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2017-2018 Academic Calendar

California State University, Bakersfield

Academic Calendar 2017/18

Revised Spring Semester, 2018

September 25 . . . . . . Last Day to apply for Summer 2018 Graduation (Undergraduates & Graduates)
October 16 . . . . . . Academic Advising for Continuing Students Begins (for Spring 2018)
October 18 . . . . . . Campus-wide Emergency Evacuation Day
October 30 . . . . . . Registration for Continuing Students Begins (for Spring 2018)

October 30 . . . . . . Academic Advising for New Students Begins (for Spring 2018)
November 06 . . . . . . Registration for New Students Begins (for Spring 2018)
January 09 . . . . . . Orientation for New Students (for Spring 2018)
January 15 . . . . . . HOLIDAY - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Campus Closed
January 19 . . . . . . ALL FACULTY DUE ON CAMPUS
January 22 . . . . . . First Day of Classes
January 22 . . . . . . Schedule Adjustment Begins
January 30 . . . . . . Last Day to Add Classes
January 30 . . . . . . Last Day to Change between Audit and Letter Grading
January 30 . . . . . . Last Day of Schedule Adjustment Period

February 16 . . . . . . Last Day to apply for Fall 2018 Graduation (Graduates)
February 16 . . . . . . Census Day
February 16 . . . . . . Last Day to Change between Credit/No-credit and Letter Grading
February 16 . . . . . . Last Day to Withdraw from Classes without a "W" being recorded;
withdrawals from classes after this date and up to April 6 will be permitted only for serious and compelling reasons and require written approval by the instructors, advisor and Dean/designee of the School of the student’s major and will result in a “W” being recorded.


Spring Semester Break: March 26, 2018 – March 30, 2018


March 30 . . . . . . HOLIDAY - Cesar Chavez Day Observed - Campus Closed
April 02 . . . . . . Academic Advising for Continuing Students Begins (for Summer 2018 & Fall 2018)
April 04 . . . . . . Campus-wide Emergency Evacuation Day
April 06 . . . . . . Last Day to Withdraw from Classes for a Serious and Compelling Reason. Withdrawals after this date require a petition of exception.
April 16 . . . . . . Academic Advising for New Students Begins (for Fall 2018)
April 23 . . . . . . Registration for Continuing Students Begins (for Summer 2018 & Fall 2018)
April 23 . . . . . . SOCI Week
April 27 . . . . . . Last Day to apply for Spring 2019 Graduation (Undergraduates)
April 28 . . . . . . Celebrate CSUB and Orientation* (for Summer 2018 & Fall 2018)
April 30 . . . . . . Registration for New Students Begins (for Fall 2018)
May 11 . . . . . . Last Day to Submit Completed Master’s Thesis to Library
May 11 . . . . . . Last Day of Classes
May 14 - 18 . . . . . . Examination Period
May 18 - 19 . . . . . . Commencement
May 21 . . . . . . Evaluation Day
May 22 - 23 . . . . . . Grades Due


* No course registration or enrollment on this day.
THIS IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EMPLOYEE WORK CALENDAR
Approved by the Academic Senate on 06/02/16
Approved by the President on 12/20/16

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