- Ongoing: first-time freshman advisement and registration activities for new freshmen starting in fall 2016. To make sure you're ready, review CSUN's First Time Freshman Advising Checklist.
- Ongoing: summer session 1 (12 weeks)
- Ongoing: summer session 3 (6 weeks)
- Ongoing on Thursdays: Associated Students' Summer Movie Fest. Movies start at dusk on the Oviatt Lawn every Thursday all summer through September 1.
- August 23 (Tuesday): summer sessions 1 and 3 both end
- August 24 (Wednesday) first day of academic year 2016-2017
- August 27 (Saturday): fall classes begin (Saturday-only and Friday-Saturday classes)
- August 29 (Monday): fall classes first weekday meeting
- September 3-4 (Saturday-Sunday): no classes
- September 5 (Monday): Labor Day. Campus closed; no classes.
- September 15 (Thursday): Freshman Convocation with keynote speaker Jon Ronson, author of the Freshman Common Reading
- November 11 (Friday): Veterans Day Holiday. Campus closed; no classes.
- November 24-27 (Thursday-Sunday): Thanksgiving Break. Campus closed; no classes.
- November 29-30 (Tuesday-Wednesday): Freshman Celebration, USU Grand Salon. Exhibits open 9:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. both days.
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