Academic Calendar

2013-14

Fall 2013
Date Event
Aug. 29, Thursday Residence halls open for new students; orientation begins.
Sept. 1, Sunday Residence halls open for returning students; first meal – brunch.
Sept. 2, Monday Labor Day – most offices closed, new students register for classes.
Sept. 3, Tuesday First day of fall semester classes; Convocation 11 a.m.
Sept. 16, Monday Last day to add full semester and first half semester courses (by 5 p.m.); last day to drop for a class fee refund.
Oct. 4, Friday Last day to drop first half semester courses; last day to declare first half semester courses Pass/Fail (by 5 p.m.)
Oct. 18, Friday Fall break begins after last class; first half semester courses end.
Oct. 23, Wednesday Fall break ends 8 a.m.; second half semester courses begin.
Oct. 24, Thursday Last day to drop full semester courses (by 5 p.m.).
Nov. 6, Wednesday Last day to add second half semester courses (by 5 p.m.).
Nov. 19-22, Tuesday-Friday Pre-registration for spring 2014.
Nov. 22, Friday Last 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 course and second half semester courses Pass/Fail (by 5 p.m.).
Nov. 27, Wednesday Thanksgiving recess begins after last class.
Dec. 2, Monday Thanksgiving recess ends 8 a.m.
Dec. 13, Friday Last day of HMC, CMC, and Pitzer classes (Pomona and Scripps classes end Dec. 11).
Dec. 16, Monday Final examinations begin.
Dec. 20, Friday Final examinations end; last meal – lunch.
Dec. 21, Saturday Residence halls close 8 a.m.
Dec. 26, Thursday Grades due to registrar by noon.
Jan. 3, Thursday Fall grades viewable on the portal.
Spring 2014
Date Event
Jan. 19, Sunday Residence halls open 8 a.m. for all students.
Jan. 20, Monday Martin Luther King Day, offices closed; first meal – brunch.
Jan. 21, Tuesday First day of spring semester classes.
Feb. 3, Monday Last day to add full semester and first half semester courses (by 5 p.m.).; last day to drop for a class fee refund.
Feb. 21, Friday Last day to drop first half semester courses; last day to declare first half semester courses Pass/Fail (by 5 p.m.).
March 10, Monday Second half semester courses begin.
March 13, Thursday Last day to drop full semester courses.
March 14, Friday Spring break begins after last class.
March 24, Monday Spring break ends 8 a.m.
March 28, Friday Cesar Chavez Day, offices closed; no classes.
March 31, Monday Last day to add second half semester courses (by 5 p.m.).
April 11, Friday Last 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 course and second half semester courses Pass/Fail (by 5 p.m.).
April 22-24, Tuesday-Thursday Pre-registration for Fall 2014.
May 2, Friday Last day of HMC classes (Scripps Classes end May 6, CMC and Pomona classes end May 7, and Pitzer classes end May 9).
May 5-7, Monday-Wednesday Presentation Days; no HMC classes.
May 8-9, Thursday-Friday Final exams for seniors; reading days for other students.
May 12, Monday Senior grades due to registrar (by 9 a.m.).
May 12-16, Monday-Friday Final examinations.
May 18, Sunday Commencement at 1:30 p.m.; last meal – brunch.
May 19, Monday Residence halls close 8 a.m.
May 22, Thursday All other grades due to registrar by noon.
May 27, Tuesday Spring grades viewable on the portal.