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
    Trimester International and COS Local & Online Modality Int'l Transfer-in
      Deadline Deadline
    Spring October 15 December 5
    Summer February 15 April 5
    Fall June 15 August 5
    Note: No application fees.
  • 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 Fall August 28, 2023 August 31, 2023 December 18, 2023
    2024 Spring January 4, 2024 January 8, 2024 April 20, 2024
    2024 Summer May 2, 2024 May 6, 2024 August 17, 2024
    2024 Fall August 26, 2024 August 29, 2024 December 16, 2024

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