Fall 2011 Semester

DatesDays of WeekDescription
August 24-26, 2011Wednesday - FridayFall 2011 Officially begins; Faculty Orientation
August 27, 2011SaturdaySaturday classes begin
August 29, 2011MondayWeekday classes begin
September 3-5, 2011Saturday-MondayLabor Day Holiday; campus closed
November 11, 2011FridayVeteran's Day Holiday; campus closed
November 24-26, 2011Thursday - SaturdayThanksgiving Recess; campus closed
December 10, 2011SaturdayLast day of formal instruction.
December 12-17, 2011Monday - SaturdayFinal examinations
December 19-20, 2011Monday – TuesdayDepartment meetings and conferences
December 21, 2011WednesdayEvaluation Day
December 23, 2011FridayInstructors' grades due
December 23, 2011FridayLast day of the Fall 2011 semester
December 26, 2011-January 2, 2012Monday-Monday*CAMPUS CLOSED

Spring 2012 Semester

DatesDays of WeekDescription
January 16, 2012MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day; campus closed
January 19-20, 2012Thursday-FridaySpring 2012 Officially begins; Faculty Orientation
January 21, 2012SaturdaySaturday classes begin
January 23, 2012MondayWeekday classes begin
March 19-24, 2012Monday-SaturdaySpring Recess; no instruction
March 30, 2012FridayCésar Chávez Day Observed; campus closed
May 4, 2012FridayHonors Convocation
May 11, 2012FridayLast day of formal instruction
May 12-18, 2012Saturday-FridayFinal examinations
May 19, 2012SaturdayCommencement
May 21, 2012MondayEvaluation Day
May 25, 2012FridayInstructors' grades due
May 25, 2012FridayLast day of 2011-2012 academic year
May 28, 2012MondayMemorial Day Holiday; campus closed

Summer 2012 (State Support Programs Only)

DatesDays of WeekDescription
May 28, 2012MondayMemorial Day Holiday; campus closed
May 29, 2012TuesdaySession I (5 weeks) officially begins
June 29, 2012FridaySession I ends
July 2, 2012MondaySession II (6 weeks) officially begins
July 4, 2012WednesdayIndependence Day Holiday; campus closed
August 10, 2012FridaySession II ends

Fall 2011 Saturday Classes

  • August 27
  • September 10, 17, 24
  • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • November 5, 12, 19
  • December 03

Spring 2012 Saturday Classes

  • January 21, 28
  • February 4, 11, 18, 25
  • March 3, 10, 17, 31
  • April 7, 14, 21, 28
  • May 05

University Holiday Schedule

HolidayDate
Labor DayMonday, September 5, 2011
Veteran's DayFriday, November 11, 2011
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 24, 2011
Admission Day ObservedFriday, November 25, 2011
Christmas Day ObservedMonday, December 26, 2011
Columbus Day ObservedTuesday, December 27, 2011
Lincoln's Birthday ObservedWednesday, December 28, 2011
Washington's Birthday ObservedThursday, December 29, 2011
*Academic HolidayFriday, December 30, 2011
New Year's Day ObservedMonday, January 2, 2012
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, January 16, 2012
César Chávez Day ObservedFriday, March 30, 2012
Memorial Day ObservedMonday, May 28, 2012
Independence DayWednesday, July 4, 2012

Notes:

*No holiday available to cover closure on Friday, December 30, 2011