Spring 2024 Academic Calendar

Spring 2024 Registration Timeline. All dates are listed in detail below.

October 1, 2023 Spring 2024 enrollment appointments available in my.SDSU. Students can begin adding courses to their shopping cart. Review How Do I View My Registration Window? to learn more.
October 2, 2023 Application available for spring or summer 2024 graduation with a bachelor's degree or advanced degree in my.SDSU. For more information, visit Application for Graduation.
October (TBD) Spring 2024 basic tuition and fee payments accepted.
November 1, 2023 Spring 2024 registration begins.
December (TBD) File the 2024-25 FAFSA.
December 21-26, 2023 Holiday—Winter recess. Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
January 1 Holiday—New Year's Day. Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
January 10 Maximum undergraduate registration units for spring 2024 increases from 18 units to 21 units. Students requesting to enroll in more than 21 units must receive approval from their academic advisor.
January 12 Basic tuition and fees, non-resident tuition, and professional programs fees due for the spring 2023 semester.
January 15 Holiday—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
January 16 First day of spring semester.
January 16 Last day to officially withdraw for the spring 2024 semester and receive a full refund.
January 17 First Day of Classes.
January 17 Beginning on the first day of classes, refunds for withdrawals will be prorated based on the percentage of the term completed.
January 17 Students enrolling beginning on the first day of classes will be charged a late registration fee.
January 26 Administrative drop deadline. Students may be administratively dropped for non-attendance or lack of required course prerequisites.
January 28 Last day of waitlist auto-enrollment. After this date, students must contact the course instructor for a permission number in order to enroll.
January 29-February 2 Enrollment during this period is by permission number only. Enrollment in open seats is not automatic or guaranteed.
January 30 Last day to file petition for concurrent graduate credit for spring semester 2024.
January 30 Last day to file Application for Graduation for bachelor's or advanced degree for spring or summer 2024 graduation.
February 2 Schedule adjustment deadline. Last day for students to add or drop courses in my.SDSU or submit a request for the credit/no credit grading option in classes that qualify (11:59 p.m. deadline). Last day for faculty to add students.
February 2 Last day to opt-out of Immediate Access or Equitable Access for online course materials (if applicable).
February 13 Last day to submit a Petition for Late Schedule Adjustment for course withdrawal without a "W" on the transcript. Petitions for Late Schedule Adjustments submitted to add, drop, or change grading basis on or before this date will not be subject to the $20 administrative filing fee.
February 13 Census.
March 5 Primary Election.
March 15 Thesis submission deadline (3:45 p.m.): final day to submit thesis for review, with the processing fee, to Montezuma Publishing to have the best likelihood for graduation in spring 2024.
March 19 Last day to officially withdraw from all classes for spring 2024 and receive a prorated refund (withdrawal after January 30 requires special approval and a penalty fee is assessed).
April 1 Holiday—Cesar Chavez Day. Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
April 2 Cal Grant and California Middle Class Scholarship deadline. For new undergraduate admits who want to be considered for a Cal Grant and all undergraduate students who want to be considered for a California Middle Class Scholarship, be sure to file your FAFSA by April 2, 2024. 
April 1-5 Spring recess.
May 2 Last day to submit a spring 2024 Petition for Late Schedule Adjustment.
May 2 Last day of classes before final examinations.
May 2 Last day for reporting results on comprehensive examinations to the College of Graduate Studies by department or college.
May 3-9 Final examinations.
May 9 Commencement, Imperial Valley Campus.
May 10-12 Commencement, San Diego Campus.
May 10 Thesis Publication Deadline: thesis review process, including publishing, must be completed by 3:45 p.m. on this date at Montezuma Publishing to meet graduation requirement. Students missing the final deadline will be evaluated for graduation in the upcoming semester.
May 16 Last day for submission of incomplete and RP grade removals (excluding thesis) for May 2024 graduation with an advanced degree.
May 16 Avoid re-enrollment in 799B: final day, by 3:45 p.m., to submit thesis with processing fee to Montezuma Publishing without having to enroll in thesis 799B the following semester.
May 16 Grades due from instructors, 11 p.m. deadline.
May 16 Last day of spring semester.

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