Important Dates and F-1 Deadlines

Fall 2019 Important Dates and F-1 Deadlines

*The following dates are subject to change without advanced notice

FALL 2019 DATES  
Monday - Thursday, August 20-22, 2019

New International Students Welcome Events

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

Monday, September 16, 2019 by 4PM

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

Deadline for:

Monday, September 30, 2019 Deadline to Apply for Post-Completion OPT for Summer 2019 graduates
Monday, October 1, 2019 First day to apply for Post-Completion OPT for Fall 2019 graduates
October 2019 (See workshop for dates) Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Curricular Practical Training (CPT) information workshops
Monday, November 11, 2019 Veteran’s Day.  No classes. Campus offices closed
Monday - Friday, November 18 - 22, 2019 International Education Week (IEW)

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Deadline for:

Monday - Friday, November 25 - 29, 2019 Fall 2019 Recess; No Classes (Campus closed on the 28th and 29th for Thanksgiving)
Friday, December 13, 2019 Last day of Fall 2019 class instructions
Monday - Saturday, December 16-21, 2019 Final exams
Monday, January 6, 2020
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 60-Day Grace Period Begins for Fall 2019 graduates
Monday, January 27, 2020 First day of Spring 2020 semester
Friday, March 6, 2020 60-Day Grace Period Ends for Fall 2019 graduates

 

Spring 2020 Important Dates and F-1 Deadlines

*The following dates are subject to change without advanced notice

Spring 2020 DATES  
Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day; No Classes; Campus Closed
Tuesday-Wednesday, January 21-22, 2020 New International Student Orientation
Monday, January 27, 2020 First day of Spring 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020 by 4PM

Deadline to receive Transfer-In I-20 for new Spring 2020 F-1 international students

Deadline for:

Monday, February 17, 2020 Deadline to Apply for Post-Completion OPT for Fall 2019 graduates
Monday, March 2, 2020 First day to apply for Post-Completion OPT for Spring 2020 graduates
February - March 2020 (See workshop for dates) Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Curricular Practical Training (CPT) information workshops
Monday-Friday, March 23 - 27, 2020 Spring ’20 Spring Recess.  No classes. Campus offices open
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Cesar Chavez Day.  No classes. Campus offices closed
Friday, May 8, 2020 First day to apply for Post-Completion OPT for Summer 2020 graduates

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Deadline for:

Friday, May 15, 2020 Last day of Spring 2020 class instructions
Monday - Friday, May 18-22, 2020 Final exams
Friday, May 22, 2020 Reduced Course Load (RCL) due to Medical condition
If you are enrolled full time but withdraw from courses during the semester due to medical condition 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 60-Day Grace Period Begins for Spring 2020 graduates
Saturday, August 1, 2020 60-Day Grace Period Ends for Spring 2020 graduates