Fall 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.

Fall Priority Graduation Application Period Opens
Please review your DPR and visit our Graduation site to see if you meet eligibility.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Fall Priority Graduation Application Period Closes
Please review your DPR and visit our Graduation site to see if you meet eligibility.

Friday, April 2, 2021

Class Schedule on the Web

Monday, May 17, 2021

Bursar Begins Accepting Payments

Monday, May 24, 2021

Priority Registration for Continuing Students
Date and times may change without prior notice.

  • Undergraduate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted
  • Post-Baccalaureate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted
Monday, May 24, 2021 - Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Coursematch Outgoing/Incoming Registration
See csufullyonline.com for more details

Tuesday June 1, 2021 - Sunday August 22, 2021

Registration for New Graduate Students (including international students)
Permission numbers obtained before the first day of instruction will not override closed classes.

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

Thursday, June 10, 2021 –  Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Orientation Registration for Freshman and Transfers (Including international students)
Date and times may change without prior notice.

  • Undergraduate: 16 units | Including 12 units waitlisted
First-Year (Freshman) Orientation Sessions*
Thursday, June 10, 2021 –  Friday, July 2, 2021
 
New Transfer Orientation Sessions*
Monday, July 12, 2021 –  Tuesday, August 3, 2021
 
*Note: SF State does not host New Student Orientation sessions on Wednesday, Saturdays, or Sundays. If you have any questions about the specific dates listed, please visit the New Student Programs site or contact them at nsp@sfsu.edu

Open Registration for All Students & Enrollment Limit Increase
Exceed Maximum Unit Petitions can only be processed starting the Open Registration period.

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

Date and times may change without prior notice
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 –  Sunday, August 22, 2021

Payment Due Date
Date and times may change without prior notice.

 Wednesday, August 11, 2021

  • In-Person: 4 PM
  • Online: 11:59 PM

CSU Fully Online / AB 386 Incoming Registration
See csufullyonline.com for more details

Monday, August 9, 2021 –  Sunday, August 22, 2021

Payment Due Date for all New International Students
Including new graduate students

Monday, August 23, 2021

First Day of Instruction

Monday, August 23, 2021

Adding Classes with Permission Numbers

Monday, August 23, 2021 –  Monday, September 13, 2021

Labor Day
No Classes | Campus Closed

Monday, September 6, 2021

Last Day for Faculty Drops

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Audit Deadline

Monday, September 13, 2021

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 13, 2021

Withdrawal from Classes or University
For Serious and Compelling Reasons

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 –  Monday, November 15, 2021

CENSUS
Date and times may change without prior notice.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Credit/No Credit Option Deadline
Date and times may change without prior notice.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Veteran's Day
No Classes | Campus Closed

Thursday, November 11, 2021

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

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 –  Friday, December 10, 2021

Fall 2021 Recess:
No Classes | Campus Open

Fall 2021 Recess: Thanksgiving
No Classes | Campus Closed

Monday, November 22, 2021 –  Saturday, November 27, 2021

 

Thursday, November 25, 2021 –  Friday, November 26, 2021

Last Day of Instruction

Friday, December 10, 2021

Final Exams

Saturday, December 11, 2021 –  Friday, December 17, 2021

Winter Recess
No Classes | Campus Closed

Friday, December 24, 2021 –  Monday, January 3, 2022

Grades Due by Faculty

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Grades Available on SF State Gateway
Date and times may change without prior notice.

Friday, January 7, 2022

Official Transcripts Available with Semester Grades
Date and times may change without prior notice.

Monday, January 17, 2022