Graduate Studies

Important Dates & Deadlines

Graduate Admission Application Filing Dates

Spring 2020 Application filing period begins: August 1, 2019

Fall 2020 Application filing period begins: October 1, 2019

Click here for Application Deadlines by Program(opens in new window).

Click here for International Application Deadlines.(opens in new window)

Exceptions:

  • In the event that a deadline falls on a day in which the campus is closed, the deadline will be extended to the next campus work day.
  • Deadlines may be extended - Call the Office of Graduate Studies at 530-898-6880 to verify program closures or extensions.

For information on non-state sessions call the Office of Regional and Continuing Education at 530-898-6105.

Graduate Studies Deadlines

Fall
2019

Spring
2020

Summer
2020

Fall
2020

Registration for New Students

7/29/19 to 8/7/19

12/9/19 to
12/13/19

4/2/20 to
8/18/20

7/27/20 to 8/5/20

Fee Payment Deadline

7/31/19

12/13/19

5/15/20

7/29/20

Add/Drop Registration

8/12/19 to 9/6/19

1/6/20 to
1/31/20

N/A

8/10/20 to 9/4/20

Classes Begin

8/26/19

1/21/20

6/1/20

8/24/20

Application for Graduation Master's Degree

9/20/19

2/14/20

6/15/20

9/18/20

Continuous/Adjunct Enrollment

9/20/192/14/20N/A9/18/20

Thesis/Project submitted to Graduate Studies;
or Oral/Comprehensive Exam

12/2/19

4/17/20

8/10/20

11/30/20

Commencement Registration Deadline

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

Commencement Day

5/14/20

5/14/20

TBA

TBA