Autumn QuarterWinter QuarterSpring QuarterSummer Quarter 

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Issued March 9, 2011. All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the University.

AUTUMN QUARTER 2011-12

August 1 (Mon) Axess opens for course enrollment. 

August 29 (Mon) M.D. first-year students, first day of instruction.

September 1 (Thu) M.D. second-year students, first day of instruction.

September 6 (Tue) 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 19 (Mon) MBA first-year instruction begins.

September 20 (Tue) New undergraduates arrive; Convocation.

September 26 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins; Law School instruction begins for 2nd/3rd-year J.D. and advanced degree students

September 26 (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 26 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2011-12 for a full refund schedule.

September 29 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter 2010-11.

October 14 (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 14 (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: 2011-12 for a full refund schedule.

November 18 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline.

November 18 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline.

November 18 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral.

November 21-25 (Mon-Fri) Thanksgiving Recess (no classes).

December 5-11 (Mon-Sun) End-Quarter Period.

December 9 (Fri) Last day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)

December 9 (Fri) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

December 9 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

December 9 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

December 12-16 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations.

December 9-16 (Fri-Fri) Law School examinations

December 20 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

January 12 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Autumn Quarter.

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WINTER QUARTER 2011-12

October 30 (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 9 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.

January 9 (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 9 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2011-12 for a full refund schedule.

January 16 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday, no classes).

January 27 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 20 (Mon) Presidents' Day (holiday, no classes; Law does hold classes).

February 22 (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: 2011-12 for a full refund schedule.

March 2 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline.

March 2 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline.

March 2 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral.

March 12-18 (Mon-Sun) End-Quarter Period.

March 16 (Fri) Last day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)

March 16 (Fri) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

March 16 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

March 16 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

March 16-23 (Fri-Fri) Law School examinations

March 19-23 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations.

March 27 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

April 5 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Winter Quarter.

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SPRING QUARTER 2011-12

February 12 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

March 23 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

April 2 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.

April 2 (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.

April 2 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2011-12 for a full refund schedule.

April 5 (Thu) MBA first-year instruction begins.

April 13 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral.

April 20 (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 15 (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: 2011-12 for a full refund schedule.

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

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

May 28 (Mon) Memorial Day (holiday, no classes).

June 1-7 (Fri-Thu) End-Quarter Period.

June 4-8 (Mon-Fri) Law School examinations.

June 6 (Wed) Last day of classes.

June 6 (Wed) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

June 6 (Wed, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

June 6 (Wed, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

June 7 (Thu) Day before finals, no classes.

June 8-13 (Fri-Wed) End-Quarter examinations.

June 14 (Thu, noon) Grades for graduating students due.

June 16 (Sat) Senior Class Day.

June 16 (Sat) Baccalaureate Saturday.

June 17 (Sun) Commencement. Conferral of degrees, Spring Quarter.

June 19 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades for non-graduating students due.

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SUMMER QUARTER 2011-12

April 15 (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 25 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins.

June 25 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Preliminary Study List deadline.

June 25 (Mon) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2011-12 for a full refund schedule.

July 4 (Wed) Independence Day (holiday, no classes).

July 6 (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 27 (Fri, 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: 2011-12 for a full refund schedule.

Aug 3 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline.

Aug 3 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline.

Aug 3 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral.

August 11-16 (Sat-Thu) End-Quarter Period.

August 16 (Thu) Last day of classes.

August 16 (Thu) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

August 17-18 (Fri-Sat) End-Quarter examinations.

August 21 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

August 31 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

August 31 (Thu, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

September 27 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter.

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Academic Calendar 2012-13

First day of classes and last day of finals:

  • Autumn 2012-13: September 24 and December 14
  • Winter 2012-13: January 7 and March 22
  • Spring 2012-13: April 1 and June 12 (Commencement June 16)
  • Summer 2012-13: June 24 and August 17