Summer 2021 Academic Calendar

Main SessionDateImportant Notes
First day to apply for Summer Graduation via UCDAccess.March 1, 2021  
Registration begins for Summer Semester via UCDAccessMarch 1, 2021 - March 16, 2021Check 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.March 17, 2021 
Registration begins for Fall 2021 Semester via UCDAccess.April 1 - April 16, 2021Check 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 for Fall 2021 Semester.April 19, 2021 
First day of Summer semester classes. June 7, 2021 
Last day to waitlist classes using UCDAccess.June 10, 2021  
Last day to drop a class without a $100 drop charge (by 11:59 PM MT)June 11, 2021 All waitlists will be eliminated today.
CensusJune 15, 2021 
Last Day to add classes in UCDAccess.June 15, 2021  
Last day to drop classes with a financial adjustment (before 5pm).June 15, 2021 
Classes dropped after 5pm will appear on your transcript with a grade of 'W".June 15, 2021  
Full tuition will be charged for additional classes added after 5pm.June 15, 2021College Opportunity Fund hours will not be deducted from eligible student’s lifetime hours
Last day to apply for Summer graduation via UCDAccess.June 15, 2021 After this date, contact your advisor.
Last day to request or cancel Grade Forgiveness.June 15, 2021Refer to the Grade Forgiveness form for restrictions.
Independence Day Observed July 5, 2021Campus closed.
Last day to withdraw from a class via UCDAccess.July 11, 2021 
Last day to request No Credit or Pass/Fail grade for a class.July 11, 2021Graduate degree students can exercise the P/F option for undergraduate courses only. Graduate students should consult their school or college regarding the P/F option. A grade of P will not be acceptable for graduate credit to satisfy any Graduate School requirement.
First day to withdraw from a class with a Late Withdraw Petition form.July 12, 2021 
Last day to withdraw from a class with a Late Withdraw Petition form.July 21, 2021 
End of semesterJuly 31, 2021  
Final grades available on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).August 5, 2021 
Summer degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).August 27, 2021This is the date your degree will be recorded on your transcript; diplomas begin mailing on September 15th.

 

Four-Week SessionsDateImportant Notes
First day to apply for Summer Graduation via UCDAccess.March 1, 2021  
Registration begins for Summer Semester via UCDAccess.March 1, 2021 - March 16, 2021 Check 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.March 17, 2021 
Registration begins for Fall 2021 Semester via UCDAccess.April 1 - 16, 2021Check 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 for Fall 2021 Semester.April 19, 2021 
Last day to apply for Summer graduation via UCDAccess.June 15, 2021 After this date, contact your advisor.
Independence Day Observed July 5, 2021 Campus closed.
Summer degrees posted on UCDAccess and transcripts (tentative).August 27, 2021This is the date your degree will be recorded on your transcript; diplomas begin mailing on September 15th.
First Four-Week SessionDateImportant Notes
First day of first four-week session.June 7, 2021  
Last day to waitlist classes using UCDAccess.June 7, 2021  
Last day to add first four-week session classes using UCDAccess.June 10, 2021  
Last day to drop a first four-week session class without a penalty and a 'W' gradeJune 10, 2021  
Last day to withdraw from a first four-week session class via UCDAccess.June 22, 2021 
Last day to request No Credit or Pass/Fail grade for a class.June 22, 2021Graduate degree students can exercise the P/F option for undergraduate courses only. Graduate students should consult their school or college regarding the P/F option. A grade of P will not be acceptable for graduate credit to satisfy any Graduate School requirement.
End of first four-week session. July 3, 2021  
Second Four-Week SessionDateImportant Notes
First day of second four-week session. July 5, 2021  
Last day to waitlist classes using UCDAccess. July 5, 2021  
Last day to add four-week session classes using UCDAccess .July 8, 2021 
Last day to drop a second four-week session class without a penalty and a 'W' grade.July 8, 2021 
Last day to withdraw from a second four-week session class via UCDAccess.July 20, 2021 
Last day to request No Credit or Pass/Fail grade for a class.July 20, 2021Graduate degree students can exercise the P/F option for undergraduate courses only. Graduate students should consult their school or college regarding the P/F option. A grade of P will not be acceptable for graduate credit to satisfy any Graduate School requirement.
End of second four-week session.July 31, 2021  

 

Maymester SessionDateImportant Notes
First day to apply for Summer Graduation via UCDAccess.March 1, 2021 
Registration begins for Summer Semester via UCDAccess.March 1, 2021 - March 16, 2021 Check 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.March 17, 2021  
Registration begins for Fall 2021 Semester via UCDAccess.April 1 - 16, 2021Check 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 for Fall 2021 Semester.April 19, 2021 
First day of Maymester classes.May 17, 2021 
Last day to add and waitlist Maymester classes using UCDAccess.May 18, 2021  
Last day to drop Maymester classes with a financial adjustment (before 5 pm.)May 18, 2021 
Maymester classes dropped after 5pm will appear on your transcript with a grade of 'W".May 18, 2021 
Full tuition will be charged for additional Maymester classes added after 5pm.May 18, 2021College Opportunity Fund hours will not be deducted from eligible student’s lifetime hours.
Last day to withdraw from a Maymester class via UCDAccessMay 27, 2021  
Last day to request No Credit or Pass/Fail grade for a class.May 27, 2021Graduate degree students can exercise the P/F option for undergraduate courses only. Graduate students should consult their school or college regarding the P/F option. A grade of P will not be acceptable for graduate credit to satisfy any Graduate School requirement.
End of MaymesterJune 3, 2021  
Last day to apply for Summer graduation via UCDAccess.June 15, 2021 After this date, contact your advisor.

 

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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