Frequently Asked Questions

Dates and Deadlines

The dates below are applicable only to credit courses offered by CSU Online through the Division of Continuing Education.

Fall 2017

FAFSA priority deadline

(applications can be submitted year-round)

March 1, 2017
Registration opens

(see each course for registration end date)

May 1, 2017
Graduate application deadline Varies – check each degree webpage
Undergraduate application deadline June 1, 2017 – applications considered on a space available basis after this date
First day of term

(courses begin before and after this date)

August 21, 2017
Continuous Registration late fee assessed

($50 late fee for registrations received on or after this date)

August 21, 2017
Drop deadline

(varies by course)

See the Drop and Withdrawal Policy
University Holiday – Labor Day

(offices closed)

September 4, 2017
Registration deadline and census

(admitted students must be registered prior to this date; last day to register for Continuous Registration)

September 6, 2017
University Holiday – Thanksgiving Break

(offices closed Nov. 22-24 only)

November 20-24, 2017
University Withdrawal deadline December 8, 2017
Final exams week

(varies by course)

December 11-15, 2017
Grades posted December 20, 2017 – dates may vary; refer to course syllabus

Spring 2018

FAFSA priority deadline

(applications can be submitted year-round)

March 1, 2017
Registration opens

(see each course for registration end date)

October 23, 2017
Graduate application deadline Varies – check each degree webpage
Undergraduate application November 1, 2017
University Holiday – New Year's Day

(offices closed)

January 1, 2018
University Holiday – Martin Luther King Day

(offices closed)

January 15, 2018
Continuous Registration late fee assessed

($50 late fee for registrations received on or after this date)

January 16, 2018
First day of term

(courses begin before and after this date)

January 16, 2018
Drop deadline

(varies by course)

See the Drop and Withdrawal Policy
Registration deadline and census

(admitted students must be registered prior to this date; last day to register for Continuous Registration)

January 31, 2018
University Holiday – Spring Break

(offices will be open)

March 12 – 16, 2018
Final exams week

(varies by course)

May 7 – 11, 2018
University Withdrawal deadline May 4, 2018
Graduation/Commencement May 11 – 12, 2018
Grades posted May 16 – June 5, 2018

Summer 2018

FAFSA priority deadline

(applications can be submitted year-round)

March 1, 2018
Registration opens

(see each course for registration end date)

March 20, 2018
Graduate application deadline Varies – check each degree webpage
Undergraduate application deadline May 1, 2018
First day of term

(courses begin before and after this date)

May 14, 2018
University Holiday – Memorial Day

(offices closed)

May 28, 2018
Drop deadline

(varies by course)

See the Drop and Withdrawal Policy
University Holiday – Independence Day

(offices closed)

July 4, 2018
Last day of term

(courses end before and after this date)

August 3, 2018
University Withdrawal deadline

(does not apply to the summer semester)

N/A
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