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Spring Semester Dates

Spring 2024 Dates and Deadlines

Select the session you are taking:
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Holidays & Breaks

The College will be closed and no classes will be held these dates:

  • Lincoln's Day: Friday, February 9
  • Presidents' Day: Monday, February 19
  • Cesar Chavez Day (12-Month Classified): Monday, April 8
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 27

The Campus will be open, but classes will not be held these dates:

  • Departmental Flex Day for Faculty: Friday, March 1
  • Institutional Flex Day: Tuesday, March 12

Spring Break: Campus Open (except Monday), No Classes held

  • Spring Break: Monday, April 8 - Friday, April 12

 

Payment Deadline

Spring Payment Deadline

  • Spring 2024: Wednesday, January 17 at 7 p.m.
  • If you enroll after the date above, you must pay for any new class you add by midnight of the same day, otherwise you will be dropped for nonpayment.

Refunds

Spring enrollment fee refunds are processed twice during the semester:

  • Refunds for Full Semester, 1st 8-Week, and 12-Week classes will be started on Wednesday, March 13
  • Refunds for 2nd 8-Week (late start) classes will be started on Wednesday, April 24
  • Allow 4-6 more weeks for checks to reach student

 

16-Week Session (Full Semester)

Import ant Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Week 1, November. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Week 2, November. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to pay enrollment fees through Corsair Connect

January 17 at 7 p.m.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web (16 week session)

February 11

SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS

February 12

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND (16 week session)

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for specific deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for specific deadline dates.

Spring enrollment fee refunds processed for 17-Week, 12-Week, and first 8- Week sessions (allow 4-6 more weeks for checks to reach student)

March 13

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for course-specific deadline and to apply.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W". No further enrollment transactions allowed after this deadline. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process which requires faculty approval based on extenuating circumstances

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for course-specific "Guaranteed W" deadline dates.

Deadline to submit "Petition for Graduation" Spring Semester

April 15

Spring Semester Final Exams

June 4-11

End of Spring Semester

June 11

Grades due from Faculty

June 18

* Remember: Students can enroll themselves into open classes until the night before the second class meeting (except online, hybrid and arranged hour classes). After that point an instructor's approval code will be required.

First 8-Weeks Session

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Week 1, November. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Week 2, November. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to pay enrollment fees through Corsair Connect

January 17 at 7 p.m.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web (1st 8-week session)

February 11

FIRST 8-WEEK SESSION BEGINS

February 12

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND (1st 8 week session)

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W" (1st 8 week session)

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass (1st 8 week session)

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for course-specific deadline and to apply.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W" (1st 8 week session). No further enrollment transactions allowed after this deadline. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process which requires faculty approval based on extenuating circumstances

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for course-specific "Guaranteed W" deadline dates.

Spring enrollment fee refunds processed for 16-Week, 12-Week, and first 8-Week sessions (allow 4-6 more weeks for checks to reach student)

March 13

First 8-Week Session Final Exam:
Finals should happen at last class meeting this week

April 1-7

End of First 8-Week Session

April 7

Grades due from Faculty: No later than one week after the last day of class

April 14

* Remember: Students can enroll themselves into open classes until the night before the second class meeting (except online, hybrid and arranged hour classes). After that point an instructor's approval code will be required.

12-Week Session

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Week 1, November. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Week 2, November. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to pay enrollment fees through Corsair Connect

January 17 p.m.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web (12-week session)

March 3

12 WEEK SESSION BEGINS

March 4

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for specific refund deadline dates.

Spring enrollment fee refunds processed for 16-Week, 12-Week, and first 8-Week sessions (allow 4-6 more weeks for checks to reach student)

March 13

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for course-specific deadline and to apply.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W". No further enrollment transactions allowed after this deadline. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process which requires faculty approval based on extenuating circumstances

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for course-specific "Guaranteed W" deadline dates.

12 Week Session Final Exam:
Finals should happen at last class meeting this week

March 4 - June 2

End of 12-Week Session

June 2

Grades due from Faculty: No later than one week after the last day of class

June 9

* Remember: Students can enroll themselves into open classes until the night before the second class meeting (except online, hybrid and arranged hour classes). After that point an instructor's approval code will be required.

Second 8-Weeks Session

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Early November. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Mid November. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to pay enrollment fees through Corsair Connect

January 17, 7 p.m.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web (2nd 8 week session)

April 14

SECOND 8-WEEK SESSION BEGIN

April 15

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND (8 week session)

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for course-specific deadline and to apply.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W". No further enrollment transactions allowed after this deadline. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process which requires faculty approval based on extenuating circumstances

Visit your Corsair Connect portal for course-specific "Guaranteed W" deadline dates.

Spring enrollment fee refunds processed for second 8-Week session (allow 4-6 more weeks for checks to reach student)

April 24

2nd 8-Week Session Final Exam:
Finals should happen at last class meeting this week

June 3-9

End of Second 8-Week Session

June 9

Grades due from Faculty: No later than one week after the last day of class

June 18

* Remember: Students can enroll themselves into open classes until the night before the second class meeting (except online, hybrid and arranged hour classes). After that point an instructor's approval code will be required.

Summer Session Dates

Summer 2023 Student Dates and Deadlines

Select the session you are taking. Check Corsair Connect for class-specific deadlines.
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Holidays

The College will be closed and no classes will be held these dates:

  • Juneteenth: June 19
  • Independence Day: July 4

Payment Deadline

Summer Payment Deadline

  • Payment Deadline: Wednesday, June 7 at 7 p.m.
  • If you enroll after the date above, you must pay for any new class you add by midnight of the same day, otherwise you will be dropped for nonpayment.
  • See Fees for more info.

 

Refunds

Summer enrollment fee refunds are processed for 6 and 8-week sessions together.

  • Refunds will be started on Wednesday, July 12
  • Allow 3-6 more weeks for checks to reach student

6-Week Session

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web enrollment begins for continuing students.

Late April. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web enrollment begins for new/returning students.

Early May. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web.

June 18

SUMMER SESSION CLASSES BEGIN

June 20

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND

Visit Corsair Connect for class-specific deadline.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for class-specific deadline.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass

Visit Corsair Connect for class-specific deadline.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W" (via Corsair Connect)

Visit Corsair Connect for class-specific deadline.

NO FURTHER TRANSACTIONS ALLOWED. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process by submitting a Special Consideration Petition which requires faculty approval with extenuating circumstances. NO GRADE check needed.

Summer 6 week Session Final Exam:
Finals should happen at last class meeting this week.

July 24-28

END OF SUMMER (6 WEEK) SESSION

July 28

Grades due from Faculty: No later than one week after the last day of class

August 4

8-Week Session

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Late April. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Early May. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web

June 18

SUMMER SESSION CLASSES BEGIN

June 20

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND

Visit Corsair Connect for class-specific deadline.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for class-specific deadline.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass

Visit Corsair Connect for class-specific deadline.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W" (via Corsair Connect)

Visit Corsair Connect for class-specific deadline.

NO FURTHER TRANSACTIONS ALLOWED. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process by submitting a Special Consideration Petition which requires faculty approval with extenuating circumstances. NO GRADE check needed.

Summer 8 week Session Final Exam:
Finals should happen at last class meeting this week.

August 7-11

END OF SUMMER (8 WEEK) SESSION

August 11

Grades due from Faculty

August 18

Fall Semester Dates

Fall 2023 Student Dates and Deadlines

Select the session you are taking. Check Corsair Connect for class-specific deadlines.
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Holidays & Breaks

The College will be closed and no classes will be held these dates:

  • Labor Day: Monday, September 4
  • Veteran's Day: Friday, November 10
    (SMC will also be closed and no classes held on Nov. 11)
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday & Friday: November 23-24
    (SMC will also be closed on Nov. 25 & 26)

The College will be closed for Winter Break:

  • December 22 - January 1

The College will be closed and no classes will be held these dates:

  • Lincoln's Day: Friday, Feb. 11
  • Presidents' Day: Monday, Feb. 21
  • Cesar Chavez Day (12-Month Classified): Monday, April 11
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 30

The Campus will be open, but classes will not be held these dates:

  • Departmental Flex Day for Faculty: Friday, March 4
  • Institutional Flex Day: Tuesday, March 15

Spring Break: Campus Open (except Monday), No Classes held

  • Spring Break: Monday, April 11 - Sunday, April 17

Payment Deadline

Fall Payment Deadline

  • Payment Deadline: Wednesday, August 2 at 7 p.m.
  • If you enroll after the date above, you must pay for any new class you add by midnight of the same day, otherwise you will be dropped for nonpayment.
  • See Fees for more info.

Refunds

Fall enrollment fee refunds are processed  twice during the semester:

  • Refunds for Full Semester, 1st 8-Week, and 12-Week classes will be started on Wednesday, September 27
  • Refunds for 2nd 8-Week (late start) classes will be started on Wednesday, November 8
  • Allow 3-6 more weeks for checks to reach student

16-Week Session (Full Semester)

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Late April. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Early May. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web (16 week session)

August 27

FALL SEMESTER BEGINS

August 28

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND (16 week session)

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass

Visit Corsair Connect for Specific P/NP deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

NO FURTHER TRANSACTIONS ALLOWED. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process by submitting a Special Consideration Petition which requires faculty approval with extenuating circumstances. NO GRADE check needed.

Deadline to PETITION TO GRADUATE FOR FALL

December 1

Fall Semester Final Exams

December 12-19

End of Fall Semester

December 19

Grades due from Faculty

January 2, 2024

* Remember: Students can enroll themselves into open classes until the night before the second class meeting (except online, hybrid and arranged hour classes). After that point an instructor's approval code will be required.

First 8-Week Session

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Late April. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Early April. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web (1st 8-week session)

August 27

FIRST 8-WEEK SESSION BEGINS

August 28

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND (1st 8 week session)

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W" (1st 8 week session)

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass (1st 8 week session)

Visit Corsair Connect for specific P/NP deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W" (1st 8 week session)

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

NO FURTHER TRANSACTIONS ALLOWED. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process by submitting a Special Consideration Petition which requires faculty approval with extenuating circumstances. NO GRADE check needed.

First 8-Week Session Final Exam: Finals should happen at last class meeting this week

October 16-22

End of First 8-Week Session

October 22

Grades due from Faculty: No later than one week after the last day of class

October 30

*Remember: Students can enroll themselves into open classes until the night before the second class meeting (except online, hybrid and arranged hour classes). After that point an instructor's approval code will be required.

12-Week Session

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Mid April. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Early April. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web (12-week session)

September 17

12-WEEK SESSION BEGINS

September 18

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass

Visit Corsair Connect for specific P/NP deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

NO FURTHER TRANSACTIONS ALLOWED. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process by submitting a Special Consideration Petition which requires faculty approval with extenuating circumstances. NO GRADE check needed.

NO FURTHER TRANSACTIONS ALLOWED. After this point, students must use the late withdrawal process which requires faculty approval with extenuating circumstances. NO GRADE check needed

November 21

12 Week Session Final Exam: Finals should happen at last class meeting this week

December 4-10

End of 12-Week Session

December 10

Grades due from Faculty: No later than one week after the last day of class

December 15

* Remember: Students can enroll themselves into open classes until the night before the second class meeting (except online, hybrid and arranged hour classes). After that point, an instructor's approval code will be required.

Second 8-Week Session

Important Day or Deadline Date

Web Enrollment begins for continuing students

Late April. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Web Enrollment begins for new/returning students

Early May. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Deadline to enroll in ONLINE classes including Hybrid classes by web (2nd 8 week session)

October 22

SECOND 8-WEEK SESSION BEGINS

October 23

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND (8 week session)

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass

Visit Corsair Connect for specific P/NP deadline dates.

Fall enrollment fee refunds processed for 16-Week, 12-Week, and first 8- Week sessions (allow 3-6 more weeks for checks to reach student)

November 9

Deadline to withdraw and receive GUARANTEED "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for specific refund deadline dates.

NO FURTHER TRANSACTIONS ALLOWED. From this point on, students must use the late withdrawal process by submitting a Special Consideration Petition which requires faculty approval with extenuating circumstances. NO GRADE check needed.

2nd 8-Week Session Final Exam: Finals should happen at last class meeting this week

December 11-17

End of Second 8-Week Session

December 17

Grades due from Faculty: No later than one week after the last day of class

January 2, 2024

* Remember: Students can enroll themselves into open classes until the night before the second class meeting (except online, hybrid and arranged hour classes). After that point an instructor's approval code will be required.

Winter Session Dates

Important Day or Deadline Date

Continuing Students Enroll

Early November, 2023. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

New/Returning Students Enroll

Early to Mid-November, 2023. Visit Corsair Connect for your specific enrollment date and time.

Winter class payment deadline

Wednesday, December 13 at 7 p.m.

If you enroll after the date above, you must pay for any new class you add by midnight of the same day, otherwise you will be dropped for nonpayment.

End Web Enrollment (online, hybrid, &
Arranged Hours classes)

Sunday, December 31, 2023.

End Web Enrollment (on-campus classes)

10 p.m. the night before 1st class meeting for classes meeting once per week and courses with a lab

Midnight before 2nd class meeting for other classes 
(if not 90% full)

WINTER SESSION BEGINS

Tuesday, January 2

Deadline to withdraw and receive REFUND.

Visit Corsair Connect for "Refund Deadline"

Deadline to withdraw and AVOID "W"

Visit Corsair Connect for "Avoid W Deadline"

Deadline to apply for Pass/No Pass. Submit request on Corsair Connect

Visit Corsair Connect for "Pass/No Pass Grading Deadline" 

Winter Session Final Exam: Finals should happen at last class meeting this week

Tuesday, February 5-8

END OF WINTER (6 WEEK) SESSION

Thursday, February 8

Grades due from Faculty

Thursday, February 15

College Application Deadlines

UC Application Dates and Deadlines

UC Application Dates and Deadlines

​​​​The SMC General Counseling and Transfer Services Center would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you for applying to the University of California, and to try to answer some of the most pressing questions you may have about the application process at this time.  We would strongly suggest if you have additional questions that you meet with an SMC counselor. If SMC counselors are unable to answer your questions, they can refer you to the appropriate person at the University of California campus to get the answers you need.

Make sure you update your UC application immediately.  The UCs want to know your Fall grades as well as the courses you plan to take in Winter and Spring.  Even if you didn't pass a class or earned a "W" in the Fall, you must list that on the application update.  Completing transferable math and both English courses by the end of Spring is critical to earn admission to the University of California.  Update your application.  Please note that all campuses want the application update submitted by January 31.

The General Counseling and Transfer Services Center is offering "Virtual Counselor Assistance Times" during the month of January for students who have questions/concerns about updating their UC Application.  A counselor will be available to assist students with any questions about the update process.​

UC Application Next Steps Checklist

UC Checklist

Virtual Counselor Assistance

Important Tips​

  • ​To update your application visit the Transfer Application Update​site.
  • Please do not assume you can take courses in the Summer and have those courses "make up" courses you didn't complete in Fall, Winter or Spring.  Please contact each UC campus directly about their policies permitting summer course completion.

  • You do not need to send transcripts or IGETC certification at this time.  You only send those items when they are requested by the UC campus.

  • If you kept a copy of your UC application, go back over it and check to make sure you entered all the information correctly.  If there are errors or omissions, notify the campuses that you applied to immediately.

  • Domestic students should apply for Financial Aid on the FAFSA Website or the California Dream Act​as soon as possible and no later than March 1 for maximum aid consideration.

  • If you are completing a transferable math or English class this Winter, after you receive the grade, go back to the UC Transfer Application Update page, and enter your Winter grades ​

  • If you have college or university courses (other than SMC) that you are using to satisfy either IGETC or elective units to transfer, they must be evaluated by an SMC counselor to determine transferability and applicability to specific requirements.  Provide course syllabi and unofficial transcripts to an SMC counselor to facilitate the process.

  • Individual campuses will begin notifying students between March and May.  Berkeley will notify applicants May 1 and UCLA will notify applicant in late April or early May. 

  • Students with International College or University transcripts: Sometimes UC evaluators need to see unofficial copies of these transcripts.  They will email you and ask for these.  Please have copies ready in case you receive notification that they need to see these transcripts.

Spring Workshops

The Transfer Center is offering several workshops during the Spring semester to assist you in your final steps to complete the transfer process.

I'm Admitted! What's Next?

Information on the final steps to complete a successful transfer will be covered. For example, sending final transcripts, GE certification, and attending orientation at your transfer institution.

Show Me the Money!

This workshop will provide detailed information regarding the cost structure of a Bachelor's degree and what funding options are available to students.  Federal, state, and institutional financial aid will be reviewed as well as unrestricted scholarship opportunities.​​

Denied Admission

In the event you did not receive a favorable response, the Transfer/Counseling Center is offering a workshop to help students understand and craft an appeal to have their admission decision reconsidered.

CSU Application Dates and Deadlines

CSU Application Dates and Deadlines

The SMC General Counseling and Transfer Services Center would like to take this opportunity to congratulate you for applying to the California State University, and to try to answer some of the most pressing questions you may have about the application process at this time.  We would strongly suggest if you have additional questions that you meet with an SMC counselor. If SMC counselors are unable to answer your questions, they can refer you to the appropriate person at the California State University campus to get the answers you need.

After applying to the CSU, transfer applicants are required to update their academic information by January 31 to ensure we have your most recent grades and courses.  

The Transfer Center is offering "Virtual Counselor Assistance Times" during the month of January for students who to have a counselor assist with the update of the CSU Applications.  A counselor will be available to assist students with any questions about the update process.

CSU Application Next Steps Checklist

CSU Application Checklist

Virtual Counselor Assistance

You must provide your final grades from the previous term and list all courses in progress or planned for the upcoming term before you expect to enroll. Your updates will ensure CSU campuses have the most current academic information.

Please take this opportunity to ensure you have provided the most accurate information on your transfer application.

Please complete the following steps prior to January 31

  1. Login to Cal State Apply and select the Check Status page.

  2. Download a PDF copy of your application(s) to review your academic information and transferable GPA.

  3. Review and update your colleges attended, if needed

  4. Review your Transcript Entry for each college you have attended
    • Ensure ALL Courses have been entered
    • Review and update the Transferable Flag, if needed
    • Update ALL grades for Fall coursework
    • Ensure all Winter/Spring courses are entered
    • Ensure repeated courses have a grade of RP and Academic Renewal courses have a grade of AR
  5. Update your General Education information, if needed

  6. Once you have made all of your changes select the "Update Application" button on the Application Dashboard

For further details on ensuring your college coursework is accurate please refer to the Cal State Apply Transfer Credit Entry Guide.

Important Tips

  • Please do not assume you can take courses in the Summer and have those courses "make up" for courses you didn't complete in Fall, Winter or Spring. Please contact the CSU campus(es) directly about their policies permitting summer course completion.
  • You must send transcripts upon request from the CSU. Campuses may have different deadlines.
  • Activate your campus student portal as soon as possible. In addition to email, the campus portal is one of the primary means campuses communicate with students regarding important updates such as your application status and required document deadlines.
  • Follow all deadlines and requirements for tuition and fee payments and required documents to ensure your application continues to be processed (i.e., official transcripts, AP Scores, accepting your offer of admission, residency documents, etc.)
  • Respond immediately to all requests for follow-up information and/or documents from CSU campus Offices of Financial Aid, Admissions EOP, etc.
  • Domestic students should apply for Financial Aid on the FAFSA website or California Dream Act as soon as possible and no later than March 1, for maximum aid consideration.
  • If you have college or university courses (other than SMC) that you are using to satisfy either CSU GE, IGETC or elective units for transfer, they must be evaluated by an SMC counselor to determine transferability and applicability to specific requirements. Most of you have already done this, but if you haven't, please see an SMC counselor to start that process. Bring course syllabi and unofficial transcripts to a counselor to facilitate the process.
  • Individual campuses will be notifying most students of their admission decision between February and March.​

Spring Workshops

The Transfer Center is offering several workshops during the Spring semester to assist you in your final steps to complete the transfer process.

I'm Admitted! What's Next?

Information on the final steps to complete a successful transfer will be covered. For example, sending final transcripts, GE certification, and attending orientation at your transfer institution.

Show Me The Money!

This workshop will provide detailed information regarding the cost structure of a Bachelor's degree and what funding options are available to students. Federal, state, and institutional financial aid will be reviewed as well as unrestricted scholarship opportunities.

Denied Admission

In the event you did not receive a favorable response, the Transfer Center is offering a workshop to help students understand and craft an appeal to have their admission decision reconsidered.

Extended College Application Deadlines

UC Campuses

Application for Winter/Spring 2024

  • Santa Cruz: Winter 2024 application cycle is July 1 - 31, 2025
  • Riverside: Winter 2024 application cycle is July 1 - 31, 2025
  • Merced: Spring 2024 application cycle is July 1 - 31, 2025

Application link

CSU Campuses

Application Dates and Deadlines vary by campus

Check CSUApply to view which campuses are open

  • CSU Chico: Fall 2024 application deadline extended to May 31, 2024
  • CSU East Bay: Fall 2024 application deadline extended to April 2, 2024

California Private Colleges/Universities

Please check university websites for application submission dates.

Out-of-State Colleges/Universities

Please check university websites for application submission dates.

International Colleges/Universities

Please check university websites for application submission dates.