College of Professional & International Education
  • First Day of Instruction - August 24, 2020
    Classes begin for the Spring semester.  Explore CSULB, learn about parking options and view a campus map (PDF) to orient yourself with CSULB!

    Open University Registration -  August 24 - September 21, 2020
    Open University provides an opportunity for people who are not currently admitted to CSULB to enroll in courses offered by the university.

    Online Registration and Adjustments Ends for Continuing Winter through Summer 2020 CPIE Students - September 7, 2020
    This is the last day you can register for classes or make adjustments to your class schedule via the MyCSULB Student Center.

    Drop Class Deadline (Without W) - TBD
    This is the drop class deadline without receiving a 'W' on your official university record.  Use the MyCSULB Student Center, by 10:00 p.m.  For more information, visit Dropping vs. Withdrawing.

    In Person Registration & Adjustments Period for all Open University Students - September 8-21, 2020
    During this period, please submit an online Open University Registration form, or submit your form via mail. Instructor and/or department approval is needed during this registration period to add and drop classes.

    Add Course Final Deadline (with fee) - September 21, 2020

    Final Deadline for CR/NC or
    Audit Grade Option Changes (with fee) - September 21, 2020

    University Census - September 21, 2020
    On this day, CSULB takes a 'snapshot' of all students' enrollment, which becomes the 'official enrollment' that is used for both state reporting and select financial aid programs.

    Open University Enrollment Ends - September 21, 2020

    Withdrawal Deadline  
    (with Instructor /Department Signatures) - November 20, 2020
    When you stop participating in class and withdraw after the second week and prior to the final three weeks of instruction, the class will be included on your transcript with a W symbol. Visit Dropping vs. Withdrawing for detailed information.

    Catastrophic Withdrawals
    (Last Three Weeks of Class) - November 23 - December 11, 2020
    If seeking a Catastrophic Withdrawal, submit the Petition to Withdraw from Classes in Final Three Weeks of Instruction (PDF) and the applicable Catastrophic Withdrawal Request - Medical (PDF) OR Catastrophic Withdrawal Request - Beyond Student’s Control  (PDF)  no later than the last day of instruction in the requested semester. Visit Dropping vs. Withdrawing for detailed information.

    Last Day of Instruction - December 11, 2020

    Catastrophic Withdrawal Deadline - December 11, 2020

    Final Exams Begin - December 14-19, 2020
    For more detailed information on days and times of final exams, visit the Final Exam Schedule.

    Last Day of Semester - December 24, 2020

    Educational Leave Deadline (Fee) - December 23, 2020
    Last day to file an Educational Leave  for the Fall Semester.  $10.00 fee applies.

    ​In response to COVID-19, the university is transitioning to alternate delivery of classes. Click here to learn more.