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Academic Calendar [Spring 2020]

(All dates pertain to Fall and Winter semesters; not necessarily within each semester.)


Link to 2019-2020 ACADEMIC CALENDAR (PDF)


PLEASE NOTE: THIS ACADEMIC CALENDAR DOES NOT INDICATE WORK DAYS.  
                        ***Find information regarding work days on the 
                              CSU, Chico Faculty/Staff Calendar (PDF)


May 15, 2019
Last day to apply for a bachelor’s degree expected in May 2020.


August 1-31, 2019
Priority Undergraduate Application Filing Period for spring 2020 admission.

August 1- September 15, 2019
Priority Graduate and Credential Application Filing Period for spring admission.

August 1- October 1, 2019
School of Education Credential Application Filing Period.


September 27, 2019
Last day to file an appeal for academic reinstatement for spring 2020.


TBD
Chico Preview Day.


October 28- November 22, 2019
Continuing Student Registration.


November 15, 2019
Intent to Enroll Deadline and Enrollment Confirmation. Deposit due for (spring) Undergraduate applicants.

November 22, 2019
New Student Orientation.


December 9-13, 2019
Fully Admitted New Student Registration.

December 12, 2019
Registration & Tuition Fee Payment Deadline. Deadline for continuing students with enrollment (including) waitlist only) completed by this date. Failure to pay fees (or have sufficient accepted financial aid) can be subject to disenrollment, late fees, or have services withheld.


January 6-31, 2020
Registration Add/Drop Period.

January 9, 2020
2nd Registration & Tuition Fee Payment Deadline.
See www.csuchico.edu/sfin for additional information.

January 16, 2020
Spring semester begins; all faculty on duty.

January 16, 2020
Financial Aid Disbursement
First financial aid refunded by Direct Deposit or mail to students who have met all processing requirements and who have a credit balance after total charges are paid.

January 20, 2020
Last day to drop all classes to receive a full refund (less administrative fee).

January 20, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Campus closed.

January 21, 2020
Spring Classes Begin.

January 21, 2020
Term withdrawal on or after this date (but by April 2) will be eligible for a pro rata refund of registration fees and non-resident tuition.

January 31, 2020 
Last day to add or drop classes without special permission of instructor. You are financially responsible for any fees associated with classes in which you are enrolled on this date plus any classes in which you subsequently enroll.


February 14, 2020
Census Date
No adding, dropping of classes, or changing of grade option beyond this date without a serious and compelling reason approved by the instructor, department chair, and college dean. Financial aid may be adjusted based on less than full time enrollment at census date.

February 14, 2020
Deadline for master’s degree students who are not regularly enrolled to register for adjunct enrollment.

February 14, 2020
Final Document Deadline for completion of admitted students’ admission files.
Transcripts should be postmarked no later than Friday, February 14, 2020.

February 14, 2020
Last day for Open University students to pay fees without late charge.

February 14, 2020
Last day to apply for a master’s degree expected in May 2020.

February 24, 2020
A late fee for each submission of an Add/Drop Request form begins.


March 16-20, 2020
Spring Break. No classes held.

March 31, 2020
César Chávez Day. Campus closed.


April 2, 2020
Withdrawal after this date will not receive any financial credit for refund.

TBD
Last day to apply without a late charge for a California teaching credential expected in May or August 2020.

April 17, 2020
Last day for master’s degree candidates to take oral or comprehensive examination; submit thesis or terminal project; and submit final progress sheet to the Office of Graduate Studies.

April 20-May 8
Dropping classes permitted only because of serious illness or accident and with the approval of the college dean.


May 11-15, 2020
Final Exam Week.
See Final Examination Schedule in Portal on the CSU, Chico Web.

May 11-22, 2020
Spring semester grade submission period. Submit grades to Office of the Registrar.

May 14-17, 2020
Commencement.

May 25, 2020
Memorial Day. Campus closed.

May 31, 2020
Spring 2020 semester and academic year ends.
Official spring semester graduation date.


Summer Term 2020


August 15, 2019
Last day to apply for bachelor’s degree expected in August
2020.

April 2-August 18, 2020
Summer Session (self-support, RCE) and state summer term (limited state-support) Registration Period. See the Class Schedule online for more information.


May 15, 2020
Registration & Fee Payment Deadline for limited State Summer Term classes. Summer Session (RCE) fees due at registration.


June 1-August 18, 2020
Summer Session (RCE) and state summer term courses of varying lengths will be scheduled between these dates. See the Class Schedule online for more information.

June 1, 2020
Summer term and Summer Session classes begin.

June 15, 2020
Last day to apply for master’s degree expected in August 2020.

June 1-August 14, 2020
The University observes summer hours. Monday–Thursday, 7 am–5:30 pm, closed Fridays.


July 3, 2020
Independence Day (observed). Campus closed.


August 10, 2020
Last day for master’s degree candidates to take or oral comprehensive examination; submit thesis or terminal project; and submit final progress sheet to Graduate Studies.

August 18, 2020
Last day of Summer Session and summer term.

August 21, 2020
Summer grades due.

August 31, 2020
Official summer term graduation date.