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Academic Calendar

Spring Term 2019
Summer Term 2019
Fall Term 2019
January Term 2020
Spring Term 2020

Spring Term 2019

January 25 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
January 26 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
January 27 Returning Students Arrive; New Student Orientation Continues
January 28 New Student Orientation Continues
January 29 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
January 29 Grades for January Term due by 5 p.m.
February 6 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
February 22 Family Weekend — No Classes
February 23 Family Weekend Continues
February 25 Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low pass/fail option
February 26 Start date to withdraw from courses with a W
March 1 Study Abroad Priority Application Deadline
March 15 Spring Break Begins at 5 p.m.
March 16 Residence Halls Close at 12 noon
March 24 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 noon
March 25 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
March 27 Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
April 1 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
April 2 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP or WF
April 15 Faculty Professional Development Day — No Classes
April 16 Faculty Professional Development Day — No Classes
April 17 On-campus course registration for Summer 2019 begins
April 29 Course registration for Fall 2019 begins
May 10 Last Day of Classes
May 13 Reading Day
May 14 Final Exams Begin
May 16 Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
May 17 Final Exams End
May 17 Orientation for Summer Study Abroad
May 18 Graduation
May 19 Residence Halls Close at 12 noon
May 21 Grades due by 5 p.m.

Summer Term 2019

June 2 Summer Session I residence halls open at noon
June 3 Summer Session I classes begin
June 24 ELO-STEM Module 1 classes begin
June 28 ELO-STEM Module 1 classes end
July 1 ELO-STEM Module 2 classes begin
July 4 Independence Day — No Classes, Faculty & Staff Holiday
July 5 Summer Session I classes end and ELO-STEM Module 2 classes end
July 6 Summer Session I residence halls closes at noon, students remaining on campus
July 6 Summer Session II can move into their housing assignment
July 7 Summer Session II/Summer Session for Visiting College Students registration & orientation
July 8 Summer Session II/Visiting College classes begin
July 12 High School Summer Program Social Pragmatics Track registration & orientation
July 14 High School Summer Program Traditional Track registration & orientation
July 15 High School Summer Program classes begin
July 19 Transition to College program registration & orientation
July 29 Berkeley Intensive Workshop begins
August 2 Transition to College/High School Summer Program/Berkeley Intensive Workshop classes end
August 3 Transition to College/High School Summer Program residence halls close at noon
August 9 Summer II, Visiting classes end
August 10 Summer II, Visiting residence halls close at noon

Fall Term 2019

August 26 Early Orientation
August 29 New Students Arrive; New Student & Family Orientation Begins
August 30 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
August 31 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues, Returning Students Arrive
September 1 New Student Orientation Continues
September 2 Labor Day — No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
September 3 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
September 11 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
September 27 Family Weekend — No Classes
September 28 Family Weekend Continues
September 30 Last day to drop courses, change enrollment status
October 1 First day to withdraw from courses with a W
October 4 Study Abroad Priority Application Deadline
October 14 Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day — No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
October 15 Student Long Weekend Continues — No Classes
October 23 Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
October 28 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
October 29 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP (pass) or WF (fail)
October 31 Course registration for January Term 2020 begins
November 7 Spring 2020 course registration opens online for Level 6 students (92 or more credits)
November 8 Spring 2020 course registration opens online for Level 5 students (62 – 91 credits)
November 11 Spring 2020 course registration opens online for Level 4 students (45 – 61 credits)
November 12 Spring 2020 course registration opens online for Level 3 students (30 – 44 credits)
November 13 Spring 2020 course registration opens online for Level 2 students (15 – 29 credits)
November 14 Spring 2020 course registration opens online for Level 1 students (14 or fewer credits)
November 27 Thanksgiving Break Begins — No Classes. Residence Halls close at 12 noon unless registered for break housing
November 28 Thanksgiving Day — No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
November 29 Day After Thanksgiving — No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
December 6 Last Day of Classes, last day to withdraw from courses with a WP/WF
December 9 Reading Day
December 10 Final Exams Begin
December 12 Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
December 13 Final Exams End
December 13 Orientation for January Term Study Abroad
December 14 Graduation
December 15 Residence Halls Close at 12 noon
December 17 All grades due by 5 p.m.

January Term 2020

January 5 New & Returning J-Term Students Arrive; Jump Start Orientation Begins
January 6 J-Term Classes Begin
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day — J-Term Classes Continue, Staff Holiday
January 23 Last Day of J-Term; New Students Arrive, New Student & Family Orientation Begins

Spring Term 2020

January 24 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
January 25 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
January 26 Returning Students Arrive; New Student Orientation Continues
January 27 New Student Orientation Continues
January 28 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
February 5 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
February 21 Family Weekend — No Classes
February 22 Family Weekend Continues
February 24 Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low pass/fail option
February 25 Start date to withdraw from courses with a W
March 13 Spring Break Begins at 5 p.m.
March 23 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
March 25 Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
March 30 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
March 31 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP or WF
April 13 Faculty Professional Development Day — No Classes
April 14 Faculty Professional Development Day — No Classes
April 15 On-campus course registration for Summer 2020 begins
April 21 Fall 2020 course registration opens online for Level 6 students (92 or more credits)
April 22 Fall 2020 course registration opens online for Level 5 students (62 – 91 credits)
April 23 Fall 2020 course registration opens online for Level 4 students (45 – 61 credits)
April 24 Fall 2020 course registration opens online for Level 3 students (30 – 44 credits)
April 27 Fall 2020 course registration opens online for Level 2 students (15 – 29 credits)
April 28 Fall 2020 course registration opens online for Level 1 students (14 or fewer credits)
May 8 Last Day of Classes, last day to withdraw from courses with a WP/WF
May 11 Reading Day
May 12 Final Exams Begin
May 14 Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
May 15 Final Exams End
May 16 Graduation
May 17 Residence Halls Close at 12 noon
May 19 Grades due by 5 p.m.
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