2020-2021

Disclaimer: In light of the recent events related to COVID-19, information on this page is subjective to change. 

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2020-2021 Academic Year

Academic Year August 17, 2020 to May 28, 2021
Fall Semester August 19, 2020 to December 18, 2020
Spring Semester January 25, 2021 to May 28, 2021

Event Fall 2020 Spring 2021
First Day of Instruction August 19, 2020 January 27, 2021
Enrollment Census Date September 16, 2020 February 23, 2021
Last Day of Instruction December 7, 2020 May 17, 2021

Printable Academic Year Calendars, including past calendars, are available at Office of the Provost's site.


Registration

Visit the Registrar's Office site for more information.

Event  Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Graduation Application Deadline
for Priority Registration
March 23, 2020 October 5, 2020
Class Schedule
Posted on MySJSU and Online
April 13, 2020 October 20, 2020
Enrollment Appointments
Viewable on MySJSU
April 13, 2020 October 20, 2020
Advance Registration for
Continuing Students Begins
April 28, 2020
- August 16, 2020
October 27, 2020
- January 24, 2021
Enrollment Appointments
for New Admits Viewable
on MySJSU
June 8, 2020  
Advance Registration for
New Students Begins
June 15, 2020  
Enrollment Unit Cap Increase
for Graduating Seniors
who turned in Graduation
Application by March 16, 2020 
(Fall) or October 4, 2020
(Spring)
June 26, 2020 December 29, 2020

Enrollment Unit Cap Increase 
for Cont. Undergrad Students
in Good Standing

(Graduate Students' Enrollment
Cap remain at 16)

July 3, 2020 January 8, 2021
First time repeaters enrollment
starts at 9am
August 1, 2020  
Advance Registration Ends August 16, 2020 January 24, 2021
No Registration Activity on 
MySJSU
August 17 - 18, 2020 January 25 - 26, 2021

First Day of Instruction
Late Registration Period 
Begins on MySJSU 
after 7am

August 19, 2020
- September 8, 2020
January 27, 2021
- February 15, 2021
Last Day to Drop Classes 
without a "W" grade
August 31, 2020   February 8, 2021
Last Day to Add Courses
via MySJSU
September 8, 2020 February 15, 2021
Last Day to Submit Audit [pdf]
Credit/No-Credit [pdf] Option
Request
September 8, 2020  February 15, 2021
Last Day to Submit Instructor
Drops
 
September 8, 2020  February 15, 2021
Last Day to Late Drop/
Withdraw
November 13, 2020  April 22, 2021

Semester Withdrawal Deadline
(AARS' Withdrawal Request)
Late Enrollment Post Census [pdf]Ends

November 13, 2020  April 22, 2021

Fees

Visit the Bursar's Office site for more information.

Event Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Financial Aid Priority File
Documentation Completion
April 24, 2020  
Deadline to submit all requested
financial aid documents and to
qualify for Fall 2019 tuition 
deferral
June 26, 2020  
Payment #1 Due
(based on registration date)
   
Payment #2 Due    
Last day to drop classes &
receive a 100% refund
   
First day of Pro-rata Refund/
Calculation Schedule
   
Last day to drop courses
with an adjustment of 
registration fees
   
Payment #3 Due     
Payment #4 Due    

Exams

Visit the Testing Office site for more information.

Exam Date
Writing Skills Test (WST) June 20, 2020
July 25, 2020
September 19, 2020
October 31, 2020
Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) June 6, 2020
August 8, 2020
September 26, 2020
November 14, 2020
December 5, 2020
Fall 2020 Final Examinations December 9 - 15, 2020
Fall 2020 Final Examinations Make-Up Day December 16, 2020
Spring 2021 Final Examinations May 19 - 25, 2021
Spring 2021 Final Examinations Make-Up Day May 26, 2021

Housing

Visit the University Housing Services site for more information.

May 1, 2020 Frosh and Transfer Intent to Enroll deadline Housing requirement application deadline (Freshmen Only)
August 9, 2020 International House opens to all residents
August 15, 2020 On campus residence halls and apartments open


 New Students

Learn more about New Student and Family Programs

July 15, 2020 Final Transcript for Newly Admitted Students Due


 Graduate Students

Visit the College of Graduate Studies site for more information.

April 1, 2020 Fall 2020 Graduate Application for Candidacy Deadline
August 13, 2020 Graduate Student Orientation
September 1, 2020 Fall 2020 Master's Degree Graduation Application Deadline
TBD Graduate Programs & Professional Fair


Grades

Learn more about the grading system for undergraduate or graduate work. 

Event Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Faculty Web Access for Grade
Posting Opens at 8am
December 8, 2020 May 18, 2021
Grades Due from Faculty
(Preliminary)
December 18, 2020 May 28, 2021
Initial Grades Viewable on MySJSU December 19, 2020 May 29, 2021
Grades Due from Faculty 
(Final)
January 1, 2021 June 3, 2021
Academic Standing & Current
Semester Grades  Posted on
MySJSU & Transcripts
January 11, 2021 June 9, 2021

Deadlines to Clear Incomplete Grades

Term Date
Spring 2019 December 2, 2020
Fall 2019 January 4, 2020
Spring 2020  June 2, 2021
Fall 2020 January 4, 2021
Spring 2021 June 3, 2022

Holidays / No Classes

Event Type Date
Independence Day Campus Closed July 3, 2020
Labor Day Campus Closed September 7, 2020
Veteran's Day Campus Closed November 11, 2020
Non-Instructional Holiday No Classes November 25, 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday Campus Closed November 26, 2020
- November 27, 2020
Fall 2020 Study/Conf. Day No Classes or Exams December 8, 2020
Winter Break Campus Closed December 25, 2020
- January 1, 2021
New Year's Day Campus Closed January 1, 2021
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Campus Closed January 18, 2021
Cesar Chavez Day Campus Closed March 31, 2021
Spring Recess  No Classes March 29, 2021
- April 2, 2021
Spring 2021 Study/Conf. Day  No Classes or Exams May 18, 2021
Memorial Day Campus Closed May 31, 2021