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2022-2023 Academic Calendar

Classes Start and End Dates

Summer Term

June 1–Aug. 16, 2022

Fall Semester

Aug. 22–Dec. 16, 2022

Winter Session

Jan. 3–Jan. 21, 2022

Spring Semester

Jan. 23–May 19, 2023


Holidays and Breaks

  • Independence Day—Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Labor Day—Monday, Sept. 5, 2022
  • Veterans Day—Friday, Nov. 11, 2022
  • Fall Break—Nov. 21–25, 2022
    • Campus closed Nov. 24 & 25, 2022
  • Winter Break—Dec. 29, 2022–Jan. 20, 2023
    • Campus closed Dec. 26–29, 2022
  • New Year's Day (observed)—Monday, Jan. 2, 2023
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day—Monday, Jan. 16, 2023
  • Spring Break—March 13-17, 2023 Campus open; no classes held.
  • César Chávez Day—Friday, March 31, 2023
  • Memorial Day—Monday, May 29, 2023

Full Calendar Listing

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February 2022

February 25
Last day to file an appeal for academic reinstatement for fall 2022

April 2022

April 25–May 20
Continuing student registration for fall 2022

June 2022

June 1–Aug. 16
Summer classes of varying length scheduled between this period

June 1
Priority deadline to submit financial aid/scholarship verification items for 2022/2023

June 13–Aug. 5
New student orientation for fall 2022 admits

June 6–Aug. 12
University observes summer hours 7–5:30 Monday-Thursday; closed Friday

July 2022

July 4
Independence Day. Campus closed.

July 15
Final document deadline for completion of admitted students’ admission files

July 27
Registration and tuition fee payment deadline for fall 2022

August 2022

August 1–31
Priority undergraduate application filing period for spring 2023 admission

August 1–September 15
Graduate and credential admissions application period for spring 2023

August 1–3
Fully admitted new student registration for fall 2022

August 8
Master's summer candidates culminating activity/final progress sheet deadline

August 8–September 2
Registration add/drop period for fall 2022

August 11
Second registration and tuition fee payment deadline for fall 2022

August 15
Last day to apply for a bachelor's degree expected in August 2023

August 16
Last day of summer classes

TBD
Wildcat Welcome

August 18
First financial aid refund for fall 2022

August 19
Summer grades due

August 21
Last day to drop all fall classes for full refund (less administrative fees)

August 22
Fall 2022 classes begin

August 22
Term withdrawals on or after this date (but by Oct. 24) eligible for a prorated refund

August 31
Official summer term degree conferral date

September 2022

September 2
Last day to add/drop classes without instructor permission

September 5
Labor Day. Campus closed.

September 19
Census Date

September 19
Deadline for master's students to register for adjunct enrollment

September 19
Last day for Open University students to pay fees without late charge

September 19
Last day to apply for master's degree expected in December 2022

September 23
Last day to file appeal for academic reinstatement for spring 2023

September 27
Late fee for submission of add/drop request form begins

October 2022

October 1–November 30, 2022
Priority Undergraduate Application Filing Period for fall 2023 admission

October 1, 2020–March 1, 2021
Graduate and credential admissions application period for fall 2023

TBD
Chico Preview Day

October 24
Withdrawal after this date will not receive any financial credit for refund

October 24–November 18 
Continuing student registration for spring 2023

November 2022

November 1–January 3
Registration period for Winter Session through RCE

November 10
Last day to drop classes with serious and compelling reason with approval

November 11
Veterans Day. Campus closed.

November 14
Dropping classes allowed only with verifiable serious illness or accident with approval

November 15
Intent to enroll, enrollment confirmation deposit due for admitted spring undergrads

November 21–25
Fall Break. No classes held.

November 24 & 25
Fall campus closure

November 28
Master's falls candidates culminating activity/final progress sheet deadline

December 2022

December 5–8
New student orientation for spring 2023 admits

December 5–9
Fully admitted new student registration for spring 2023

December 8
Registration and tuition fee payment deadline for spring 2023

December 8
Winter Session fee payment deadline

December 12–16
Final Exam Week. Last day of instruction for students is December 16.

December 12–23
Fall semester grade submission period. Grades due by December 23.

December 15
Last day to apply for bachelor's degree expected in December 2023

December 19–January 20
Winter Break

December 26–29
Winter campus closure

December 31
Official fall semester degree conferral date

January 2023

January 2
New Year’s Day observed. Campus Closed.

January 2–February 15
Wildcat Scholarship Application filing period for 2023/2024

January 3
Winter 2023 classes begin

January 4
Adds/drops require approval. Use RCE Add/Drop Request Form.

January 6
Adds/drops require serious and compelling reason and approval

January 9–February 3
Registration add/drop period for spring 2023

January 12
Second registration and tuition fee payment deadline for spring 2023

January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Campus closed.

January 19
First financial aid refund for spring 2023

January 20
Last day of Winter Session classes

January 22
Last day to drop all spring classes to receive a full refund (less administrative fee)

January 23
Spring 2023 classes begin

January 23
Term withdrawals on or after this date (but by April 5) eligible for a prorated refund

January 31
Winter Session grades due

February 2023

February 3
Last day to add/drop classes without instructor permission

February 15
Final document deadline for completion of admitted students’ admission files

February 17
Census Date

February 17
Deadline for master's students to register for adjunct enrollment

February 17
Last day for Open University students to pay fees without late charge

February 17
Last day to apply for master's degree expected in May 2023

February 24
Last day to file appeal for academic reinstatement for fall 2023

February 27
Late fee for submission of add/drop request form begins

March 2023

March 13–17
Spring Break. No classes held.

March 31
César Chávez Day. Campus closed.

April 2023

April 3–Aug. 15
Registration period for summer 2023 classes

April 5
Withdrawal after this date will not receive any financial credit for refund

TBD
Choose Chico!

April 21
Master's spring candidates culminating activity/final progress sheet deadline

April 21
Last day to drop classes with a serious and compelling reason with approval

April 24
Dropping classes allowed only with verifiable serious illness or accident with approval

April 24–May 19
Continuing student registration for fall 2023

May 2023

May 1
Intent to enroll, enrollment confirmation deposit due for admitted fall undergrads

May 15
Last day to apply for bachelor's degree expected in May 2023

May 15–19
Final Exam Week. Last day of instruction for students is May 19.

May 15–26
Spring semester grade submission period. Grades due by May 26.

May 18
Registration and fee payment deadline for limited state summer term classes

May 18–21
Commencement

May 29
Memorial Day. Campus closed.

May 31
Official spring semester degree conferral date