Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar - Fall 2018

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March 2018 18/19 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
March - April 2018 Departmental and Academic Advising
May 1-18, 2018 Fall 2018 Registration for continuing students
May 19-28, 2018 Fall 2018 Registration unavailable
May 23, 2018 Last Day of Academic Year 2017-2018
May 24, 2018 Summer Session Begins
May 28, 2018 Memorial Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
May 29, 2018 Instruction begins for Summer Session 6 week (1); 12 week
May 29 - June 4, 2018 Fall 2018 Registration resumes for continuing students
June 6-20, 2018 Transfer student orientation and registration
June 28 - July 31, 2018 Freshman orientation and registration
July 4, 2018 Independence Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
July 8, 2018 Instruction ends, Summer 6 week (1)
July 9, 2018 Instruction begins for Summer Session 6 week (2)
July 11, 2018 Grades due for Summer Session 6 week (1)
Aug 1-3, 2018 Late Orientation and registration
August 4-13, 2018 Fall 2018 registration unavailable
August 13-23, 2018 Fall 2018 Open Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
August 19, 2018 Instruction ends for Summer Session 6 week (2); 12 (week)
August 21, 2018 Grades due for Summer Session 6 week (2); 12 (week)
August 22, 2018 Academic Year Begins
August 22-24, 2018 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
August 22-24, 2018 Fall 2018 Registration unavailable
August 27, 2018 Fall 2018 Instruction Begins
August 27 - Sept 7, 2018 Fall 2018 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
September 3, 2018 Labor Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
September 9, 2017 Admission Day (Holiday Observed on 12/26/18) Campus Open and Classed Held
September 11-25, 2018 Fall 2018 Late Registration and Change of Schedule done by petition at departments
September 24, 2018 Census Date
October 9, 2018 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day (Holiday Observed on 12/27/18) Campus Open and Classes Held
November 12, 2018 Veteran's Day (Holiday, Campus Closed1)
November 22-23, 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday/Academic Holiday - (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 7, 2018 Last Day of Instruction
December 10-14, 2018 Finals Week
Dec. 17, 2018 - Jan. 20, 2019 Winter Recess (Students)
December 25, 2018 Christmas Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 26, 2018 Admissions Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 27, 2018 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 28, 2018 Lincoln's Birthday Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 29, 2018 Tentative Governor's and President's release time (Tentative Holiday Gift, Campus Closed)
December 31, 2018 President's Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 1, 2019 New Year's Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 2, 2019 Last Day of Fall 2018 Semester; Fall Grades Due
January 3-16, 2019 Winter Recess Faculty
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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
87 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 2019

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For more information about Commencement, such as the Commencement schedule, please visit the Commencement website.

March 5, 2019 19/20 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
Nov. 27 - Dec. 19, 2019 Spring 2019 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
Dec. 20 - Jan. 9, 2019 Spring 2019 Registration unavailable
January 3-10, 2019 New Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
January 10-18, 2019 Spring 2019 Late Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
January 16, 2019 Spring 2019 Semester Begins
January 16-18, 2019 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
January 18-20, 2019 Spring 2019 Registration unavailable
January 21, 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 21, 2019 Instruction Begins (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Holiday, Campus Closed)
Jan. 21 - Feb. 1, 2019 Spring 2019 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
February 4-15, 2019 Spring 2019 Late Registration and Change of Schedule completed by petition at departments
February 12, 2019 Lincoln's Birthday (Holiday Observed in Dec. 2019) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 18, 2019 Census Date
February 20, 2019 Presidents' Day (Holiday Observed in Dec. 2019) Campus Open and Classes Held
March 18-22, 2019 Spring Recess
April 1, 2019 Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
May 10, 2019 Last Day of Instruction
May 13-17, 2019 Finals Week
May 17-18, 2019 Commencement
May 20-22, 2019 Evaluation Days (Academic Workdays)
May 22, 2019 Last Day of Academic Year; Spring Grades Due
May 27, 2019 Memorial Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)

74 Instructional Days; 87 Academic Workdays


Total Academic Year = 145 Instructional Days, 174 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.