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Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Download the Spring '20 Academic Calendar (pdf)

 Spring '20 Calendar At-A-Glance

First day to apply for Spring Graduation via UCDAccess

November 1

Registration begins for Spring Semester via UCDAccess . Check UCDAccess for your specific registration date & time assignment.

November 1-16

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Last day to DROP classes (by 5:00pm) in UCDAccess and receive a refund of the $200 without a tuition assessment.

January 20

First day of Spring semester classes

January 21

Last day to drop a class without a $100 drop charge.

First day to add classes with the Late Add Form w/ instructor approval

January 27

CENSUS DATE - until 5p

Last day to ADD full term classes with the Late Add Form with instructor approval

Last day to DROP full term classes with a financial adjustment

Last day to apply for Spring graduation via UCDAccess. After this date, contact your advisor

February 5

Spring break - no classes, campus open.

March 23-29

First day to WITHDRAW from a class with a required authority signature on a Late Withdraw Petition Form.

April 6

Last day to WITHDRAW from a class with a required authority signature on a Late Withdraw Petition Form.

May 6

Finals week

May 11-16
  • Last day to WITHDRAW from a class via UCDAccess.
  • End of semester - Commencement
May 16

Final grades available in UCDAccess, and transcripts available. (tentative)

May 21

Last day to request No Credit or Pass Plus/Pass/No Pass grade for a class

June 5

Spring degrees awarded are available in UCDAccess, and recorded on your transcript (tentative).

June 26

Maymester 2020 Academic Calendar

Download the Maymester '20 Academic Calendar (pdf)

 Maymester '20 Calendar At-A-Glance

Registration begins for Maymester via UCDAccess - check UCDAccess for your specific registration date and time assignment

March 1-18

First day of Maymester classes (Intensive 3 week session).

May 18
  • Last day to ADD and WAITLIST classes using UCDAccess

  • Last day to DROP Maymester classes with a tuition adjustment

May 19

Waitlists purged

May 20

Memorial Day holiday

May 25

Last day to withdraw from a class via UCDAccess

May 28

Last day of Maymester classes.

June 4

Maymester final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

June 11

Summer 2020 Academic Calendar

Download the Summer '20 Academic Calendar (pdf)

 Summer '20 Calendar At-A-Glance

First day to apply for summer graduation via UCDAccess

March 1

Registration begins for Summer Semester via UCDaccess. Check UCDAccess for your specific registration date and time assignment.

March 1-18

Memorial Day holiday

May 25

First day of Summer semester classes.

June 8

Last day to waitlist for summer via UCDAccess

June 11

Last day to drop without a $100 drop fee

June 12
  • CENSUS DATE - until 5:00 PM

  • Last day to request or cancel Grade Forgiveness
  • Last day to drop summer semester classes with a financial adjustment
  • Last day to ADD and WAITLIST classes using UCDAccess
  • Last day to add full term classes with instructor approval; after today dean's approval is also required
  • Last day to apply for Summer graduation.
  • Last day to petition for a reduction in dissertation hours.
June 16

Independence Day - campus closed

July 3

Last day to withdraw from a class via UCDAccess

July 12

First day to WITHDRAW from a class with a required authority signature on a Late Withdraw Petition Form

July 13

Last day day to WITHDRAW from a class with a required authority signature on a Late Withdraw Petition Form

July 22

End of semester

August 1

Final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative)

August 6

Last day to request No Credit or Pass+/Pass/No Pass grade for a class

August 13

Summer degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

September 4

Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Download the Fall '20 Academic Calendar (pdf)

 Fall '20 Calendar At-A-Glance

  • First day to apply for fall graduation via UCDAccess
April 1

Registration begins for Fall Semester via UCDaccess. Check UCDAccess for your specific registration date and time assignment.

April 1-16

First day of Fall semester classes

August 17
  • Last day to WAITLIST classes using UCDAccess

August 23
  • Last day to drop a class without a $100 drop charge.

  • First day to add classes with the Late Add Form with instructor approval

August 24
  • CENSUS DATE - until 5:00 PM

  • Last day to DROP full term classes with a financial adjustment
  • Last day to ADD full term classes with instructor approval on a Late Add Form
  • Last day to request No Credit or Pass/Fail grade for a class on a Schedule Adjustment Form
  • Last day to apply Fall graduation via UCDAccess. After this date contact your advisor
  • Last day to request or cancel Grade Forgiveness
September 2

Labor Day Holiday

September 7

Last day to WITHDRAW from a class via UDCAccess

October 25

First day to WITHDRAW from a class with a required authority signature on a Late Withdraw Petition Form

October 26

Fall Break - Nov. 23 through Nov. 29

November 23 - 29

Thanksgiving Day Holiday.

November 26

Last day to submit a Late Withdraw Petition

December 2

Finals week.

December 7-12
  • End of semester - Commencement.

December 12

Final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

December 17

Winter Break - Dec. 25 through Jan. 1

December 25 - January 1

Fall degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).

January 22
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