Dates & Deadlines

Semester events, dates, times, and deadlines can change without prior notice. Please check back regularly for the latest updates, and if you have any questions please email us.

Registrar-specific dates and deadlines are the only ones listed on this page. For an all-campus calendar, visit the University Calendar. For College or Department-specific calendars, visit SF State's directory.

Spring 2024

Events

Date

Spring Priority Graduation Application Period Opens

Review your DPR and visit our Graduation site to see if you meet eligibility.

Friday, September 1, 2023

Spring Priority Graduation Application Period Closes

Review your DPR and visit our Graduation site to see if you meet eligibility.

Friday, October 20, 2023

Class Schedule on the Web

Monday, November 6, 2023

Bursar Begins Accepting Payments

Monday, November 27, 2023

PRIORITY Registration Begins for Continuing Students

  • Permission numbers will override closed classes starting the second week of the term.
  • Exceed Maximum Unit Petitions can be processed as soon as registration opens.
  • Only the first two weeks of this period have appointments.

Unit Limits:

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

Beginning Monday, November 27, 2023

Coursematch

See csufullyonline.com for more details

Friday, December 1, 2023 - Sunday, January 28

Registration: New Graduate Students (Includes International Students)

  • Permission numbers will override closed classes starting the second week of the term.
  • Post-Baccalaureate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted
Monday, December 11, 2023 - Friday, January 19

Winter Break

No Classes | Campus Closed

Saturday, December 23, 2023 - Monday, January 1

Winter Session - Offered through the College of Professional & Global Education (CPaGE)

Tuesday, January 2 – Tuesday, January 23

ORIENTATION: Freshman, Transfers, and international students

  • SF State does not host Orientation sessions on Saturdays or Sundays.
  • If you have questions about the specific dates listed, please visit the NSP site or contact nsp@sfsu.edu

First-Year (Freshman) Orientation Session:
Friday, January 5 - Wednesday, January 17

New Transfer Orientation Session:
Monday, January 8 - Friday, January 12

Payment DUE

For fee payment information, visit the Bursar's Tuition/Fee schedule.

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

Monday, January 22

The due date is extended to Friday, February 23. For more information visit the Bursar's Website.

CSU Fully Online (AB386) Continued Registration

See csufullyonline.com for more details

Wednesday, January 10 - Sunday, January 28

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

No Classes | Offices Closed

Monday, January 15

OPEN Registration: All Students

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

Saturday, January 20 - Sunday, January 28

Payment Due for NEW International & Graduate Students

For fee payment information, visit the Bursar's Tuition/Fee schedule.

Monday, January 29

First Day of Instruction

Waitlists will continue to be available until the second Sunday

Monday, January 29

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE NOT required to add most classes

Monday, January 29 - Sunday, February 4

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE Required

Monday, February 5 - Friday, February 16

Faculty Drop DEADLINE

Last day for faculty to drop students from their course(s).

Thursday, February 15

Audit Grading Option DEADLINE

Friday, February 16

Student Drop DEADLINE

  • Last day for students to drop/withdraw from their course(s) without a "W" grade.
  • Last day to swap a course.
  • Review the Bursar's Refund Guidelines page for refund or financial impact questions.

Friday, February 16

Withdrawal from Classes or University

For serious and compelling reasons

Saturday, February 17 - Monday, April 22

CENSUS

Friday, February 23

Spring Recess

No Classes | Campus Open

Monday, March 25 - Saturday, March 30

Cesar Chavez Day

No Classes | Offices Closed

Monday, April 1

Commencement Booklet Entry DEADLINE

Monday, April 1

Withdrawal from Classes or University

By exception for DOCUMENTED serious and compelling reasons

Tuesday, April 23 - Friday, May 17

Grading Option DEADLINE

This includes Credit and No Credit and Letter Grades

Friday, May 10

Last Day of Instruction

Friday, May 17

Final Exams

Saturday, May 18 - Friday, May 24

Commencement

Please visit the Commencement site for more information

Memorial Day

No Classes | Campus Closed

Monday, May 27

Grades Due by Faculty

Friday, May 31

Grades Available on SF State Gateway

  • This date is tentative.
  • Grades are posted to Gateway when submitted to a grade roster, not iLearn.
  • Graduation applications are processed when a term's end-of-term processes are completed.

Friday, June 7

Grades Available on Official Transcripts

Friday, June 21

Summer 2024

Events

Dates

Summer Priority Graduation Application Period Opens

Review your DPR and visit our Graduation site to see if you meet eligibility.

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Summer Priority Graduation Application Period Closes

Review your DPR and visit our Graduation site to see if you meet eligibility.

Friday, March 1, 2024

Class Schedule on the Web

Monday, March 11, 2024

Bursar Begins Accepting Payments

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

PRIORITY Registration Begins for Continuing Students

  • Permission numbers will override closed classes starting the fourth day of each session
  • 14 units total for all students, including 5 units waitlisted

Unit Limit Per Session:

  • R1: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R2: 8 weeks | Max of 9 units
  • R3: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R4: 10 weeks | Max of 12 units

Beginning Tuesday, April 2, 2024

OPEN Registration: All Students

Unit Limit Per Session:

  • R1: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R2: 8 weeks | Max of 9 units
  • R3: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R4: 10 weeks | Max of 12 units

All Sessions:
Saturday
, April 6, 2024 - Sunday, June 2, 2024 @ 5 PM

 

Additional Open Registration Dates:
R2
: Monday, June 3, 2024 - Sunday, June 16, 2024 @ 5 PM
R3
: Monday, June 3, 2024 - Sunday, July 7, 2024 @ 5 PM

Payment DUE

For fee payment information visit the Bursar's Current term Tuition/Fee schedule.

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

Friday, July 19

Juneteenth
No Classes | Campus Closed

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

First Day of Instruction

R1|R4: Monday, June 3, 2024
R2: Monday, June 17, 2024
R3: Monday, July 8, 2024

Adding classes | Permission numbers ARE NOT required to add most classes

R1|R4: Monday, June 3, 2024 - Wednesday, June 5, 2024 @ 5 PM
R2: Monday, June 17, 2024 - Thursday, June 20, 2024 @ 5 PM
R3: Monday, July 8, 2024 -  Wednesday, July 10, 2024 @ 5 PM

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE Required

R1|R4: Thursday, June 6, 2024 @ 5:01 PM - Friday, June 14, 2024
R2: Friday, June 21, 2024 @ 5:01 PM - Monday, July 1, 2024
R3: Thursday, July 11, 2024 @ 5:01 PM - Friday, July 19, 2024

Faculty Drop DEADLINE

Last day for faculty to drop students from their course(s).

R1|R4: Thursday, June 13, 2024
R2: Sunday, June 30, 2024
R3: Thursday, July 18, 2024

Student Drop DEADLINE

  • Last day for students to drop/withdraw from their course(s) without a "W" grade.
  • For refund or financial impact questions, review the Bursar's Refund Guidelines page.

R1|R4: Friday, June 14, 2024
R2: Monday, July 1, 2024
R3: Friday, July 19, 2024

Audit DEADLINE

R1|R4: Friday, June 14, 2024
R2: Monday, July 1, 2024
R3: Friday, July 19, 2024

CENSUS

R1|R4: Friday, June 14, 2024
R2: Monday, July 1, 2024
R3: Friday, July 19, 2024

Withdrawal from Classes or University

For serious and compelling reasons

R1: Saturday, June 15, 2024 - Friday, June 28, 2024
R2: Tuesday, July 2, 2024 - Friday, July 26, 2024
R3: Saturday, July 20, 2024 - Friday, August 2, 2024
R4: Saturday, June 15, 2024 - Friday, July 26, 2024

Grading Option DEADLINE

This includes Credit and No Credit, Audit, and Letter Grades

R1: Friday, June 28, 2024
R2|R3|R4: Friday, August 2, 2024

Withdrawal from Classes or University

By exception, for DOCUMENTED serious and compelling reasons

R1: Saturday, June 29, 2024 - Friday, July 5, 2024
R2: Saturday, July 27, 2024 - Friday, August 9, 2024
R3: Saturday, August 3, 2024 - Friday, August 9, 2024
R4: Saturday, July 27, 2024 - Friday, August 9, 2024

Independence Day
No Classes | Campus Closed

Thursday, July 4, 2024

Last Day of Instruction

R1: Friday, July 5, 2024
R2|R3|R4: Friday, August 9, 2024

Grades Due by Faculty

R1: Tuesday, July 9, 2024
R2|R3|R4: Tuesday, August 13, 2024

Grades Available on SF State Gateway

  • This date is tentative.
  • Grades are posted to Gateway when submitted to a grade roster, not Canvas.
  • Graduation applications processed when a terms end-of-term processes are completed.

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Grades Available on Official Transcripts

Friday, August 23, 2024

R1 Summer 2024

Events

Dates

OPEN Registration: All Students

Unit Limit Per Session:

  • R1: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R2: 8 weeks | Max of 9 units
  • R3: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R4: 10 weeks | Max of 12 units

All Sessions:
Saturday
, April 6 - Sunday, June 2 @ 5 PM

 

Additional Open Registration Dates:
R2
: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, June 16 @ 5 PM
R3
: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, July 7 @ 5 PM

First Day of Instruction

R1: Monday, June 3

Adding classes | Permission numbers ARE NOT required to add most classes

R1: Monday, June 3 - Wednesday, June 5

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE Required

R1: Thursday, June 6 - Friday, June 14

Faculty Drop DEADLINE

Last day for faculty to drop students from their course(s).

R1: Thursday, June 13

Student Drop DEADLINE

  • Last day for students to drop/withdraw from their course(s) without a "W" grade.
  • For refund or financial impact questions, review the Bursar's Refund Guidelines page.

R1: Friday, June 14

Audit DEADLINE

R1: Friday, June 14

CENSUS

R1: Friday, June 14

Withdrawal from Classes or University

For serious and compelling reasons

R1: Saturday, June 15 - Friday, June 28

Grading Option DEADLINE

This includes Credit and No Credit, Audit, and Letter Grades

R1: Friday, June 28

Withdrawal from Classes or University

By exception, for DOCUMENTED serious and compelling reasons

R1: Saturday, June 29 - Friday, July 5

Independence Day
No Classes | Campus Closed

Thursday, July 4

Last Day of Instruction

R1: Friday, July 5

Grades Due by Faculty

R1: Tuesday, July 9

Grades Available on SF State Gateway

  • This date is tentative.
  • Grades are posted to Gateway when submitted to a grade roster, not Canvas.
  • Graduation applications are processed when a term's end-of-term processes are completed.

Thursday, August 15

Grades Available on Official Transcripts

Friday, August 23

R2 Summer 2024

Events

Dates

OPEN Registration: All Students

Unit Limit Per Session:

  • R1: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R2: 8 weeks | Max of 9 units
  • R3: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R4: 10 weeks | Max of 12 units

All Sessions:
Saturday
, April 6 - Sunday, June 2 @ 5 PM

 

Additional Open Registration Dates:
R2
: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, June 16 @ 5 PM
R3
: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, July 7 @ 5 PM

Juneteenth
No Classes | Campus Closed

Wednesday, June 19

First Day of Instruction

R2: Monday, June 17

Adding classes | Permission numbers ARE NOT required to add most classes

R2: Monday, June 17 - Thursday, June 20 @ 5 PM

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE Required

R2: Friday, June 21 @ 5:01 PM - Monday, July 1

Faculty Drop DEADLINE

Last day for faculty to drop students from their course(s).

R2: Sunday, June 30

Student Drop DEADLINE

  • Last day for students to drop/withdraw from their course(s) without a "W" grade.
  • For refund or financial impact questions, review the Bursar's Refund Guidelines page.

R2: Monday, July 1

Audit DEADLINE

R2: Monday, July 1

CENSUS

R2: Monday, July 1

Withdrawal from Classes or University

For serious and compelling reasons

R2: Tuesday, July 2 - Friday, July 26 

Grading Option DEADLINE

This includes Credit and No Credit, Audit, and Letter Grades

R2: Friday, August 2

Withdrawal from Classes or University

By exception, for DOCUMENTED serious and compelling reasons

R2: Saturday, July 27 - Friday, August 9

Independence Day
No Classes | Campus Closed

Thursday, July 4,

Last Day of Instruction

R2: Friday, August 9

Grades Due by Faculty

R2: Tuesday, August 13

Grades Available on SF State Gateway

  • This date is tentative.
  • Grades are posted to Gateway when submitted to a grade roster, not Canvas.
  • Graduation applications are processed when a term's end-of-term processes are completed.

Thursday, August 15

Grades Available on Official Transcripts

Friday, August 23

R3 Summer 2024

Events

Dates

OPEN Registration: All Students

Unit Limit Per Session:

  • R1: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R2: 8 weeks | Max of 9 units
  • R3: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R4: 10 weeks | Max of 12 units

All Sessions:
Saturday
, April 6 - Sunday, June 2 @ 5 PM

 

Additional Open Registration Dates:
R2
: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, June 16 @ 5 PM
R3
: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, July 7 @ 5 PM

First Day of Instruction

R3: Monday, July 8

Adding classes | Permission numbers ARE NOT required to add most classes

R3: Monday, July 8 -  Wednesday, July 10 @ 5 PM

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE Required

R3: Thursday, July 11@ 5:01 PM - Friday, July 19

Faculty Drop DEADLINE

Last day for faculty to drop students from their course(s).

R3: Thursday, July 18

Student Drop DEADLINE

  • Last day for students to drop/withdraw from their course(s) without a "W" grade.
  • For refund or financial impact questions, review the Bursar's Refund Guidelines page.

R3: Friday, July 19

Audit DEADLINE

R3: Friday, July 19

CENSUS

R3: Friday, July 19

Withdrawal from Classes or University

For serious and compelling reasons

R3: Saturday, July 20 - Friday, August 2

Grading Option DEADLINE

This includes Credit and No Credit, Audit, and Letter Grades

R3: Friday, August 2

Withdrawal from Classes or University

By exception, for DOCUMENTED serious and compelling reasons

R3: Saturday, August 3 - Friday, August 9,

Independence Day
No Classes | Campus Closed

Thursday, July 4

Last Day of Instruction

R3: Friday, August 9

Grades Due by Faculty

R3: Tuesday, August 13

Grades Available on SF State Gateway

  • This date is tentative.
  • Grades are posted to Gateway when submitted to a grade roster, not Canvas.
  • Graduation applications are processed when a term's end-of-term processes are completed.

Thursday, August 15

Grades Available on Official Transcripts

Friday, August 23

R4 Summer 2024

Events

Dates

OPEN Registration: All Students

Unit Limit Per Session:

  • R1: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R2: 8 weeks | Max of 9 units
  • R3: 5 weeks | Max of 7 units
  • R4: 10 weeks | Max of 12 units

All Sessions:
Saturday
, April 6 - Sunday, June 2 @ 5 PM

 

Additional Open Registration Dates:
R2
: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, June 16 @ 5 PM
R3
: Monday, June 3 - Sunday, July 7 @ 5 PM

First Day of Instruction

R4: Monday, June 3

Adding classes | Permission numbers ARE NOT required to add most classes

R4: Monday, June 3 - Wednesday, June 5

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE Required

R4: Thursday, June 6 - Friday, June 14

Faculty Drop DEADLINE

Last day for faculty to drop students from their course(s).

R4: Thursday, June 13

Student Drop DEADLINE

  • Last day for students to drop/withdraw from their course(s) without a "W" grade.
  • For refund or financial impact questions, review the Bursar's Refund Guidelines page.

R4: Friday, June 14

Audit DEADLINE

R4: Friday, June 14

CENSUS

R4: Friday, June 14

Withdrawal from Classes or University

For serious and compelling reasons

R4: Saturday, June 15 - Friday, July 26

Grading Option DEADLINE

This includes Credit and No Credit, Audit, and Letter Grades

R4: Friday, August 2

Withdrawal from Classes or University

By exception, for DOCUMENTED serious and compelling reasons

R4: Saturday, July 27 - Friday, August 9

Independence Day
No Classes | Campus Closed

Thursday, July 4

Last Day of Instruction

R4: Friday, August 9

Grades Due by Faculty

R4: Tuesday, August 13

Grades Available on SF State Gateway

  • This date is tentative.
  • Grades are posted to Gateway when submitted to a grade roster, not Canvas.
  • Graduation applications are processed when a term's end-of-term processes are completed.

Thursday, August 15

Grades Available on Official Transcripts

Friday, August 23

Fall 2024

Events

Dates

Fall Priority Graduation Application Period Opens

Review your DPR and visit our Graduation site to see if you meet eligibility.

Friday, March 1

Fall Priority Graduation Application Period Closes

Review your DPR and visit our Graduation site to see if you meet eligibility.

Friday, April 5

Class Schedule on the Web

Monday, April 8

Bursar Begins Accepting Payments

Monday, April 29

PRIORITY Registration Begins for Continuing Students

  • Permission numbers will override closed classes starting the second week of the term.
  • Exceed Maximum Unit Petitions can be processed as soon as registration opens.
  • Only the first two weeks of this period have appointments.

Unit limits:

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

Beginning Monday, April 29

Coursematch

See csufullyonline.com for more details

Monday, July 1 - Sunday, September 01

Registration: New Graduate Students (Includes International Students)

  • Permission numbers will override closed classes starting the second week of the term
  • Post-Baccalaureate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted

Monday, June 10 - Friday, July 26

ORIENTATION: Freshman, Transfers, & International students

  • SF State does not host Orientation sessions on Saturdays or Sundays.
  • If you have questions about the specific dates listed, please visit the NSP site or contact nsp@sfsu.edu

First-Year (Freshman) Orientation Sessions:
Monday
, June 10 - Friday, June 28

New Transfer Orientation Sessions:
Monday
, July 8 - Friday, July 26

OPEN Registration: All Students

  • Exceed Maximum Unit Petitions can be processed as soon as registration opens.
  • Undergraduate: 19 units | including 12 units waitlisted
  • Post-Baccalaureate: 16 units | including 12 units waitlisted

Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, August 25

Payment DUE

For fee payment information visit the Bursar’s Tuition/Fee schedule.

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

TBA

CSU Fully Online (AB386) Continued Registration

See csufullyonline.com for more details

Thursday, August 1 - Sunday, August 25

Payment Due for NEW International & Graduate Students

For fee payment information visit the Bursar’s Tuition/Fee schedule.

Monday, August 26

First Day of Instruction

Waitlists will continue to be available until the second Sunday.

Monday, August 26

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE NOT required to add most classes

Monday, August 26 - Monday, September 2

Adding Classes | Permission numbers ARE required

Tuesday, September 3 - Monday, September 16

Labor Day

No Classes | Campus Closed

Monday, September 2

Faculty Drop DEADLINE

Last day for faculty to drop students from their course(s).

Sunday, September 15

Audit Grading Option DEADLINE

Monday, September 16

Student Drop DEADLINE

  • Last day for students to drop/withdraw from their course(s) without a “W” grade.
  • Last day to swap a course.
  • For refund or financial impact questions, review the Bursar's Refund Guidelines page.

Monday, September 16

Withdrawal from Classes or University

For serious and compelling reasons

Tuesday, September 17 - Monday, November 11

CENSUS

Monday, September 23

Veteran's Day

No Classes | Campus Closed

Monday, November 11

Grading Option DEADLINE

This includes Credit and No Credit, Audit, and Letter Grades

Friday, December 6

Withdrawal from Classes or University

By exception, for DOCUMENTED serious and compelling reasons

Tuesday, November 12 - Friday, December 13

Fall Recess
No Classes | Campus Open

Fall 2024 Recess: Thanksgiving
No Classes | Campus Closed

Monday, November 25 - Saturday, November 30  

Thursday, November 28 - Friday, November 29

Last Day of Instruction

Friday, December 13

Final Exams

Saturday, December 14 - Friday, December 20

Winter Recess

No Classes | Campus Closed

Wednesday, December 25 - Wednesday, January 1, 2025

Grades Due by Faculty

Monday, December 30

Grades Available on SF State Gateway

  • This date is tentative.
  • Grades are posted to Gateway when submitted to a grade roster, not Canvas.
  • Graduation applications are processed when a term's end-of-term processes are completed.

Friday, January 3, 2025

Grades Available on Official Transcripts

Monday, January 13, 2025