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Humboldt State University was established in 1913.

DATES to remember

Below are important dates and deadlines for Open University, Extension courses and Summer Session.

For Extension, Open University, Summer Session and Special Session refund schedules,
see
DROP & REFUND POLICY

Current Extension Deadlines

EXTENSION DEADLINES: SPRING 2015

Deadline to: Open University, Over 60 and High School Concurrent (full semester courses) Extension, Special Session, OLLI and non-credit
DROP and receive full refund minus $10 Jan. 16 Prior to 1st class meeting
ADD without a late fee Feb. 2 Prior to 2nd class meeting
ADD with a $25 late fee Feb. 16 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
DROP without a serious and compelling reason and receive partial (65%) refund Feb. 16 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to change grade option to AUDIT Feb. 16 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to take a course credit/no credit March 16 Before 50% of course time has elapsed
DROP with a serious and compelling reason (no refund) April 6 Before 75% of course time has elapsed

Current Open University

OPEN UNIVERSITY: SPRING 2015

Significant dates, holidays and campus closures

Dec. 25-Jan. 1 Winter Break: Campus closed
Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday: Campus closed
Jan. 20 Open University instruction begins
Feb. 2 Deadline to ADD Open University full-semester courses without a late fee
Feb. 16 Deadline to DROP Open University full-semester courses without a serious and compelling reason and receive partial refund (65%)
Feb. 16 Deadline to ADD Open University full-semester courses (with late fee)
Feb. 16 Deadline to change an Open University course grade option to Audit
March 16 Deadline to FILE to take an Open University course Credit/No Credit
March 16-20 Spring Break (No Open University classes)
March 31 Cesar Chavez Day: Campus closed
April 6 Deadline to DROP an Open University class with a serious and compelling reason (no refund)
May 11-15 Final Exams
May 16 Commencement
May 25 Memorial Day: Campus closed

Extension: Summer 2015

EXTENSION DEADLINES: SUMMER 2015

Applies to Extension, Special Session, OLLI and non-credit

ADD without a late fee Prior to 2nd class meeting
ADD with a $25 late fee Before 25% of course time has elapsed
DROP and receive full refund minus $10 Prior to 1st class meeting
DROP awithout a serious and compelling reason and receive partial (65%) refund Before 25% of course time has elapsed
DROP with a serious and compelling reason (no refund) Before 75% of course time has elapsed
FILE to take a course CREDIT/NO CREDIT Before 50% of course time has elapsed

Summer Session 2015

SUMMER SESSION: SUMMER 2015

Important deadlines and holidays

SUMMER SESSION REGISTRATION BEGINS APRIL 13.

  • MAY 25: Memorial Day (Campus closed)
  • JULY 3: Independence Day Holiday (Campus closed)
SUMMER SESSION Full term  Online
8 weeks
1st 5 weeks 2nd 5 weeks Varied session:  1 or more weeks 2- and 3-day
sessions
Instructional dates May 26 - July 31 May 26 - July 17 May 26-June 26 June 30-July 31 Varies Varies
Deadline to ADD without a $25 late fee May 26 May 26 May 26 June 29 prior to 2ndclass meeting prior to 1st class meeting
Deadline to DROP and receive partial refund June 8 June 8 June 3 July 8 Refer to refund schedule prior to 1st class meeting
Deadline to DROP without a serious and compelling reason and “W” grade recorded June 8 June 8 June 3 July 8 before 1/4 class has elapsed prior to 1st class meeting
Deadline to ADD with a  late fee June 8 June 8 June 3 July 8 before 1/4 class has elapsed N/A
Deadline to file for Credit/No Credit June 22 June 22 June 8 July 15 before 1/2 class has elapsed prior to 1st class meeting
Deadline to DROP with a serious and compelling reason (No refund) and a “W” grade recorded July 6 July 6 June 19 July 24 before 3/4 class has elapsed N/A

Past Semester: Extension

EXTENSION DEADLINES: FALL 2014

Deadline to: Open University, Over 60 and High School Concurrent (full semester courses) Extension, Special Session, OLLI and non-credit
DROP and receive full refund minus $10 drop fee Aug. 22 Prior to 1st class meeting
ADD without a late fee Sept. 5 Prior to 2nd class meeting
ADD with a $25 late fee Sept. 22 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
DROP without a serious and compelling reason and receive partial (65%) refund Sept. 22 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to change grade option to AUDIT Sept. 22 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to take a course credit/no credit Oct. 20 Before 50% of course time has elapsed
DROP with a serious and compelling reason (no refund) Nov. 3 Before 75% of course time has elapsed

Past Semester: Open University

OPEN UNIVERSITY: FALL 2014

Significant dates, holidays and campus closures

August 25 Open University Instruction begins
September 1 Labor Day: Campus closed
September 5 Deadline to ADD Open University full-semester courses without a late fee
September 22 Deadline to DROP Open University full-semester courses without a serious and compelling reason and receive partial refund (65%)
September 22 Deadline  to ADD Open University full-semester courses (with late fee)
September 22 Deadline to file to change Open University grade option to AUDIT
October 20 Deadline to FILE to take an Open University course Credit/No Credit
November 3 Deadline to DROP an Open University course with a serious and compelling reason (no refund)
November 11 Veteran’s Day: Campus closed
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Break: No Open University classes
November 27-28 Thanksgiving: Campus closed
December 15-19 Final Exam Week
December 25-January 1 Campus closed

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