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The Early Enrollment Period for Fall 2022 begins on April 25, 2022, at 8:00am. Emails with unique enrollment dates and times will be sent to continuing students on April 21. Please visit the Enrollment Tips page for helpful guidance on the enrollment process.

New students, please visit our Enrollment Information page for details regarding the enrollment process (note: the Enrollment Tutorial will be posted May 16).

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.  

Enrollment Calendar 
Date(s)   Enrollment Period Step 

 Apr 21

  • Class schedule available 
  • Enrollment dates and times sent to students 

Apr 25 – May 6

Early enrollment period for eligible students: 

  • Students may enroll up to 16 units during this time period 
  • Students may waitlist up to 10 units 
  • Graduating seniors may enroll up to 19 units 
  • Students on Academic Notice may not register for more than 14 units 

 Please be aware your enrollment date and time (regular academic session) is a uniquely assigned date and time within the early enrollment period and is the earliest date and time in which you can begin to enroll in classes. 

May 23 – 24

New transfer student enrollment

June 13 - 14

New first year student enrollment

Aug 11

Enrollment limit increased to 19 units at 3pm PST

Aug 24

Fall 22 Tuition & Fees DUE (all students) 

Aug 26

DEADLINE – Last day to file an Undergraduate Request for Educational Leave of Absence

Aug 28

DEADLINE– Drop all courses using MyCSUSM until 11:59pm PST 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 29

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 29 – Sep 12

Add/drop periodStudents may add classes and drop classes in MyCSUSM without penalty. 

Aug 29 - Sep 2: Students may enroll in open classes in MyCSUSM (green on the class schedule) without a permission number (a permission number is required for closed and waitlisted classes or those requiring instructor consent); through 11:59pm PST on Sep 2

Sep 3- Sep 12 All classes require a permission number to enroll. 

Open University, Over 60 Program, Cross Enrollment Visitor, Intrasystem Visitor, and Intrasystem Concurrent, CSU Employee (non-degree seeking) applications and enrollment. 

Sep 12 

Last day to drop class(es) with no academic record for courses in thefull session and first 8-week session of the term.  

Last day to add classes (includes classes that meet full session, first 8-week session, and second 8-week session of the term) with permission numbers or with instructor approval on Course Prerequisite Waiver Form

Last day to change grading option for classes that meet the full session, first 8-week session, and second 8-week session of the term. 

Last day to change from full-time (over 6.1 units) to part-time (6.0 units or less) status and be eligible for refund for the difference in fees.

Sep 13

  • $25 Late Registration Fee (i.e. initial enrollment in classes) 
  • $15 Late Add Fee (i.e. enrollment in an additional class) 

Sep 13 - 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 officially withdraw from courses after 11:59pm PST on Sep 25) 

Last day to submit a Late Enrollment petition to be considered for academic load adjustment for Financial Aid 

Sep 26


Beginning census day, withdrawal from course(s) requires approval and may be granted by petition for serious and compelling reasons only. 

Oct 21 

Last day of classes that meet the first 8-week sessionof the semester. 

Oct 22

First day of class for classes that meet the second 8-week session of the term. 

Oct 28 

Last day to submit Final Exam Schedule Change Request form.

Last day to drop classes with no academic record for a class that meets the second 8-week session (8W2) of the term. Withdrawals after this date for serious reasons only. 

Nov 1 

DEADLINE Last date to apply for Fall Fall 2022 graduation.   

Nov 18

Last day to Withdraw from Fall semester with an approved serious & compelling reason (not eligible for a refund). 

Dec 10

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 12 - 17


Dec 17 

Last day of Fall semester. 

Dec 22

Grades due from instructors; though grades may be viewed immediately following the grade submission deadline for instructors, grades are not official until Friday, January 6, 2023 at 5:00pm PST.

Jan 6, 2023

Fall 2022 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. 

Posted April 11, 2022