Spring 2018 Semester Calendar

(All dates subject to change)

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OCTOBER 2017

30 Mon – Nov 3 Fri Spring 2018 Early Registration Begins

DECEMBER 2017

07 Thursday Spring 2018 First Registration Fee Payment Deadline Tuition & Fees MUST be received on campus by 5:00 p.m. or paid on-line by 9:00pm 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.
08 Fri – 10 The registration system will be unavailable for registration/add/drop activity.
11 Monday OPEN REGISTRATION BEGINS
No registration appointment is needed
20 Wednesday     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)

JANUARY 2018

01 Mon – March 2  2018 – 2019 Financial Aid Priority application filing period
12 Friday LAST DAY TO submit a complete withdrawal for the Spring 2018 semester to receive 100% refund of tuition and fees.
15 Monday MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY – Campus Closed
16 Tuesday     SPRING 2018 SEMESTER INTRUCTION BEGINS
Refunds for complete withdrawals will be calculated based on the date of the student’s withdrawal on a pro-rated basis up through March 23, 2018.

Application Period Begins for BACHELOR’S and MASTER’S degrees to be granted in May 2018
26 Friday 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
29 Monday 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.

FEBRUARY 2018

2 Friday LAST DAY to file for MASTER’S Degrees for May 2018
05 Monday LAST DAY to drop/withdraw online without permission
06 Tuesday     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.
12 Monday 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
  • File for BACHELOR’S Degrees to be granted in May 2018
Spring 2018 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)
19 Monday PRESIDENTS’ DAY – Campus Closed
21 Wednesday      LAST DAY for graduate students to apply for Advancement to Candidacy, to be eligible for graduation in August 2018 or December 2018
28 Tuesday LAST DAY for faculty to submit Credit by Examination grades

MARCH 2018

02 Friday Priority filing deadline for Financial Aid for Academic Year 2018-2019
23 Friday LAST DAY to submit a complete withdrawal and be eligible for a pro-rated refund of tuition and fees. NO refunds will be granted after this date.
26 Mon – 30 Fri      Spring Recess – Offices Open
30 Friday CESAR CHAVEZ HOLIDAY – Campus Closed

APRIL 2018

01 Sunday EASTER
06 Friday LAST DAY to file edited, committee-approved Master’s Thesis for May 2018 graduation.
17 Thursday LAST DAY to drop/withdrawal from classes for a serious and compelling reason. Only drop/withdrawal for circumstances beyond the student’s control is allowed after this date.
20 Fri – 22 Sun       Vintage Days
23 Monday Fall 2018 Early Registration Begins

MAY 2018

09 Wednesday LAST DAY OF INSTRUCTION
LAST DAY TO DROP (individual course) WITHDRAW (Complete program) for circumstances beyond the student’s control.
10 Thurs – 11 Fri Final Exam Preparation and faculty consultation days
14 Mon – 17 Thurs SEMESTER FINAL EXAMINATIONS
18 Friday LAST DAY TO:
  • Submit incomplete make-up work or request extension of time for incomplete grades from Spring 2017
  • Submit to the Division of Graduate Studies Office the departmental clearance paperwork on behalf of May 2018 Master’s Degree candidates (including a copy of the completed final report on incomplete or in-progress work, if needed for graduation)
19 Saturday SPRING 2018 SEMESTER ENDS
21 Monday Summer Classes Begin
28 Monday MEMORIAL DAY – Campus Closed
29 Tuesday Deadline for faculty to enter Spring 2018 grades

JUNE 2018

03 Sunday Last day faculty can make on-line grade changes for Spring 2018
08 Friday               Last day to file an application for BACHELOR’S Degree to be granted August 2018
15 Friday Last day for faculty to submit CHANGES and CLEARANCES (incomplete grades, approved petitions, departmental approvals, transfer transcripts) required for graduation with a BACHELOR’SDegree at the end of the Spring 2018 Semester.