Important Dates for Upcoming Spring 2017 Semester

  • The spring 2017 semester begins on Saturday, Jan. 21 for students with a Saturday class. Photo by Lee Choo.

The spring 2017 semester at California State University, Northridge is set to start with Saturday classes on Jan. 21. Students who don’t have Saturday classes will begin school on Monday, Jan. 23.

Other important dates throughout the semester include:

Jan. 29: Last day of wait listing for closed classes; after this day, permission is required to add all classes.

Feb. 10: Last day to add a class with permission, drop, or change grading basis (CR/NC) using online, self-service registration.

 Feb. 13-17: Formal approvals are required using 4th Week Change of Schedule Petition.

March 20-26: Spring Break

March 31: Cesar Chavez Day, campus closed

May 1: Priority financial aid document deadline for 2017-18 academic year

May 12: Last day of formal instruction

May 13: Honors Convocation

May 13-19: Final exams

May 19, 8 a.m.: David Nazarian College of Business and Economics commencement

May 19, 6 p.m.: Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication commencement

May 20, 8 a.m.: College of Health & Nursing Development 1 (CADV, Health Sciences, Kinesiology, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and RTM) commencement

May 20, 6 p.m.: College of Humanities, College of Health & Human Development II (Comm. Disorders, Enviro & Occupational Health, Family & Cons Sciences, and Health & Human Development) commencement

May 21, 8 a.m.: College of Education,College of Social & Behavioral Sciences I (Anthro, Geography,Psychology) commencement

May 21, 6 p.m.: College of Social & Behavioral Sciences II (Africana Studies,History, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies & Planning)

May 22, 8 a.m.: College of Engineering and Computer Science, College of Science & Mathematics




May 26: Instructors’ grades due and last day of 2015-16 academic year

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