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Fall Semester 2012

  May 2 Personal registration information available in the SDSU WebPortal.
  May 14 Basic Tuition and Fee payments accepted for registration.
  June New Graduate Student Orientation (online).
  June 29
Final day for submitting theses to Aztec Shops Montezuma Publishing for thesis review to ensure graduation in August 2012.
  July–August New Student Orientation for freshmen and parents (held at SDSU).
  July 1
Applications available for May and August 2013 graduation with a bachelor's degree and with an advanced degree.
  July 2–August 17 Theses may be submitted to the Division of Graduate Affairs after this date on an at-risk basis. However, August 2012 graduation is contingent upon completion of final processing by noon, August 15. Students missing this deadline will be required to reapply for graduation for the term in which they expect to graduate.
  July 19 Fall 2012 registration begins.
  August 8–15
New Student Orientation for transfer students and parents (held at SDSU).
  August 15
Final day for depositing approved theses at Aztec Shops Montezuma Publishing. (Noon deadline.)
  August 17 Last day for submitting theses for review to Aztec Shops Montezuma Publishing for the current term. (Noon deadline.)
  August 20
First day of fall semester.
  August 22–23
Faculty/staff advising.
  August 23 Faculty and Staff Convocation.
  August 24 Last day of registration before classes begin. (Noon deadline.)
  August 24
Last day to officially withdraw for fall semester and receive a full refund (less administrative fee if applicable).
  August 24
Last day for nonresident (foreign and out-of-state) students to pay deferred tuition and not incur service charges.
  Aug. 24–Sept. 1
Welcome Week.
  August 25 New Student and Family Convocation.
  August 27 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES.
  September 3 Holiday—Labor Day.
Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
  September 6 Last day for faculty to drop students from classes.
  September 10 Last day to drop classes. (11:59 p.m. deadline.)
  September 12 Last day to add classes or change grading basis. (11:59 p.m. deadline.)
  September 12 Last day for payment of fees for late registration. (3:30 p.m. deadline.)
  September 12 Last day to officially withdraw from the university without penalty fee for fall semester 2012.
  September 12 Last day to apply for December 2012 graduation with a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
  September 12 Last day to file petition for concurrent master’s degree credit for fall semester 2012.
  September 24 Census.
  October 1 Applications for admission or readmission to San Diego State University for the fall semester 2013 accepted. Applications are NOT accepted after November 30 (postmarked). Graduate applicants should consult Graduate Admissions for closing dates.
  October 5–6 Family Weekend.
  October 31 Last day to officially withdraw from all classes for fall 2012 and receive a prorated refund (withdrawal after September 12 requires special approval and a penalty fee is assessed).
  November 2 Final day for submitting theses to Aztec Shops Montezuma Publishing for thesis review to ensure graduation in December 2012.
  Nov. 5–Dec. 31 Theses may be submitted to the Montezuma Publishing after this date on an at-risk basis. However, December 2012 graduation is contingent upon completion of final processing by noon on December 21. Students missing this deadline will be required to reapply for graduation for the term in which they expect to graduate.
  November 12 Holiday—Veteran's Day observed.
Faculty/Staff holiday. Campus closed.
  November 22–23 Holiday—Thanksgiving recess.
Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
  November 23 Last day for submission of incomplete and RP grade removals (excluding thesis) for December 2012 graduation with an advanced degree.
  December 7 Last day of classes before final examinations.
  December 7 Last day for reporting results on comprehensive examinations to the Division of Graduate Affairs by department or college.
  December 8–15 Final examinations.
  December 21 Final day for depositing approved theses at Aztec Shops Montezuma Publishing. (Noon deadline.)
  December 25–28 Holiday—Winter recess.
Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
  December 31 Campus open. No classes.
  December 31 Last day to apply for a leave of absence for fall semester 2012.
  December 31 Grades due from instructors. (11 p.m. deadline.)
  December 31 Last day for submitting theses for review to Aztec Shops Montezuma Publishing for the current term. (Noon deadline.)
  December 31 Last day of fall semester.
  January 1, 2013 Holiday—New Year's Day.
Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.

 

 

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