Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar - Spring 2017

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March 7, 2016 16/17 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
Nov. 28-Dec. 20, 2016 Spring 2017 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
Dec. 21-Jan. 10, 2017 Spring 2017 Registration unavailable
TBA New Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
January 11-19, 2017 Spring 2017 Late Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 18, 2017 Spring 2017 Semester Begins
January 18-20, 2017 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
January 20-22, 2017 Spring 2017 Registration unavailable
January 23, 2017 Instruction Begins
Jan. 23-Feb. 3, 2017 Spring 2017 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
February 6-17, 2017 Spring 2017 Late Registration and Change of Schedule completed by petition at departments
February 12, 2017 Lincoln's Birthday (Holiday Observed on 12/29/17) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 20, 2017 Presidents' Day (Holiday Observed on 12/30/17) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 17, 2017 Census Date
March 20-24, 2017 Spring Recess
March 31, 2017 Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
May 12, 2017 Last Day of Instruction
May 15-19, 2017 Finals Week
May 19-20, 2017 Commencement
May 22-24, 2017 Evaluation Days (Academic Workdays)
May 24, 2017 Last Day of Academic Year; Spring Grades Due
May 29, 2017 Memorial Day (Holiday) Campus Closed

74 Instructional Days; 86 Academic Workdays 

Total Academic Year = 145 Instructional Days; 170 Academic Workdays

Certain collective bargaining agreements covering CSU employees are currently scheduled to expire prior to the last day indicated on this calendar. For employees in these bargaining units, any holiday(s) or winter break listed subsequent to the expiration date of the current agreement(s) are tentative and subject to negotiations with the appropriate exclusive representative.

Academic Calendar - Fall 2017 (working copy)

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March 6, 2017 17/18 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
March 6-April 28, 2017 Departmental and Academic Advising
May 1-19, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration for continuing students
May 20-29, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration unavailable
May 24, 2017 Last Day of Academic Year 2016-2017
May 25, 2017 Summer Semester Begins
May 30-June 2, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration resumes for continuing students
June 1-20, 2017 Transfer student orientation and registration
June 27-Aug 4, 2017 Freshman orientation and registration
July 4, 2017 Independence Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
Aug 4, 2017 Late Orientation and registration
August 6-13, 2017 Fall 2017 registration unavailable
August 14-24, 2017 Fall 2017 Open Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
August 20, 2017 Summer Semester Ends
August 23, 2017 Academic Year Begins
August 23-25, 2017 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
August 25-27, 2017 Fall 2017 Registration unavailable
August 28, 2017 Instruction Begins
August 28-Sept 8, 2017 Fall 2017 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
September 4, 2017 Labor Day (Holiday Campus Closed)
September 9, 2017 Admission Day (Holiday Observed on 12/26/17) Campus Open and Classed Held
September 11-25, 2017 Fall 2017 Late Registration and Change of Schedule done by petition at departments
September 25, 2017 Census Date
October 9, 2017 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day (Holiday Observed on 12/27/17) Campus Open and Classes Held
November 10, 2017 Veteran's Day (Holiday Campus Closed1)
November 23-24, 2017 Thanksgiving Holiday/Academic Holiday - Campus Closed except for limited intra-campus operations
December 8, 2017 Last Day of Instruction
December 11-15, 2017 Finals Week
December15-16, 2017 Commencement
Dec. 18, 2017 - Jan. 22, 2018 Winter Recess (Students)
December 25, 2017 Christmas Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 26, 2017 Admission Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 27, 2017 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 28, 2017 Lincoln's Birthday Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 29, 2017 Presidents' Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 1, 2018 New Year's Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 2, 2018 Last Day of Fall Semester; Fall Grades Due
January 3-16, 2018 Winter Recess Faculty
1

Assembly Bill 720 signed by the Governor and effective January 1, 2006, requires CSU to observe the Veterans' Day Holiday, November 11, and close the University on that day. When November 11 falls on Saturday, the holiday will be observed on the preceding Friday. When November 11 falls on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the following Monday.

71 Instructional Days
85 Academic Workdays - Units 3 & 4

Certain collective bargaining agreements covering CSU employees are currently scheduled to expire prior to the last day indicated on this calendar. For employees in these bargaining units, any holiday(s) or winter break listed subsequent to the expiration date of the current agreement(s) are tentative and subject to negotiations with the appropriate exclusive representative.

Academic Calendar - Spring 2018 (working copy)

Please call (916) 278-8088 for registration inquiries.

March 6, 2017 17/18 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
Nov. 27-Dec. 19, 2017 Spring 2018 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
Dec. 20-Jan. 9, 2018 Spring 2018 Registration unavailable
January 3-10, 2018 New Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
January 10-18, 2018 Spring 2018 Late Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
January 15, 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 17, 2018 Spring 2018 Semester Begins
January 17-19, 2018 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
January 19-21, 2018 Spring 2018 Registration unavailable
January 22, 2018 Instruction Begins
Jan. 22-Feb. 2, 2018 Spring 2018 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
February 5-16, 2018 Spring 2018 Late Registration and Change of Schedule completed by petition at departments
February 12, 2018 Lincoln's Birthday (Holiday Observed on 12/28/18) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 16, 2018 Census Date
February 20, 2018 Presidents' Day (Holiday Observed on 12/29/18) Campus Open and Classes Held
March 19-23, 2018 Spring Recess
March 30, 2018 Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
May 11, 2018 Last Day of Instruction
May 14-18, 2018 Finals Week
May 18-19, 2018 Commencement
May 21-23, 2018 Evaluation Days (Academic Workdays)
May 23, 2018 Last Day of Academic Year; Spring Grades Due
May 28, 2018 Memorial Day (Holiday) Campus Closed

74 Instructional Days; 85 Academic Workdays


Total Academic Year = 145 Instructional Days, 170 Academic Workdays

Certain collective bargaining agreements covering CSU employees are currently scheduled to expire prior to the last day indicated on this calendar. For employees in these bargaining units, any holiday(s) or winter break listed subsequent to the expiration date of the current agreement(s) are tentative and subject to negotiations with the appropriate exclusive representative.