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Academic Calendar 2025-2026

Approved - December 20, 2022


SUMMER TERM 2025
June 23 Monday Beginning of university year
Beginning of summer term - classes begin
July 4 Friday Academic holiday - Independence Day
July 7 Monday End of second week of instruction
July 14 Monday End of third week of instruction - Census date
August 11 Monday End of seventh week of instruction
August 29 Friday Last day of classes for 10-week session
September 1 Monday Academic holiday - Labor Day
September 2-5 Tuesday-Friday Final examination period for 10-week session
September 5 Friday End of summer term
September 6-10 Saturday-Wednesday Academic holiday

 

FALL TERM 2025
September 11 Thursday Beginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 18 Thursday Fall term classes begin
October 1 Wednesday End of second week of instruction
October 8 Wednesday End of third week of instruction - Census date
October-November Ongoing Early voting sites open (date, time, and locations for early voting and conditional voter registration may be confirmed on the Secretary of State website or the local county elections office.)
October 20 Monday Deadline to register to vote
November 4 Tuesday Election Day
November 5 Wednesday End of seventh week of instruction
November 11 Tuesday Academic holiday - Veterans Day observed

November 24-30

Monday - Sunday Academic holiday - Fall Break
December 5 Friday Last day of classes
December 6 Saturday Common final exams (optional)
December 8-12 Monday - Friday Final examination period
December 13 Saturday

Faculty workday, no classes

End of term

December 14 - January 4

Sunday-Sunday

Academic holiday

 

WINTER TERM 2026
January 5 Monday Beginning of winter term - classes begin
January 16 Friday End of second week of instruction
January 19 Monday Academic holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday observed
January 20 Tuesday Classes follow a Monday Schedule
January 26 Monday End of third week of instruction - Census date
February 16 Monday Academic holiday -  Washington's Birthday observed
February 23 Monday 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

Faculty workday, no classes

End of term

March 24-29 Tuesday - Monday Academic Holiday

 

SPRING TERM 2026
March 30 Monday Beginning of spring term - classes begin
March 31 Tuesday Academic Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day
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
June 14 Sunday

End of term

End of university year

SUMMARY OF CALENDAR DAYS
Academic Year (fws)
  Summer 2025 Fall 2025 Winter 2026 Spring 2026
Beginning Year/Term -- 5 -- --
MWF Days 29 31 29 29
TR Days 20 20 19 19
Total Qtr Instructional Days 49 51 48 48
Final Exams TBD* 5 5 5
Faculty Workday -- 1 1 --
Commencement -- -- -- 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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