Fall 2015 Semester

DatesDays of WeekDescription
August 19-21, 2015Wednesday - FridayFall 2016 officially begins; Faculty Orientation
August 22, 2015SaturdaySaturday classes begin
August 24, 2015MondayWeekday classes begin
September 5-7, 2015Saturday - MondayLabor Day Holiday; campus closed
November 11, 2015TuesdayVeteran's Day Holiday; campus closed
November 26-28, 2015Thursday - SaturdayThanksgiving Recess; campus closed
December 7, 2015MondayLast day of formal instruction.
December 8-14, 2015Tuesday - MondayFinal examinations
December 15-17, 2015Tuesday - ThursdayDepartment meetings and conferences
December 18, 2015FridayEvaluation Day
December 21, 2015MondayInstructors' grades due
December 21, 2015MondayLast day of the Fall 2015 semester
December 25, 2015-January 1, 2016Friday - Friday*CAMPUS CLOSED

Spring 2016 Semester

DatesDays of WeekDescription
January 15, 2016FridaySpring 2016 officially begins; Faculty Orientation
January 16, 2016SaturdaySaturday classes begin
January 18, 2016MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day; campus closed
January 19, 2016TuesdayWeekday classes begin
March 21-26, 2016Monday - SaturdaySpring Recess; no instruction
March 31, 2016TuesdayCésar Chávez Day; campus closed
April 29, 2016FridayHonors Convocation
May 6, 2016FridayLast day of formal instruction
May 7-13, 2016Saturday - FridayFinal examinations
May 14, 2016SaturdayCommencement
May 16, 2016MondayEvaluation Day
May 20, 2016FridayInstructors' grades due
May 20, 2016FridayLast day of 2015-2016 academic year
May 30, 2016MondayMemorial Day Holiday; campus closed

Summer 2016 (State Support Programs Only)

DatesDays of WeekDescription
May 30, 2016MondayMemorial Day Holiday; campus closed
May 31, 2016TuesdaySession I (5 weeks) officially begins
July 1, 2016FridaySession I ends
July 4, 2016MondayIndependence Day Holiday; campus closed
July 5, 2016TuesdaySession II (6 weeks) officially begins
August 12, 2016FridaySession II ends

Fall 2015 Saturday Classes

    • August 22, 29
    • September 12, 19, 26
    • October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
    • November 7, 14, 21
    • December 5

Spring 2016 Saturday Classes

    • January 16, 23, 30
    • February 6, 13, 20, 27
    • March 5, 12, 19, 26
    • April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

University Holiday Schedule

HolidayDate
Labor DayMonday, September 7, 2015
Veteran's DayWednesday, November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 26, 2015
Admission Day ObservedFriday, November 27, 2015
Christmas Day ObservedFriday, December 25, 2015
Columbus Day ObservedMonday, December 28, 2015
Lincoln's Birthday ObservedTuesday, December 29, 2015
Washington's Birthday ObservedWednesday, December 30, 2015
*Campus ClosedThursday, December 31, 2015
New Year's Day ObservedFriday, January 1, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, January 18, 2016
César Chávez Day ObservedThursday, March 31, 2016
Memorial Day ObservedMonday, May 30, 2016
Independence DayMonday, July 4, 2016

Notes:

*No holiday available to cover closure on this day.