Academic Calendar

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

Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Date Day Event
Nov. 15–Dec. 31 Mon.– Fri. Open Registration - Continuing  Students
Nov. 15–Jan. 17 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
March 9-13 Mon. – Fri. Spring Break - Academic Holiday
March 13 Fri. Spring Break Day - Campus Holiday
March 29 Sun. Mid-Term Grades due to the Registrar's Office
March 31 Tues. Cesar Chavez Day Observed - Campus Holiday
March 30-April 17 Mon.—Fri. Advising for Summer and Fall 2020
April 10 Fri. Good Friday - Campus Holiday
April 12 Fri. Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W" (may be done via email)
April 20-24 Mon.– Thurs. Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2020
April 22 Wed. Cancelled — University Conference
April 24 Fri. Deadline to file for Fall 2020 Graduation.
Open Registration Begins - New and Continuing Students
April 24 Fri. Graduation Applications for December 2020
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 
Date Day Event
Mar. 30–April 17 Mon.– Fri. Academic Advising
April 20–23 Mon.-Thurs. Priority Registration
April 24 Fri. Open Registration
May 25 Mon. Memorial Day (campus holiday)
May 26 Tues. First Day of Classes
June 2 Tues. Deadline to Add or Drop a Class
July 2-3 Thurs.-Fri. 4th of July Holiday
July 6 Mon. Deadline to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of 'W'
July 31 Fri. Last Day of Class
Aug. 7 Fri. Grades Due & Posted
Date Day Event
April 24-June 30, 2020 Mon. - Fri. Open Registration - Continuing Students
April 24-Sept. 8, 2020 Mon. - Fri. Open Registration - New Students
July 1 - Sept. 8, 2020 Mon. - Fri. Late Registration - All Continuing Students
TBA   New Faculty Orientation
TBA   President Marcy's State of the University Address
TBA   Academic Retreat
TBA   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. 21-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

Five-Year At-a-Glance Academic Calendar

Review the Five-Year 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.
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!