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Academic Calendar 2013-14

This calendar is also available at the University Registrar's web site. All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the University.

Autumn Quarter 2013-14

Date(s) Day/Time Description
August 1ThuAxess opens for course enrollment.
August 26Mon1st-year M.D. instruction begins.
August 29Thu2nd-year M.D. instruction begins.
September 6FriLaw School instruction begins for 1st-year J.D. students.
September 13Fri, 5:00 p.m.At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.
September 16MonMBA first-year instruction begins.
September 17TueNew undergraduates arrive; Convocation.
September 19ThuUndergraduate housing opens for returning students.
September 23MonFirst day of quarter; instruction begins.
September 23Mon, 5:00 p.m.Preliminary Study List deadline. Students must be a "at status"; i.e., students must have a study list with sufficient units to meet requirements for their status, whether full-time, 8-9-10 units (graduate students only), or approved Special Registration Status. The late study list fee is $200.
September 23Mon, 5:00 p.m.Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund.
September 26ThuConferral of degrees, Summer Quarter, 2012-13
September 26ThuLaw School instruction begins for 2nd- & 3rd-year J.D. & advanced degree students.
September 27FriGSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).
October 11Fri, 5:00 p.m.Final Study List deadline. Last day to add or drop a class; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course. Last day for tuition reassessment for dropped courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a "W" notation will appear on the transcript.
November 5Tue, 5:00 p.m.Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.
November 15Fri, 5:00 p.m.Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.
November 15Fri, 5:00 p.m.Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.
November 15Fri, 5:00 p.m.Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral.
November 25-29Mon-FriThanksgiving Recess (no classes).
December 2-8Mon-SunEnd-Quarter Period.
December 4WedLast day of Law 2nd- & 3rd-year J.D. & advanced degree classes
December 5ThuLast day of 1st-year J.D. classes.
December 6FriLast day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)
December 6FriLast opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.
December 6Fri, noonUniversity thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.
December 6Fri, 5:00 p.m.Late application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).
December 9-13Mon-FriEnd-Quarter examinations.
December 9-16Mon-MonLaw School examinations for 2nd/3rd-year J.D. and advanced degree students..
December 10-16Tue-MonLaw School examinations for 1st-year J.D. students.
December 14Sat, noonUndergraduate housing closes for Winter Break.
December 17Tue, 11:59 p.m.Grades due.
January 9ThuConferral of degrees, Autumn Quarter.

 Winter Quarter 2013-14

Date(s) Day/Time Description
October 27SunAxess opens for course enrollment.
December 27FriAt-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.
January 4Sat, 8:00 a.m.Undergraduate housing opens for Winter Quarter.
January 6MonFirst day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.
January 6Mon, 5:00 p.m.Preliminary Study List deadline. Students must be "at status"; i.e., students must have a study list with sufficient units to meet requirements for their status, whether full-time, 8-9-10 units (graduate students only), or approved Special Registration Status.
January 6Mon, 5:00 p.m.Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund.
January 10FriGSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).
January 20MonMartin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday, no classes).
January 24Fri, 5:00 p.m.Final Study List deadline. Final day to add or drop a class; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course. Last day for tuition reassessment for dropped courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a 'W' notation will appear on the transcript.
February 17MonPresidents' Day (holiday, no classes; Law School does hold classes).
February 19Wed, 5:00 p.m.Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.
February 28Fri, 5:00 p.m.Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.
February 28Fri, 5:00 p.m.Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.
February 28Fri, 5:00 p.m.Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral.
March 10-16Mon-SunEnd-Quarter Period.
March 14FriLast day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)
March 14FriLast opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.
March 14Fri, noonUniversity thesis, D.M.A. final project, Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.
March 14Fri, 5:00 p.m.Late application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).
March 14-21Fri-FriLaw School examinations.
March 17-21Mon-FriEnd-Quarter examinations.
March 22SatUndergrad housing move-out (if depending Winter Quarter).
March 25Tue, 11:59 p.m.Grades due.
April 3ThuConferral of degrees, Winter Quarter.

Spring Quarter 2013-14

Date(s) Day/Time Description
February 9SunAxess opens for course enrollment.
March 21FriAt-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.
March 29SatUndergraduate housing move-in date for Spring Quarter.
March 31MonFirst day of quarter; instruction begins.
March 31Mon, 5:00 p.m.Preliminary Study List deadline. Students must be "at status"; i.e., students must have a study list with sufficient units to meet requirements for their status, whether full-time, 8-9-10 units (graduate students only), or approved Special Registration Status.
March 31Mon, 5:00 p.m.Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund.
April 3ThuMBA first-year instruction begins.
April 8TueGSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).
April 11Fri, 5:00 p.m.Application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral.
April 18Fri, 5:00 p.m.Final Study List deadline. Last day to add or drop a class; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course. Last day for tuition reassessment for dropped courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a "W" notation will appear on the transcript.
May 13Tue, 5:00 p.m.Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.
May 23Fri, 5:00 p.m.Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB..
May 23Fri, 5:00 p.m.Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.
May 26MonMemorial Day (holiday, no classes).
May 30FriLast day of Law classes.
May 30-June 5Fri-ThuEnd-Quarter Period.
June 2-6Mon-FriLaw School examinations.
June 4WedLast day of classes.
June 4WedLast opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.
June 4Wed, noonUniversity thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.
June 4Wed, 5:00 p.m.Late application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).
June 5ThuDay before finals, no classes.
June 6-11Fri-WedEnd-Quarter examinations.
June 12Thu, noonGrades for graduating students due.
June 13FriUndergraduate housing move-out date (for all students not involved in Commencement).
June 14SatSenior Class Day.
June 14SatBaccalaureate Saturday.
June 15SunCommencement. Conferral of degrees, Spring Quarter.
June 16MonUndergraduate Housing move-out date (for graduates and others involved in Commencement with permission).
June 17Tue, 11:59 p.m.Grades for non-graduating students due.

Summer Quarter 2013-14

Date(s) Day/Time Description
April 13SunAxess opens for course enrollment.
June 13FriAt-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.
June 23MonFirst day of quarter; instruction begins.
June 23Mon, 5:00 p.m.Preliminary Study List deadline.
June 23MonDeadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund.
July 4FriIndependence Day (holiday, no classes).
July 7Mon, 5:00 p.m.Final Study List deadline. Final day to add or drop a class; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course. Last day for tuition reassessment for dropped courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a 'W' notation will appear on the transcript.
July 25Fri, 5:00 p.m.Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.
Aug 1Fri, 5:00 p.m.Change of grading basis deadline.
Aug 1Fri, 5:00 p.m.Course withdrawal deadline.
Aug 1Fri, 5:00 p.m.Application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral.
August 9-14Sat-ThuEnd-Quarter Period.
August 14ThuLast day of classes.
August 14ThuLast opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.
August 15-16Fri-SatEnd-Quarter examinations.
August 19Tue, 11:59 p.m.Grades due.
August 29Fri, noonUniversity thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.
August 29Fri, 5:00 p.m.Late application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).
September 25ThuConferral of degrees, Summer Quarter.

Academic Calendar 2014-15

First day of classes and last day of finals

  • Autumn 2014-15: September 22 and December 12
  • Winter 2014-15: January 5 and March 20
  • Spring 2014-15: March 30 and June 10 (Commencement June 14)
  • Summer 2014-15: June 22 and August 15