The Early Enrollment Period began on April 13, at 8:00am. New student enrollment began in May/June, as students matriculate.
Please note: Several sections have seats reserved for students with the course as a major/minor requirement. See class notes for the date when remaining seats are open to all students.
|Date(s)||Enrollment Period Step|
|Apr 13-May 1||Early enrollment period for eligible students:
|May 4 - Aug 30||Schedule adjustment period|
|May 18||New student transfer enrollment begins (appointments assigned as students matriculate and sign up for orientation, if applicable)|
|June 4||Seats reserved for students in certain majors in upper division GE courses are available for all students. Eligible wait list students will have priority (see individual class notes for details).|
|June 15||New first year student enrollment begins (appointments assigned as students matriculate and sign up for orientation)|
|June 29||Seats reserved for students in certain majors in lower division GE courses are available for all students. Eligible wait list students will have priority (see individual class notes for details).|
|Aug 14||Enrollment limit increased to 19 units|
|Aug 26||Fall 20 Tuition & Fees DUE (all Students)|
|Aug 28||DEADLINE – Last day to file an Undergraduate Request for Educational Leave of Absence.|
|Aug 30||DEADLINE – Drop all courses using MyCSUSM until 11:59 p.m. and receive full refund of fees, less any administrative charge. Students who drop after this date will be charged prorated fees for each day that has elapsed from the first day of the semester|
|Aug 31||INSTRUCTION BEGINS - First day of classes that meet the full session of the term and those that meet the first 8-week session (8W1) of the term.|
|Aug 31 – Sep 14||
|Sep 15 - 25||Withdrawals completed in MyCSUSM will be charged with a "W" to the student's academic record for classes that meet the full session and first 8-week session.|
|Sep 25||Last day to withdraw from classes (with “W” grade) in MyCSUSM (i.e. students must submit withdrawal petition in order to withdraw from courses after 11:59pm on Sep 25)|
|Oct 23||Last day of classes that meet the first 8-week session of the semester.|
|Oct 24||First day of class for classes that meet the second 8-week session of the term.|
|Nov 1||DEADLINE - Last date to apply for Fall 2020 graduation.|
|Nov 20||DEADLINE – Last day to Withdraw from Fall semester with an approved serious & compelling reason (not eligible for a refund).|
|Dec 12||Last day of classes that meet the full session of the term; last day of classes that meet the second 8-week session (8W2) of the term.|
|Dec 14-19||FINAL EXAM PERIOD|
|Jan 8, 2021||Fall 2020 official grades available on MyCSUSM.|
Cal State San Marcos has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information throughout this website. All information is subject to change without notice or obligation.
Enrollment information provided by Office of the Registrar.
Updated July 17 2020