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Spring 2020 Student Planning Calendar

Class Cancellation

Students may be dropped from all enrolled classes if Registration Fees are not paid by deadline (excludes Financial Aid and certain other student groups). Please visit Student Accounts Office for more information.

**Due to response to COVID-19/coronavirus, the Spring 2020 term will consist of 9 weeks of instruction.


Date Day Event
February 6 Thursday Plan a Student Schedule (PASS) is available at the
February 20 Thursday Student Center opens for registration appointments. Students can enroll up to 16 units and waitlist up​ to 16 units in the first round of registration
March 6 Friday End of first round of registration appointments​
March 9 Monday
  • Second round of registration appointment rotations.
  • Enrollment increases to 22 units and waitlist remains at 16 units.
  • Late registration fee can apply. For more information visit Student Accounts Office.
March 13 Friday End of second round of registration appointments
March 14 Saturday Open Enrollment Begins
March 30 Monday Beginning of Spring Term (faculty only)


April 6


Spring 2020 classes begin PLEASE NOTE THE NEW START DATE

  • Students can continue to enroll in open classes or add themselves to waitlist without permission numbers
  • Waitlist process runs twice a day (noon and evening) to enroll students from waitlists if seats open up
April 9 Thursday


  • Last day to enroll in open classes without a permission number
  • Waitlist process runs for the last time this evening
April 10 - 15 Friday-Wednesday Students can enroll only with a permission number
April 15 Wednesday


  • Last day to add or swap classes via Student Center with a permission number.
  • Last day to drop classes.
  • Last day to submit class audit petition to the Office of the Registrar (5 pm).
  • Last day to log in and adjust your PolyPlan to avoid being placed in the last rotation appointment (PolyPlanner non-compliant) for Fall 2020 registration by 5 pm
April 16 Thursday Late Enrollment Appeal period begins. Form is available at the Office of the Registrar.
April 22 Wednesday


Last day to submit Late Enrollment Appeal (5 pm)

April 22 Wednesday Class Schedule available for Summer 2020 Quarter
April 24 Friday End of third week of instruction
May 22 Friday


  • End of the seventh week of instruction.
  • Last day to withdraw from course(s) for serious and compelling reason (5 pm).
May 25 Monday Academic Holiday-Memorial Day
June 5 Friday


  • Last day of instruction
  • Last day to withdraw from course(s) for emergency reason (5 pm)
  • Last day to submit paperwork for Cal Poly coursework (substitutions, concentration declarations, ICS statements, etc.) and transcripts (from other colleges) in order to affect Academic Progress level for registration for Winter 2021 (received in the Office of the Registrar by 5:00 pm), if you will not be here for summer quarter.
  • Last day to change CR/NC grading option via Student Center (11:59 pm).*

* Before changing your grading option, you should speak with your advisor.

June 6, June 8-June 12 Saturday, Monday-Friday Spring 2020 Final Exams
June 19 Friday All grades finalized

Dates are subject to change. Please check for updates.

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