Academic Calendar

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

Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Date Day Event
Nov 15, 2019 – Dec 31, 2019 Mon.– Fri. Open Registration - Continuing  Students
Nov 15, 2019 – Jan 17, 2020 Mon.– Fri. Open Registration for New Students
Jan 1 – Feb 3 Mon.– Fri. Late Registration - All Continuing Students 
TBA Mon. New Faculty Orientation
TBA Thur. FT Faculty Retreat
Jan 20 Mon. Martin Luther King Day - Campus Holiday
Jan 21 Tues. First Day of Classes
Feb 3 Mon. Last Day to Add or Drop a Class without a  "W" grade and with 100 percent refund
Feb 17 Mon. President's Day - Campus Holiday
Feb 18 Tues. Census Day
Feb 18 Tues. Last day to register for Internships
Mar 9-13 Mon. – Fri. Spring Break - Academic Holiday
Mar 13 Fri. Spring Break Day - Campus Holiday
Mar 16 Mon. Mid-Term Deficiency Reports due to Registrar
Mar 16-Apr 9 Mon.–Fri. Advising for Summer and Fall 2020
Mar 31 Tues. Cesar Chavez Day Observed - Campus Holiday
Apr 3 Fri. Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W"
Apr 13-16 Mon.– Thurs. Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2020
Apr 10 Fri. Good Friday - Campus Holiday
Apr 22 Wed. University Conference
Apr 17 Fri. Deadline to file for Fall 2020 Graduation.
Open Registration Begins - New and Continuing Students
May 1 Fri. "Incomplete" work from previous semester due to instructor
May 5 Tues. Last Day of Classes
May 6 Wed. Study Day
May 7-13 Thurs.–Wed. Final Examinations
May 16 Sat. Commencement - Graduate & Undergraduate
May 20 Wed. Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office - Grades Posted in Self Service
  • Campus Holidays (no classes and campus offices are closed)
  • Academic Holidays (no classes but campus offices are open)
  • All dates subject to change. Last updated 12/3/19 

Five-Year At-a-Glance Academic Calendar

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.
10:20 a.m.  Wednesday
noon (lunch) Wednesday
12:30 p.m. Monday
2:20 p.m.
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.
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!