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Academic Dates

The tables below detail the graduate student academic dates and deadlines for the current academic year. Please download the printer-friendly version to use as a quick reference guide.

General Academic Dates

2018 - 2019 Academic Dates Fall 2018 Winter 2019 Spring 2019
Quarter Begins Sept. 24 Jan. 4 Mar. 28
Instruction Begins Sept. 26 Jan. 7 Apr. 1
Instruction Ends Dec. 7 Mar. 15 Jun. 6
Quarter Ends Dec. 14 Mar. 22 Jun. 13
Late Registration Oct. 9 Jan. 18 Apr. 12
Last Day to Add  Oct. 11 Jan. 23 Apr. 16
Diploma Date Dec. 14 Mar. 22 Jun. 13
Commencement     Jun. 13

 

Holidays

2018 - 2019  Fall 2018 Winter 2019 Spring 2019
Veterans Day Nov. 12    
Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov.

22-23

   
Winter Holiday

Dec. 24-25
&

Jan. 1

   
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day   Jan. 21  
Presidents' Day   Feb. 18  
Spring Break     Mar. 25-27
Cesar Chavez Day     Mar. 29
Memorial Day     May 27

 

Filing Deadlines

Intended Graduation Date Sep. 2018 Dec. 2018 Mar. 2019 Jun. 2019 Sep. 2019
*File Thesis or Dissertation with Committee  Jun. 25 Sep. 24 Jan. 4 Mar. 28 Jun. 24
File Thesis or Dissertation with Graduate Studies  Aug. 31 Nov. 30 Mar. 8 May 31 Aug. 30
Final Day for Final or Comp. Examination Sep. 14 Dec. 14 Mar. 22 Jun. 13 Sep. 13



 

 

 


 

 



*This date is merely a suggestion and not intended as a firm deadline

Quarter Student is on Filing Fee Spring Quarter 2017 Fall Quarter 2017 Winter Quarter 2018 Spring Quarter 2018
Deadline to graduate (file thesis/dissertation, or pass comprehensive exam). Sep. 29 Dec. 21 Mar. 29 Sep. 28
Last Quarter Student is Registered Fall Quarter 2017 Winter Quarter 2018 Spring Quarter 2018
Deadline to graduate (file thesis/dissertation or pass comprehensive exam) without having to register for the next quarter. Jan. 4 Mar. 28 Sep. 21