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Academic Calendar 2014-15

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 2014-15

Date(s) Day/Time Description
August 1FriAxess opens for course enrollment.
August 25Mon1st-year M.D. instruction begins.
August 28Thu2nd-year M.D. instruction begins.
September 2TueLaw School instruction begins for 1st-year J.D. students.
September 12Fri, 5:00 p.m.At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.
September 15MonMBA first-year instruction begins.
September 16TueNew undergraduates arrive; Convocation.
September 18ThuUndergraduate housing opens for returning students.
September 22MonFirst day of quarter; instruction begins.
September 22Mon, 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 22Mon, 5:00 p.m.Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund.
September 22MonLaw School instruction begins for 2nd- & 3rd-year J.D. & advanced degree students.
September 25ThuConferral of degrees, Summer Quarter, 2012-13
September 26FriGSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).
October 10Fri, 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 5Wed, 5:00 p.m.Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.
November 14Fri, 5:00 p.m.Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.
November 14Fri, 5:00 p.m.Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.
November 14Fri, 5:00 p.m.Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral.
November 24-28Mon-FriThanksgiving Recess (no classes).
December 1-7Mon-SunEnd-Quarter Period.
December 5FriLast day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)
December 5FriLast opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.
December 5Fri, noonUniversity thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.
December 5Fri, 5:00 p.m.Late application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).
December 5-12Fri-FriLaw School examinations.
December 8-12Mon-FriEnd-Quarter examinations.
December 13Sat, noonUndergraduate housing closes for Winter Break.
December 16Tue, 11:59 p.m.Grades due.
January 8ThuConferral of degrees, Autumn Quarter.

 Winter Quarter 2014-15

Date(s) Day/Time Description
October 26SunAxess opens for course enrollment.
December 26FriAt-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.
January 3Sat, 8:00 a.m.Undergraduate housing opens for Winter Quarter.
January 5MonFirst day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.
January 5Mon, 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 5Mon, 5:00 p.m.Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund.
January 9FriGSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).
January 19MonMartin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday, no classes).
January 23Fri, 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 16MonPresidents' Day (holiday, no classes; Law School does hold classes).
February 19Thu, 5:00 p.m.Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.
February 27Fri, 5:00 p.m.Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.
February 27Fri, 5:00 p.m.Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.
February 27Fri, 5:00 p.m.Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral.
March 9-15Mon-SunEnd-Quarter Period.
March 13FriLast day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)
March 13FriLast opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.
March 13Fri, noonUniversity thesis, D.M.A. final project, Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.
March 13Fri, 5:00 p.m.Late application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).
March 13-20Fri-FriLaw School examinations.
March 16-20Mon-FriEnd-Quarter examinations.
March 21SatUndergrad housing move-out (if depending Winter Quarter).
March 24Tue, 11:59 p.m.Grades due.
April 2ThuConferral of degrees, Winter Quarter.

Spring Quarter 2014-15

Date(s) Day/Time Description
February 8SunAxess opens for course enrollment.
March 20FriAt-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.
March 28SatUndergraduate housing move-in date for Spring Quarter.
March 30MonFirst day of quarter; instruction begins.
March 30Mon, 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 30Mon, 5:00 p.m.Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund.
April 2ThuMBA first-year instruction begins.
April 7TueGSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).
April 10Fri, 5:00 p.m.Application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral.
April 17Fri, 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 12Tue, 5:00 p.m.Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.
May 22Fri, 5:00 p.m.Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB..
May 22Fri, 5:00 p.m.Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.
May 25MonMemorial Day (holiday, no classes).
May 29FriLast day of Law classes.
May 29-June 4Fri-ThuEnd-Quarter Period.
June 1-5Mon-FriLaw School examinations.
June 3WedLast day of classes.
June 3WedLast opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.
June 3Wed, noonUniversity thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.
June 3Wed, 5:00 p.m.Late application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).
June 5ThuDay before finals, no classes.
June 5-10Fri-WedEnd-Quarter examinations.
June 11Thu, noonGrades for graduating students due.
June 12FriUndergraduate housing move-out date (for all students not involved in Commencement).
June 13SatSenior Class Day.
June 13SatBaccalaureate Saturday.
June 14SunCommencement. Conferral of degrees, Spring Quarter.
June 15MonUndergraduate Housing move-out date (for graduates and others involved in Commencement with permission).
June 16Tue, 11:59 p.m.Grades for non-graduating students due.

Summer Quarter 2014-15

Date(s) Day/Time Description
April 12SunAxess opens for course enrollment.
June 12FriAt-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.
June 22MonFirst day of quarter; instruction begins.
June 22Mon, 5:00 p.m.Preliminary Study List deadline.
June 22MonDeadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund.
July 3FriIndependence Day celebrated (holiday, no classes).
July 6Mon, 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 24Fri, 5:00 p.m.Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.
July 31Fri, 5:00 p.m.Change of grading basis deadline.
July 31Fri, 5:00 p.m.Course withdrawal deadline.
July 31Fri, 5:00 p.m.Application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral.
August 8-13Sat-ThuEnd-Quarter Period.
August 13ThuLast day of classes.
August 13ThuLast opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.
August 15-16Fri-SatEnd-Quarter examinations.
August 18Tue, 11:59 p.m.Grades due.
August 28Fri, noonUniversity thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.
August 28Fri, 5:00 p.m.Late application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).
September 24ThuConferral of degrees, Summer Quarter.

Academic Calendar 2015-16

First day of classes and last day of finals

  • Autumn 2015-16: September 21 and December 11

  • Winter 2015-16: January 4 and March 18

  • Spring 2015-16: March 28 and June 8 (Commencement June 12)

  • Summer 2015-16: June 20 and August 13