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Fall 2023

Class Schedule
Important Dates
Date(s) Desciptions and Deadlines

 Apr 17

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

Apr 24 – May 5

Early enrollment period for eligible students: 

  • Students may enroll up to 16 units
  • 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. 

June 12 - 13

New transfer student enrollment

June 21 - 22

New first year student enrollment

Aug 10

Enrollment limit increased to 19 units at 3pm PST

Aug 23

Tuition & Fees DUE (all students) See the Payments & Deadlines page for more information.

Aug 25

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

Aug 27

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 28

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 28 – Sep 11

Add/drop periodStudents may add classes and drop classes in MyCSUSM without penalty. Note: students may continue to drop classes without penalty (no W grade) through the day before census.

Aug 28 - Sep 1: 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 1

Sep 2- Sep 11 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 11 

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 drop class(es) in the first 8 week session with no academic record (i.e. students must submit withdrawal petition in order to officially withdraw from classes in the first 8 week session after 11:59pm PST on Sep 12)

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 12

Late Enrollment Petition required to enroll in classes.

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

Sep 24

Last day to drop class(es) with no academic record for courses in thefull session  of the term (i.e. students must submit withdrawal petition in order to officially withdraw from courses after 11:59pm PST on Sep 24) 

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

Sep 25


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

Oct 20 

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

Oct 21

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

Oct 31 

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 2023 graduation.   

Nov 17

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

Dec 9

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 16 

Last day of Fall semester. 

Dec 21

Grades due from instructors; though grades may be viewed immediately following the grade submission deadline for instructors, grades are not official until Friday, January 5, 2024 at 5:00pm PST.

Jan 5, 2024

Fall 2023 official grades available on MyCSUSM.