Happy New Year Keelhaulers! The spring semester officially begins today; the first day of classes is on Monday, Jan. 8. Daily cashier window hours will resume starting today, and tutoring services with drop-in hours will be available after the first day of classes. Remember to bookmark our intranet webpage for the most recent updates and latest campus news alerts. Important key dates for the spring 2024 semester are included below and can also be found on our Academic Calendar.

Wishing everyone in our Keelhauler community a wonderful start to the 2024 spring semester! 


Spring 2024 Semester

Spring 2024 Semester Important Events
January 2 Spring Semester Begins
January 8 First Day of Instruction 
January 8 - 12 U.S. Coast Guard Examinations 
January 8 - 19 Drop/Add Period
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (University closed)
January 19 Last Day to add/drop a class
January 29 - Feb 8 Summer 2024 Registration Period
February 5 Census Date (20th day of instruction)
February 16 Last day to remove incomplete grades
February 19 Cal Maritime Open House
March 4 - 8 Spring Break
March 22 60% point in the semester
March 25 Fall 2024 Advising Period begins 
April 1 Cesar Chavez Day (University closed)
April 8 - 19 Fall 2024 Registration Period 
April 26 Last Day of Instruction
April 29, 30 and May 1, 2 Final Exam Period
May 3 Grades due by noon
May 4 Commencement
May 4 Academic Year Ends

view the 2024 spring academic calendar

Established in 1929, California State University Maritime Academy is the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast. Located in Vallejo, California, the campus offers undergraduate degrees that prepare students for careers in engineering, transportation, international relations, business, and global logistics. Cal Maritime also offers a master’s degree in Transportation and Engineering Management, as well as a number of extended learning programs and courses.