Jan 18, 2021  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

Academic Calendar by Semesters 2020-2021



Some dates are subject to change. Dates provided here are current as of June 1, 2020. This is not to be construed as an employee work calendar. For the purpose of degree evaluation, the academic year is defined as Fall and Spring semesters.

Fall Semester 2020

Applications and Admission

Applications will be accepted into any program up to the admission deadlines published on the Cal Poly Pomona website.  For current information regarding admission application deadlines, please check the website or contact the major department.

Academic Instruction

 
August 17 Beginning of semester for faculty
August 20 Classes begin for all students
September 7 Labor Day - Academic Holiday
November 11 Veteran's Day - Academic Holiday
November 26 - 27 Thanksgiving - Academic Holiday
December 6 Classes end for all students
December 7 - 13 Final examinations
December 14 - January 21 Holiday Break
December 16 Grades due
December 18 End of semester for faculty
   

Scheduling and Registration

 
February 14 Registration Holds Applied to Student Records
March 23 - June 12 Registration Advising Period
April 6 - 7 Priority Regsitration Period
April 8 - June 12 General Registration Period
June 10 - August 7 New Student Orientation (tentative)
July 1 Fee Bills Posted to BroncoDirect
July 23 Fees Due
July 28 Enrollment Cancellation Due to Non-Payment
August 10 - 14 Late Orientation (tentative)
August 10 - September 2 Add Period: Students may register and add classes online
August 10 - September 2 Drop Period: Students may drop classes online without record
August 19 Last day to drop and receive 100% refund
September 2 Last day to drop classes without course being recorded
September 3 - 17 Class Withdrawal:  Students may continue to withdraw from classes online. Students will receive "W" grades but may petition for WX grades.
September 18 First day to withdraw for serious and compelling reasons, permitted by petition only
October 23 Last day to apply for current semester graduation
October 27 Last day to drop units and receive a pro-rated refund of Tuition and Fees
November 13 Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "W"
December 13 Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "WX"

Spring Semester 2021

Applications and Admission

Applications will be accepted into any program up to the admission deadlines published on the Cal Poly Pomona website.  For current information regarding admission application deadlines, please check the website or contact the major department.

Academic Instruction

   
January 22 Beginning of semester for faculty  
January 23 Classes begin for all students  
March 27 - April 2 Spring Break  
May 14 Classes end for all students  
May 15 - 21 Final examinations  
May 26 End of semester for faculty  
May 26 Grades due  
     

Scheduling and Registration

   
September 21 Registration Holds Applied to Student Records  
October 5 - November 18 Registration Advising Period  
October 12 - 13 Priority Registration Period  
October 14 - December 2 General Registration Period  
November 23 ‐ December 2 New Student Orientation (tentative)  
October 24 Fee Bills Posted to BroncoDirect  
December 3 Fees Due  
December 14 Enrollment Cancellation Due to Non-Payment  
January 4 - February 5 Add Period: Students may register and add classes online  
January 4 - February 5 Drop Period: Students may drop classes online without record  
January 22 Last day to drop and receive 100% refund  
February 5 Last day to drop without course being recorded  
February 6 - 19 Class Withdrawal:  Students may continue to withdraw from classes online. Students will receive "W" grades but may petition for WX grades.  
February 20 First day to withdraw for serious and compelling reasons, permitted by petition only  
March 12 Last day to apply for current semester graduation  
April 3 Last day to drop units and receive a pro-rated refund of Tuition and Fees  
April 23 Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "W"  
May 21 Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "WX"  

NOTES:  

This is not to be construed as an employee work calendar.  Certain collective bargaining agreements covering CSU employees are currently scheduled to expire prior to the last date indicated on this calendar.  For employees in these bargaining units, any holiday(s) or campus closure(s) listed subsequent to the expiration of the current agreements(s) are tentative and subject to negotiations with the appropriate exclusive representative.

Several U.S. States as well as many cities in California now observe the second Monday in October (Columbs Day) as Indigenous Peoples Day.