Autumn QuarterWinter QuarterSpring QuarterSummer Quarter 

Note: The Summer 2012 calendar is part of the 2011-12 academic year.

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Issued March 26, 2012. All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the University.

AUTUMN QUARTER 2012-13

August 1 (Wed) Axess opens for course enrollment. 

August 27 (Mon) M.D. first-year students, first day of instruction.

August 30 (Thu) M.D. second-year students, first day of instruction.

September 4 (Tue) Law School instruction begins for 1st-year J.D. students

September 14 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

September 17 (Mon) MBA first-year instruction begins.

September 18 (Tue) New undergraduates arrive; Convocation.

September 24 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins; Law School instruction begins for 2nd/3rd-year J.D. and advanced degree students

September 24 (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 24 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2012-13 for a full refund schedule.

September 26 (Wed) Yom Kippur (classes held: some students will be observing Yom Kippur and are not expected to attend classes; some faculty will not be holding classes).

September 27 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter 2011-12.

September 28 (Fri) GSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).

October 12 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Final Study List deadline, except GSB. 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 6 (Tue, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.

November 16 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.

November 16 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.

November 16 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral.

November 19-23 (Mon-Fri) Thanksgiving Recess (no classes).

November 30 (Fri) Last day of Law 2L/3L/Adv classes.

December 3 (Mon) Last day of Law 1L classes.

December 3-9 (Mon-Sun) End-Quarter Period.

December 7 (Fri) Last day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)

December 7 (Fri) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

December 7 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

December 7 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

December 10-14 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations.

December 7-14 (Fri-Fri) Law School examinations

December 18 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

January 10 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Autumn Quarter.

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WINTER QUARTER 2012-13

October 28 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

December 28 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

January 7 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.

January 7 (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 7 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2012-13 for a full refund schedule.

January 11 (Fri) GSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).

January 21 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday, no classes).

January 25 Fri (5:00 p.m.) Final Study List deadline, except GSB. 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 18 (Mon) Presidents' Day (holiday, no classes; Law does hold classes).

February 20 (Wed, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.

March 1 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.

March 1 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.

March 1 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral.

March 11 (Mon) Last day of Law classes.

March 11-17 (Mon-Sun) End-Quarter Period.

March 15 (Fri) Last day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)

March 15 (Fri) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

March 15 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

March 15 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

March 15-22 (Fri-Fri) Law School examinations

March 18-22 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations.

March 26 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

April 4 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Winter Quarter.

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SPRING QUARTER 2012-13

February 10 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

March 22 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

April 1 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.

April 1 (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 1 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2012-13 for a full refund schedule.

April 4 (Thu) MBA instruction begins.

April 9 (Tue) GSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).

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

April 19 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Final Study List deadline, except GSB. 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 14 (Tue, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.

May 24 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.

May 24 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.

May 27 (Mon) Memorial Day (holiday, no classes).

May 31 (Fri) Last day of Law classes

May 31-June 6 (Fri-Thu) End-Quarter Period.

June 3-7 (Mon-Fri) Law School examinations.

June 5 (Wed) Last day of classes.

June 5 (Wed) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

June 5 (Wed, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

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

June 6 (Thu) Day before finals, no classes.

June 7-12 (Fri-Wed) End-Quarter examinations.

June 13 (Thu, noon) Grades for graduating students due.

June 15 (Sat) Senior Class Day.

June 15 (Sat) Baccalaureate Saturday.

June 16 (Sun) Commencement. Conferral of degrees, Spring Quarter.

June 18 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades for non-graduating students due.

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SUMMER QUARTER 2012-13

April 14 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

June 14 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

June 24 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins.

June 24 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Preliminary Study List deadline.

June 24 (Mon) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2012-13 for a full refund schedule.

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

July 8 (Mon, 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 26 (Wed, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.

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

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

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

August 10-15 (Sat-Thu) End-Quarter Period.

August 15 (Thu) Last day of classes.

August 15 (Thu) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

August 16-17 (Fri-Sat) End-Quarter examinations.

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

August 30 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

August 30 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

September 26 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter.

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Academic Calendar 2013-14

First day of classes and last day of finals:

  • Autumn 2013-14: September 23 and December 13
  • Winter 2013-14: January 6 and March 21
  • Spring 2013-14: March 31 and June 11 (Commencement June 15)
  • Summer 2013-14: June 23 and August 16