Important Dates

San Francisco Bay University accepts applications throughout the year to admit students into Spring, Summer, or Fall trimesters. Please refer to the dates below to submit your application.

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  • Application Deadlines and Fees
    Trimester International and COS   Local & Online Modality Int'l Transfer-in
      Deadline Application Fee Deadline Application Fee
    Spring October 15 $70 (currently waived) December 5 $50 (currently waived)
    Summer February 15 $70 (currently waived) April 5 $50 (currently waived)
    Fall** June 15 $70 August 5 $50* $70
    Note: The application fee is non-refundable.
    *The application fee is waived for a local applicant who is a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident.
    ** 2023 Fall, 2024 Spring, 2024 Summer, and 2024 Fall: application fee will be credited towards your tuition or fees upon enrollment.
  • Intent to Report Deadlines

    To secure your seat after admission, please follow the deadlines below:

    Trimester Intent to Report
    Intent to Report
    (Local, Transfer-in)
    Spring December 4 December 25
    Summer April 9 April 26
    Fall July 30 August 20

    Admitted Students must follow other important dates. More details are on the Admitted Students page.

  • New Student Orientation

    As an admitted student, you must attend the mandatory NSO, including course registration and advising sessions.

    Trimester New Student Reporting/
    Orientation Days
    Start Date End Date
    2023 Spring January 5, 2023 January 9, 2023 April 22, 2023
    2023 Summer May 4, 2023 May 8, 2023 August 19, 2023
    2023 Fall August 28, 2023 August 31, 2023 December 18, 2023
    2024 Spring January 4, 2024 January 8, 2024 April 20, 2024

Our Admissions team is here to help you meet your educational goals and adjust to university life at SFBU.