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Winter 2023 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.


Date day Event
October 18 Tuesday Class Schedule for Winter 2023 is available in Schedule Builder and Class Search.
October 31 Monday

First-year students ONLY

  • Block schedules will be made available via Schedule Builder and the Student Center by 5pm on October 31.
  • Students can plan revisions to their block schedule information in their Schedule Builder beginning on this date; students will be unable to complete the registration transaction until their enrollment appointment.
November 1 Tuesday Student Center opens for registration appointments. Students can enroll in up to 18 units and waitlist up​ to 16 units in the first round of registration
November 17 Thursday

End of first round registration appointments

November 18 Friday
  • Second round of registration appointment rotations.
  • Enrollment unit limit increases to 22 and waitlist remains at 16 units.
  • Late registration fee can apply. For more information, visit Student Accounts Office.
December 2 Friday End of second round registration appointments
December 3 Saturday Open Enrollment Begins
January 6 Friday Deadline: Open Enrollment Ends
January 9 Monday Winter 2023 classes begin
  • Students can continue to enroll in open classes or add themselves to waitlists without permission numbers
  • Waitlist process runs twice a day (noon and evening) to enroll students from waitlists if seats open up.
January 16 Monday Academic Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observed
January 17 Tuesday

Classes follow a Monday schedule

  • Last day to enroll in open classes without a permission number
  • Waitlist process runs for the last time
January 18-23 Wednesday-Monday Students can enroll only with a permission number. Student Center closes for maintenance on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.
January 23 Monday


  • Last day to add or swap classes via Student Center with a permission number (11:59 p.m.).
  • Last day to drop classes, and change CR/NC grading option via Student Center (11:59 p.m.).
    • *Before changing your grading option, please speak with your advisor.
  • Last day to submit class audit petition to the Office of the Registrar (5:00 p.m.).
  • Last day to log in and adjust your Degree Planner to ensure that your planned courses are included in course demand data.
    • Failing to log into Degree Planner before this date will NOT result in a delayed registration appointment.
January 24 Tuesday Late Enrollment Appeal period begins.
January 26 Thursday


Last day to submit Late Enrollment Appeal (5:00 p.m.).

February 1 Wednesday Class Schedule for Spring 2023 is available in Schedule Builder and Class Search.
February 20 Monday Academic Holiday – President's Day Observed
February 27 Monday


  • End of the seventh week of instruction (20% of instruction remaining).
  • Last day to withdraw from course(s) for serious and compelling reason (5:00 p.m.).
March 17 Friday


  • Last day of instruction.
  • Last day to withdraw from course(s) for emergency reason (5:00 p.m.).
  • 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 Fall 2023 registration (received in the Office of the Registrar by 5:00 p.m.).
March 18, 20–24 Saturday, Monday–Friday Winter 2023 Final Exams
April 3 Monday

All grades finalized

(GPAs and repeat courses processed)

Dates are subject to change. Please check for updates.

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