Academic Planning and Faculty Excellence

Spring 2024 Calendar

Overview of Spring 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 Spring 2024 Academic Instruction
15-Week Session
Beginning of college year May 31, 2023
Beginning of semester for faculty January 19
Classes begin for all students January 20
Spring Instruction Break (campus open, except 04/01/2024 see holidays section) March 30 - April 5
Classes end for all students May 10
Finals May 11 - 17
End of semester for faculty May 24
Grades due at 9:00 am May 24
Grades Finalization Date June 3
Commencement (Date will vary by college. Check with major department for exact date.) May 17 - 20
Overview of Spring 2024 Scheduling and Registration Deadlines
15-Week Session
Last Day to Apply Registration Holds to Student Records September 18
Registration Advising Period October 9 - November 22
Priority Registration Period October 16 - 17
Student Parent Priority Registration October 18
General Registration Period October 18 - December 6
New Student Orientation January 5
Fee Bills Posted to BroncoDirect October 28
Fees Due December 7
Enrollment Cancellation Due to Non-Payment December 11
Late Orientation January 11
Add Period: Students may register & add classes online January 8 - February 2
Drop Period: Students may drop classes online without record January 8 - February 2
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund January 19
Last day to drop classes without course being recorded February 2
Class Withdrawal: Students may continue to withdraw from classes online. Students will receive "W" grades but may petition for "WX" grades. February 3 - 16
Census February 16
First day to withdraw for serious and compelling reasons; permitted by petition only February 19
Last day to apply for current semester graduation March 15
Last day to drop units and receive a pro-rated refund of Tuition & Fees March 28
Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "W" April 19
Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "WX" May 10
Overview of Spring 2024 Holidays
HOLIDAYS Spring 2024 Semester
Holiday Closure - 04/01/2024 - Cesar Chavez Day April 1
Holiday Closure - 05/27/2024 - Memorial Day May 27


4-Week Winter Intersession is fully online.

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.

* 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.”