Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

Main SessionDateImportant Notes
First day to apply for Spring Graduation via UCDAccess.November 1, 2022 
Registration begins for Spring Semester via UCDAccess.Nov. 1, 2022 - Nov. 16, 2022Check UCDAccess for your specific registration date and time assignment. For best course selection, register as soon as possible after your registration time assignment.
Open enrollment begins.November 17, 2022 
Martin Luther King Jr. HolidayJanuary 17, 2022No classes. Campus open.
First day of Spring semester classes.January 18, 2022 
Last day to waitlist classes using UCDAccess.January 23, 2022 
Last day to drop a class without a $100 drop charge.January 24, 2022All waitlists will be eliminated today.
First day instructor approval may be required to add some classes.January 24, 2022If unable to enroll in UCDAccess because 
"Instructor Consent is Required", obtain instructor approval on a Schedule Adjustment Form.
CensusFebruary 2, 2022 
Last Day to add classes in UCDAccess.February 2, 2022 
Last day to add classes with instructor consent on the Schedule Adjustment form.February 2, 2022If unable to enroll in UCDAccess because 
"Instructor Consent is Required", obtain instructor approval on a Schedule Adjustment Form.
Last day to drop classes with a financial adjustment (before 5pm).February 2, 2022 
Classes dropped after 5pm will appear on your transcript with a grade of 'W".February 2, 2022 
Full tuition will be charged for additional classes added after 5pm.February 2, 2022College Opportunity Fund hours will not be deducted from eligible student's lifetime hours.
Last day to apply for Spring graduation via UCDAccess.February 2, 2022After this date, contact your advisor.
Last day to request or cancel Grade Forgiveness.February 2, 2022Refer to the Grade Forgiveness form for restrictions.
Last day to request No Credit or Pass/Fail grade for a class.February 2, 2022 
Spring BreakMarch 20, 2022 - March 26, 2022No classes. Campus open.
Last day to withdraw from a class via UCDAccess.April 3, 2022 
First day to withdraw from a class with a Late Withdraw Petition form.April 4, 2022 
Last day to withdraw from a class with a Late Withdraw Petition form.May 4, 2022 
Finals week.May 9, 2022 - May 14, 2022 
End of semester - Commencement.May 14, 2022 
Final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).May 19, 2022 
Spring degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).June 24, 2022This is the date your degree will be recorded on your transcript; diplomas begin mailing on July 13th.
Eight-Week SessionsDateImportant Notes
First day to apply for Spring Graduation via UCDAccess.November 1, 2022 
Registration begins for Spring Semester via UCDAccess.Nov. 1, 2022 - Nov. 16, 2022Check UCDAccess for your specific registration date and time assignment. For best course selection, register as soon as possible after your registration time assignment.
Open enrollment begins.November 17, 2022 
Martin Luther King Jr. HolidayJanuary 17, 2022No classes. Campus open.
Last day to apply for Spring graduation via UCDAccess.February 2, 2022After this date, contact your advisor.
Spring BreakMarch 20, 2022 - March 26, 2022No classes. Campus open.
Spring degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).June 24, 2022This is the date your degree will be recorded on your transcript; diplomas begin mailing on July 13th.
First Eight-Week SessionDateImportant Notes
First day of first eight-week session.January 18, 2022 
Last day to waitlist for eight-week session classes using UCDAccess.January 25, 2022 
Last day to drop a first eight-week session class without a penalty and a 'W' grade.January 25, 2022 
Last day to withdraw from a first eight-week session class via UCDAccess.February 19, 2022 
End of first eight-week session.March 12, 2022 
Second Eight-Week SessionDateImportant Notes
First day of second eight-week session.March 14, 2022 
Last day to waitlist for eight-week session classes using UCDAccess.March 21, 2022 
Last day to add eight-week session classes using UCDAccess.March 21, 2022 
Last day to drop a second eight-week session class without a penalty and a 'W' grade.March 21, 2022 
Spring BreakMarch 20, 2022 - March 26, 2022No classes. Campus open.
Last day to withdraw from a second eight-week session class via UCDAccess.April 22, 2022 
End of second eight-week session.May 14, 2022 

 

Five-Week SessionsDateImportant Notes
First day to apply for Spring Graduation via UCDAccess.November 1, 2022 
Registration begins for Spring Semester via UCDAccess.Nov. 1, 2022 - Nov. 16, 2022Check UCDAccess for your specific registration date and time assignment. For best course selection, register as soon as possible after your registration time assignment.
Open enrollment begins.November 17, 2022 
Martin Luther King Jr. HolidayJanuary 17, 2022No classes. Campus open.
Last day to apply for Spring graduation via UCDAccess.February 2, 2022After this date, contact your advisor.
Spring BreakMarch 20, 2022 - March 26, 2022No classes. Campus open.
Spring degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).June 24, 2022This is the date your degree will be recorded on your transcript; diplomas begin mailing on July 13th.
First Five-Week SessionDateImportant Notes
First day of first five-week session.January 18, 2022 
Last day to waitlist first five-week session classes using UCDAccess.January 22, 2022 
Last day to add first five-week session classes using UCDAccess.January 22, 2022 
Last day to drop a first five-week session class without a penalty and a 'W' grade.January 22, 2022 
Last day to withdraw from a first five-week session class via UCDAccess.February 7, 2022 
End of first five-week session.February 19, 2022 
Second Five-Week SessionDateImportant Notes
First day of second five-week session.February 21, 2022 
Last day to waitlist second five-week session classes using UCDAccess.February 25, 2022 
Last day to add first second-week session classes using UCDAccess.February 25, 2022 
Last day to drop a second five-week session class without a penalty and a 'W' grade.February 25, 2022 
Last day to withdraw from a second five-week session class via UCDAccess.March 13, 2022 
Spring BreakMarch 20, 2022 - March 26, 2022No classes. Campus open.
End of second five-week session.April 2, 2022 
Third Five-Week SessionDateImportant Notes
First day of third five-week session.April 4, 2022 
Last day to waitlist third five-week session classes using UCDAccess.April 8, 2022 
Last day to add third five-week session classes using UCDAccess.April 8, 2022 
Last day to drop a third five-week session class without a penalty and a 'W' grade.April 8, 2022 
Last day to withdraw from a third five-week session class via UCDAccess.April 24, 2022 
End of third five-week session.May 7, 2022 

 

Important Information

Refer to the Residency website for important deadlines pertaining to In-State Tuition Rate qualification.

Refer to the College Opportunity Fund (COF) website for important deadlines pertaining to the COF stipend for eligible undergraduate students paying in-state tuition.

Additional Billing/Financial Information: Students are responsible for complying with tuition/fees deadlines. All registered students must access their student account and billing information through UCDAccess. You will also receive an electronic bill to your university email account.

Intensive and Module classes require the same amount of work and number of classroom hours as full-term classes. Intensive classes are less than five weeks. Module classes last five or more weeks, but less than full term. Module/intensive classes may be added up until the first day of the class. After the first day of class, late starting module or intensive classes may be added with the instructor’s signature approval. Instructor approval is not required to drop the class within the first 15% of class meetings.

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