Calendar and Deadlines

Fall

Fall 2024

Attention Students: Some deadlines have changed. Please read carefully.

Fall 2024 Calendar and Deadlines
- Open University Academic Credit Semester Length Academic Credit Short Courses Continuing Education Units Noncredit
Dates 8/26-12/20 8/26-12/20 dates vary dates vary dates vary
Registration open for all students 8/5 7/16 7/16 7/16 7/16
Registration with permit number and/or instructor's signature 9/3-9/16 9/3-9/16 first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting
Last day to add 9/16 9/16 first class meeting first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to drop 9/16 9/16 varies based on class meetings; see refund section last day of class not applicable
Late Add period begins 9/17 9/17 varies 2nd course meeting (for one-day classes, late fee begins the 1st day of class) 2nd course meeting (for one-day classes, late fee begins the 1st day of class)
Deadline for full refund (less $20 processing fee) 9/16 9/16 business day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class
Request for audit deadline 9/16 9/16 by first class meeting not applicable not applicable
Request for credit/no credit deadline
Dates and times may change without prior notice
12/6 12/6 second class meeting not applicable not applicable
Withdrawal period 9/17-11/11 9/17-11/11 begins after "last day to drop;" ends last day of class not applicable not applicable
Late withdrawal period 11/12-12/13 11/12-12/13 begins after "last day to drop;" ends last day of class not applicable not applicable
Final examination period 12/14-12/20 generally last day of class generally last day of class not applicable not applicable
Grades available 1/3/2025* 1/3/2025* 1/3/2025* 1/3/2025* not applicable
Transcripts available 1/13/2025 1/13/2025 1/13/2025 1/13/2025 not applicable

Holidays

9/2: Labor Day
11/11: Veterans Day
11/28 - 11/29: Fall Recess (Thanksgiving)**

*Check grades online.
**Courses meeting at 1600 Holloway Ave. and all Open University program courses will not meet from 11/25-11/29.

Summer

Summer 2024: Open University

Attention Students: Some deadlines have changed. Please read carefully.

Summer 2024 Open University
- R1 Session R2 Session R3 Session R4 Session
Dates 6/3-7/5 6/17-8/9 7/8-8/9 6/3-8/9
Registration open for all students 4/17 4/17 4/17 4/17
Registration with permit number and/or instructor's signature 6/6-6/14 6/20-7/1 7/11-7/19 6/6-6/14
Last day to add 6/14 7/1 7/19 6/14
Last day to drop 6/14 7/1 7/19 6/14
Late add period begins 6/15 7/2 7/20 6/15
Deadline for full refund (less $20 processing fee) 6/14 7/1 7/19 6/14
Request for credit/no credit deadline 6/28 8/2 8/2 8/2
Withdrawal period 6/15-6/28 7/2-7/26 7/20-8/2 6/15-7/26
Late withdrawal period 6/29-7/5 7/27-8/9 8/3-8/9 7/27-8/9
Grades available* 8/15 8/15 8/15 8/15
Official transcripts available 8/23 8/23 8/23 8/23

Holidays

6/19: Juneteenth
7/4: Independence Day

*Check grades online.

Summer 2024: Academic Credit

Attention Students: Some deadlines have changed. Please read carefully.

Summer 2024 Academic Credit
- Term Length Short Courses
Dates 6/3-8/9 dates vary
Registration open for all students 4/17 4/17
Registration with permit number and/or instructor's signature 6/6-6/14 first class meeting
Last day to add 6/14 varies based on class start date
Last day to drop 6/14 varies
Late add period begins 6/15 varies
Deadline for full refund (less $20 processing fee) 6/14 see refund section
Deadline for refund of 75% of course fees N/A see refund section
Request for audit deadline N/A first class meeting
Request for credit/no credit deadline 8/2 second class meeting
Withdrawal period 6/15-7/26 varies
Late withdrawal period 7/27-8/9 varies
Grades available 8/15 8/15
Official transcripts available 8/23 8/23

Holidays

6/19: Juneteenth
7/4: Independence Day

*Check grades online.

Summer 2024: CEU & Noncredit

Attention Students: Some deadlines have changed. Please read carefully.

Summer CEU & Noncredit
- CEU Noncredit
Dates dates vary dates vary
Registration open for all students 4/17 4/17
Registration with permit number and/or instructor's signature first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to add first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to drop last day of class N/A
Late add period begins 2nd course meeting (for one-day classes, late fee begins the first day of class) no late fee
Deadline for full refund (less $20 processing fee) see refund section see refund section
Deadline for refund of 75% of course fees see refund section see refund section
Grades available 8/15 N/A
Official transcripts available 8/23 N/A

Holidays

6/19: Juneteenth
7/4: Independence Day

*Check grades online.

Spring

Spring 2024

Attention Students: Some deadlines have changed. Please read carefully.

Spring Calendar and Deadlines
- Open University Academic Credit Semester Length Academic Credit Short Courses Session 1 Academic Credit Short Courses Session 2 Other Academic Credit Short Courses Continuing Education Units Noncredit
Dates 01/29 - 05/17 01/29 - 05/17 01/29 - 03/24 04/02 - 05/26 varies dates vary dates vary
Registration open for all students 01/16 01/04 01/04 01/04 01/04 01/04 01/04
Registration with permit number and/or instructor's signature 01/29 - 02/16 01/29 - 02/16 01/29 - 02/09 03/25 - 04/05 first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting
Last day to add 02/16 02/16 02/09 04/05 first class meeting first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to drop 02/16 02/16 02/09 04/05 varies based on class meetings; see refund section last day of class not applicable
Late Add period begins 02/17 02/17 02/10 04/06 varies 2nd course meeting (for one - day classes, late fee begins the 1st day of class) 2nd course meeting (for one - day classes, late fee begins the 1st day of class)
Deadline for full refund (less $20 processing fee) 02/16 02/16 02/09 04/13 business day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class
Request for audit deadline 02/16 02/16 02/09 04/05 by first class meeting not applicable not applicable
Request for credit/no credit deadline
Date and times may change without prior notice
05/10 05/10 03/15 05/10 second class meeting not applicable not applicable
Withdrawal period 02/17 - 04/22 02/17 - 04/22 02/10 - 03/15 04/06 - 05/10 begins after "last day to drop;" ends last day of class not applicable not applicable
Late withdrawal period 04/23 - 05/17 04/23 - 05/17 03/16 - 3/22 05/11 - 05/17 begins after "last day to drop;" ends last day of class not applicable not applicable
Final examination period 05/18 - 05/24 generally last day of class generally last day of class generally last day of class generally last day of class not applicable not applicable
Grades available* 06/07 06/07 06/07 06/07 06/07 06/07 not applicable
Transcripts available 06/21 06/21 06/21 06/21 06/21 06/21 not applicable

Holidays

01/15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
03/25 - 03/30 Spring Recess**
04/01: César E. Chávez Day
05/27: Memorial Day

*Check grades online.
** Courses meeting at 1600 Holloway Ave and all Open University program courses will not meet 03/25 - 03/30.

Winter

Winter Session 2024: Academic Credit Classes

Attention Students: Some deadlines have changed. Please read carefully.

Winter Session Calendar and Deadlines
Date Event
Nov. 1

Registration Begins

Payment Due Dates:

  1. Register between 11/01 - 12/7 – payment is due 12/08
  2. 2nd Registration Period 12/8 - 01/01 – payment is due on 01/02
  3. Register between 01/02 - 01/05 – payment is due in one day
Nov. 10 Campus closed for Veterans Day
Online Registration and Payment systems are open
Nov. 23 - Nov. 24 Campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday
Online Registration and Payment systems are open
Dec. 22 - Jan. 1 Campus closed for Winter Break
Winter Session Online Registration and Payment systems are open
Jan. 2

Winter Session - Instruction Begins (actual start dates may vary from class to class)
Winter Session - Last Day to Drop for Full Refund

Jan. 2 - Jan. 5 Enrollment possible only with permission numbers from instructor*
Jan. 3 Winter Session - Last Day to Drop for 75% Refund
Jan. 4 Winter Session – No refunds for classes dropped on, or after, this date
Jan. 5 Winter Session - Add/Drop Deadline*
Winter Session - Audit Deadline
Jan. 6 - Jan. 23 Withdrawal petition required to withdraw from a Winter Session course
Jan. 15 Campus closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
Jan. 16 Winter Session - CR/NC Deadline
Jan. 23 Winter Session - Instruction Ends
Jan. 26 Grades Available on SF State Gateway
Feb. 9 Transcripts Available

*Permission number required for enrollment

Winter 2024: Continuing Education Units & Noncredit

Attention Students: Some deadlines have changed. Please read carefully.

Winter CEU/Noncredit Important Dates

- Continuing Education Units Noncredit
Dates of classes dates vary dates vary
Registration open for all students 11/01 11/01
Registration with instructor's signature instructor's signature at first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting
Last day to add first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to drop last day of class not applicable
Late fee period begins 2nd course meeting (for one-day classes, late fee begins the 1st day of class) 2nd course meeting (for one-day classes, late fee begins the 1st day of class)
Deadline for full refund (less $20 processing fee) drop class day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class
Deadline for refund of 75% of course fees varies based on class meetings; see refund section varies based on class meetings; see refund section
Request for audit deadline not applicable not applicable
Request for credit/no credit deadline not applicable not applicable
Withdrawal period not applicable not applicable
Late withdrawal period not applicable not applicable
Final examination period not applicable not applicable
Grades available 01/26 not applicable
Transcripts available 02/09 not applicable

Holidays

11/10: Campus Closed. Veterans Day.
11/23 - 11/24: Campus Closed. Fall Break (Thanksgiving Holiday). Online Registration and Payment systems are open.
12/22 - 01/01: Campus Closed. Winter Break.
01/15: Campus Closed. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

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