Academic Calendar 2019-2020

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Please note: This is not intended to be construed as an employee work calendar.

Summer Term 2019

Date Event
June 24, Monday Beginning of university year; Beginning of summer term - classes beginning
July 4, Thursday Academic holiday – Independence Day observed
July 8, Monday End of second week of instruction
July 15, Monday End of third week of instruction – Census date
August 12, Monday End of seventh week of instruction
August 30, Friday Last day of classes for 10-week session
September 2, Monday Academic Holiday - Labor Day
September 3-5, Tuesday-Thursday Final examination period for 10-week session
September 5, Thursday End of summer term
September 6-11, Friday-Wednesday Academic holiday

Fall Term 2019

Date Event
September 12, Thursday Beginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 19, Thursday Fall term classes begin
October 2, Wednesday End of second week of instruction
October 9, Wednesday End of third week of instruction – Census date
November 6, Wednesday End of seventh week of instruction
November 11, Monday Academic holiday – Veterans’ Day observed
November 25 - December 1, Monday-Sunday Academic holiday – Thanksgiving
December 6, Friday Last day of classes
December 7, Saturday Common final exams (optional)
December 9-13, Monday-Friday Final examination period
December 14, Saturday Mid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 15 - January 5, Sunday-Sunday Academic holiday

Winter Term 2020

Date Event
January 6, Monday Beginning of winter term – classes begin
January 17, Monday End of second week of instruction
January 20, Monday Academic holiday – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday observed
January 21, Tuesday Classes follow a Monday schedule
January 27, Monday End of third week of instruction – Census date
February 17, Monday Academic holiday – Washington’s Birthday observed
February 25, Tuesday End of seventh week of instruction
March 13, Friday Last day of classes
March 14, Saturday Common final exams (optional)
March 16–20, Monday-Friday Final examination period
March 23, Monday Evaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 24 - 29, Tuesday-Sunday Academic holiday

Spring Term 2020

Date Event
March 30, Monday Beginning of spring term – classes begin
March 31, Tuesday Academic holiday - César Chavez's Birthday observed
April 13, Monday End of second week of instruction
April 20, Monday End of third week of instruction – Census date
May 18, Monday End of seventh week of instruction
May 25, Monday Academic holiday – Memorial Day observed
June 5, Friday Last day of classes
June 6, Saturday Common final exams (optional)
June 8–12, Monday-Friday Final examination period
June 13–14, Saturday-Sunday Commencement; End of spring term; End of university year (faculty only)