Spring 2023 Academic Calendar

Spring 2023 Registration Timeline. All dates are listed in detail below.

November
November 28 Spring 2023 registration begins.
December
December 22–27 Holiday—Winter recess. Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
December 30–January 8 Spring 2023 registration closed to verify contingent enrollments.
January
January 2 Holiday—New Year's Day. Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
January 9 Spring 2023 Registration re-opens.
January 11 Maximum undergraduate registration units for spring 2023 increases from 18 units to 21 units. Students requesting to enroll in more than 21 units must receive approval from their academic advisor.
January 16 Holiday—Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
January 17 First day of spring semester.
January 18 First Day of Classes.
January 25–31 On the sixth day of classes through tenth day of classes, enrollment in open seats is not automatic or guaranteed. Enrollment during this period is by permission number only.
January 27 Last day for faculty to drop students from classes for non-attendance or lack of required prerequisites. (11:59 p.m. deadline)
January 31 Schedule adjustment deadline. Last day for students to add, drop, or change grading basis (11:59 p.m. deadline). Last day for faculty to add students.
January 31 Last day to file petition for concurrent graduate credit for spring semester 2023.
January 31 Last day to Apply to Graduate and file application for bachelor's degree or advanced degree for May and August 2023 graduation.
January 31 Last day to opt-out of Immediate Access for online course materials.
February
February 14 Last day to submit a Petition for Late Schedule Adjustment for course withdrawal without a "W" on the transcript.
February 14 Census.
March
March 22 Last day to officially withdraw from all classes for spring 2023.
March 24 Thesis Submission Deadline: Final Day, by 3:45 p.m., for submitting thesis with the processing fee to Montezuma Publishing for thesis review to have the best likelihood for graduation in Spring 2023.
March 27–March 31 Spring recess.
March 31 Holiday—Cesar Chavez Day. Faculty/staff holiday. Campus closed.
April
May
May 4 Last Day to submit a fall 2022 Petition for Late Schedule Adjustment.
May 4 Last day of classes before final examinations.
May 4 Last day for reporting results on comprehensive examinations to the Division of Graduate Affairs by department or college.
May 5–11 Final examinations.
May 11 Commencement, Imperial Valley Campus.
May 12 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 12–14 Commencement, San Diego Campus.
May 18 Last day for submission of incomplete and RP grade removals (excluding thesis) for May 2023 graduation with an advanced degree.
May 18 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 18 Grades due from instructors. (11 p.m. deadline.)
May 18 Last day of spring semester.

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