Academic Calendar 2013-2015

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Please note: This is not intended to be construed as an employee work calendar.

Summer Term 2013

Date Event
June 24, MondayBeginning of university year; Beginning of summer term - classes beginning
July 4, ThursdayAcademic holiday – Independence Day observed
July 8, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
July 15, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
August 12, MondayEnd of seventh week of instruction
August 30, FridayLast day of classes for 10-week session, End of summer term
August 31 - September 15, Saturday-SundayAcademic holiday

Fall Term 2013

Date Event
September 16, MondayBeginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 23, MondayFall term classes begin
October 4, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
October 11, FridayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
November 8, FridayEnd of seventh week of instruction
November 11, MondayAcademic holiday – Veterans’ Day observed
November 27-December 1, Wednesday-SundayAcademic holiday – Thanksgiving
December 6, FridayLast day of classes
December 9-13, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
December 14, SaturdayMid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 15– January 5, Sunday-SundayAcademic holiday

Winter Term 2014

Date Event
January 6, MondayBeginning of winter term – classes begin
January 17, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
January 20, MondayAcademic holiday – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday observed
January 21, TuesdayClasses follow a Monday Schedule
January 27, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
February 17, MondayAcademic holiday – Washington’s Birthday observed
February 25, TuesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
March 14, FridayLast day of classes
March 17–21, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
March 24, MondayEvaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 25–30, Tuesday-SundayAcademic holiday

Spring Term 2014

Date Event
March 31, MondayAcademic holiday – Cesar Chavez’s Birthday observed
April 1, TuesdayBeginning of spring term – classes begin
April 14, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
April 21, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
May 19, MondayEnd of seventh week of instruction
May 26, MondayAcademic holiday – Memorial Day observed
May 27, TuesdayClasses follow a Monday Schedule
June 6, FridayLast day of classes
June 9–13, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
June 14–15, Saturday-SundayCommencement; End of spring term; End of university year (faculty only)

Summer Term 2014

Date Event
June 19, ThursdayBeginning of university year; Beginning of summer term - classes begin for first 5-week, 8-week, and 10-week sessions
July 2, WednesdayEnd of second week of term
July 4, FridayAcademic holiday – Independence Day observed
July 10, ThursdayEnd of third week of term – Census date
July 23, WednesdayLast day of classes for first 5-week session; finals take place during last class meeting
July 24, ThursdayFirst day of classes for second 5-week session; finals take place during last class meeting
August 7, ThursdayEnd of seventh week of term
August 14, ThursdayLast day of classes for 8-week session; finals August 18, 19, 20
August 18-20, Monday-WednesdayFinal examination period for 8-week session
August 26, TuesdayLast day of classes for second 5-week and 10-week sessions, End of summer term
August 27–29, Wednesday - FridayFinal examination period for 10-week session
August 29, FridayEnd of summer term
August 30 - September 14, Saturday-SundayAcademic holiday

Fall Term 2014

Date Event
September 15, MondayBeginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 22, MondayFall term classes begin
October 3, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
October 10, FridayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
November 7, FridayEnd of seventh week of instruction
November 11, TuesdayAcademic holiday – Veterans’ Day observed
November 26-30, Wednesday-SundayAcademic holiday – Thanksgiving
December 5, FridayLast day of classes
December 8–12, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
December 13, SaturdayMid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 14– January 4, Sunday-SundayAcademic holiday

Winter Term 2015

Date Event
January 5, MondayBeginning of winter term – classes begin
January 16, FridayEnd of second week of instruction
January 19, MondayAcademic holiday – Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday observed
January 20, TuesdayClasses follow a Monday schedule
January 26, MondayEnd of third week of instruction - Census date
February 16, MondayAcademic holiday –Washington’s Birthday observed
February 24, TuesdayEnd of seventh week of instruction
March 13, FridayLast day of classes
March 16-20, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
March 23, MondayEvaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 24–29, Tuesday-SundayAcademic holiday

Spring Term 2015

Date Event
March 30, MondayBeginning of spring term – classes begin
March 31, TuesdayAcademic holiday – César Chávez’s Birthday observed
April 13, MondayEnd of second week of instruction
April 20, MondayEnd of third week of instruction – Census date
May 18, MondayEnd of seventh week of instruction
May 25, MondayAcademic holiday – Memorial Day observed
June 5, FridayLast day of classes
June 8-12, Monday-FridayFinal examination period
June 13-14, Saturday-Sunday*Commencement; End of spring term; End of university year (faculty only)

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Commencement in June may be scheduled on Saturday only. This will be determined at a later date. For most current information, see the 2014-15 calendar via the Academic Calendar website.