Academic Planning and Faculty Excellence

Fall 2024 Calendar

Overview of Fall 2024 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 2024 Academic Instruction
15-Week Session
Beginning of college year May 29, 2024
Beginning of semester for faculty August 19
Classes begin for all students August 22
Classes end for all students December 8
Finals December 9 - 15
End of semester for faculty December 20
Grades due at 9:00 am December 20
Grades Finalization Date January 6


Overview of Fall 2024 Scheduling and Registration Deadlines
15-Week Session
First day to apply for current term graduation January 1, 2024
Last Day to Apply Registration Holds to Student Records February 16
Registration Advising Period March 25 - June 4
Priority Registration Period April 8 - 9
Student Parent Priority Registration April 10
General Registration Period April 11 - June 5
Freshman New Student Orientation June 10 - July 12
Transfer New Student Orientation July 15 - August 2
Fee Bills Posted to BroncoDirect July 1
Fees Due July 18
Enrollment Cancellation Due to Non-Payment July 22
Late Orientation August 7
Add Period: Students may register & add classes online August 12 - September 5
Drop Period: Students may drop classes online without record August 12 - September 5
Last day to drop and receive 100% refund August 21
Last day to drop classes without course being recorded September 5
Class Withdrawal: Students may continue to withdraw from classes online. Students will receive "W"
grades but may petition for "WX" grades.
September 6 - 18
Census September 18
First day to withdraw for serious and compelling reasons; permitted by petition only September 19
Last day to apply for current semester graduation October 25
Last day to drop units and receive a pro-rated refund of Tuition & Fees October 30
Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "W" November 10
Last day to withdraw by petition for serious and compelling reasons and receive a "WX" December 8
Overview of Fall 2024 Holidays
HOLIDAYS Fall 2024 Semester
Labor Day September 2
Veterans Day November 11
Thanksgiving Day November 28
Columbus Day** Observed November 29


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.”