Important Dates

Fall 2020 Freshman Admission Dates*

October
October 1, 2019–
November 30, 2019
Apply to SDSU on the Cal State Apply website. Once you receive an acknowledgment email from the SDSU Office of Admissions, set up your SDSU WebPortal account.
October 1, 2019–
March 2, 2020
File your financial aid application, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), as soon as possible. Be sure to use the IRS data retrieval option when completing your FAFSA to reduce errors and list SDSU’s federal school code (001151) on your FAFSA.
January
January 15 Weber Honors College application priority consideration deadline. Students are strongly encouraged to apply by this deadline.
January If you haven't done so already, file your FAFSA as soon as possible. Be sure to use the IRS data retrieval option when completing your FAFSA to reduce errors and list SDSU's federal school code (001151) on your FAFSA.
February
February If you haven't done so already, file your FAFSA as soon as possible. Be sure to use the IRS data retrieval option when completing your FAFSA to reduce errors and list SDSU's federal school code (001151) on your FAFSA.
February 8 SDSU 2020–21 scholarship applications due.
March
Early March Check AidLink to make sure you have submitted all requested financial aid documents.
March 1 Housing License Agreement available. License agreement and $375 nonrefundable initial payment due by May 1 for on-campus housing.
March 2 Deadline to submit GPA Verification Form for a Cal Grant.
March 2 Deadline to file your Free FAFSA (financial aid application) as soon as possible. Be sure to use the IRS data retrieval option when completing your FAFSA to reduce errors and list SDSU's federal school code (001151) on your FAFSA.
Mid-March Final financial aid award notice posted in AidLink for students who have been admitted and have completed their financial aid applications.
March 20 Explore SDSU Welcome Reception for Out-of-State Students
March 21 Explore SDSU Open House.
March 30 Weber Honors College application final deadline. After January 15, applications are accepted and evaluated on a space-available basis.
March Accept your offer of admission by submitting your online Intent to Enroll $400 nonrefundable deposit as soon as possible.
March The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) begins mailing acceptance letters and First Contact program information.
April
April 1 Check AidLink and submit requested documents to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for priority evaluation.
April Order official transcripts for your Intent to Enroll.
April New Student Orientation information is available online.
May
May 1 Deadline to submit your offer of admission by submitting your online Intent to Enroll $400 nonrefundable deposit, official transcripts including fall 2019 grades and official test scores.
May 1 Deadline to submit your Housing License Agreement and $375 nonrefundable initial payment for on-campus housing.
May 9 New Student Orientation online reservation system will open at 10 a.m. Do not make travel arrangements before you have made a reservation for New Student Orientation.
May Check AidLink to make sure you have submitted all requested financial aid documents.
June
June Class registration information sent to new students.
June Pay your basic tuition and fees as soon as possible.
June Sign up online for Direct Deposit to receive the balance of your financial aid and scholarship awards after the funds pay university charges.
June Request that your final high school and/or college transcripts (including spring 2020 grades and graduation date) and official test scores be sent to the SDSU Office of Admissions by July 15 to complete your Intent to Enroll. Request personal copies for yourself to keep in an advising file.
June EOP First Contact programs begin.
June Make sure that you have made your New Student Orientation reservation.
July
July 15 All final official high school and/or college transcripts must be received by the SDSU Office of Admissions. If we do not receive your transcript by this date, an administrative hold will be placed on your University record and you will be unable to register for fall classes. This transcript is in addition to the transcripts you submitted with your Intent to Enroll.
July 22 Deadline to cancel Housing License Agreement.
July Pay your basic tuition and fees in full and clear any holds listed on your SDSU WebPortal at least two weeks prior to attending New Student Orientation.
July Activate your student loan(s) and request your Parent PLUS loan to receive funds when school begins.
July Attend New Student Orientation on your registered date.
August
August 19 Disbursement of fall financial aid and scholarship funds begins for enrolled and qualified applicants. Check Student Account Services and your designated bank account for transactions.
August 22-23 Residence halls and on-campus apartments open.
August 23 Welcome Week begins.
August 24 New Student and Family Convocation.
August 26 Classes begin.
September
September Aztec Nights—Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

*Dates are subject to change.