Academic Calendar 2017-2022

(Dates apply primarily to Arts and Sciences, Education, Management, and Nursing. Some dates for Law are included.)

ACADEMIC YEAR

2017/2018

2018/2019

2019/2020

2020/2021

2021/2022

FALL SEMESTER201720182019 2020 2021
Faculty Due Back8/17 Th8/16 Th8/15 Th 8/13 Th 8/19 Th
Orientation Begins for Undergraduates***8/19 Sa8/18 Sa8/17 Sa 8/15 Sa 8/21 Sa
Classes/Late Registration Begin8/22 T8/21 T8/20 T 8/18 T 8/24 T
Law Orientation Begins8/14 M8/13 M 8/12 M 8/17 M 8/16 M
Law Classes Begin8/21 M8/20 M 8/19 M 8/24 M 8/23 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add8/28 M8/27 M8/26 M 8/24 M 8/30 M
Labor Day Holiday (No classes)9/4 M9/3 M9/2 M 9/7 M 9/6 M
Census Date**9/8 F9/7 F9/6 F 9/4 M 9/10 F
Fall Break (No Classes)10/16-17 M-T10/15-16 M-T10/14-15 M-T 10/12-13 M-T 10/18-19 M-T
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw11/3 F11/2 F11/1 F 10/30 F 11/5 F
Spring Continuing Student Registration11/6-29 M-W11/5-28 M-W11/4-27 M-W 11/2-25 M-W 11/8-12/1 M-W
Thanksgiving Recess11/23-24 Th-F11/22-23 Th-F11/28-29 Th-F 11/26-27 Th-F 11/25-26 Th-F
Last Day of Classes12/6 W12/5 W12/4 W 12/2 W 12/8 W
Law Last Day of Classes11/29 W11/28 W 11/25 M 12/2 W 12/8 W
Study/Review Day12/7 Th12/6 Th12/5 Th 12/3 Th 12/9 Th
Final Examination Period12/8-14 F-Th12/7-13 F-Th12/6-12 F-Th 12/4-10 F-Th 12/10-16 F-Th
Law Final Examination Period12/4-16 M-Sa12/3-15 M-Sa 12/2-14 M-Sa 12/7-19 M-Sa 12/13-18 M-Sa
Mid-Year Commencement12/15 F12/14 F12/13 F 12/11 F 12/17
Last Day to Submit Grades1/2 T1/2 W1/2 Th 1/4 M 1/3 M
INTERSESSION201820192020 2021 2022
Classes Begin1/2 T1/2 W1/2 Th 1/4 M 1/3 M
Martin Luther King Day Holiday (No classes)1/15 M1/21 M1/20 M 1/18 M 1/17 M
Classes/Exams End1/19 F1/18 F1/17 F 1/22 F 1/21 F
Last Day to Submit Grades1/26 F1/25 F1/24 F 1/29 F 1/28 F
SPRING SEMESTER201820192020 2021 2022
Orientation Begins for Undergraduates***1/19 F1/18 F1/17 F 1/22 F 1/21 F
Classes/Late Registration Begin1/22 M1/22 T1/21 T 1/25 M 1/24 M
Law Classes Begin1/8 M1/7 M 1/6 M 1/11 M 1/10 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add1/26 F1/25 F1/24 F 1/29 F 1/28 F
Census Date**2/9 F2/8 F2/7 F 2/12 F 2/11 F
Presidents’ Day Holiday (No classes)2/19 M2/18 M2/17 M 2/15 M 2/21 M
Law Spring Break3/5-9 M-F3/4-8 M-F3/2-6 M-F 3/8-12 M-F 3/7-11 M-F
Spring Break3/12-16 M-F3/11-15 M-F3/9-13 M-F 3/15-19 M-F 3/14-18 M-F
Easter Holiday begins at 4:00 P.M. *3/29 Th4/18 Th4/9 Th 4/1 Th 4/14 Th
Easter Holiday (No classes)3/30 F4/19 F4/10 F 4/2 F 4/15 F
Holy Thursday Canceled Classes Meet *4/6 F4/26 F4/17 F 4/9 F 4/22 F
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw4/9 M4/8 M4/6 M 4/12 M 4/11 M
Fall Continuing Student Registration4/9-6/22 M-F4/8-6/21 M-F4/6-6/19 M-F 4/12-6/18 M-F 4/11-6/17 M-F
Last Day of Classes5/10 Th5/9 Th5/7 Th 5/13 Th 5/12 Th
Law Last Day of Classes
4/25 W4/24 W4/22 W 4/28 W 4/27 W
Study/Review Day5/11 F5/10 F5/8 F 5/14 F 5/13 F
Law Final Examination Period 4/30-5/15 M-Tu 4/29-5/14 M-Tu 4/27-5/12 M-Tu 5/3-18 M-Tu 5/2-17 M-Tu
Final Examination Period5/12-17 Sa-Th5/11-16 Sa-Th5/9-14 Sa-Th 5/15-20 Sa-Th 5/14-19 Sa-Th
Commencement Mass5/17 Th5/16 Th5/14 Th 5/20 Th 5/19 Th
Commencements5/17-19 Th-Sa5/16-18 Th-Sa5/14-16 Th-Sa 5/20-22 Th-Sa 5/19-21 Th-Sa
Last Day to Submit Grades5/24 Th5/23 Th5/21 Th 5/27 Th 5/26 Th
SUMMER SESSIONS201820192020 2021 2022
Session I (12 week session)5/21-8/10 M-F5/20-8/9 M-F5/18-8/7 M-F 5/24-8/13 M-F 5/23-8/12 M-F
Session II (6 week session)5/21-6/29 M-F5/20-6/28 M-F5/18-6/26 M-F 5/24-7/2 M-F 5/23-7/1 M-F
Session III (6 week session)7/2-8/10 M-F7/1-8/9 M-F6/29-8/7 M-F 7/6-8/13 T-F 7/5-8/12 T-F
Session IV (3 week session)5/21-6/8 M-F5/20-6/7 M-F5/18-6/5 M-F 5/24-6/11 M-F 5/23-6/10 M-F
Session V (3 week session)6/11-6/29 M-F6/10-6/28 M-F6/8-6/26 M-F 6/14-7/2 M-F 6/13-7/1 M-F
Session VI (3 week session)7/2-7/20 M-F7/1-7/19 M-F6/29-7/17 M-F 7/6-7/23 T-F 7/5-7/22 T-F
Session VII (3 week session)7/23-8/10 M-F7/22-8/9 M-F7/20-8/7 M-F 7/26-8/13 M-F 7/25-8/12 M-F
Law Evening Program Summer Session6/4-7/26 M-Th6/3-7/25 M-Th6/1-7/22 M-W 6/7-7/29 M-Th 6/6-7/28 M-Th
Last Day to Submit Grades8/17 F8/16 F8/14 F 8/20 F 8/19 F
SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Memorial Day Holiday (No classes)5/28 M5/27 M5/25 M 5/31 M 5/30 M
Independence Day Holiday (No classes)7/4 W7/4 Th7/3 F 7/5 M 7/4 M
* Classes end at 4pm on Holy Thursday; if to be re-scheduled for next Friday evening please work with Deans' Offices to arrange time and place.

** Census dates vary by class. To find the census date for a specific class, please view the on-line Class Schedule at usfca.edu/schedules.

*** Orientation programs for graduate students are provided through students' school/program's next steps.