2019–20 University Academic Calendar

Current and complete information can be found in the online University Calendar.

Summer Sessions 2019

First four-week Summer Session begins Mon, June 10
First four-week Education Graduate Session begins Mon, June 24
Summer tuition refund deadline Varies
Independence Day (holiday); no classes Thu, July 4
Second four-week Summer Session begins Mon, July 8
Last day to register for independent study,
internship, individual instruction, and dissertation
Mon, July 8
Second four-week Education Graduate Session begins Mon, July 22
Final examinations or last class for all day and evening classes
Fri, Aug 16
Autumn Quarter September Session begins
Mon, Aug 19
Grades due Fri, Aug 30

Note: Graduate programs start/end dates vary by program. See the Time Schedule for specifics about your program.

Autumn Quarter 2019

Autumn registration for Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students Currently in Attendance May 13–16
Autumn registration for New Admits begins
Fri, May 17
Autumn housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Sat, Jun 1
Autumn Quarter September Session begins
Mon, Aug 19
Labor Day (holiday) Mon, Sep 2
Autumn registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Tue,
Sep 3
New International Student housing check-in Mon, Sep 23
New International Student Orientation begins
Tue, Sep 24
New Student Orientation check-in (arrive by last name: A-G at
1:00 p.m.; H-P at 1:45 p.m.; Q-Z at 2:30 p.m.)
Wed, Sep 25
New Student Orientation begins
Wed, Sep 25
Returning-Student campus housing check-in (11 a.m.–5 p.m.) Sat, Sep 28
Returning Student campus housing check-in (1–5 p.m.) Sun, Sep 29
Class instruction begins Mon, Sep 30
Last Day for New Autumn Admits to Complete Initial Registration Mon, Sep 30
Waitlist ends Fri, Oct 4
Last day to register or add courses, to register without a late
fee, or to apply for Audit
Fri, Oct 4
Autumn Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 4
Last Day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Pass/No Credit, and Dissertation Fri, Oct 11
Autumn Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 11
Autumn Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline Fri, Oct 18
Autumn Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline Fri, Nov 1
Veterans Day (holiday); no classes Mon, Nov 11
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri, Nov 15
Winter registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance Mon-Thu, Nov 18-21
Thanksgiving (holiday); no classes Nov 28–29
Winter registration for New Admits begins Mon, Dec 2
Winter housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Dec 2
Last day of instruction Fri, Dec 6
Student Reading Day Mon, Dec 9
Winter registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Mon, Dec 9
Final examinations or last meeting for all evening classes Mon-Thu, Dec 9-12
Final examinations or last meeting for all day classes Tue-Thu, Dec 10-12
Residence halls close for Christmas Break
(10 a.m.)
Fri, Dec 13
Winter housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Fri, Dec 13
Christmas Break for Students Dec 13–Jan 5
Grades due Thurs, Dec 19
Campus offices closed
Dec 24–Jan 1

Winter Quarter 2020


Winter registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance
Tue-Fri, Nov 18-21
Winter registration for New Admits begins Mon, Dec 2
Winter housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Dec 2
Winter Registration for Non-Admitted Students Begins Mon, Dec 9
Winter housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Fri, Dec 13
Residence halls open (1 p.m.; New Student check-in 1–4 p.m.)
Sun, Jan 5
Class instruction begins
Mon, Jan 6
Last Day for New Winter Admits to Complete Initial Registration
Mon, Jan 6
Waitlist ends Fri, Jan 10
Last day to register or add courses, to register without late fee,
or to apply for Audit
Fri, Jan 10
Winter Quarter 100% tuition refund deadline Fri, Jan 10
Last day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Dissertation, and Pass/No Credit Fri, Jan 17
Winter Quarter 75% tuition refund deadline
Fri, Jan 17
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (holiday); Monday-only evening classes must meet
Mon, Jan 20
Winter Quarter 50% tuition refund deadline
Mon, Jan 27
Winter Quarter 25% tuition refund deadline
Mon, Feb 10
All classes meet as scheduled on Presidents' Day (no holiday)
Mon, Feb 17
Last day to withdraw from courses Fri, Feb 21
Spring registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance Mon-Thu,
Feb 24-27
Spring registration for New Admits begins
Mon, Mar 2
Spring housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Mar 9
Last day of instruction
Fri, Mar 13
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day
Mon, Mar 16
Spring registration for Non-Admitted Students begins
Mon, Mar 16
Final examinations or last meeting for all evening classes
Mon-Thu, Mar 16-19
Final examinations or last meeting for all day classes
Tue-Thu, Mar 17-19
Residence halls close for Spring Break (10 a.m.)
Fri, Mar 20
Spring housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Fri, Mar 20
Spring Vacation for Students
Mar 20-30
Grades due
Wed, Mar 25

Spring Quarter 2020

Spring registration for All admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance Mon-Thu,
Feb 24-27
Spring registration for New Admits begins Mon, Mar 2
Spring housing deposit refund deadline for Continuing Students Mon, Mar 9
Spring registration for Non-Admitted Students begins Mon, Mar 16
Spring housing deposit refund deadline for New Students Fri, Mar 20
Residence halls open (1 p.m.; New Student check-in 1–4 p.m.)
Mon, Mar 30
Class instruction begins
Tues, Mar 31
Last Day for New Spring Admits to Complete Initial Registration
Tues, Mar 31
Waitlist ends
Mon, Apr 6
Last day to register or add courses, to register without late fee,
or to apply for Audit
Mon, Apr 6
Spring Quarter 100% tuition refund Deadline Mon, Apr 6
Good Friday holiday (no classes) Fri, Apr 10
Easter Monday half-day holiday for students (class instruction begins at 12:30 p.m.)
Mon, Apr 13
Last day to apply for Independent Study, Internships, Individual Instruction, Dissertation, and Pass/No Credit Tue, Apr 14
Spring Quarter 75% tuition refund Deadline
Tue, Apr 14
Spring Quarter 50% tuition refund Deadline
Tue, Apr 21
Summer registration begins Fri, May 1
Spring Quarter 25% tuition refund Deadline
Tue, May 5
Last day to withdraw from courses
Fri, May 15
Autumn registration for all Admitted Undergraduate and Graduate/Doctoral Students currently in attendance Mon-Thu,
May 18-21
Autumn registration for New Admits begins
Fri, May 22
Memorial Day (holiday); evening classes meet Mon, May 25
Last day of instruction Fri, Jun 5
Student Reading/Faculty In-Service Day Mon, Jun 8
Final examinations or last meeting for all evening classes Mon-Thu, Jun 8–11
Final examination or last meeting for all day classes Tue-Thu, Jun 9–11
Ivy Cutting Fri, Jun 12
Graduate Commencement Fri, Jun 12
Residence halls close for Summer Break (4:00 p.m.) Fri, Jun 12
Undergraduate Commencement Sun, Jun 14
Graduating seniors vacate housing (time TBD) Mon, Jun 15
Grades due Mon, Jun 22

Evening classes are those beginning 4 p.m. or later

Monday evening classes meet on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, and Memorial Day to have the required class sessions.

Registration late fees

You will be charged a late fee if registration occurs after the fifth day of the quarter. You must process a registration petition with supporting statements from each instructor to be considered for later registration.

Withdrawing from campus housing

If you withdraw from campus housing after the beginning of the contract period, you will forfeit your room deposit and will receive a refund of room and meal plan charges based on the date you sign the checkout form, according to the following schedule:

  • First week of quarter: 90%
  • Second week of quarter: 75%
  • Third week of quarter: 50%
  • Fourth/fifth week of quarter: 25%
  • Sixth week of quarter and following: 0%