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A Term is a portion of an academic year when classes are in session and for which students are admitted, matriculated, enrolled, or graduated. CSUMB is on a semester system. Fall and spring semesters are approximately fifteen weeks long. Shorter winter and summer terms are also available with a narrower set of course offerings.

Where Term Appears
CSUMB Data Warehouse Dashboards:
Data Custodian
Office of the Registrar
Data Source
Source System:CMS - SA
Source Table Name:PS_TERM_TBL
Source Field Name:DESCR
Census Process:No
Logical Transformation / Calculation
OBIEE Folder and Column
Folder Heading:"Term"
Column Heading:"Source Term"


Terms at CSUMB are denoted as the calendar year followed by:

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring

For example, 2019 Fall.

See Also

Definition Source

"A code that indicates the period for which a report is being made."[1]


  1. CSU. Enrollment Reporting System Data Dictionary. Retrieved from: https://asd.calstate.edu/ded/index.asp?ded=1&fid=6&s=ALL&id=116. (Requires login).