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 the Student Financial Services site or Stanford ePay.

See the R&DE Student Housing site for a complete 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar (undergraduates and graduate students). Key undergraduate dates are included below.

Issued March 5, 2013. All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the University.

AUTUMN QUARTER 2013-14

August 1 (Thu) Axess opens for course enrollment. 

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

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

September 6 (Fri) Law School instruction begins for 1st-year J.D. students.

September 13 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

September 16 (Mon) MBA first-year instruction begins.

September 17 (Tue) New undergraduates arrive; Convocation. Undergraduate housing opens for new students; see 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar.

September 19 (Thu) Undergraduate housing opens for returning students; see 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar.

September 23 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins.

September 23 (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 23 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2013-14 for a full refund schedule.

September 26 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter 2012-13.

September 26 (Thu) Law School instruction begins for 2nd/3rd-year J.D. and advanced degree students.

September 27 (Fri) GSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).

October 11 (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 5 (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 15 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.

November 15 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.

November 15 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral.

November 25-29 (Mon-Fri) Thanksgiving Recess (no classes).

December 2-8 (Mon-Sun) End-Quarter Period.

December 4 (Wed) Last day of Law classes for 2nd/3rd-year J.D. and advanced degree students.

December 5 (Thur) Last day of classes for 1st-year J.D. students.

December 6 (Fri) Last day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)

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

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

December 6 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

December 9-13 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations.

December 9-16 (Mon-Mon) Law School examinations for 2nd/3rd-year J.D. and advanced degree students.

December 10-16 (Tue-Mon) Law School examinations for 1st-year J.D. students.

December 14 (Sat, noon) Undergraduate housing closes for Winter Break; see 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar.

December 17 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

January 9 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Autumn Quarter.

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WINTER QUARTER 2013-14

October 27 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

December 27 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

January 4 (Sat, 8:00 a.m.) Undergraduate housing opens for Winter Quarter; see 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar.

January 6 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.

January 6 (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 6 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2013-14 for a full refund schedule.

January 10 (Fri) GSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).

January 20 (Mon) Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday, no classes).

January 24 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 17 (Mon) Presidents' Day (holiday, no classes; Law does hold classes).

February 19 (Wed, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.

February 28 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.

February 28 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.

February 28 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral.

March 10 (Mon) Last day of Law classes.

March 10-16 (Mon-Sun) End-Quarter Period.

March 14 (Fri) Last day of classes (unless class meets on Sat.)

March 14 (Fri) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

March 14 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

March 14 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Winter Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

March 14-21 (Fri-Fri) Law School examinations.

March 17-21 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations.

March 22 (Sat) Undergraduate housing move-out (if departing at end of Winter Quarter); see 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar.

March 25 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

April 3 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Winter Quarter.

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SPRING QUARTER 2013-14

February 9 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

March 21 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

March 29 (Sat) Undergraduate housing move-in date for Spring Quarter; see 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar.

March 31 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins for all students.

March 31 (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 31 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2013-14 for a full refund schedule.

April 3 (Thu) MBA instruction begins.

April 8 (Tue) GSB course add/drop deadline (GSB courses only).

April 11 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral.

April 18 (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 13 (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 23 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading basis deadline, except GSB.

May 23 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D.

May 26 (Mon) Memorial Day (holiday, no classes).

May 30 (Fri) Last day of Law classes

May 30-June 5 (Fri-Thu) End-Quarter Period.

June 2-6 (Mon-Fri) Law School examinations.

June 4 (Wed) Last day of classes.

June 4 (Wed) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

June 4 (Wed, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

June 4 (Wed, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Spring Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

June 5 (Thu) Day before finals, no classes.

June 6-11 (Fri-Wed) End-Quarter examinations.

June 12 (Thu, noon) Grades for graduating students due.

June 13 (Fri) Undergraduate housing move-out date (for all students not involved in Commencement); see 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar.

June 14 (Sat) Senior Class Day.

June 14 (Sat) Baccalaureate Saturday.

June 14 (Sat) Law School Diploma Ceremony.

June 15 (Sun) Commencement. Conferral of degrees, Spring Quarter.

June 16 (Mon) Undergraduate Housing move-out date (for graduates and others involved in Commencement with permission); see 2013-14 Student Housing Calendar.

June 17 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades for non-graduating students due.

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SUMMER QUARTER 2013-14

April 13 (Sun) Axess opens for course enrollment.

June 13 (Fri) At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term.

June 23 (Mon) First day of quarter; instruction begins.

June 23 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Preliminary Study List deadline.

June 23 (Mon) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for full refund. See Tuition and Refund Schedule: 2013-14 for a full refund schedule.

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

July 7 (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 25 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Term withdrawal deadline; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial refund.

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

Aug 1 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline.

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

August 9-14 (Sat-Thu) End-Quarter Period.

August 14 (Thu) Last day of classes.

August 14 (Thu) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class.

August 15-16 (Fri-Sat) End-Quarter examinations.

August 19 (Tue, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due.

August 29 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit.

August 29 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late application deadline for Summer Quarter degree conferral ($50 fee).

September 25 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter.

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Academic Calendar 2014-15

First day of classes and last day of finals:

  • Autumn 2014-15: September 22 and December 12
  • Winter 2014-15: January 5 and March 20
  • Spring 2014-15: March 30 and June 10 (Commencement June 14)
  • Summer 2014-15: June 22 and August 15