Issued March 2, 2010. All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the University.

Autumn QuarterWinter QuarterSpring QuarterSummer Quarter 

The University Bill is issued on the 20th of each month. Billed charges are due by the 15th of the following month. For more information, see Stanford Gateway to Financial Activities or Stanford ePay.

AUTUMN QUARTER 2010-11

August 1 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

August 23 (Mon) M.D. first-year students, first day of instruction.

August 26 (Thu) M.D. second-year students, first day of instruction.

August 30 (Mon) Law School instruction begins for 1st-year J.D. students

September 16 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

September 14 (Tue) New undergraduates arrive; Convocation.

September 20 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins; Law School instruction begins for 2nd/3rd-year J.D. & Adv. Degree Students

September 20 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Preliminary Study List deadline. Students must be "at status"; i.e., students must have a study list with sufficient units to meet requirements for their status, whether full-time, 8-9-10 units (graduate students only), or approved Special Registration Status. The late study list fee is $200.

September 20 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2010-11 for a full refund schedule.

September 23 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter 2009-10.

October 8 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Final Study List deadline. Last day to add or drop a class; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course. Last day for tuition reassessment for dropped courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a 'W' notation will appear on the transcript.

November 8 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2010-11 for a full refund schedule.

November 12 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline.

November 12 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline.

November 12 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral.

November 22-26 (Mon-Fri) Thanksgiving Recess (no classes).

November 29-December 5 (Mon-Sun) End-Quarter Period.

December 3 (Fri) Last day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)

December 3 (Fri) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

December 3 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

December 3 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

December 6-10 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations.

December 6-13 (Mon-Mon) Law School examinations

December 14 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

January 6 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Autumn Quarter.

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WINTER QUARTER 2010-11

October 24 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

December 30 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

January 3 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.

January 3 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Preliminary Study List deadline. Students must be "at status"; i.e., students must have a study list with sufficient units to meet requirements for their status, whether full-time, 8-9-10 units (graduate students only), or approved Special Registration Status. The late study list fee is $200.

January 3 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2010-11 for a full refund schedule.

January 17 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday, no classes).

January 21 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Final Study List deadline. Final day to add or drop a class; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course. Last day for tuition reassessment for dropped courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a 'W' notation will appear on the transcript.

February 16 (Wed, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2010-11 for a full refund schedule.

February 21 (Mon) Presidents' Day (holiday, no classes; Law does hold classes).

February 25 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline.

February 25 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline.

February 25 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral.

March 7-13 (Mon-Sun) End-Quarter Period.

March 11 (Fri) Last day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)

March 11 (Fri) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

March 11 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

March 11 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

March 11-18 (Fri-Fri) Law School examinations

March 14-18 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations.

March 22 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

March 31 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Winter Quarter.

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SPRING QUARTER 2010-11

February 6 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

March 18 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

March 28 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.

March 28 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Preliminary Study List deadline. Students must be "at status"; i.e., students must have a study list with sufficient units to meet requirements for their status, whether full-time, 8-9-10 units (graduate students only), or approved Special Registration Status. The late study list fee is $200.

March 28 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2010-11 for a full refund schedule.

April 8 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral.

April 15 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Final Study List deadline. Last day to add or drop a class; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course. Last day for tuition reassessment for dropped courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a "W" notation will appear on the transcript.

May 10 (Tue, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2010-11 for a full refund schedule.

May 20 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline.

May 20 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline.

May 27-June 2 (Fri-Thu) End-Quarter Period.

May 30 (Mon) Memorial Day (holiday, no classes).

May 31-June 7 (Tue-Tue) Law School examinations.

June 1 (Wed) Last day of classes.

June 1 (Wed) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

June 1 (Wed, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

June 1 (Wed, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

June 2 (Thu) Day before finals, no classes.

June 3-8 (Fri-Wed) End-Quarter examinations.

June 9 (Thu, noon) Grades for graduating students due.

June 11 (Sat) Senior Class Day.

June 11 (Sat) Baccalaureate Saturday.

June 12 (Sun) Commencement. Conferral of degrees, Spring Quarter.

June 14 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades for non-graduating students due.

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SUMMER QUARTER 2010-11

April 10 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

June 15 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

June 20 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins.

June 20 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Preliminary Study List deadline.

June 20 (Mon) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2010-11 for a full refund schedule.

July 1 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Final Study List deadline. Final day to add or drop a class; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit course. Last day for tuition reassessment for dropped courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a 'W' notation will appear on the transcript.

July 4 (Mon) Independence Day observed (holiday, no classes).

July 22 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund. SeeTuition and Refund Schedule: 2010-11 for a full refund schedule.

July 29 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline.

July 29 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline.

July 29 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral.

August 6-11 (Sat-Thu) End-Quarter Period.

August 11 (Thu) Last day of classes.

August 11 (Thu) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

August 12-13 (Fri-Sat) End-Quarter examinations.

August 16 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

August 26 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

August 26 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

September 29 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter.

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Academic Calendar 2011-12

First day of classes and last day of finals:

  • Autumn 2011-12: September 26 and December 16
  • Winter 2011-12: January 9 and March 23
  • Spring 2011-12: April 2 and June 13 (Commencement June 17)
  • Summer 2011-12: June 25 and August 18