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Winter 2017 Student Planning Calendar

Date day Event
October 24 Monday Plan a Student Schedule (PASS) is available at
November 7 Monday

Registration open for first round appointment rotations with a 16 unit enrollment limit.

November 30 Wednesday

Ends of first round registration appointments

Student Center closed for maintenance

December 1 Thursday
  • Second round of registration appointment rotations.
  • Enrollment unit limit increases to 22.
  • Late registration fee can apply. For information, visit Student Accounts Office.
December 8 Thursday End of second round registration appointments
December 9 Friday Open Enrollment Begins
January 4 Wednesday


  • Open Enrollment ends.
  • Last day to add or swap classes via Student Center without a permission number.
  • Last Waitlist run (3:00 pm).
  • Last day to view waitlisted course information.  

Print schedule to retain class schedule information. 

Student Center closes for maintenance on Wednesdays at 8:00pm.

January 9 Monday Winter 2017 classes begin
January 16 Monday Academic Holiday–Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observed.
January 19 Thursday


  • Last day to add or swap classes via Student Center with a permission number.
  • Last day to drop classes, and change CR/NC grading option via Student Center.
  • Last day to submit class audit petition to the Office of the Registrar (5:00 pm).
  • Last day to log in and adjust your PolyPlan to avoid being placed in the last rotation appointment (PolyPlanner non-compliant)for Spring 2017 term by 5PM
January 20 Friday Late Enrollment Appeal period begins
January 26 Thursday


  • Last day to submit Late Enrollment Appeal 5pm
February 6 Monday PASS available for Spring 2017 Quarter
February 20 Monday Academic Holiday–President's Day Observed
February 21 Tuesday Classes follow a Monday Schedule
February 28 Tuesday


  • End of the seventh week of instruction.
  • Last day to withdraw from course(s) for serious and compelling reason (5:00 pm).
March 17 Friday


  • Last day of instruction.
  • Last day to withdraw from course(s) for emergency reason (5:00 pm).
  • Last day to submit paperwork for Cal Poly coursework (substitutions, concentration declarations, ICS statements, etc.) in order to affect Academic Progress level for Fall registration (received in the Office of the Registrar by 5:00 pm).
March 20–24 Monday–Friday Winter 2017 Final Exams

Dates are subject to change. Please check for updates.

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