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Enrollment Date Table

Understanding Your Enrollment Date & Time 

Continuing students are granted access to course enrollment each semester during the enrollment period.  The enrollment date and time is when you may begin enrolling, and is visible in MyCSUSM.

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The assignment of enrollment appointments is based on criteria established by the University, including, but not limited to, distance to graduation and special consideration status. In the chart below, ‘units remaining to graduate’ do not include in-progress courses (i.e. any in-progress units are counted as completed for purposes of determining your enrollment date and time).

For the Spring 2021 semester, over 14,000 students will enroll over a 15-day period.  Due to the high volume, the University will not consider requests for changes to your assigned enrollment appointment. 

Please note the dates & times below will be updated by November 12, 2020.

Enrollment Dates - Spring 2021

Appointment Groups 
University Approved Group 1 (Veterans, ACE, DSS, California Promise) 
November 16
8:00am to 4:00pm 
Post-baccalaureate students  
November 16
8:00am to 4:00pm 
0-15 units remaining 
November 17
8:30am to 2:30pm 
16-30 units remaining 
November 18
8:00am to 12:30pm 
University Approved Groups 2 (CAMP, EOP, Trio, et al) 
November 19
8:00am to 4:00pm 
31-45 units remaining 
November 20 
8:00am to 4:00pm 
46-60 units remaining 
November 23 
November 24
8:00am to 4:00pm 
8:00am to 4:00pm
61-75 units remaining 
November 30
8:00am to 4:00pm 
76-90 units remaining 
December 1
10:00am to 4:00pm 
76-90 units remaining 
December 2 8:00am to 12:00pm 
91-105 units remaining 
December 3
 8:00am to 4:00pm 
> 90 units remaining 
December 4
8:30am to 4:00pm 

Enrollment Limits

  • November 16 - December 17
    • Students may enroll in up to 16 units 
    • Graduating students and veterans may enroll in up to 19 units 
  • December 18 - February 3
    • Students may enroll in up to 19 units 

In addition: 

  • Students may waitlist up to 10 units 
  • Students on Academic Probation may enroll in up to 14 units 

Please note that all holds must be cleared prior to your enrollment date in order to be able to enroll in classes.

Information provided by the Office of the Registrar 
Posted November 9, 2020