Calendars, Dates and Deadlines
Cal Poly operates on a 10-week quarter system. The calendar year is summer term through spring term of the following year.
Academic Calendars (2-3 years out): Quarter start/end dates, finals, academic holidays and commencement.
Fee Payment Schedule: Links to the university’s fee schedules for tuition, housing and dining plans.
Registration and Student Planning Calendars: Quarterly registration rotations and student planning calendars.
University Housing Calendar: Housing dates, deadlines and fees as well as dates housing assignments are released, move-in/move-out dates and holidays and new student orientation dates.
Cal Poly Events and Entertainment Calendar: Campus performances, lectures and events open to the public.
Athletics Calendar: Select the name of the sport then click on “Schedule.”
Dates and Deadlines
|NOW||Tuition/Registration Fees: Tuition charges are due and viewable at the time of registration. Visit "How and When to Pay" for more information.|
|NOW||Register for WOW! Cal Poly's nationally recognized Week of Welcome!|
|August 26||Register for Evening with the President and/or Gathering on the Green, both taking place during Move-In Weekend!|
|August 29||Deadline to reserve and/or edit your Move-In Pass for move-in weekend. Pass holds a spot and time for you to unload your vehicle. Click HERE for more information.|
|September 1||Housing and dining payment due if student is enrolled in installment plan|
|September 14||AlcoholEDU and Haven Training courses part 1 due. Find out more information HERE.|
Out of State Move-In
|September 17||In-State Move In
Student Life Orientation (SLO Days). Orientation for out-of-state students or for those who were unable to attend during summer
|September 18-25||WOW Week|
|September 22||First day of Fall Quarter|
|September 30||Regular registration ends for Mustang Family Weekend.
Register HERE before the price increase!
|October 1||Housing and dining payment due if student is enrolled in installment plan|
Online registration ends for Mustang Family Weekend.
On-site registration will be available from 8AM-4PM in the UU Plaza on 10/21 and 10/22.
Mustang Family Weekend!
|November 1||Housing and dining payment due if student is enrolled in installment plan|
Part 2 of AlcoholEDU and Haven is due
|November 7-December 8||
Registration opens for Winter Quarter 2017.
Students should check their PolyProfile/Student Center to determine their academic progress and registration date and time. Tuition for Winter 2017 due upon registering for classes.
|November 11||Veterans Day observed. No classes.|
|November 21-27||Thanksgiving Week Break|
|December 12-16||Finals Week|
|December 17||Fall Commencement|