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Fall Semester Bulletin

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Fall 2014 Registration

Registration Calendar › Fall Semester 2014

View Your Registration Appointment Online

Starting April 30, 2014:

Log into myNorthridge > My Checklist > Registration > Enrollment Appointment

Only new CSUN students receive a Registration Access Mailer. Use this bulletin for registration news.

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Final Exams

To view your final exam schedule:

Log into myNorthridge and select Academics (tab) > My Current Classes (box).

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Disclaimers

Cal State Northridge has made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information throughout this website. All information is subject to change without notice or obligation.

The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees.

Calendar-at-a-Glance

Fall 2014 Instructional Days
Saturday-only and Friday-Saturday classes begin August 23, 2014 *
Weekday classes begin Monday, August 25
Last Saturday classes meet Saturday, December 6
Last day of formal instruction Tuesday, December 9
Final and Common Final examinations Wednesday-Tuesday, December 10-16
Grades available through myNorthridge Portal starting December 16 (updated daily thereafter)
Last day of Fall 2014 semester December 23

*Verify meeting dates in the Meeting Information section of Class Search.

Registration Periods
First-time freshman advisement and registration begin. Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Early Registration begins.* Monday, May 5
Registration-by-Appointment. Maximum load: 13 units From your registration appointment through July 13
Nonrestrictive Registration.  Maximum load: 16 units
Wait listing is available. See the guide Wait List for Closed Classes.
July 14 through August 24 **

*Repeating courses is permitted beginning Monday, August 11, 2014.

For maximum unit load exceptions, see Academic Load Regulations.


**No appointment needed.

Late Registration / Schedule Adjustment
Adjust your schedule (add *, drop, etc.) online from August 25-September 12, 2014 *
Week 1
Wait list continues. Permission is not required to add classes.
August 25-September 1 *
Week 2
Permission is required to add. Wait list is not available.
September 2-5 *
Week 3 September 8-12 *
Last day to add with permission, drop, or change basis of grading using online self-service September 12 *
Week 4 - Approvals required using 4th Week Form September 15-19 **

*Repeating courses is permitted.  Maximum academic load: 16 units. For exceptions, see Academic Load Regulations.

**Important! Reducing the number of enrolled units may affect your eligibility for Financial Aid and more. Before dropping, review the Information Regarding Change in Program or Schedule and Change in Academic Schedule After Start of Classes.

Withdrawal Deadlines
Last day to file 4th Week Form September 19, 2014 before 4:00 pm*
20th day of instruction (Census) - A grade of "W" will be issued after this date. September 22*
Weeks 5-12 (Late Change form required* ) September 22 - November 14**
Weeks 13+: Last 3 weeks of instruction and beyond* (Last 20% of Instruction and Retroactive form required) November 17 - December 9**

*Important! Reducing the number of enrolled units may affect your eligibility for Financial Aid and more. Before dropping, review the Information Regarding Change in Program or Schedule and Change in Academic Schedule After Start of Classes.

**Withdrawals are normally not permitted; extraordinary circumstances only are considered.

Tuition and Other Fees - Payment Schedule
See the University Cash Services website for:

– Tuition and mandatory campus fees

– Fee Payment Schedule (payment due dates)

– Installment Payment Plan *

– Late Fees **

– Refund Information and eRefund Enrollment

*If you fail to make your payment in full by the due dates or do not sign an Installment Payment Plan in person before the deadlines published in the Fee Payment Schedule, you will be disenrolled from some or all of your classes.

**When instruction for the term begins on August 25, a $25 late fee is charged to add classes if you are currently not enrolled in any units.

Financial Aid
2014-2015 Federal and California Financial Aid application period begins January 1, 2014
Priority consideration given to those who file FAFSA by March 2
Document deadline for on-time 2014/2015 financial aid June 2
Fall 2014 Financial Aid balance checks are mailed (or deposited by eRefund) starting today and weekly hereafter. To be announced (TBA)
Students who remain enrolled after this date may not need to repay Financial Aid. To be announced (TBA)

 

Fall 2015 Highlights

Fall 2015 Instructional Days
Saturday-only and Friday-Saturday classes begin To be announced (TBA)
Weekday classes begin To be announced (TBA)
Last day of formal instruction To be announced (TBA)
Final and Common Final examinations To be announced (TBA)