Academic Calendar 2020-2025

Dates apply primarily to Arts and Sciences, Education, Management, and Nursing & Health Professions. Some dates for Law are included. 

Need past academic calendar dates? View the past 5-Year Academic Calendar

ACADEMIC YEAR

2020/2021

2021/2022

2022/2023

2023/2024

2024/2025

FALL SEMESTER 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Faculty Due Back 8/13 Th 8/19 Th 8/18 Th 8/17 Th 8/15 Th
Orientation Begins for Undergraduates*** 8/15 Sa 8/21 Sa 8/20 Sa 8/19 Sa 8/17 Sa
Classes/Late Registration Begin 8/18 T 8/24 T 8/23 T 8/22 T 8/20 T
Law Orientation Begins 8/17 M 8/16 M 8/15 M 8/14 M 8/12 M
Law Classes Begin 8/24 M 8/23 M 8/22 M 8/21 M 8/19 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add 8/24 M 8/30 M 8/29 M 8/28 M 8/26 M
Labor Day Holiday (No classes) 9/7 M 9/6 M 9/5 M 9/4 M 9/2 M
Census Date** 9/4 F 9/10 F 9/9 F 9/8 F 9/6 F
Fall Break (No Classes) Break cancelled. Classes meet 10/12 & 10/13 10/18-19 M-T 10/17-18 M-T 10/16-17 M-T 10/14-15 M-T
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw 10/30 F 11/5 F 11/4 F 11/3 F 11/1 F
Spring and Summer Continuing Student Registration 11/2-25 M-W 11/8-12/1 M-W 11/7-30 M-W 11/6-29 M-W 11/4-27 M-W
Last Day of In-Person Classes 11/21 Sa --- --- --- ---
Thanksgiving Recess 11/23-27 M-F 11/25-26 Th-F 11/24-25 Th-F 11/23-24 Th-F 11/28-29 Th-F
Classes Resume Online (Remotely) 11/30-12/3 M-Th --- --- --- ---
Law Last Day of Classes (Remote Delivery) 11/30-12/2 M-W 12/1 W 11/30 W 11/29 W 11/25 M
Last Day of Classes 12/3 Th 12/8 W 12/7 W 12/6 W 12/4 W
Final Examination Period (Remote Delivery) 12/4-10 F-Th 12/10-16 F-Th 12/9-15 F-Th 12/8-14 F-Th 12/6-12 F-Th
Law Final Examination Period (Remote Delivery) 12/7-19 M-Sa 12/6-18 M-Sa 12/5-17 M-Sa 12/4-16 M-Sa 12/2-14 M-Sa
Mid-Year Commencement 12/11 F 12/17 F 12/16 F 12/15 F 12/13 F
Last Day to Submit Grades 1/4 M 1/3 M 1/3 T 1/2 T 1/2 T
INTERSESSION 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Classes Begin 1/4 M 1/3 M 1/3 T 1/2 T 1/2 Th
Martin Luther King Day Holiday (No classes) 1/18 M 1/17 M 1/16 M 1/15 M 1/20 M
Classes/Exams End 1/22 F 1/21 F 1/20 F 1/19 F 1/17 F
Last Day to Submit Grades 1/29 F 1/28 F 1/27 F 1/26 F 1/24 F
SPRING SEMESTER 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Orientation Begins for Undergraduates*** 1/22 F 1/21 F 1/20 F 1/19 F 1/17 F
Classes/Late Registration Begin 1/25 M 1/24 M 1/23 M 1/22 M 1/21 T
Law Classes Begin 1/11 M 1/10 M 1/9 M 1/8 M 1/6 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add 1/29 F 1/28 F 1/27 F 1/26 F 1/27 M
Census Date** 2/12 F 2/11 F 2/10 F 2/9 F 2/7 F
Presidents’ Day Holiday (No classes) 2/15 M 2/21 M 2/20 M 2/19 M 2/17 M
Law Spring Break 3/8-12 M-F 3/7-11 M-F 3/6-10 M-F 3/4-8 M-F 3/3-7 M-F
Spring Break 3/15-19 M-F 3/14-18 M-F 3/13-17 M-F 3/11-15 M-F 3/10-14 M-F
Easter Holiday begins at 4:00 P.M. * 4/1 Th 4/14 Th 4/6 Th 3/28 Th 4/17 Th
Easter Holiday (No classes) 4/2 F 4/15 F 4/7 F 3/29 F 4/18 F
Holy Thursday Canceled Classes Meet * 4/9 F 4/22 F 4/14 F 4/5 F 4/25 F
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw 4/12 M 4/11 M 4/10 M 4/8 M 4/7 M
Fall Continuing Student Registration 4/12-6/18 M-F 4/11-6/17 M-F 4/10-6/16 M-F 4/8-6/14 M-F 4/7-6/13 M-F
Last Day of Classes 5/13 Th 5/12 Th 5/11 Th 5/9 Th 5/8 Th
Law Last Day of Classes 4/28 W 4/27 W 4/26 W 4/24 W 4/23 W
Study/Review Day 5/14 F 5/13 F 5/12 F 5/10 F 5/9 F
Law Final Examination Period 5/3-18 M-Tu 5/2-17 M-Tu 5/1-16 M-Tu 4/29-5/14 M-Tu 4/28-5/13 M-Tu
Final Examination Period 5/15-20 Sa-Th 5/14-19 Sa-Th 5/13-18 Sa-Th 5/11-16 Sa-Th 5/10-15 Sa-Th
Commencement Mass 5/20 Th 5/19 Th 5/18 Th 5/16 Th 5/15 Th
Commencements 5/20-22 Th-Sa 5/19-21 Th-Sa 5/18-20 Th-Sa 5/16-18 Th-Sa 5/15-17 Th-Sa
Last Day to Submit Grades 5/27 Th 5/26 Th 5/25 Th 5/23 Th 5/22 Th/td>
SUMMER SESSIONS 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Session I (12 week session) 5/24-8/13 M-F 5/23-8/12 M-F 5/22-8/11 M-F 5/20-8/9 M-F 5/19-8/8 M-F
Session II (6 week session) 5/24-7/2 M-F 5/23-7/1 M-F 5/22-6/30 M-F 5/20-6/28 M-F 5/19-6/27 M-F
Session III (6 week session) 7/6-8/13 T-F 7/5-8/12 T-F 7/3-8/11 M-F 7/1-8/9 M-F 6/30-8/8 M-F
Session IV (3 week session) 5/24-6/11 M-F 5/23-6/10 M-F 5/22-6/9 M-F 5/20-6/7 M-F 5/19-6/6 M-F
Session V (3 week session) 6/14-7/2 M-F 6/13-7/1 M-F 6/12-6/30 M-F 6/10-6/28 M-F 6/9-6/27 M-F
Session VI (3 week session) 7/6-7/23 T-F 7/5-7/22 T-F 7/3-7/21 M-F 7/1-7/19 M-F 6/30-7/18 M-F
Session VII (3 week session) 7/26-8/13 M-F 7/25-8/12 M-F 7/24-8/11 M-F 7/22-8/9 M-F 7/21-8/8 M-F
Law Evening Program Summer Session 6/7-7/29 M-Th 6/6-7/28 M-Th 6/5-7/27 M-Th 6/3-7/25 M-Th 6/2-7/24 M-Th
Last Day to Submit Grades 8/20 F 8/19 F 8/18 F 8/16 F 8/15 F
SUMMER HOLIDAYS          
Memorial Day Holiday (No classes) 5/31 M 5/30 M 5/29 M 5/27 M 5/26 M
Independence Day Holiday (No classes) 7/5 M 7/4 M 7/4 T 7/4 Th 7/4 F
* 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.
   

Academic Calendar (2015-2020)

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