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The Fall 2016 Schedule is now available.

The Spring 2017 Schedule will be available on November 10, 2016.

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Fall 2016 Registration Calendar

CSU 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 9, 2016

Apr 6

Registration Appointments available to view in MyCSUSM.

Apr 22

DEADLINE – Last day to Withdraw from Spring 2016 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 25 - May 6

Fall 2016 registration by appointment period for eligible students begins April 25. 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 2016 schedule adjustment period (mid August through August 28). 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 2016 semester, students can register for 19-units.

May 13

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 14 - 20

SPRING 2016 FINAL EXAM PERIOD

May 20 and 21

Commencement

May 26

Grades due from instructors; last day of spring semester (Online grade rosters for the Spring 2016 term are available to faculty until Midnight, Thursday, May 26.)

After the final grade submission date of May 26, 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 2016 term is Friday, June 3, at 5:00 p.m.

Students are encouraged not to contact Faculty members until after grades are finalized on or after June 3.

Updates will be posted to your MyCSUSM and the Office of the Registrar webpage.

May 30

Memorial Day – Campus Closed

Jun 1

Application for undergraduate graduation for Spring/Summer 2017 opens in MyCSUSM.  Applications received after March 15, 2017 will be charged a $15 late fee.

Jun 3

Spring 2016 official grades available on MyCSUSM

Jun 8

Registration begins for post baccalaureate and returning undergraduate Fall 2016 admits

Jun 30

Petition for Reinstatement for Fall 2017 due by 5:00 p.m.

Petitions and supporting documentation must be submitted, ONLY to the college that you wish to enter upon reinstatement, no later than the June 30 deadline. Submission Locations:

Business Majors: Markstein Hall, Suite 126
Nursing Majors: University Hall, Suite 394
All other majors: Craven Hall 1300

Jul 4

Independence Day - Campus Closed

Aug 11 - Aug 28

Fall 2016 schedule adjustment period (from 12:01 AM on Aug 11 through 11:59 PM on Aug 28) on MyCSUSM. You may add and drop classes in MyCSUSM.

Aug 26

DEADLINE – Last day to file an Undergraduate Request for Educational Leave of Absence for Fall 2016 by 12 noon.

Aug 28

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 29

INSTRUCTION BEGINS - First day of Fall 2016 classes that meet the full session of the term and those that meet the first 8-week session (8W1) of the term.

Aug 29 - Sep 12

Add/drop period for Fall 2016 during regular business hours; adds with permissions numbers – use MyCSUSM; drops can be done in MyCSUSM from 12:01 a.m. on Aug 31 through 11:59 p.m. on Sept 12.

Aug 29 – Sep 12

Open University, Over-60 Program, Cross Enrollment, Intrasystem Visitor, and Intrasystem Concurrent applications and registrations for Fall 2016.

Sep 5

Labor Day holiday — campus closed

Sep 12

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 12 for classes that meet the first 8-week session of the term may be granted by petition for serious reasons only.

Sep 12

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

Sep 12

Last day to add Fall 2016 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 12

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 12

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

Sep 12

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

Sep 12

DEADLINE – Last day to file a Graduate Request for Educational Leave of Absence for Fall 2016.

Sep 13 - Sep 26

Withdrawals done in MyCSUSM Sep 13-26 will be charged with a "W" to the student's academic record.

Withdrawals after Sep 26 for classes that meet the first session of the term may be granted by petition for serious reasons only.

Sep 13

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

Sep 26

CENSUS DAY - End of 20 days of instruction.

Sep 27

Beginning Sep 27, withdrawal from course(s) require approval and may be granted by petition for serious and compelling reasons only.

Oct 21

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

Oct 22

First day of class for Fall 2016 classes that meet the second 8-week session of the term.

Oct 31

Petition for Reinstatement for Spring 2017 due by 5:00 p.m.

Petitions and supporting documentation must be submitted via the online Reinstatement Petition Form no later than the October 31 deadline.

Academically Disqualified students out two or more semesters: Please review information at http://www.csusm.edu/academicadvising/reinstatement/

Oct 31

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 31 -  for serious and compelling reasons only.

Oct 31

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

Nov 10

Spring 2017 class schedule available

Nov 11

Veterans Day Holiday — Campus Closed

Nov 17

DEADLINE – Last day to Withdraw from Fall 2016 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 21 - Dec 2

Spring 2017 Registration by appointment period for continuing students

Nov 24 - 27

Thanksgiving holiday – campus closed Thursday through Sunday (No classes scheduled for Saturday, November 26)

Dec 10

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 12 - 17

FINAL EXAM PERIOD

Dec 22

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. 23, 2016 through Jan. 2, 2017, the estimated finalized date for the Fall 2016 term is Friday, January 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

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

Dec 23 - Jan 2

Winter Break – Campus Closed

Jan 6, 2017

Official grades available on MyCSUSM

Mar 15, 2017

Deadline to apply for a Spring/Summer 2017 graduation. Applications received after March 15, 2017 will be charged a $15 late fee.