Academic Calendar

Here you will find the Academic Calendar and final exam schedule. 

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Date Day Event
April 24-June 30 Mon.-Fri. Open Registration – Continuing Students
April 24-Sept. 8 Mon.-Fri. Open Registration – New Students
July 1-Sept. 8 Mon.-Fri. Late Registration – All Continuing Students
Aug. 18 Tues. President Marcy's State of the University Address
Aug. 18 Tues. Academic Retreat
Aug. 19 Wed. New Faculty Orientation
Aug. 20- 23 Thurs.-Sun. General orientation session for new students.
Aug. 23 Sun.  Last Day to receive 100% tutition refund.
Aug. 24 Mon. First Day of Classes
Sept. 7 Mon. Labor Day – Campus Closed
Sept. 8 Tues. Last Day to Add or Drop a Class without a "W" grade & with 75% Refund
Sept. 15 Tues. Census Day
Sept. 15 Tues. Last day to register for Internships.
TBA   Convocation
TBA   Family Weekend
Oct. 16 Fri. Fall Break Day
Oct. 16 Fri. Mid-Term Deficiency Reports due to Registrar
Oct. 12-Nov. 6 Mon.-Fri. Academic Advising for Spring 2021
Nov. 6 Fri. Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W"
Nov. 9-12 Mon.-Thurs. Priority Registration for Spring 2021
Nov. 13 Fri. Deadline to file Graduation (May and Aug 2021)
Open Registration Begins – New & Continuing Students
Nov. 25 Wed. Academic Holiday
Nov. 26-27 Thurs.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday – Campus Closed
Dec. 1 Tues. "Incomplete" work from previous semester due to instructor
Dec. 4 Fri. Last Day of Classes
Dec. 7-11 Mon.-Fri. Final Examinations
Dec. 16 Wed. Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office - Grades Posted in Self Service
Dec. 23-Jan. 1 Thurs.-Fri. Winter Break – Campus Closed
Date Day Event
Nov. 16-Dec. 31, 2020 Mon.-Fri. Open Registration – Continuing Students
Nov. 16-Jan. 17, 2021 Mon.- Fri. Open Registration – New Students
Jan. 1- Feb. 1 Mon.-Fri. Late Registration – All Continuing Students
TBA TBA New Faculty Orientation
TBA TBA FT Faculty Retreat
Jan. 18 Mon. Last day to receive a 100% refund.
Jan. 18 Mon. Martin Luther King Day – Campus Holiday
Jan. 19 Tues. First Day of Classes
Feb. 1 Mon. Last Day to Add or Drop a Class without a "W" grade & with 75% Refund.
Feb. 15 Mon. President's Day – Campus Holiday
Feb. 16 Tue. Census Day
Feb. 16 Tue. Last day to register for Internships
Mar. 8-12 Mon.-Fri. Spring Break – Academic Holiday
Mar. 12 Fri. Spring Break Day – Campus Holiday
Mar. 15 Mon. Mid-Term Deficiency Reports due to Registrar
Mar. 15 Mon.-Fri. Advising begins for Summer and Fall 2021
Mar. 31 Wed. Cesar Chavez Day Observed – Campus Holiday
Apr. 2 Fri. Good Friday - Campus Holiday
Apr. 5 Mon. Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W"
Apr. 12-15 Mon.-Thur. Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2021
Apr. 16 Fri. Deadline to file for Fall 2021 Graduation. Open Registration Begins – New & Continuing Students
TBA TBA University Conference
May 3 Mon. "Incomplete" work from previous semester due to instructor
May 4 Tue. Last Day of Classes
May 5 Wed. Study Day
May 6-12 Thur.-Wed. Final Examinations
May 15 Sat. Commencement – Graduate & Undergraduate
May 19 Wed. Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office – Grades Posted in Self Service

Five-Year At-a-Glance Academic Calendar

Review the Five-Year Academic Calendar 2020-2025.

2019/2020 Academic Calendars

To request a past Academic Calendar, please contact the Office of the Registrar. 

Final Exam Week

Here you will find details about Final Exam Week and your final exam schedule. 

  • During final exam week, all regular class are subject to the final exam schedule.
  • Final exams are held in the same classroom in which the class has met all semester.
  • Final exams are not optional.
  • Final exam week is considered the final week of instruction in the semester.
  • Final exam week period will meet week 16 of the term. Fall (Monday-Friday) and spring (Thursday-Wednesday)  Please see Academic Calendar for exact dates.
  • All classes that give a final exam will meet at only one of their regularly scheduled times during final exam week to administer the exam.   
  • Classes that meet once a week will hold the final at their normal weekly day/time during final exam week.

Please note — If your class only meets one day a week, then your final exam is at your regularly scheduled time.

If your class meets Mondays and Wednesdays: 

Time block start time: Final exam day:
    
8:30 a.m.
Monday
10:20 a.m.  Wednesday
noon (lunch) Wednesday
12:30 p.m. Monday
    
2:20 p.m.
Wednesday
4:10 p.m.  Monday
5:50 p.m. (dinner) Monday
6:20 p.m. Wednesday
8:10 p.m. Monday 

 

If your class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays: 

Time block start time: Final exam day:
    
8:00 a.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m.  Thursday
10:50 a.m. Tuesday
12:30 a.m. (lunch) Tuesday
1 p.m. Thursday
2 p.m. Tuesday
3:50 p.m. Thursday
5:30 p.m. (dinner) Thursday
6 p.m. Tuesday
7:50 p.m.  Thursday
9:40 p.m.  Tuesday

Please always confirm final exam schedule with your instructor or syllabus.  

Questions about the academic calendar or final exam schedule? Please contact us!