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 (by 5:00 p.m.).
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 (by 5:00 p.m.).
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 courses 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 (by 5:00 p.m.).
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 12, ThursdayLast day to drop full semester courses.
March 13, FridaySpring break begins after last class.
March 23, MondaySpring break ends 8:00 a.m.
March 27, FridayCesar Chavez Day, offices closed; no classes.
March 30, MondayLast day to add second half semester courses (by 5:00 p.m.).
April 17, 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 course and second half semester courses Pass/Fail (by 5:00 p.m.).
April 21-23, Tuesday-ThursdayPre-registration for Fall 2020.
May 1, FridayLast day of HMC classes (CMC, Pomona, Pitzer, and Scripps classes end May 6).
May 4-6, Monday-WednesdayPresentation Days; no HMC classes.
May 7-8, Thursday-FridayFinal exams for seniors; reading days for other students.
May 11, MondaySenior grades due to registrar (by 9:00 a.m.).
May 11-15, Monday-FridayFinal examinations.
May 17, SundayCommencement at 1:30 p.m.; last meal – brunch.
May 18, MondayResidence halls close 8:00 a.m.
May 21, ThursdayAll other grades due to registrar by noon.
May 26, TuesdaySpring grades viewable on the portal.