Academic Calendar

All dates and deadlines subject to change without notice. For all current dates and deadlines please contact the Office of Graduate Studies 916-278-6470.


Spring 2014 Semester

January 27, 2014 Instruction Begins
January 27-February 7, 2014 Spring 2014 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
February 10-21, 2014 Fall 2013 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment done by Petition at Department
February 12, 2014 Lincoln's Birthday (Holiday observed on 12/28/14) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 17, 2014 Washington's Birthday (Holiday observed on 12/31/14) Campus Open and Classes Held
February 21, 2014 Census Date
March 24-30, 2014 Spring Recess (ninth week of semester)
March 31, 2014 Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
May 16, 2014 Last Day of Instruction
May 19-23, 2014 Final Examinations (Saturday, 5/17/14: Academic Workday)
May 23-24, 2014 Commencement (Saturday, 5/24/14: Academic Workday)
May 26, 2014 Memorial Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
May 28, 2014 Last Day of Spring Semester and College Year

Summer 2014 Semester


July 1-11, 2014 Registration for limited early Thesis/Project/Dissertation submission appointments
July 14-25, 2014 Limited early Thesis/Project/Dissertation submission appointments
July 21-August 8, 2014 Registration for regular Thesis/Project/Dissertation submission appointments
August 4-8, 2014 Regular Thesis/Project/Dissertation submission appointments

Fall 2014 Semester

May 1-23, 2014 Fall 2014 Registration for continuing students
May 24-June 1, 2014 Fall 2014 Registration unavailable
June 2-6, 2014 Fall 2014 Registration resumes for continuing students
June 9-23, 2014 Transfer student orientation and registration
July 1-Aug 4, 2014 Freshman orientation and registration
Aug 6-8, 2014 Late Orientation and registration
August 9-17, 2014 Fall 2014 registration unavailable
August 18-28, 2014 Fall 2014 Open Registration and Change of Schedule resumes
August 27, 2014 Academic Year Begins - Unit 3 & 4 (Faculty-Academic Professionals)
August 28-30, 2014 University-wide and/or College Meetings (Academic Workdays)
August 29-Sept 1, 2014 Fall 2014 Registration unavailable
September 1, 2014 Labor Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
September 2, 2014 Instruction Begins
Sept 2-12, 2014 Fall 2014 Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
September 9, 2014 Admission Day (Holiday Observed on 12/26/14) Campus Open and Classes Held
September 15-29, 2014 Fall 2014 Late Registration and Change of Schedule done by petition at departments
September 29, 2014 Census Date
October 13, 2014 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day (Holiday Observed on 12/29/14) Campus Open and Classes Held
November 11, 2014 Veteran's Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed*
November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
November 27-28, 2014 Academic Holiday - Campus Closed except for limited intra-campus operations
December 12, 2014 Last Day of Instruction
December 13-19, 2014 Final Examinations (Saturday, 12/13/14; Academic Workday)
December 19-20, 2014 Commencement (Saturday, 12/20/14; Academic Workday)
Dec. 22, 2014-Jan. 26, 2015 Winter Recess (Students)
December 25, 2014 Christmas Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 26, 2014 Admission Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 29, 2014 Columbus and Indigenous People's Day Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 30, 2014 Lincoln's Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
December 31, 2014 Washington's Birthday Observed (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 1, 2015 New Year's Day (Holiday) Campus Closed
January 2, 2015 Last Day of Fall Semester; Grades Due
January 3-20, 2015 Winter Recess (Faculty)