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Graduate Studies

Important Dates & Deadlines

Graduate Admission Application Filing Dates

Fall 2020 Application filing period begins: October 1, 2019

Spring 2021 Application filing period begins: August 1, 2020

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

Spring
2020

Summer
2020

Fall
2020

Spring 2021

Registration for New Students

12/9/19 to
12/13/19

4/1/20 to
5/8/20

7/27/20 to 8/5/20

12/7/20 to 12/11/20

Fee Payment Deadline

12/13/19

5/8/20

7/29/20

12/10/20

Add/Drop Registration

1/6/20 to
1/31/20

5/9/20 to 8/18/20

8/10/20 to 9/4/20

1/11/21 to 2/5/21

Classes Begin

1/21/20

6/1/20

8/24/20

1/25/21

Application for Graduation Master's Degree

2/14/20

6/15/20

9/18/20

2/19/21

Continuous/Adjunct Enrollment

2/14/20N/A9/18/202/19/21

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

4/17/20

8/10/20

11/30/20

4/23/21

Commencement Registration Deadline

5/1/20

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Commencement Day

5/14/20

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