Academic Planning and Faculty Excellence

Fall 2023 Calendar

Overview of Fall 2023 Admission Period
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.
Overview of Fall 2023 Academic Instruction
15-Week Session
Beginning of college year May 31, 2023
Beginning of semester for faculty August 21
Classes begin for all students August 24
Classes end for all students December 10
Finals December 11 - 17
End of semester for faculty December 22
Grades due at 9:00 am December 21*
Grades Finalization Date January 8
Overview of Fall 2023 Scheduling and Registration Deadlines
15-Week Session
Last Day to Apply Registration Holds to Student Records February 17
Registration Advising Period March 27 - June 6
Priority Registration Period April 10 - 11
General Registration Period April 12 - June 6
New Student Orientation (tentative) June 7 - August 4
Fee Bills Posted to BroncoDirect July 1
Fees Due July 20
Enrollment Cancellation Due to Non-Payment July 24
Late Orientation (tentative) August 7 - 11
Add Period: Students may register & add classes online August 14 - September 7
Drop Period: Students may drop classes online without record August 14 - September 7
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund August 23
Last day to drop classes without course being recorded September 7
Class Withdrawal: Students may continue to withdraw from classes online. Students will receive "W" grades but may petition for "WX" grades. September 8 - 21
Census September 21
First day to withdraw for serious and compelling reasons; permitted by petition only September 22
Last day to apply for current semester graduation October 27
Last day to drop units and receive a pro-rated refund of Tuition & Fees November 1
Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "W" November 17
Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "WX" December 10


Overview of Fall 2023 Holidays
HOLIDAYS Fall 2023 Semester
Holiday Closure - 09/04/2023 - Labor Day September 4
Holiday Closure - 11/10/2023 - Veterans Day November 10
Holiday Closure - 11/23/2023 - Thanksgiving Day November 23
Holiday Closure - 11/24/2023 - Columbus Day** Observed  November 24
Overview of Civic and Voter Empowerment for Fall 2023
Constitution Day September 17
National Voter Registration Day September 19
Last Day to Register to Vote Online or by Mail October 23
General Election Day November 7


4-Week Winter Intersession classes must be offered as bisynchronous or fully asynchronous only.

This is not to be construed as an employee work calendar. Certain collective bargaining agreements covering CSU employees may 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 agreement(s) are tentative and subject to negotiations with the appropriate exclusive representative.

* Adjusted to accommodate holiday break

** Several U.S. states as well as many cities in California now observe the second Monday in October (Columbus Day) as Indigenous Peoples Day. California Governor, Gavin Newsom, recently proclaimed the second Monday of October in 2019 (October 14, 2019) as “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.” (