Important Dates and F-1 Deadlines

Fall 2019

New International Students Welcome Events

August 20-22, 2019
First day of Fall 2019 semester  August 26, 2019
Labor Day; No Classes; Campus Closed September 2, 2019

Deadline to receive Transfer-In I-20 for new Fall 2019 F-1 international students

Deadline for:

September 16, 2019 by 4PM
Deadline to Apply for Post-Completion OPT for Summer 2019 graduates September 30, 2019
First day to apply for Post-Completion OPT for Fall 2019 graduates October 8, 2019
Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Curricular Practical Training (CPT) information workshops October 2019 (See workshop for dates)
Veteran’s Day.  No classes. Campus offices closed November 11, 2019
International Education Week (IEW) November 18 - 22, 2019

Deadline for:

November 19, 2019
Fall 2019 Recess; No Classes (Campus closed on the 28th and 29th for Thanksgiving) November 25 - 29, 2019
Last day of Fall 2019 class instructions December 13, 2019
Final exams December 16-21, 2019
Winter break.  No classes. Campus offices closed from December 25 to January 2, 2020 December 22 - January 26, 2019
Grades Available on SF State Gateway  January 6, 2020
First day of Spring 2020 semester January 27, 2020