Fall 2016 Semester

DatesDays of WeekDescription
August 24-26, 2016Wednesday - FridayFall 2016 officially begins; Faculty Orientation
August 27, 2016SaturdaySaturday classes begin
August 29, 2016MondayWeekday classes begin
September 3-5, 2016Saturday - MondayLabor Day Holiday; campus closed
November 11, 2016FridayVeteran's Day Holiday; campus closed
November 24-26, 2016Thursday - SaturdayThanksgiving Recess; campus closed
December 10, 2016SaturdayLast day of formal instruction.
December 12-17, 2016Monday - SaturdayFinal examinations
December 19-21, 2016Monday - WednesdayDepartment meetings and conferences
December 22, 2016ThursdayEvaluation Day
December 23, 2016FridayInstructors' grades due
December 23, 2016FridayLast day of the Fall 2016 semester
December 26, 2016-January 2, 2017Monday - Monday*CAMPUS CLOSED

Spring 2017 Semester

DatesDays of WeekDescription
January 18-20, 2017Wednesday - FridaySpring 2017 officially begins; Faculty Orientation
January 21, 2017SaturdaySaturday classes begin
January 23, 2017MondayWeekday classes begin
March 20-25, 2017Monday - SaturdaySpring Recess; no instruction
March 31, 2017FridayCésar Chávez Day; campus closed
May 12, 2017FridayLast day of formal instruction
May 13, 2017SaturdayHonors Convocation
May 13-19, 2017Saturday - FridayFinal examinations
May 20, 2017SaturdayCommencement
May 22, 2017MondayEvaluation Day
May 26, 2017FridayInstructors' grades due
May 26, 2017FridayLast day of 2016-2017 academic year
May 29, 2017MondayMemorial Day Holiday; campus closed

Summer 2017 (State Support Programs Only)

DatesDays of WeekDescription
May 29, 2017MondayMemorial Day Holiday; campus closed
May 30, 2017TuesdaySession I (5 weeks) officially begins
June 30, 2017FridaySession I ends
July 3, 2017MondaySession II (6 weeks) officially begins
July 4, 2017TuesdayIndependence Day Holiday; campus closed
August 11, 2017FridaySession II ends

Fall 2016 Saturday Classes

    • August 27
    • September 10, 17, 24
    • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • November 5, 12, 19
    • December 3, 10

Spring 2017 Saturday Classes

    • January 21, 28
    • February 4, 11, 18, 25
    • March 4, 11, 18
    • April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • May 6

University Holiday Schedule

HolidayDate
Labor DayMonday, September 5, 2016
Veteran's DayFriday, November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 24, 2016
Admission Day ObservedFriday, November 25, 2016
Christmas DayMonday, December 26, 2016
Columbus Day ObservedTuesday, December 27, 2016
Lincoln's Birthday ObservedWednesday, December 28, 2016
Washington's Birthday ObservedThursday, December 29, 2016
*Campus ClosedFriday, December 30, 2016
New Year's DayMonday, January 2, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, January 16, 2017
César Chávez DayFriday, March 31, 2017
Memorial Day ObservedMonday, May 29, 2017
Independence DayTuesday, July 4, 2017

Notes:

*No holiday available to cover closure on this day.