Summer Registration Requirements

Summer 2019 Term Dates:

Term Start Date End Date Census Add/Drop Last Withdrawal
Full Term 14 Weeks 5/13/19 8/15/19 5/23/219 5/23/219 7/29/19
First 6 Weeks 5/13/19 6/21/19 5/23/219 5/23/219 6/7/19
Second 6 Weeks 6/24/19 8/2/19 5/23/219 6/28/19 7/19/19
Last 8 Weeks 6/24/19 8/15/19 5/23/219 6/28/19 8/2/19

Unlike fall and spring registration, which is required, summer registration is optional unless a student is in a category that requires registration.

Students Graduating in August - Summer Registration Requirements

STUDENT SITUATIONREGISTRATION REQUIREMENT 
Who plan to check-out early (check-out by May deadline)Do Not need to register for summer , unless continuing on with another degree and using campus resources for that degree in the summer.* Students working on research in the summer must register for research credits in the full summer term.
Who plan to meet the standard check-out deadline)Must register for summer. Students working on research in the summer must register for research credits in the full summer term.

Students Graduating in December - Summer Registration Requirements

STUDENT SITUATIONREGISTRATION REQUIREMENT 
Who plan to check-out early (check-out by September deadline)Must register for summer. Typically thesis students register for research credits in the full summer term. Unless the student is on a summer RA contract, student is only required to register for 1 credit.
Who plan to meet the standard check-out deadlineDo Not need to register for summer, unless using campus resources in the summer*. Students working on research in the summer must register for research credits in the full summer term.

Students on a Summer RA, TA or Hourly Contract - Summer Registration Requirements

STUDENT SITUATIONREGISTRATION REQUIREMENT 
STUDENTS on a SUMMER RA CONTACTMust register for 3 credits of research in summer (no exception to this rule). Since 1 credit in the summer cost exactly the same as 4 credits, students may register for the required 3 credits of research + an additional credit of the students choice at no extra cost.
STUDENTS on a SUMMER TA or HOURLY CONTACTDo Not need to register for summer, unless using campus resources in the summer*. Students working on research in the summer must register for research credits in the full summer term.
STUDENTS NOT on a SUMMER RA CONTRACT & NOT GRADUATING (see above for details)Do Not need to register for summer, unless using campus resources in the summer*. Students working on research in the summer must register for research credits in the full summer term.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

*Campus Resources: Any student using campus resources in the summer MUST register for summer credits.

Examples of campus resources (other examples may apply) include working:
● in a campus lab
● with an advisor or committee members (research, thesis content, defending)
● with other students (on research)
● with CSM staff (formatting thesis, checking out)