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Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 Class Schedule is now available.

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Registration Calendar


Apr 13

Registration Appointments available to view in MyCSUSM.

Apr 21

DEADLINE – Last day to Withdraw from Spring 2017 semester with an approved serious & compelling reason (not eligible for a refund); submit completed form, documentation of serious/compelling reason and requires instructor(s) signature for each course.

Apr 24 - May 5

Fall 2017 registration by appointment period for eligible students begins April 24. All holds must be cleared before your registration appointment for fall classes.

PLEASE NOTE: Your registration appointment is a uniquely assigned time and date within the registration period and is the earliest time and date in which you can begin to register for classes. Please see the Registration Appointment Table for an understanding of your registration appointment time assignment.

  • Students may enroll in up to 15 units during this time period.

  • You may waitlist up to 9 units.

  • Graduating seniors may enroll up to 19 units.

  • Students on Academic Probation will not be allowed to register for more than 14 units for Fall 2016.

Fall 2017 schedule adjustment period (mid August through August 27). You may add and drop classes in MyCSUSM.

  • Students may enroll up to 17 units during this time period

Beginning the first day of the Fall 2017 semester, students can register for 19-units.

May 12

Last day of classes that meet the full session of the spring term; last day of classes that meet the second 8-week session (8W2) of the term.

May 13 - 19

SPRING 2017 FINAL EXAM PERIOD

May 19 and 20

Commencement

May 25

Grades due from instructors; last day of spring semester (Online grade rosters for the Spring 2017 term are available to faculty until Midnight, Thursday, May 25.)

After the final grade submission date of May 25, it takes approximately five to six days to “finalize” grades. This includes running such processes as repeats, incompletes, and academic standing; many additional processes must run to make grades official.

During this window, students may be able to see grades appear via the Student Center as we begin the grade posting process, but grades are NOT considered official, official transcripts cannot be released, and degree awarding cannot begin until after the grading process has been finalized. The estimated finalized date for the Spring 2017 term is Friday, June 2, at 5:00 p.m.

Students are encouraged not to contact Faculty members until after grades are finalized on or after June 2.

May 29

Memorial Day – Campus Closed

Jun 1

Application for undergraduate graduation for Spring/Summer 2018 opens in MyCSUSM.  Applications received after March 15, 2018 will be charged a $15 late fee.

Jun 2

Spring 2017 official grades available on MyCSUSM

Jun 16 - Jun 23

Enrollment Freeze - No students will be permitted to register for courses during this period.

Jul 4

Independence Day - Campus Closed

Aug 11

Enrollment unit limit increases to 17

Aug 25

DEADLINE – Last day to file an Undergraduate Request for Educational Leave of Absence for Fall 2017 by 12 noon.

Aug 27

DEADLINE – Withdraw (drop all courses using MyCSUSM until 11:59 p.m.) and receive full refund of fees, less any administrative charge. Students who withdraw after this date will be charged prorated fees for each day that has elapsed from the first day of the semester.

Aug 28

Enrollment unit limit increases to 19

Aug 28

INSTRUCTION BEGINS - First day of Fall 2017 classes that meet the full session of the term and those that meet the first 8-week session (8W1) of the term.

Aug 28 - Sep 11

Add/drop period for Fall 2017 during regular business hours; adds with permissions numbers – use MyCSUSM; drops can be done in MyCSUSM from 12:01 a.m. on Aug 28 through 11:59 p.m. on Sept 11.

Aug 28 – Sep 11

Open University, Over-60 Program, Cross Enrollment, Intrasystem Visitor, and Intrasystem Concurrent applications and registrations for Fall 2017.

Sep 4

Labor Day holiday — campus closed

Sep 11

Last day to drop classes with no academic record for classes that meet the first 8-week session (8W1) of the term. Withdrawals after Sep 11 for classes that meet the first 8-week session of the term may be granted by petition for serious reasons only.

Sep 11

Last day to change grading option for classes that meet the first 8-week session of the term.

Sep 11

Last day to add Fall 2017 classes (Includes classes that meet full session, first 8-week session, and second 8-week session of the term) with permission numbers or with instructor approval on Course Prerequisite Waiver/Add Form.

Sep 11

Last day to change from full-time (over 6.1 units) to part-time (6.0 units or less) status and be eligible for a refund for the difference in fees.

Sep 11

Last day to withdraw from class(es) with no academic record for full session courses of the fall term.

Sep 11

Last day to change grading option for classes that meet the full session of the term.

Sep 11

DEADLINE – Last day to file a Graduate Request for Educational Leave of Absence for Fall 2017.

Sep 12 - Sep 25

Withdrawals done in MyCSUSM Sep 12-25 will be charged with a "W" to the student's academic record.

Withdrawals after Sep 25 for classes that meet the first session of the term may be granted by petition for serious reasons only.

Sep 12

$25 Late Registration and $15 Late Add Fee in effect for all sessions of term.

Sep 25

CENSUS DAY - End of 20 days of instruction.

Sep 26

Beginning Sep 26, withdrawal from course(s) require approval and may be granted by petition for serious and compelling reasons only.

Oct 20

Last day of classes that meet the first 8-week session of the semester.

Oct 21

First day of class for Fall 2017 classes that meet the second 8-week session of the term.

Oct 30

Last day to drop classes with no academic record for a fall class that meets the second 8-week session (8W2) of the term. Withdrawals after Oct 30 -  for serious and compelling reasons only.

Oct 30

Last day to change grading option for classes that meet the second 8-week session (8W2) of the term.

Nov 9

Spring 2018 class schedule available

Nov 10

Veterans Day Holiday — Campus Closed

Nov 16

DEADLINE – Last day to Withdraw from Fall 2017 semester with an approved serious & compelling reason (not eligible for a refund); submit completed Withdraw Petition form, documentation of serious/compelling reason and instructor(s) signature for each course required.

Nov 23 - 26

Thanksgiving holiday – campus closed Thursday through Sunday (No classes scheduled for Saturday, November 25)

Dec 9

Last day of classes that meet the full session of the term; last day of classes that meet the Second 8-week session of the term.

Dec 11- 16

FINAL EXAM PERIOD

Dec 21

Grades due from instructors; last day of Fall semester.

After the final grade submission date, it takes approximately five to six days to “finalize” grades. This includes running such processes as repeats, incompletes, and academic standing; many additional processes must run to make grades official.

During this window, students may be able to see grades appear via Student Center as we begin the grade posting process, but grades are NOT considered official, official transcripts cannot be released, and degree awarding cannot begin until after the grading process has been finalized. Due to the campus closure of Dec. 25, 2017 through Jan. 1, 2018, the estimated finalized date for the Fall 2017 term is Friday, January 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Students are encouraged not to contact Faculty members until after grades are finalized on or after January 8.

Dec 25 - Jan 1

Winter Break – Campus Closed

Jan 5, 2018

Official grades available on MyCSUSM

Mar 15, 2018

Deadline to apply for a Spring/Summer 2018 graduation. Applications received after March 15, 2018 will be charged a $15 late fee.

Cal State San Marcos has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information throughout this website. All information is subject to change without notice or obligation.Registration information provided by Office of the Registrar. Posted April 7, 2017