Important Dates for Fall 2019

  • Three students are engaged in their tablets outside of the Oviatt Library.

    Students take in some sunshine while they use their tablets outside of the Oviatt Library. File photo.

Fall semester is almost here, with Friday-Saturday and Saturday-only classes beginning Aug. 24 and weekday classes beginning Aug. 26. 

Listed below are some important dates you’ll need to know for the upcoming semester:

Aug. 16: Fall 2019 financial aid balance checks will be mailed or deposited by eRefund, starting approximately Aug. 16 and then weekly thereafter.

Aug. 26-Sept. 2: Wait-listing classes continues through Labor Day. Permission is not required to add classes (except for restricted classes).

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Labor Day holiday weekend — campus closed on Sept. 2; no classes in session Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

Sept. 3-13: Permission is required to add ALL classes. Wait-listing is not available.

Sept. 13: Last day to add, drop or change grading basis (CR/NC) using online, self-service registration. Changes can be made with the signature of the instructor and department chair Sept. 16-20.

Oct. 1: 2020-21 Federal Student Aid and the California Dream Act application period begins.

Nov. 11: Veterans Day holiday — campus closed; no classes in session.

Nov. 28-29: Thanksgiving holiday — campus closed; no classes in session. Classes also will not be in session Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

Dec. 11-17: Final exams.

Dec. 23: Instructors’ grades due. Grades can be accessed on MyNorthridge Portal beginning Dec. 11.

For more information and other dates, please check the Student Academic Calendar or the Student Registration Calendar PDF or the Student Registration Calendar.