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Spring Semester 2018

  October 2, 2017 Personal registration information available in the SDSU WebPortal.
  October 2, 2017 Spring 2018 basic tuition and fee payments accepted.
  January 3 Spring 2018 registration begins.
  January 15
Holiday—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
  January 14–15 Faculty/staff advising.
  January 16 Last day to officially withdraw for the spring 2017 semester and receive a full refund.
  January 17
First day of spring semester.
  January 17 Last day for nonresident (foreign and out-of-state) students to pay deferred tuition and not incur service charges.
  January 17

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES. Faculty can begin to add students from class section wait lists. If a seat becomes available, students on the wait list will be added automatically. Faculty can select the number of students to be added to each course section through the class rosters available in the SDSU WebPortal.
  January 17-30 Fee payments accepted with late fee. Last opportunity to pay basic tuition and fees by 4 p.m. on January 30.
  Jan. 24-30 On the sixth day of classes through 10th day of classes, faculty must monitor their class rosters and determine if students may be added to the wait list to meet the enrollment needs for the class. Students will not be automatically enrolled unless faculty add the seats from their wait lists, even if a seat becomes available.
  January 26
Last day for faculty to drop students from classes.
  January 30 Schedule adjustment deadline. Last day for students to add, drop, or change grading basis (11:59 p.m. deadline). Last day for faculty to add from their wait list.
  January 30 Last day to officially withdraw from the university without penalty fee for spring semester 2018.
  January 30
Last day to file petition for concurrent master’s degree credit for spring semester 2018.
  January 31
Last day to file application for bachelor’s degree or advanced degree for May and August 2018 graduation.
  Feburary 1
Applications accepted for bachelor’s degree or advanced degree for December 2018 graduation.
  February 13 Census.
  March 16 NCAA Tournament (Non Instruction Day)
  March 20 Last day to officially withdraw from all classes for spring 2018 and receive a prorated refund (withdrawal after January 30 requires special approval and a penalty fee is assessed).
  March 23
Last day of classes before spring recess.
  March 23 Final Day for submitting thesis with the $50 processing fee to Montezuma Publishing for thesis review to have the likelihood for graduation in May 2018.
  March 26-30
Spring recess.
  March 26-May 17 Theses may be submitted to Montezuma Publishing on an at-risk basis with processing fee. However, May 2018 graduation is contingent upon completion of final processing by 12 p.m., May 11. Students missing this deadline will be required to reapply for graduation for the term in which they expect to graduate.
  March 30
Holiday—Cesar Chavez Day (observed).
Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
  April 2 Classes resume.
  May 3 Last day of classes before final examinations.
  May 3 Last day for reporting results on comprehensive examinations to the Division of Graduate Affairs by department or college.
  May 4–10 Final examinations.
  May 10 Commencement, Imperial Valley Campus.
  May 11 Final thesis review process, including publishing, must be completed by 12 p.m. on this date at Montezuma Publishing to meet graduation requirement. Students missing the final thesis review processing deadline will be required to reapply for graduation for the term in which they expect to graduate.
  May 11–13 Commencement, main campus.
  May 17 Last day for submission of incomplete and RP grade removals (excluding thesis) for May 2018 graduation with an advanced degree.
  May 17 Grades due from instructors. (11 p.m. deadline.)
  May 17 Final day to submit thesis with a processing fee to Montezuma Publishing without having to enroll in Thesis 799B the following semester. (Noon deadline.)
  May 17 Last day of spring semester.
     

 

 

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