Fall 2020 Dates & Deadlines

Important Dates for Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters:

Academic Calendar

Archived Dates and Deadlines


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

    Class Schedule on the Web

    Monday, April 13

    Bursar Begins Accepting Payments

    Monday, April 27

    Priority Registration for Continuing Students

    • Undergraduate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted
    • Post-Baccalaureate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted

    Monday, April 27 – Sunday, August 2

    Course Match Registration
    For incoming CSU students only. Date and times may change without prior notice.

    Monday, June 1 – Sunday, August 23

    Registration for New Graduate Students

    Date and times may change without prior notice.

    • Post-Baccalaureate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted

    Monday, June 8 – Sunday, August 2

     

    Orientation Registration for Freshman and Transfers

    Date and times may change without prior notice.

    • Undergraduate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted

    Monday, June 8 – Sunday, August 2

    Enrollment Limit Increase

    Date and times may change without prior notice.

    • Undergraduate:19 units | including 12 units waitlisted
    • Post-Baccalaureate:16 units | including 12 units waitlisted

    Monday, August 3 – Tuesday, August 11

    Payment Due Date

    Date and times may change without prior notice.

    Wednesday, August 12

    No Adds, Drops or Promotion from Wait List

    Date and times may change without prior notice.

    Wednesday, August 12

    Returning Student Move-in Day Begins

    Friday, August 14

    GatorFest!

    Friday, August 14 –  Sunday, August 23 

    Freshmen Move-in Day Begins

    Saturday, August 15 –  Sunday, August 16 

    CSU Fully Online Registration
    For incoming CSU students only

    Monday, August 17 – Sunday, August 23

    Open Registration for All Students

    Student Exceed Maximum Unit Petitions can only be processed starting the Open Registration period.

    Thursday, August 13 – Sunday, August 23

    Payment Due Date for all New International Students, including new graduate students

    Monday, August 24

    First Day of Instruction

    Monday, August 24

    Adding Classes with Permission Numbers

    Monday, August 24 – Monday, September 14

    Labor Day

    No Classes | Campus Closed

    Monday, September 7

    Last Day for Faculty Drops

    Sunday, September 13

    Audit Deadline

    Monday, September 14

    Last Day to Drop/Withdraw Classes without a W grade

    Please see Bursar’s Fall Session Pro-Rata/Refund Guidelines, for financial impacts.

    Monday, September 14

    Withdrawal from Classes or University for Serious and Compelling Reasons

    Tuesday, September 15 – Monday, November 16

    CENSUS

    Monday, September 21

    Graduation Application Deadline

    Friday, September 25

    Credit/No Credit Option Deadline

    Monday, October 19

    Friday, December 18 @ 5 PM

    Veteran’s Day

    No Classes | Campus Closed

    Wednesday, November 11

    Withdrawal from Classes or University by Exception for Documented Serious and Compelling Reasons

    Tuesday, November 17 – Friday, December 11

    Fall 2020 Recess:
    No Classes | Campus Open

    Fall 2020 Recess: Thanksgiving
    No Classes | Campus Closed

    Monday, November 23 – Wednesday, November 25

     

    Thursday, November 26 – Friday, November 27

    Last Day of Instruction

    Friday, December 11

    Final Exams

    Monday, December 14 – Friday, December 18

    Winter Recess

    No Classes | Campus Closed

    Friday, December 25 – Friday, January 1, 2021

    Grades Due by Faculty

    Monday, January 4, 2021 @ 11:59 PM

    Grades Processed (End of Term)

    Date and times may change without prior notice.

    Monday, January 11, 2021

    Grades Available on SF State Gateway

    Date and times may change without prior notice.

    Monday, January 11, 2021

    Official Transcripts Available with Semester Grades

    Date and times may change without prior notice.

    Monday, January 25, 2021