Fall 2017 Semester Calendar

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(All dates subject to change)

 

APRIL

24 Monday - 28 Friday Fall 2017 Early Registration Cycle

MAY

22 Monday APPLICATION PERIOD BEGINS for MASTER’S and BACHELOR’S Degrees to be granted in August 2017 Summer Sessions Classes Begin
29 Monday MEMORIAL DAY – Campus Closed

JUNE

09 Friday  LAST DAY TO file for MASTER’S Degrees for August 2017
13 Tue – Jul 7 Fall 2017 “DOG DAYS” Orientation Sessions for Freshmen
16 Friday LAST DAY TO file for BACCALAUREATE Degrees for August 2017
LAST DAY TO submit changes and clearances(incomplete grades, approval petitions, departmental approvals, transfer transcripts) required for graduation with a BACCALAUREATE Degree at the end of the Spring 2017 semester.

JULY

04 Tuesday INDEPENDENCE DAY – Campus Closed
11 Tuesday –
21 Friday
Fall 2017 “DOG DAYS” Orientation Sessions for Transfers
25 Tuesday Fall 2017 “DOG DAYS” Orientation Session for Freshmen and Transfers

AUGUST

03 Thursday Fall 2017 First Registration Fee Payment Deadline Tuition & Fees MUST be received on campus by 3:30 p.m. or paid on-line by midnight or students may be dropped from classes the following business day. If you no longer plan on attending Fresno State, you are responsible to drop yourself from all classes! (Subject to change based on CSU Board of Trustees action)
4 Friday – 6 Sunday The registration system will be unavailable for registration/add/drop activity.
7 Monday    OPEN REGISTRATION BEGINS
No registration appointment is needed
21 Monday – 25 Friday FRESNO STATE WELCOME WEEK
21 Monday LAST DAY TO submit a complete withdrawal for the Fall 2017 semester to receive 100% refund of tuition and fees.
New Student Convocation at Save Mart Center 3:00 p.m.
22 Tuesday Refunds for complete withdrawals will be calculated based on the date of the student’s withdrawal on a pro-rated basis up through October 27, 2017
Application Period Begins for BACCALAUREATE and MASTER’S Degree to be granted in December 2017

SEPTEMBER

04 Monday LABOR DAY – Campus Closed
05 Tuesday LAST DAY TO:
  • Register for Credit by Examination (CBE)
  • FACULTY to initiate an administrative drop
  • Add a class without permission
  • Add a class by Wait List
  • Be eligible for a refund of tuition and fees due to drop in unit load

Class schedule adjustments (add, drop, and/or swap) made after this date, may result in an additional fee
Tuition and fees will be determined by the number of units enrolled as of this date.
08 Friday LAST DAY TO file for MASTER’S degrees for December 2017
12 Tuesday     LAST DAY to drop/withdraw online without permission
13 Wednesday
All drops require drop/withdrawal form and must be signed by the instructor and department chair. “W” grades will not show on the student’s transcript.
19 Tuesday CENSUS DATE
LAST DAY TO:
  • Add a class with permission
  • Drop a course without “W” grade on student’s transcript (Drops after this date must have a serious and compelling reason and will have a grade of “W” listed on student’s transcript)
  • Change to/from CR/NC grading
  • Take examination for Credit by Examination
  • Change from credit to audit or audit to credit registration

LAST DAY for graduate students to apply for Advancement to Candidacy this semester to be eligible for graduation in May 2018
Fall 2017 Final Registration Fee Payment Deadline Tuition & Fees MUST be received on campus by 5:00 p.m. or paid on-line by midnight or students may be dropped from classes the following business day. If you no longer plan on attending Fresno State, you are responsible to drop yourself from all classes! (Subject to change based on CSU Board of Trustees action)

OCTOBER

03 Tuesday LAST DAY for faculty to submit Credit by Examination grades
27 Friday LAST DAY TO:
  • File edited, committee-approved MASTER’S THESIS for December 2017 graduation.
  • Submit a complete withdrawal and be eligible for a pro-rated refund of tuition and fees. No refunds will be granted after this date.
30 Monday – Nov 3, Friday Spring 2018 Early Registration Begins

NOVEMBER

14 Tuesday Last day to drop classes for serious and compelling reason; only drop/withdrawal for circumstances beyond the student’s control, will be considered after this date.
22 Wednesday THANKSGIVING RECESS – no classes, offices open
23 Thursday – 24 Friday THANKSGIVING RECESS – campus closed

DECEMBER

6 Wednesday LAST DAY OF INSTRUCTION
Last day to DROP (individual course) or complete WITHDRAW for circumstances beyond the student’s control
07 Thursday – 08 Friday Final Exam Preparation and faculty consultation days
11 Monday – 14 Thursday SEMESTER FINAL EXAMINATIONS
20 Wednesday FALL 2017 SEMESTER ENDS
LAST DAY TO:
  • Submit incomplete make-up work or request extension of time for incomplete grades from Fall 2016
  • Submit to the Division of Graduate Studies Office the departmental clearance paperwork on behalf of December 2017 MASTER’S DEGREE candidates (including a copy of the completed final report on incomplete or in-progress work, if needed for graduation)
21 Thurs – Jan 10 WINTER RECESS
22 Fri – Tue Jan 2 CAMPUS CLOSED
TBD Deadline for faculty to enter Fall 2017 grades

JANUARY 2018

TBD Last day faculty can make on-line grade changes for Fall 2017
26 Friday Last day for faculty to submit CHANGES and CLEARANCES (incomplete grades, approved petitions, departmental approvals, transfer transcripts) required for graduation with a BACHELOR’S DEGREE at the end of the Fall 2017 Semester