At GSU, the academic year starts with the fall semester.

The academic calendar is a useful document for planning purposes. The academic calendar contains:

Start and end dates of a semester or term
Holidays and breaks
Registration deadlines
Grading deadlines

  • Intersession 2023-2024


    Intersession takes place between the fall semester and the spring semester. Courses have an "INTS1" or "INTS" section code.

    December 11, 2023MondayIntersession Begins
    January 15, 2024MondayIntersession Ends

  • Fall 2023


    August 28, 2023MondayTerm Begins
    September 4, 2023MondayGSU Closed-Labor Day
    September 15, 2023FridayGraduation Applications Due
    November 23-26, 2023Thu-SunGSU Closed - Thanksgiving Break
    December 10, 2023SunTerm Ends
    December 17, 2023SundayFinal Grades Due
    December 22-31, 2023-January 1, 2024Fri-MonGSU Closed-Winter Break

  • Spring 2024


    January 15, 2024 MondayGSU Closed-Martin Luther King Holiday
    January 16, 2024TuesdayTerm Begins
    February 2, 2024FridayGraduation Applications Due
    February 19, 2024MondayGSU Closed-Presidents' Day Holiday
    March 11-17, 2024Mon-SunSpring Break - No classes
    May 6, 2024MondayTerm Ends
    May 18, 2024SaturdayCommencement
    May 13, 2024MondayFinal Grades Due

  • Academic Calendars (pdf)