Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar - Spring 2019

Please call (916) 278-1000 (Option 4) for registration inquiries.

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

March 5, 2018 19/20 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
Nov. 27 - Dec. 19, 2018 Spring 2019 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
Dec. 20, 2018 - Jan. 9, 2019 Spring 2019 Registration unavailable
January 3-10, 2019 New Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
January 10-17, 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)
Jan. 22 - Feb. 1, 2019 Spring 2019 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
January 22, 2019 Instruction Begins
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 18, 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 17-19, 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.

Academic Calendar - Fall 2019

Please call (916) 278-1000 (Option 4) for registration inquiries.

March 2019 19/20 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
March - April, 2019 Departmental and Academic Advising
April 29-May 17, 2019 Fall 2019 Registration for continuing students
May 18-27, 2019 Fall 2019 Registration unavailable
May 22, 2019 Last Day of Academic Year 2018-2019
May 28, 2019 Summer Session Begins (Summer 6W1 and Summer 12W)
May 28-June 7, 2019 Fall 2019 Registration resumes for continuing students
June 10-25, 2019 Transfer student orientation and registration
June 28-Aug 6, 2019 Freshman orientation and registration
July 4, 2019 Independence Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
July 5, 2019 Instruction Ends (Summer 6W1)
July 8, 2019 Summer Session Begins (Summer 6W2)
July 11, 2019 Summer 6W1 Grades Due
August 7-11, 2019 Fall 2019 registration unavailable
August 12-22, 2019 Fall 2019 Open Registration for eligible students (opens 12:01am 8/12; closes 5:00pm 8/22)
August 16, 2019 Instruction Ends (Summer 6W2 and Summer 12W)
August 21, 2019 Academic Year Begins
August 22, 2019 Summer 6W2 and Summer 12W Grades Due
August 21-23, 2019 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
August 23-25, 2019 Fall 2019 Registration unavailable
August 26, 2019 Instruction Begins
August 26-Sept 6, 2019 Fall 2019 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
September 2, 2019 Labor Day (Holiday Campus Closed)
September 9, 2019 Admission Day (Holiday Observed on 12/26/19) Campus Open and Classed Held
September 9-20, 2019 Fall 2019 Late Registration and Change of Schedule done by petition at departments (due Sept. 20 at 5:00pm)
September 23, 2019 Census Date
October 14, 2019 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day (Holiday Observed on 12/27/19) Campus Open and Classes Held
November 11, 2019 Veteran's Day (Holiday, Campus Closed1)
November 28-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 6, 2019 Last Day of Instruction
December 9-13, 2019 Finals Week
Dec. 16, 2019 - Jan. 1, 2020 Winter Recess (Students)
December 24, 2019 Tentative Governor's and President's release time (Tentative Holiday Gift, Campus Closed)
December 25, 2019 Christmas Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 26, 2019 Admissions Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 27, 2019 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 30, 2019 President's Day Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
December 31, 2019 Lincoln's Birthday Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 1, 2020 New Year's Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 2, 2020 Last Day of Fall Semester; Fall Grades Due
January 3-14, 2020 Winter Recess (Faculty)

71 Instructional Days
88 Academic Workdays* - Units 3 & 4

*Academic workdays include Saturday at end of final week of instruction, preceding finals; and include Sunday of commencement, per campus preferences. These three days are not included in instructional days.

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 2020

Please call (916) 278-1000 (Option 4) for registration inquiries.

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

March 2019 19/20 Annual Class Schedule Available at My Sac State
Nov. 25 - Dec. 20, 2019 Spring 2020 Registration for continuing students in class level priority order
Dec. 21, 2019 - Jan. 7, 2020 Spring 2020 Registration unavailable
January 3-9, 2020 New Transfer Student Orientation and Registration
January 10-16, 2020 Spring 2020 Late Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
January 16, 2020 Spring 2020 Semester Begins
January 16-17, 2020 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
January 17-20, 2020 Spring 2020 Registration unavailable
January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)
January 21, 2020 Instruction Begins
Jan. 21 - Jan. 31, 2020 Spring 2020 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
February 3-14, 2020 Spring 2020 Late Registration and Change of Schedule completed by petition at departments
February 12, 2020 Lincoln's Birthday (Holiday Observed on 12/28/20) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 17, 2020 Census Date
February 17, 2020 Presidents' Day (Holiday Observed on 12/29/20) Campus Open and Classes Held
Mar. 30 - Apr. 3, 2020 Spring Recess
March 31, 2020 Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed (Holiday, Campus Closed)
May 8, 2020 Last Day of Instruction
May 9-14, 2020 Finals Week
May 15-17, 2020 Commencement
May 20, 2020 Last Day of Academic Year; Spring Grades Due
May 20-22, 2020 Evaluation Days (Academic Workdays)
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day (Holiday, Campus Closed)

74 Instructional Days; 86 Academic Workdays*

*Academic workdays include Saturday at end of final week of instruction, preceding finals; and include Sunday of commencement, per campus preference.  These three days are not included in instructional days.

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.