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University Holiday Schedule

  • Labor Day - Monday, September 1, 2008
  • Veteran’s Day –Tuesday, November 11, 2008
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 27, 2008
  • Admission Day Observed - Friday, November 28, 2008
  • Christmas Day - Thursday, December 25, 2008
  • Columbus Day Observed - Friday, December 26, 2008
  • Lincoln’s Birthday Observed - Monday, December 29, 2008
  • Washington’s Birthday Observed - Tuesday, December 30, 2008
  • *No holiday available to cover closure on Wednesday, December 31, 2008
  • New Year’s Day–Thursday, January 1, 2009
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day–Monday, January 19, 2009
  • César Chávez Day–Tuesday, March 31, 2009
  • Memorial Day Observed–Monday, May 25, 2009
  • Independence Day Observed–Friday, July 3, 2009

Fall 2008 Semester

DatesDays of Week Description

August 20-22, 2008

Wednesday - Friday

Faculty Orientation

August 23

Saturday

Saturday classes begin

August 25

Monday

First official day of classes

September 1

Monday

Labor Day Holiday; campus closed

November 10

Monday

No classes; campus open

November 11

Tuesday

Veteran’s Day Holiday; campus closed

November 27-29

Thursday - Saturday

Thanksgiving Recess; campus closed

December 6

Saturday

Last day of formal instruction.

December 8-13

Monday - Saturday

Final examinations

December 15-16

Monday – Tuesday

Department meetings and conferences

December 17

Wednesday

Evaluation Day

December 19

Friday

Instructors’ grades due

December 19

Friday

Last day of the Fall 2008 semester

December 25-January 1

Thursday–Thursday

*CAMPUS CLOSED

Fall 2008 Saturday Classes

  • August 23, 30
  • September 6, 13,20, 27
  • October 4, 11, 18, 25
  • November 1, 8, 15, 22
  • December 6

Spring 2009 Semester

DatesDays of Week Description
January 15-16, 2009

Thursday - Friday

Faculty Orientation

January 17

Saturday

Saturday classes begin

January 19

Monday

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; campus closed

January 20

Tuesday

First official day of classes

March 23-28

Monday-Saturday

Spring Recess; no instruction

March 30

Monday

No classes; campus open

March 31

Tuesday

César Chávez Holiday; campus closed

May 1

Friday

Honors Convocation

May 8

Friday

Last day of formal instruction

May 9-15

Saturday-Friday

Final examinations

May 16

Saturday

Commencement

May 18

Monday

Evaluation Day

May 22

Friday

Instructors’ grades due

May 22

Friday

Last day of Spring 2009 semester

May 25

Monday

Memorial Day Holiday; all offices closed

Spring 2009 Saturday Classes

  • January 17, 24, 31 
  • February 7, 14, 21, 28 
  • March 7, 14, 21
  • April 4, 11, 18, 25
  • May 2

Summer 2009 Term (Nursing Program Only)

DatesDays of Week Description
May 25, 2009 

Monday

Memorial Day Holiday; campus closed

May 26

Tuesday

Session I (5 weeks) officially begins

June 26

Friday

Session I ends

June 29

Monday

Session II (6 weeks) officially begins

July 3

Friday

Independence Day Holiday observed; campus closed

August 7

Friday

Session II ends