Important Dates

Dates/deadlines apply to all International Undergraduate Degree, International & National Exchange, Semester@ CSUMB, and semester-long American Language and Culture (ALCP) programs unless otherwise noted.

All dates subject to change.

Spring 2018

Admissions & Pre-Arrival Date
Begin Applying 1 August 2017
Priority Application Date 1 October 2017*
Course Schedule Published Mid October
Course Registration for Semester, Year Long, and Continuing Degree-Seeking students opens Late November**
Course Registration Opens for First Time Freshman & Transfer Degree-Seeking Students November**
Priority Housing Application Date 1 November 2017

*Applications may be accepted beyond this date, but priority housing & course registration will be given to earlier applicants.

**Check for your enrollment appointment in your CMS account

Arrival Date
First day F-1 & J-1 students can enter the U.S. 30 days before your Program Start Date (See your DS-2019 or I-20)
Arrival & Move-In Day 17 & 18 January 2018
Welcome & Orientation Sessions 19 January 2018
First Day of Classes 22 January 2018
Last Day to Add or Drop Classes 2 February 2018
Holidays - Campus Closed Date
Spring Break 19-23 March 2018
César Chávez Day 30 March 2018
Departure Date
Program Extension Request Deadline 1 April 2018
Last Day of Classes 11 May 2018
Assessment/Final Exam Period 14-18 May 2018
Campus Housing Move-Out 18 May 2018
Commencement 19 May 2018
Last Day to leave the U.S. – J-1 Visa Students 30 days after your Program End Date (see your DS-2019)
Last Day to leave the U.S – F-1 Visa Students 60 days after your Program End Date (see your I-20)

Summer 2018

8 Week "EE Session": June 4–July 27, 2018

Date Description
19 March 2018 Course Schedule Posted
1 April 2018 Priority Application Deadline
20 April 2018 Course Registration Opens
18 May 2018 Payment Due Date
1 June 2018 Arrival to Campus
2 June 2018 Orientation
4 June 2018 Classes Begin
28 July 2018 Classes End
29 July 2018 Departure

4 Week "Session 1": June 4–June 29, 2018

Date Description
19 March 2018 Course Schedule Posted
1 April 2018 Priority Application Deadline
20 April 2018 Course Registration Opens
18 May 2018 Payment Due Date
1 June 2018 Arrival to Campus
2 June 2018 Orientation
4 June 2018 Classes Begin
29 June 2018 Classes End
30 June 2019 Departure

4 Week "Session 2": July 2 –July 27, 2018

Date Description
19 March 2018 Course Schedule Posted
1 April 2018 Priority Application Deadline
20 April 2018 Course Registration Opens
15 June 2018 Payment Due Date
29 June 2018 Arrival to Campus
30 June 2018 Orientation
2 July 2018 Classes Begin
28 July 2018 Classes End
29 July 2018 Departure

Fall 2018

Date Description
1 October 2017 Begin applying
1 April 2018*
Priority Application Date
Mid-March Course Schedule Published
Late April** Course Registration for Semester, Year-Long, and Continuing Degree-Seeking students opens
Varies** Course Registration Opens for First Time Freshman & Transfer Degree-Seeking Students
1 June 2018 Housing Application Deadline
15 July 2018 Programs Cancellation Deadline
30 days before your Program Start Date (See your DS-2019 or I-20) First day F-1 & J-1 students can enter the U.S.
22 August 2018 Campus Arrival and Move-In
24 August 2018 Mandatory Orientation
27 August 2018 First Day of Classes
3 September 2018 Labor Day – Campus Closed
7 September 2018 Last Day to Add or Drop Classes
7 September 2018 Payment Deadline
1 November 2018 Program Extension Request Deadline
22-25 November 2018 Fall Break – Campus Closed
14 December 2018 Last Day of Classes
17-21 December 2018 Assessment/Final Exam Period
21 December 2018 Campus Housing Move-Out
J-1 Visa Students: 30 days after your Program End Date (see your DS-2019) Last Day to leave the U.S. 
F-1 Visa Students: 60 days after your Program End Date (see your I-20) Last Day to leave the U.S

**Check for your enrollment appointment in your CMS account

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