Calendar and Deadlines

Spring 2023

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

Spring 2023 Calendar and Deadlines
- Open University Academic Credit Semester Length Academic Credit Short Courses Continuing Education Units Noncredit
Dates 01/30 - 06/02 01/30 - 06/02 dates vary dates vary dates vary
Registration open for all students 01/17 01/04 01/04 01/04 01/04
Registration with permit number and/or instructor's signature 01/30 - 02/17 01/30 - 02/17 first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting
Last day to add 02/17 02/17 first class meeting first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to drop 02/17 02/17 varies based on class meetings; see refund section last day of class not applicable
Late add period begins 02/18 02/18 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) 02/17 02/17 business day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class
Deadline for refund of 75% of course fees 02/24 02/24 varies based on class meetings; see refund section varies based on class meetings; see refund section varies based on class meetings; see refund section
Request for audit deadline 02/17 02/17 by first class meeting not applicable not applicable

Request for credit/no credit deadline

Date and times may change without prior notice

03/28 03/28 second class meeting not applicable not applicable
Withdrawal period 02/18 - 04/24 02/18 - 04/24 begins after "last day to drop;" ends last day of class not applicable not applicable
Late withdrawal period 04/25 - 05/19 04/25 - 05/19 begins after "last day to drop;" ends last day of class not applicable not applicable
Final examination period 05/22 - 05/26 generally last day of class generally last day of class not applicable not applicable
Grades available 06/09** 06/09** 06/09** 06/09** not applicable
Transcripts available 06/23 06/23 06/23 06/23 not applicable

 

Holidays

01/16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
03/20 - 03/25: Spring Recess*
03/31: César E. Chávez Day
05/29: Memorial Day

* Courses meeting at 1600 Holloway Ave and all Open University program courses will not meet from 03/20 - 03/25.
** Check grades online.

Winter Session 2023: Academic Credit Classes

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

Winter Session Calendar and Deadlines
Date Event
Nov. 2 Registration Begins
Payment Due Dates:

  1. Register between 11/02 -11/24 – payment is due 11/29
  2. Register between 11/25 -12/29 – payment due within five days of registration
  3. Register between 12/30 - 01/02 – payment is due on 01/03
  4. Register between 01/03 - 01/06 – payment is due in one day

Financial aid is not available.

Nov. 11 Campus closed for Veterans Day
Online Registration and Payment systems are open
Nov. 24 - Nov. 25 Campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday
Online Registration and Payment systems are open
Dec. 24 - Jan. 2 Campus closed for Winter Break
Winter Session Online Registration and Payment systems are open
Jan. 3 Winter Session - Instruction Begins
(actual start dates may vary from class to class)
Winter Session - Last Day to drop for Full Refund
Jan. 3 - Jan. 6 Enrollment possible only with permission numbers from instructor*
Jan. 4

Winter Session - Last Day to drop for 75% refund

Jan. 5

Winter Session – No refunds for classes dropped on, or after, this date

Jan. 6 Winter Session - Add/Drop Deadline*
Winter Session - Audit Deadline
Jan. 7 - Jan. 24 Withdrawal petition required to withdraw from a Winter Session course
Jan. 16 Campus closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
Jan. 17 Winter  Session - CR/NC Deadline
Jan. 24 Winter Session - Instruction Ends
Jan. 27 Grades Available on SF State Gateway
Feb. 10 Transcripts Available

*Permission number required for enrollment

 

 

Winter 2023: Continuing Education Units and Noncredit Classes

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 11/02 11/02
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 01/27 not applicable
Transcripts available 02/10 not applicable

Holidays

11/11: Campus Closed. Veterans Day.
11/24 - 11/25: Campus Closed. Thanksgiving Holiday. Online Registration and Payment systems are open.
12/24 - 01/02: Campus Closed. Winter Break.
01/16: Campus Closed. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

Fall 2022

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

Fall 2022 Calendar and Deadlines
- Open University Academic Credit Semester Length Academic Credit Short Courses Continuing Education Units Noncredit
Dates 08/22 - 12/16 08/22 - 12/16 dates vary dates vary dates vary
Advance registration for PLS certificate students begins not applicable 07/18 07/18 not applicable not applicable
Registration open for all students 08/09 07/19 07/19 07/19 07/19
Registration with permit number and/or instructor's signature 08/22 - 09/12 08/22 - 09/12 first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting instructor's signature at first class meeting
Last day to add 09/12 09/12 first class meeting first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to drop 09/12 09/12 varies based on class meetings; see refund section last day of class not applicable
Deadline for full refund (less $20 processing fee) 09/12 09/12 business day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class drop class day before first day of class
Deadline for refund of 75% of course fees 09/19 09/19 varies based on class meetings; see refund section varies based on class meetings; see refund section varies based on class meetings; see refund section
Request for audit deadline 09/12 09/12 by first class meeting not applicable not applicable
Request for credit/no credit deadline
Date and times may change without prior notice
12/09 12/09 second class meeting not applicable not applicable
Withdrawal period 09/13 - 11/14 09/13 - 11/14 begins after "last day to drop;" ends last day of class not applicable not applicable
Late withdrawal period 11/15 - 12/09 11/15 - 12/09 begins after "last day to drop;" ends last day of class not applicable not applicable
Final examination period 12/10 - 12/16 generally last day of class generally last day of class not applicable not applicable
Grades available 01/06/23** 01/06/23** 01/06/23** 01/06/23** not applicable
Transcripts available 01/16/23 01/16/23 01/16/23 01/16/23 not applicable

 

Holidays

09/05: Labor Day
11/11: Veterans Day
11/24 - 11/25: Thanksgiving*
12/26/22 - 01/02/23: Winter Break

*Courses meeting at 1600 Holloway Ave and all Open University program courses will not meet from 11/21 - 11/26.
**Check grades online.

Summer 2022

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

Summer 2022 Calendar and Deadlines
- Open University R1 Session Open University R2 Session Open University R3 Session Open University R4 Session Academic Credit Term Length Academic Credit Short Courses Continuing Education Units Noncredit
Dates 05/31 - 07/01 06/13 - 08/05 07/05 - 08/05 05/31 - 08/05 05/31 - 08/05 dates vary dates vary dates vary
Registration open for all students 04/19 04/19 04/19 04/19 04/19 04/19 04/19 04/19
Advance registration for Paralegal Studies certificate students N/A N/A N/A N/A 04/18 04/18 04/18 04/18
Registration with permit number / instructor's signature 05/31 - 06/13 06/13 - 06/27 07/05 - 07/18 05/31 - 06/13 05/31 - 06/13 first class meeting first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to add 06/13 06/27 07/18 06/13 06/13 varies based on class start date first class meeting first class meeting
Last day to drop 06/13 06/27 07/18 06/13 06/13 varies last day of class N/A
Late add period begins 06/14 06/28 07/19 06/14 06/14 varies 2nd course meeting (for one - day classes, late fee begins the 1st day of class) no late fee
Deadline for full refund (less $20 processing fee) 06/06 06/20 07/11 06/06 06/06 see refund section see refund section see refund section
Deadline for refund of 75% of course fees 06/13 06/27 07/18 06/13 06/13 see refund section see refund section see refund section
Request for audit deadline 06/13 06/27 07/18 06/13 06/13 first class meeting N/A N/A
Request for credit / no credit deadline 06/20 07/08 07/25 07/07 06/20 second class meeting all courses graded on a credit / no credit basis N/A
Withdrawal period 06/14 - 06/20 06/28 - 08/01 07/19 - 08/01 06/14 - 08/01 06/14 - 06/20 varies N/A N/A
Late withdrawal period 06/21 - 07/01 07/02 - 08/05 07/02 - 08/05 07/02 - 08/05 07/02 - 08/05 varies N/A N/A
Grades available* 08/11 08/11 08/11 08/11 08/11 08/11 08/11 N/A
Official transcripts available 08/25 08/25 08/25 08/25 08/25 08/25 08/25 N/A

 

Holidays

07/04: Independence Day

* Check grades online.
** For semester-length academic credit classes. If a class is shorter than semester length, look at the No Refund column of the Academic Credit Shorter Semester Length table. The Late Add period begins on the day that the No Refunds period begins.

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