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Spring 2020

The Early Enrollment Period begins on November 12, 2019 at 8:00am 

Emails with unique enrollment dates and times will be sent to students on the evening of November 7 

Please note: Several sections have seats reserved for students with the course as a major/minor requirement. See class notes for the date when remaining seats are open to all students.  

Enrollment Calendar 

Date(s) 

Task 

Oct 16-Jan 1 

Winter Intersession Enrollment – Enrollment period for eligible students begins Oct. 16 and continues until Jan. 1, 2020.  

  • You may enroll in up to 4 units 
  • You will be assigned an enrollment appointment which will allow you to enroll in Winter Intersession courses only (note: this is prior to your date to enroll for the regular academic session for the Spring semester).  

Winter Intersession courses begin on Jan 2, 2020 (online and hybrid online courses will begin on December 18, 2019). Different fee and refund schedules apply. For detailed information about student fees, adding or dropping courses and refund information, visit the Winter Intersession 2020 webpage. 

** Please be aware of the start date of Winter Intersession courses. Course start dates vary over the session. 

Nov 7

Spring 2020 class schedule available and enrollment dates assigned to students

Nov 12 – Nov 22

Early enrollment period for eligible students:  

  • Students may enroll up to 16 units during this time period (note: Winter Intersession units do not count toward the 16-unit limit)  
  • Students may waitlist up to 10 units 
  • Graduating seniors may enroll up to 19 units 
  • Students on Academic Probation may not register for more than 14 units 

Please be aware your enrollment date (regular academic session) is a uniquely assigned time and date within the early enrollment period and is the earliest time and date in which you can begin to enroll in classes. Your Winter Intersession appointment will only allow you to enroll in intersession courses. 

Dec 2- Jan 20, 2020 

Spring 2020 schedule adjustment period. You may add and drop classes in MyCSUSM.  

  • Students may enroll up to 19 units during this time period, beginning Dec 2 at 8am (note: Winter Intersession units do not count toward the 19 unit limit).  

Jan 2 

Winter Intersession 2020 –  Winter Intersession courses begin on Jan 2, 2020. Different fee and refund schedules apply. For detailed information about student fees, adding or dropping courses and refund information, visit the Winter Intersession webpage. 

** Please be aware of the start date of Winter Intersession courses. Course start dates vary over the session. 

Jan 3 

Winter Intersession – Last day to drop a Winter Intersession course with no academic record for the session. Beginning Jan 4th a “W” will be recorded. Withdrawals on/or after Jan 4th may be granted by petition for serious and compelling reasons only.  

Jan 13 

Last day of classes for Winter Intersession. (Intersession grades will be official with Spring 2020 Grades in June.  Grades will be posted and available for viewing as instructors submit and approve grade rosters.)  

Jan 15 

Spring 2020 Tuition & Fees DUE (All Students) 

Jan 17 

DEADLINE – Last day to file an Undergraduate Request for Educational Leave of Absence for Spring 2020.  

Jan 20 

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

Jan 21  

INSTRUCTION BEGINS - First day of Spring 2020 classes that meet the full session of the term and those that meet the first 8-week session (8W1) of the term.  

Jan 21 - Feb 3 

  • Add/drop period for Spring 2020: Students may add classes and drop classes in MyCSUSM without penalty.

Jan 21-25: Students may enroll in open classes in MyCSUSM (green on the class schedule) without a permission number (a permission number is required for closed and waitlisted classes or those requiring instructor consent).

 Jan 26-Feb 3: All classes require a permission number to enroll.

  • Open University, Over 60 Program, Cross Enrollment Visitor, Intrasystem Visitor, and Intrasystem Concurrent, CSU Employee (non-degree seeking) applications and enrollment for Spring 2020.

Feb 3 

  • Last day to drop class(es) with no academic record for courses in the full session and first 8-week session of the spring term. 
  • Last day to add Spring 2020 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 Form.
  • Last day to change grading option for classes that meet the full session, first 8-week session, and second 8-week session of the term.
  • Last day to change from full-time (over 6.1 units) to part-time (6.0 units or less) status and be eligible for refund for the difference in fees.

Feb 4 

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

Feb 4 - 14 

Withdrawals completed in MyCSUSM will be charged with a "W" to the student's academic record for classes that meet the full session and first 8-week session.  

Feb 17 

CENSUS DAY – End of 20 days of instruction. 

Beginning census day, withdrawal from course(s) requires approval and may be granted by petition for serious and compelling reasons only.

Mar 13

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

Mar 14 

First day of class for Spring 2020 classes that meet the second 8-week session of the term.  

Mar 15 

Deadline to apply for Spring and Summer 2020 graduation.  

Your name will not appear in the commencement program if application is received after this date.  

Mar 21

  • Last day to submit Final Exam Schedule Change Request form. 
  • Last day to drop classes with no academic record for a spring class that meets the second 8-week session (8W2) of the term. Withdrawals after Mar 21 for serious reasons only.  

Mar 30 – April 4 

Spring Break 

Mar 31

Campus Closed - Cesar Chavez Day  

TBD 

Early enrollment period for eligible students:  

  • Students may enroll up to 16 units during this time period 
  • Students may waitlist up to 10 units 
  • Graduating seniors may enroll up to 19 units 
  • Students on Academic Probation may not register for more than 14 units 

Please be aware your enrollment appointment (regular academic session) is a uniquely assigned time and date within the early enrollment period and is the earliest time and date in which you can begin to enroll in classes.  

April 10 

DEADLINE – Last day to Withdraw from Spring semester with an approved serious & compelling reason (not eligible for a refund)  

May 8

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

May 9 - 14

SPRING 2020 FINAL EXAM PERIOD 

May 15 and 16

Commencement 

May 21 

Grades due from instructors. 

Though grades may be viewed immediately following the grade submission deadline for instructors, grades are not official until Friday, June 1, 2020 at 5:00pm.  

May 25 

Campus Closed - Memorial Day  

June 1 

Spring 2020 official grades available on MyCSUSM.  

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. 

Enrollment information provided by Office of the Registrar. 

Posted November 7, 2019