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2019-20 Academic Calendar

Approved December 4, 2017

 


SUMMER TERM 2019
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
August 12 Monday End of seventh week of instruction
August 30 Friday Last day of classes for 10-week session
September 2 Monday Academic Holiday - Labor Day
September 3 - 5 Tuesday-Thursday Final examination period for 10-week session
September 5 Thursday End of summer term
September 6 - 11 Friday-Wednesday Academic holiday

 

FALL TERM 2019
September 12 Thursday Beginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 19 Thursday Fall term classes begin
October 2 Wednesday End of second week of instruction
October 9 Wednesday End of third week of instruction - Census date
November 6 Wednesday End of seventh week of instruction
November 11 Monday Academic holiday - Veterans Day Observed

November 25 - December 1

Monday-Sunday Academic holiday - Thanksgiving
December 6 Friday Last day of classes
December 7 Saturday Common final exams (optional)
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 2020
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 13 Friday Last day of classes
March 14 Saturday Common final exams (optional)
March 16 - 20 Monday-Friday Final examination period
March 23 Monday Evaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 24 - 29 Tuesday-Sunday Academic holiday

 

SPRING TERM 2020
March 30 Monday Beginning of spring term - classes begin
March 31 Tuesday Academic holiday - César Chavez's Birthday observed
April 13 Monday End of second week of instruction
April 20 Monday End of third week of instruction - Census date
May 18 Monday End of seventh week of instruction
May 25 Monday Academic holiday - Memorial Day observed
June 5 Friday Last day of classes
June 6 Saturday Common final exams (optional)
June 8 - 12 Monday-Friday Final examination period
June 13 - 14 Saturday-Sunday Commencement
End of spring term
End of university year (faculty only)
SUMMARY OF CALENDAR DAYS
Academic Year (fws)
  Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Beginning Year/Term -- 5 -- --
MWF Days 30 30 29 29
TR Days 19 21 19 19
Total Qtr Instructional Days 49 51 48 48
Final Exams TBD* 5 5 5
Evaluation Day -- -- 1 --
Commencement -- 1 -- 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

 *Final exam periods for summer term are determined by the number and length of sessions offered.

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