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The Early Enrollment Period begins on April 15, 2019 at 8:00am 

Emails with unique enrollment dates and times will be sent to students on the evening of April 4 

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 


 Enrollment Period Step 

 Apr 4 

  •  Fall 2019 class schedule available 
  • Enrollment dates and times sent to students

Apr 15-Apr 26 

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 Probation may not register for more than 14 units 

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

April 29 - Aug 25 

Fall 2019 schedule adjustment period  

Jun 3 -Jun 7 

Enrollment Freeze - New student enrollment is currently taking place. During this time, you will not be able to add classes to your schedule.  The freeze will end no later than the evening of June 7, 2019. 

Aug 9 

Enrollment limit increased to 19 units 

Aug 21 

Fall 19 Tuition & Fees DUE (All Students) 

Aug 23 

DEADLINE – Last day to file an Undergraduate Request for Educational Leave of Absence for Fall 2019. 

Aug 25 

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 26 

INSTRUCTION BEGINS - First day of Fall 2019 classes that meet the full session of the term and those that meet the first 8-week session (8W1) of the term. 

Aug 26 – Sep 9 

  • Add/drop period for Fall 2019: Students may add classes and drop classes in MyCSUSM without penalty. 

 Aug 26- Sept 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). 

 Sept 2- Sept 9 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 for Fall 2019. 

Sep 9 

  • Last day to drop class(es) with no academic record for courses in thefull sessionand first 8-week session of the spring term.  
  • Last day to add Fall 2019 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 10 

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

Sep 10 - 20 

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 20 

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 20) 

Sep 23

  • CENSUS DAY – End of 20 days of instruction. 
  • Beginning census day, withdrawal from course(s) requires approval and may be granted by petition for serious and compelling reasons only.

Oct 18 

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

Oct 21 

First day of class for Fall 2019 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 Oct 28 for serious reasons only.

Nov 1 

DEADLINE - Last date to apply for Fall 2019 graduation.   

Nov 15 

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

Dec 7 

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 9-14 


Dec 19 

  • Last day of Fall semester. 
  • Grades due from instructors; though grades may be viewed immediately following the grade submission deadline for instructors, grades are not official until Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 5:00pm. 

Jan 9, 2020 

Fall 2019 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 4, 2019