Registrar's Office

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Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates for Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters:

Spring 2008

Summer 2008

Fall 2008

University Holiday Schedule (Human Resources, Safety & Risk Management website)

Archived Dates and Deadlines

 

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Spring 2008 Semester Dates & Deadlines

Deadline Date Time
*footnotes: Dates and times may change without prior notice. Contact the Registrar's Office for verification.
Early Priority Registration October 29 - November 9 Monday - Friday, 8am - 7pm
Deadline to Pay Fees to Retain Reserved Courses November 29 5pm
Final Priority Registration December 10 - 21 Monday - Friday, 8am -7pm
Open Registration Oct 29 - Nov 9
December 10 - 21
January 2 - 23
see 'Open Registration' notes below
Confirmation of Enrollment Week of January 14
Week of February 11
n/a
First Day of Instruction January 24 varies
Adding Classes after Instruction Begins January 24 - February 8 Monday-Thursday, 8am-7pm
Friday, 8am-5pm
Late Adding by Exception February 11-20 Monday-Thursday, 8am-7pm
Friday, 8am-5pm
Auditing February 8 n/a
Credit/No Credit Option Deadline March 19th 5pm
Dropping Classes After First Day of Instruction January 24-February 20 Monday-Thursday, 8am-7pm
Friday, 8am-5pm
Drop Deadline February 20 8am-Midnight
Withdrawal from University (first four weeks) January 24-February 20 n/a
Withdrawal from Class(es) or University after Drop Deadline February 21-April 24 n/a
Withdrawal from Class(es) or University after Withdrawal Deadline April 25-May15 n/a
Grades Available June 9 n/a
Official Transcripts Available June 15 n/a


Early Priority Registration

Only continuing students are allowed to register for classes. Student may register for a maximun of 8 units of enrolled and waitlisted classes at this time. All holds must be cleared before registered. Fees are not due until the week of November 26-30.

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Deadline to Pay Fees to Retain Reserved Courses:

All reserved courses including wait-listed courses will be dropped unless fees are paid by this date. A late fee will be assessed if payment or financial aid deferment is not recorded by this date. See the Bursar's Office website for further information.

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Final Priority Registration:

Your Registration Time shows your Final Priority Appointment time. You cannot access Final Priority Registration before this time. You must clear any holds and pay your fees before you register. All undergraduate students may register for a maximum of 16 units (16units for graduate students) at this time.

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Open Registration:

You can register during any Open Registration Period after your Early and/or Final Priority Appointment time. All holds must be cleared and your fees paid. All undergraduate students may register for a maximum of 19 units(16 units for graduate students) of enrolled and waitlisted classes starting January 2nd .

Below is the schedule for Open Registration:

  • Oct 29-Nov 9, Dec 10-20: Monday - Frday: 7pm-Midnight Sunday 8am-midnight
  • December 21: 8am-Noon
  • Jan 2-23: Monday-Friday: 8am-midnight
  • January 8: 8am-3pm

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Confirmation of Enrollment :

Students will receive email notices about their enrollment twice each semester; the first week of instruction and during the second week of the semester. Please check your schedule and make any admustments to your enrollment before the add/drop deadline. It is the sole responsibility of the student to add/drop classes before the posted deadlines.

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First Day of Instruction:

Instructors may drop students if they are absent on the first day of instruction. Contact the instructor if you will not be present the first day but still wish to attend. Being absent on the first day does not automatically drop you from a class. It is ultimately the student's sole responsibility to add and drop classes before the posted deadlines.

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Adding Classes after Instruction Begins :

Registration after instruction begins is by permit number only. See instructor for space availability and permission to add via permit number. Note: permit numbers may only be used once.

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Late Adding by Exception :

Adding classes at this time is permitted by exception only. See instructor for permission to add via late permit number. Note: late permit numbers may only be used once.

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Auditing:

Students who wish to audit a class must obtain instructor permission and fill out an add form(this is a pdf document): http://www.sfsu.edu/~admisrec/forms/regforms/addform.pdf (pdf document) . Bring the signed add form to the Registrar's Office at the One Stop Student Service Center for processing. Note: payment is due whether registering for audit or for credit.

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Credit/No Credit Option :

Students may change the grading option from letter grade to CR/NC on their MySFSU account. Note: not all classes are offered for CR/NC. Some majors require core classes to be letter graded only. See your advisor for more details.

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Dropping Classes after Instruction Begins/Drop Deadline :

You may drop classes via Gator Reg until the posted deadline. After the drop deadline passes, students must file for a withdrawal (see withdrawal procedures below). It is the sole responsibility of the student to drop classes before the deadline.

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Withdrawal from the University Before the Drop Deadline :

Withdrawal from the University before the Drop Deadline will drop you from all classes. Use the Withdrawal Card Form at http://www.sfsu.edu/%7Eadmisrec/forms/noindex/wcard.pdf (pdf document) and return it to the Registrar's Office at the One Stop Student Services Center. You will not receive a "W" for any class if you withdraw before the drop deadline. See Bursar's Office for possible refund options. If you drop all classes during your first semester of admissions, you will need to re-apply for admissions for the following semester.

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Withdrawal from class(es) or the University After the Drop Deadline:

Withdrawal from the University (individual class(es) or semester) after the Drop Deadline must be petitioned using the withdrawal petition(this is a pdf document) at http://www.sfsu.edu/~admisrec/forms/regforms/withdrawal.pdf ( pdf document) . Individual withdrawals must be approved by Instructor and Chair . Complete semester withdrawals will need documentation (i.e. doctor's note) and can be forwarded to the Registrar's Office without instructor/chair signatures. You will receive a "W" on your record for withdrawals.

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Withdrawal from class(es) or the University after the Withdrawal Deadline:

Withdrawal from the University (individual or semester) after the Drop Deadline must be petitioned using the withdrawal petition(this is a pdf document) at http://www.sfsu.edu/~admisrec/forms/regforms/withdrawal.pdf ( pdf document) . Individual withdrawals must be approved by Instructor, Chair, and Dean. Complete semester withdrawals will need documentation (i.e. doctor's note) and can be forwarded to the Registrar's Office without instructor/chair/dean signatures. You will receive a "W" on your record for withdrawals after the deadline.

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Grades Available :

Grades are due from the faculty on this date. You may see reported grades via your MySFSU account. Official Transcripts showing current semester grades will be available two weeks after grades are reported by instructors.

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Official Transcripts Available :

Official Transcripts showing current semester grades are generally available two weeks after the beginning of the next semester.

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