Dates and Deadlines - Spring 2016

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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