving Holiday (campus closed)
    • 13 - Dec. 31: Registration for Spring 2018 (by appointment only) (appointments will start the week of 11/13 – 11/17; fees due Jan.1st)

    December 2017

    • 1: Thesis deadline for December 2017 graduates
    • 4 - 8: Online Orientation (finishing with registration on 12/8/17)
    • 8: Last day for full-term withdraw (with documentation of serious illness or injury), no refund
    • 8: Last day of Fall 2017 instruction
    • 9: Any withdraws starting this date are considered Retroactive and need to follow the University's withdraw policy
    • 11 - 15: Finals
    • 25 - January 1: Winter Holiday (campus closed)

    Spring 2018

    January 2018

    • 1: Spring 2018 fee payment deadline (for students participating in registration from 11/13 – 12/31)
    • 1 - 15: Registration closed (internal Fin.Aid. processing)
    • 15: Scholarship Application deadline for Fall 2018
    • 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday (campus closed)
    • 18: Faculty Retreat
    • 19: School and Department Meetings, Faculty Development
    • 21: Last day to cancel registration with full refund of fees
    • 18 – Feb 2: Late Registration and Add/Drop (no appointment required and a $25 late fee will be charged for first time registrants)
    • 22: Instruction Begins

    February 2018

    • 1: Final deadline for graduation applications to be submitted for Spring 2018
    • 1: Final deadline for graduation applications to be submitted for August 2018
    • 1: Graduation Application Early Filing date for December 2018
    • 2: Last day to Add or register late
    • 2: Last day to Drop
    • 2: Last day to change from full time to part time status
    • 2: Priority deadline to submit Contract Courses (Note: Contract Courses submitted by February 2nd should be added to schedule by Census)
    • 2: Final Fee Payment deadline (for students participating in registration from 1/2/18 – 2/2/18). Students must file withdraw paperwork with Admissions and Records in order to be dropped from all classes; pro-rated cancellation charges will apply. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal.
    • 3 - 15: Drop with a “W” – done on-line
    • 3 - 15: Petition to Add with $20 Administrative Fee class (adding classes permitted because of serious and compelling reasons only)
    • 15: Last day to add Contract Courses Note: Contract courses submitted after February 19th will appear on the student schedule in mid-March.
    • 15: Last day to petition to add
    • 15: Last day to change grade mode – done online (note: this is a hard deadline and not subject to petition)
    • 15: Last day to drop with a “W” – done online
    • 15: Census
    • 16 – April 13: Petition to late withdraw from a class with $20 administrative fee begins (dropping classes permitted because of serious and compelling reasons only)
    • 16 – March 9: REGISTRATION FREEZE – no processing

    March 2018

    • 19 - 23: Spring Break
    • 31: ERD due for Priority Registration Eligibility Fall 2018
    • 30: Cesar Chavez Birthday (campus closed)

    April 2018

    • 4: Last day to file a full term withdraw and receive pro-rated cancellation of fees
    • 13: Priority ERD Deadline for April 20th On campus Fall 2018 Transfer Orientation
    • 18: Last day to file a full term withdraw (no refund)
    • 19 – May 11: Petition to late withdraw from the University (with $20 administrative fee) requires approval of the Registrar (dropping classes permitted because of documented serious and compelling reasons only – no refund)
    • 24 – May 26: Registration for Fall 2017 – by appointment only

    May 2018

    • 11: Last day to late withdraw (no refund)
    • 11: Last day of instruction
    • 11: **Tentative** On campus Fall 2018 Transfer Orientation
    • 12: Any requests for withdraws are considered retroactive from this point forward.
    • 14 - 18: Final Exams
    • Commencement: To be Determined by Presidents Cabinet – details to follow
    • Summer Orientation dates (tentatively) to begin June 4th