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2013-14 Academic Calendar

   Approved December 8, 2011

SUMMER TERM 2013
June 24
Monday
Beginning of university year
Beginning of summer term - classes begin
July 4
Thursday
Academic holiday - Independence Day Observed
July 8
Monday
End of second week of instruction
July 15
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
July 26 Friday Last day of classes for first 5-week session; finals take place during last class meeting
July 29 Monday First day of classes for second 5-week session; finals take place during last class meeting
August 12
Monday
End of seventh week of instruction
August 16 Friday
Last day of classes for 8-week session; finals August 19, 20, 21
August 30
Friday
Last day of classes for second 5-week and 10-week sessions, End of summer term
August 31 - September 15
Saturday-Sunday
Academic holiday

FALL TERM 2013
September 16
Monday
Beginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 23
Monday
Fall term classes begin
October 4
Friday
End of second week of instruction
October 11
Friday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
November 8
Friday
End of seventh week of instruction
November 11
Monday
Academic holiday - Veterans Day Observed
November 27 - December 1
Wednesday-Sunday
Academic holiday - Thanksgiving
December 6
Friday
Last day of classes
December 9 - 13
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
December 14
Saturday
Mid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 15 - January 5
Sunday-Sunday
Academic holiday

WINTER TERM 2014
January 6
Monday
Beginning of winter term - classes begin
January 17 Friday End of second week of instruction
January 20
Monday
Academic holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday observed
January 21
Tuesday
Classes follow a Monday schedule
January 27
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
February 17 Monday Academic holiday -  Washington's Birthday observed
February 25
Tuesday
End of seventh week of instruction
March 14
Friday
Last day of classes
March 17 - 21
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
March 24
Monday
Evaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 25 - 30
Tuesday-Sunday
Academic holiday

SPRING TERM 2014
March 31
Monday
Academic holiday - C├ęsar Chavez's Birthday observed
April 1
Tuesday
Beginning of spring term - classes begin
April 14
Monday
End of second week of instruction
April 21
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
May 19
Monday
End of seventh week of instruction
May 26
Monday
Academic holiday - Memorial Day observed
May 27 Tuesday Classes follow a Monday schedule
June 6
Friday
Last day of classes
June 9 - 13
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
June 14 - 15
Saturday-Sunday

 

Commencement
End of spring term
End of university year (faculty only)

 

SUMMARY OF CALENDAR DAYS
  Academic Year (fws)
     Summer  2013    Fall  2013   Winter 2014    Spring 2014
Beginning Year/Term
--  
5
-- 
--
MWF Days 
30
30
28
28
TR Days
19
21
20
20
Total Qtr Instructional Days
49
51
48
48
Exams
--
5
5
5
Commencement
--
1
--
1
Evaluation Day
--
--
1
--
Total Qtr Academic Work Days
49
62
54
54
  • Total Academic Year Instructional Days (F-W-Sp) = 147
  • Total Academic Year Work Days (F-W-Sp) = 170