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The Student Academic Calendar lists enrollment-related dates in chronological order.

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Winter 2014 December 23, 2013 - January 17, 2014
December 23, 2013 - January 15, 2014 Component 1: Online Courses. For Winter 2014 information, contact the Tseng College of Extended Learning.
January 2-17 Component 2: Traditional and Online Hybrid Courses. For Winter 2014 information, contact the Tseng College of Extended Learning.
Spring 2014 January 21-May 23, 2014
October 30, 2013 Spring 2014 Registration Access Mailer sent to new, eligible students. Email sent to new and continuing students. See the Registration Calendar.
November 1 Academic Advisement/First-Time Freshman Registration begins.
November 6 - December 10 Registration-by-Appointment. Maximum load: 13 units. Repeating courses is not permitted.
November 11 Veterans’ Day Observed - Holiday: all offices closed; no instruction.
November 27 Student Services Center closes at 5:00 p.m. (eve of Thanksgiving recess).
November 28 - December 1 Thanksgiving Recess; all offices closed; no instruction; no Saturday class on November 30.
November 30 Previously disqualified students should apply for Fall 2014 admission during the initial filing period, which ends November 30.
December (TBA) Spring 2014 automobile parking permits are available for purchase online. See "Student Parking Information" at CSUN Parking Services.
December 11, 2013 - January 20, 2014 Nonrestrictive Registration and Wait Listing (no appointment needed). Maximum load: 16 units. Repeating courses is permitted beginning January 16, 2014.
December 23, 2013 Winter Term 2014 online courses begin. For information, contact the Tseng College of Extended Learning.
December 25, 2013-January 1, 2014 Winter Recess; all offices closed; no instruction except for Winter Term 2014 online courses.
January 1, 2014 2014-2015 Federal and California Financial Aid Application period begins. Priority consideration given to those who file FAFSA by March 2, 2014.
January 2 Winter Term 2014 traditional and online hybrid courses begin. For information, contact the Tseng College of Extended Learning.
January 11 First spring Financial Aid payments start this week (weekly hereafter).
January 16 Repeating courses is permitted.
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Holiday; all offices closed.
January 20 Last day to DROP all classes and qualify for a full refund (minus $10)
January 21 Weekday classes begin.
January 21-26 Week 1: Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment begin. Late Registration fee: $25.00.
Wait listing continues. No permission is required to add classes except for restricted classes.
Repeating courses is permitted. Maximum load: 16 units.
January 25 Saturday-only classes begin.
January 26 Last day to wait list for closed classes. Wait listing ends at 11:59 pm.
Last day to add classes without a permission number (except for restricted classes).
January 27-February 7 Weeks 2 & 3: Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment continue.
Late Registration fee: $25.00.
Wait listing is not available. Permission is required to add all classes.
Repeating courses is permitted.
February 7 Last day to Register Late, Add classes using permission numbers, Drop a class, or Change Basis of Grading (end of Week 3) through myNorthridge Portal.

Last day to qualify for a partial refund (minus $10) due to a drop in unit load below 6.1.
March 2 Deadline for Financial Aid FAFSA application to receive priority consideration for academic year 2014-2015
March 7 Last day to submit documents and confirm awarding of Bachelor's Degree for students who completed graduation requirements for Fall 2013.

Last day to apply for Spring or Summer 2014 graduation and have your name published in the Commencement Ceremony program.

Deadline to apply for Fall 2014 undergraduate graduation.

See Undergraduate Degree Services.
March 12 & 13 Grad Fest - Prepare for 2014 Commencement.
March 14 Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation Planning Form, Spring 2014. See Thesis Information.
March 28 Last day (60% point) to qualify for a prorated refund (minus $10). Students who remain enrolled after this date may not need to repay financial aid.
March 31 César Chavez Day Observed - Holiday; all offices closed; no instruction.
April 1 Deadline for previously disqualified undergraduate and second bachelor's students to submit the Previously Disqualified Questionnaire for Fall 2014 readmission.
April 7-12 Spring Recess; no instruction. Offices open shorter business hours.
April 11 Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation Preliminary Formatting Approval, Spring 2014.
May 9 Last day of formal instruction except for Saturday classes meeting once weekly.

Deadline to to submit final graduate thesis, dissertation, project, or artistic abstract for Spring 2014.
May 12-17 Final Examinations Week. Learn how to View the Final Exam Schedule. Grades are posted online beginning May 17 and updated daily thereafter.
May 16 Honors Convocation
May 19, 21 & 22 Commencement ceremonies will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
May 23 Last Day of Spring 2014 Semester.
Last Day of 2013-2014 Academic Year.
May 26 Memorial Day Holiday; all offices closed; no instruction
August 15 Last day to submit documents and confirm awarding of Bachelor's degree for Spring 2014 graduation. See Undergraduate Degree Services.
Summer 2014 May 27-August 19, 2014
March 18-24, 2014 Obtain a registration appointment online starting today (regular CSUN students only)
March 25-April 1 Registration-by-Appointment (regular CSUN students only). Repeating courses is not permitted.
March 31, 2014 César Chavez Day observed - Holiday: all offices closed, no instruction.
April 2 -May 26 Nonrestrictive Registration, Sessions 1 and 2. No appointment needed. Repeating courses is permitted.
April 2-July 8 Nonrestrictive Registration, Session 3. No appointment needed. Repeating courses is permitted.
May 26 Memorial Day Holiday; all offices closed; no instruction.
May 27 Summer Term 2014 begins.
Session 1 (12 weeks) and Session 2 (6 weeks) begin.
May 27-June 6 Late Registration/Schedule Adjustment, Sessions 1 and 2.
June 13 Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation Planning Form, Summer 2014. See Thesis Information.
July 4, 2014 Independence Day Holiday; campus closed; no instruction
July 8 Session 2 ends.
July 9 Session 3 (6 weeks) begins.
July 9-18 Late Registration/Schedule Adjustment, Session 3.
July 11 Deadline to apply for Spring 2015 or Summer 2015 undergraduate graduation.

Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation Preliminary Formatting Approval, Summer 2014. See Thesis Information.
August 5 Deadline to submit final graduate thesis, dissertation, project or artistic abstract for Summer 2014. See Thesis Information.
August 19 Sessions 1 and 3 end. 
Summer Term 2014 ends.
Students may view Summer 2014 grades online starting today (updated daily hereafter).
October 3 Last day to submit documents and confirm awarding of Bachelor's degree for Summer 2014.
Fall 2014 August 25-December 23, 2014
October 29, 2013 Tentative Fall 2014 Schedule of Classes available in Class Search - Guests may view CSUN course offerings here. No login required.
January 1, 2014 2014-2015 Federal and California Financial Aid Application period begins. Priority consideration given to those who file FAFSA by March 2, 2014.
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Holiday; all offices closed; no instruction.
March 2 Deadline for Financial Aid FAFSA application priority consideration, academic year 2014-2015.
March 7 Last day to submit documents and confirm awarding of Bachelor's Degree for Fall 2013.

Last day to apply for Spring or Summer 2014 graduation and have your name published in the Commencement Ceremony program

Deadline to apply for Fall 2014 undergraduate graduation.
March 31 César Chavez Day - Holiday; all offices closed; no instruction.
April 1 Deadline for previously disqualified undergraduate and second bachelor students to submit the Previously Disqualified Questionnaire for Fall 2014 re-admission consideration
April 8 First-Time Freshman advisement and registration begin, including summer Early Start.
April 30 Registration Access Mailer sent to new, eligible students. Email sent to new and continuing students. See the Registration Calendar.
May 5 Early Registration begins.
May 26 Memorial Day Observed - Holiday; all offices closed; no instruction.
June 2 Document deadline for on-time Fall 2014 financial aid.
June 17 - July 13 Registration-by-Appointment (Repeating courses is not permitted.)
TBA (July) Purchase Fall 2014 automobile parking permits online. Purchase motorcycle permits in person. See CSUN Parking Services.
July 11 Deadline to apply for Spring 2015 or Summer 2015 undergraduate graduation.
July 14 - August 24 Nonrestrictive Registration (no appointment needed).
New! Repeating courses is permitted beginning Monday, August 11.
Wait listing for closed classes is available.
TBA Fall 2014 Financial Aid balance checks are mailed (or deposited by eRefund) starting today and weekly hereafter.
August 11 New! Eligible students may repeat courses beginning today. See Repeat Policy.
August 23 Saturday-only and Friday-Saturday classes begin.
August 24 Last day to DROP all classes and qualify for a full refund (minus $10).
Nonrestrictive Registration ends. Wait listing continues through September 1.
August 25 Weekday classes begin.
August 25-September 1 Wait listing continues through September 1. No permission is required to add classes until the second week of instruction. Late Registration fee: $25.00.
August 25-September 12 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment (Weeks 1-3). Repeating courses is permitted. Late Registration fee: $25.00.
August 30- September 1 Labor Day Holiday on Monday; campus closed; no instruction.
September 1 Last day to wait list for closed classes, until 11:59 pm.
September 2 Beginning with Week 2 of instruction, permission is required to add classes. Wait listing is not available.
September 12 Last day to register late, add a class, drop, or change basis of grading using SOLAR self-service (end of Week 3).

Last day to qualify for a partial refund (minus $10) due to a drop in unit load below 6.1.
September 19 Last day to file 4th Week Change of Schedule Petition, before 4:00 pm
October 10 Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation Planning Form, Fall 2014. See Thesis Information.
November 1 Last day (60% point) to qualify for a prorated refund (minus $10).

Students who remain enrolled after this date may not need to repay financial aid.
November 8 Saturday classes will meet today.
November 11 Veterans' Day - Holiday: all offices closed; no instruction.
November 14 Deadline for Thesis/Dissertation Preliminary Formatting Approval, Fall 2014.
November 26 Student Services Center closes at 5:00 p.m. (eve of Thanksgiving Recess).
November 27-30 Thanksgiving Recess; all offices closed; no instruction; no Saturday class on November 29.
December 9 Last day of formal instruction.

Deadline to submit final graduate thesis, dissertation, project or artistic abstract for Fall 2014. See Thesis Information.
December 10-16 Final Exams Week. Learn how to View Final Exam Schedule.

Grades are posted online starting December 16 and updated daily thereafter.
December 23 Last day of Fall 2014 semester.
December 24, 2014-January 1, 2015 Winter Recess; all offices closed; no instruction except for Winter Term 2015 "Component 1: online courses."
February 27, 2015 Last day to submit documents and confirm awarding of Bachelor's Degree for Fall 2014.