Dates and Deadlines - Spring 2016

Registrar Update

Software upgrade will shut down Campus Solutions Friday, May 24 @ 4 PM through Tuesday, May 28 @ 8 AM. Refer to the ITS alerts page at for information on impacted systems.

The Student Center, Faculty Center, Class Services, and select services on Gateway will be unavailable over the Memorial Day weekend.   This software update is necessary to improve existing processes and provide better computing solutions for the campus. 
The Registrar’s Office apologizes for the inconvenience and delay this will cause and we will be available during normal business hours to field questions and offer solutions, but student records, grade rosters, and other services will be down.Thank you for your patience; and for any updates on the Campus Solutions closure visit Information Technology Services ALERT website here.

Have a Great weekend and Go Gators!   

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Spring 2016 Semester Dates & Deadlines

Dates and times may change without prior notice. Contact the Registrar's Office for verification.

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Deadline Date Time
Class Schedule Available Online November 9 N/A
Early Priority Registration for Continuing Students
(16 units for undergraduates plus 5 units waitlisted; 9 units for post-baccalaureates plus 4 units waitlisted.)
November 30 - December 11 Varies
Registration for New Graduate Students
(9 units for first-time graduate students plus 4 units waitlisted.)
December 4 - 11 Varies
Payment Due Date
December 15 Until 4pm
Orientation Registration for Freshman/Transfers
(16 units for freshman plus zero units waitlisted; 16 units for transfers plus 5 units waitlisted.)
January 5 - 7 Varies
Priority Registration for All Students by Class Level)
(19 units for eligible continuing undergraduates plus 5 units waitlisted/16 units for eligible continuing graduates plus 4 units waitlist)
January 7 - 14 Daily
2nd Payment Due Date January 15 Until 4pm
Orientation Registration for International Students January 21 Varies
Open Registrations for all Students January 22 - 26 Varies
First Day of Instruction January 27 N/A
Adding Classes w/ Permission Number Jan. 27 - Feb. 9 Daily
Payment Due Date for New International Students Feb. 5 see Bursar's Office
Last Day to Drop by Faculty on Class Rosters February 8 Until 11:59pm
Last Day to Drop Classes/Withdraw w/o a Grade of W February 9 Until 11:59pm
Audit Grading Option Deadline February 9 Until 11:59pm
Late Adding by Exception w/ Permission Numbers February 10 - 23 Daily
Withdrawal from Classes/University for serious and compelling reasons Feb. 10 - Apr. 26 N/A
Graduation Application Deadline February 19 Until 5pm
Credit/No Credit Grading Option Deadline March 20 Until 11:59pm
Withdrawal from Classes/University by Exception for Documented Serious and Compelling Reasons April 27 - May 17 N/A
Last Day of Instruction May 17 Varies
Final Exams May 18 - 20, May 23 - 25 Varies - See University Academic Calendar
Grades Available on SF State Gateway June 6 N/A
Official Transcripts Available with Semester Grades June 20 N/A


Last updated 1/11/16 by RM