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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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    Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Current students should always keep in mind the following deadlines:

February 16
Otis Named Scholarship Deadline
Students may apply beginning in January. Please submit the application to the Financial Aid Office.

March 2
Cal Grant Deadline (if you are not already receiving a Cal Grant)
GPA Verification form and the FAFSA (online) must be submitted by this date in order for students to be considered for the Cal Grant program.


May 15
SUMMER Payment Deadline
To ensure that the courses you register for the Summer term are not dropped, you must make sufficient financial arragements (pay for the term or arrange a monthly payment plan) with the Student Accounts Office.
 

June 15
FALL Payment Deadline
To ensure that the courses you register for the Fall term are not dropped, you must make sufficient financial arragements (pay for the term or arrange a monthly payment plan) with the Student Accounts Office.
Make sure your financial aid for the academic year is finalized well before this date to avoid late fees.
 

December 15
SPRING Payment Deadline
To ensure that the courses you register for the Spring term are not dropped, you must make sufficient financial arragements (pay for the term or arrange a monthly payment plan) with the Student Accounts Office.

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