Academic Calendar

Fall 2020
Date
Event
Aug. 24, MondayFirst day of Fall semester classes.
Sept. 4, FridayLast day to add full semester and first half semester courses.
Sept. 7, MondayLabor Day - classes in session.
Sept. 12, SaturdaySubstitute instructional day: Tuesday classes.
Sept. 24, ThursdayLast day to drop first half semester courses; Last day to declare first half semester courses Credit/No Credit.
Oct. 9, FridayFirst half semester courses end.
Oct. 12, MondaySecond half semester courses begin.
Oct. 15, ThursdayLast day to drop full semester courses.
Oct. 26, MondayLast day to add second half semester courses.
Nov. 10-13, Tuesday-FridayPre-registration for Spring 2021.
Nov. 13, 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 Credit/No Credit.
Nov. 14, SaturdaySubstitute instructional day: Friday classes.
Nov. 23, MondaySubstitute instructional day: Wednesday classes.
Nov. 24, TuesdaySubstitute instructional day: Thursday classes; Last day of classes. Thanksgiving recess begins after last class.
Nov. 29, SundayLast day of Thanksgiving recess.
Nov. 30, MondayFinal examinations begin (remote).
Dec. 4, FridayFinal examinations end (remote).
Dec. 10, ThursdayGrades due to registrar by noon.
Dec. 15, TuesdayFall grades viewable on the portal.
Spring 2021
Date
Event
Jan. 17, SundayResidence halls open 8:00 a.m. for all students.
Jan. 18, MondayMartin Luther King Day, most offices closed; first meal – brunch.
Jan. 19, TuesdayFirst day of Spring semester classes.
Feb. 1, MondayLast day to add full semester and first half semester courses.
Feb. 19, FridayLast day to drop first half semester courses; Last day to declare first half semester courses Credit/ No Credit.
March 5, FridayFirst half semester courses end.
March 8, MondaySecond half semester courses begin.
March 12, FridaySpring break begins after last class.
March 22, MondaySpring break ends 8:00 a.m.
March 26, FridayCesar Chavez Day, offices closed; no classes.
March 29, MondayLast day to add second half semester courses.
April 16, 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 Credit/No Credit.
April 20-22, Tuesday-ThursdayPre-registration for Fall 2021.
April 30, FridayLast day of HMC classes (CMC, Pomona, Pitzer, and Scripps classes end May 6).
May 6-7, Thursday-FridayFinal exams for seniors; reading days for other students.
May 10, MondaySenior grades due to the Registrar by 9:00 a.m.
May 10-14, Monday-FridayFinal examinations.
May 16, SundayCommencement
May 20, ThursdayAll other grades due to registrar by noon.
May 25, TuesdaySpring grades viewable on the portal.