Census Date

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Census Date represents the calendar date of the state census data snapshot for submission and reporting to the CSU Chancellor's Office. The Census Date is displayed in the format MM/DD/YYYY.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Other Reports:N/A
Data Custodian
Academic and Centralized Scheduling
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_SESSION_TBL
Source Field Name:CENSUS_DT
Census Process:N
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Session"
Column Heading:"Census Date"

The Census Dates for state-supported versus self-supported sessions often differ.

Business Rules

The State Census Date is typically at the end of the fourth week of the semester.

See Also

Definition Source

"Enter the cutoff date for census statistics for the session. This field is for informational purposes only."[1]


  1. Oracle. PeopleSoft. Campus Solutions. Campus Solutions Application Fundamentals. Establishing Terms and Sessions. Defining Terms, Sessions, and Session Time Periods. Retrieved from: https://docs.oracle.com/cd/F41618_01/cs92pbr21/eng/cs/lsfn/task_DefiningTermsSessionsandSessionTimePeriods-ab5801.html?pli=ul_d38e120_lsfn.