Academic Calendar

Fall 2019
Date
Event
Aug. 28, WednesdayResidence halls open for new students; orientation begins.
Sept. 1, SundayResidence halls open for returning students; first meal – brunch.
Sept. 2, MondayLabor Day – most offices closed.
Sept. 3, TuesdayFirst day of Fall semester classes; Convocation 11:00 a.m.
Sept. 16, MondayLast day to add full semester and first half semester courses.
Oct. 4, FridayLast day to drop first half semester courses; Last day to declare first half semester courses Pass/Fail (by 5:00 p.m.).
Oct. 18, FridayFall break begins after last class; first half semester courses end.
Oct. 23, WednesdayFall break ends 8:00 a.m.; second half semester courses begin.
Oct. 24, ThursdayLast day to drop full semester courses.
Nov. 5, TuesdayLast day to add second half semester courses.
Nov. 19-22, Tuesday-FridayPre-registration for Spring 2020.
Nov. 22, FridayLast day to withdraw full semester courses with a grade of “W.” Last day to drop second half semester courses; Last day to declare full semester and second half semester courses Pass/Fail (by 5:00 p.m.).
Nov. 26, TuesdayThanksgiving recess begins after last class.
Dec. 2, MondayThanksgiving recess ends 8:00 a.m.
Dec. 13, FridayLast day of HMC, CMC, and Pitzer classes (Pomona and Scripps classes end Dec. 11).
Dec. 16, MondayFinal examinations begin.
Dec. 20, FridayFinal examinations end; last meal – lunch.
Dec. 21, SaturdayResidence halls close 8:00 a.m.
Dec. 26, ThursdayGrades due to registrar by noon.
Jan. 6, MondayFall grades viewable on the portal.
Spring 2020
Date
Event
Jan. 19, SundayResidence halls open 8:00 a.m. for all students.
Jan. 20, MondayMartin Luther King Day, most offices closed; first meal – brunch.
Jan. 21, TuesdayFirst day of spring semester classes.
Feb. 3, MondayLast day to add full semester and first half semester courses.
Feb. 21, FridayLast day to drop first half semester courses; Last day to declare first half semester courses Pass/Fail (by 5:00 p.m.).
March 6, FridayFirst half semester courses end.
March 9, MondaySecond half semester courses begin.
March 13, FridaySpring break begins after last class.
March 27, FridayCesar Chavez Day, offices closed; no classes.
UPDATED: March 30, MondaySpring break ends 8:00 a.m.
UPDATED: April 6, MondayLast day to add second half semester courses.
UPDATED: April 6, MondayLast day to drop full semester courses.
April 17, FridayLast day to drop second half semester courses.
UPDATED: April 28-30, Tuesday-ThursdayPre-registration for Fall 2020.
May 1, FridayLast day of HMC classes (CMC, Pomona, Pitzer, and Scripps classes end May 6).
UPDATED: May 4-6, Monday-WednesdayPresentation Days CANCELED; no HMC classes.
UPDATED: May 6, WednesdayLast day to withdraw full semester and second half semester courses with a grade of “W.” Last day to request pass/no credit grading in a course (contact the instructor).
UPDATED: May 7-8, Thursday-FridayReading days for students.
UPDATED: May 11-15, Monday-FridayFinal examinations for all students.
UPDATED: May 21, ThursdayAll grades due to registrar by noon.
May 26, TuesdaySpring grades viewable on the portal.