University of California Term Dates

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

 

Fall Term 2020 Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Earliest Possible Arrival Date N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Latest Possible Arrival Date N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mandatory Orientation/Check-in 8/18 9/21 9/28 TBA TBA week of 9/21 TBA 9/25 9/21-25
Program Start Date* 8/19 9/21 9/28 9/28 8/26 9/21 10/1 9/25 9/28
Instruction Begins 8/26 9/30 10/1 10/1 8/26 10/1 10/1 10/1 10/1
Academic/Administrative Holidays 9/7, 11/11, 11/26-11/27 11/11, 11/26-11/27 11/11, 11/26-11/27 11/11, 11/26-11/27 9/7, 11/11, 11/26-11/27 11/11, 11/26-11/27 11/11, 11/26-11/27 11/11, 11/26-11/27 11/11, 11/26-11/27
Instruction Ends 12/11 12/11 12/11 12/11 12/11 12/11 12/11 12/11 12/11
Final Exams 12/14-12/18 12/14-12/18 12/12-12/18 12/14-12/18 12/12-12/18 12/12-12/18 12/12-12/18 12/14-12/18 12/12-12/19
Term Ends 12/18 12/18 12/18 12/18 12/18 12/18 12/18 12/18 12/19
Administrative Holiday 12/24-12/25 12/24-12/25 12/24-1/1 12/24-12/25 12/24-12/25 12/24-12/25 12/24-12/25 12/24-12/25 12/24-12/25
Administrative Holiday 12/31-1/1 12/31-1/1 12/31-1/1 12/31-1/1 12/31-1/1 12/31-1/1 12/31-1/1 12/31-1/1 12/31-1/1

*Arrive no more than 30 days prior to this date; **Tentative date; ***Spring Semester is for UC Berkeley and UC Merced only.

Note: All dates are subject to change; TBA=To be announced

Winter Quarter 2021
Spring Semester 2021***
Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Earliest Possible Arrival Date N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Latest Possible Arrival Date N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mandatory Orientation/Check-In TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
Program Start Date* 1/12 TBA 1/4 1/4 1/19 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4
Instruction Begins 1/19 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/19 1/4 1/4 1/4 1/4
Academic/Administrative Holidays 1/18, 2/15 1/18, 2/15 1/18, 2/15 1/18, 2/15 1/18, 2/15, 3/26 1/18, 2/15 1/18, 2/15 1/18, 2/15 1/18, 2/15
Spring Holiday 3/22-3/26       3/22-3/25        
Instruction Ends 5/7 3/12 3/12 3/12 5/7 3/12 3/12 3/12 3/12
Final Exams 5/10-5/14 3/15-3/19 3/13-3/19 3/15-3/19 5/8-5/14 3/13-3/19 3/13-3/19 3/15-3/19 3/13-3/20
Term Ends 5/14 3/19 3/19 3/19 5/14 3/19 3/19 3/19 3/20

*Arrive no more than 30 days prior to this date; **Tentative date

NOTE: All dates are subject to change; TBA = To be announced

Spring Quarter 2021 Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Instruction Begins   3/29 3/29 3/29   3/29 3/29 3/29 3/29
Academic/Administrative Holiday   5/31 5/31 5/31   5/31 5/31 5/31 5/31
Instruction Ends   6/4 6/4 6/4   6/4 6/4 6/4 6/4
Final Exams   6/4-6/10 6/5-6/10 6/7-6/11   6/5-6/11 6/5-6/11 6/7-6/10 6/5-6/11
Term Ends   6/10 6/11 6/11   6/11 6/11 6/10 6/11

NOTE: All dates are subject to change.

Academic Calendar 2019-2020

 

Fall Term 2019 Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Earliest Possible Arrival Date 7/22 8/17 8/24 8/24 7/29 8/17 8/27 8/21 8/24
Latest Possible Arrival Date 8/19 9/15 9/22 9/24 8/25 9/15 9/22 9/19 9/19
Mandatory Orientation/Check-In 8/20 9/16 9/23 9/13, 9/20, 9/25 8/26 9/16 9/23 9/20 9/20
Program Start Date* 8/21 9/16 9/23 9/23 8/28 9/16 9/26 9/20 9/23
Instruction Begins 8/28 9/25 9/26 9/26 8/28 9/26 9/26 9/26 9/26
Academic/Administrative Holidays 9/2, 11/11,
11/28 - 11/29
11/11,
11/28 - 11/29
11/11,
11/28 -11/29
11/11,
11/28 - 11/29
9/2, 11/11, 11/28 - 11/29 11/11,
11/28 - 11/29
11/11,
11/28 - 11/29
11/11,
11/28 - 11/29
11/11,
11/28 - 11/29
Instruction Ends 12/13 12/6 12/6 12/6 12/13 12/6 12/6 12/6 12/6
Final Exams 12/16 - 12/20 12/9 - 12/13 12/7 - 12/13 12/9 - 12/13 12/14 - 12/20 12/7 - 12/13 12/7 - 12/13 12/9 - 12/13 12/7 - 12/14
Term Ends 12/20 12/13 12/13 12/13 12/20 12/13 12/13 12/13 12/14
Administrative Holiday 12/24 - 12/25 12/24 - 12/25 12/24 - 12/25 12/24 - 12/25 12/24 - 12/25 12/24 - 12/25 12/24 - 12/25 12/24 - 12/25 12/24 - 12/25
Administrative Holiday 12/31 - 1/1 12/31 - 1/1 12/31 - 1/1 12/31 - 1/1 12/31 - 1/1 12/31 - 1/1 12/31 - 1/1 12/31 - 1/1 12/31 - 1/1

*Arrive no more than 30 days prior to this date; **Tentative date

NOTE: All dates are subject to change.

Winter Quarter 2020
Spring Semester 2020***
Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Earliest Possible Arrival Date 12/15 12/7 12/3 12/3 12/22 12/03 12/7 12/4 12/3
Latest Possible Arrival Date 1/15 1/5 1/2 1/5 1/16 1/2 1/5 1/5 1/5
Mandatory Orientation/Check-In 1/16 1/8 1/3 1/8 or 1/9 1/17 1/3 1/10 1/6 1/6
Program Start Date* 1/14 1/6 1/2 1/2 1/21 1/2 1/6 1/3 1/2
Instruction Begins 1/21 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/21 1/6 1/6 1/6 1/6
Academic/Administrative Holidays 1/20,
2/17, 3/27
1/20, 2/17 1/20, 2/17 1/20, 2/17 1/20,
2/17, 3/27
1/20, 2/17 1/20, 2/17 1/20, 2/17 1/20, 2/17
Spring Holiday 3/23 - 3/27       3/23 - 3/26        
Instruction Ends 5/8 3/13 3/13 3/13 5/8 3/13 3/13 3/13 3/13
Final Exams 5/11 - 5/15 3/16 - 3/20 3/14 - 3/20 3/16 - 3/20 5/9 - 5/15 3/14 - 3/20 3/14 - 3/20 3/16 - 3/20 3/14 - 3/21
Term Ends 5/15 3/20 3/20 3/20 5/15 3/20 3/20 3/20 3/21

*Arrive no more than 30 days prior to this date; **Tentative date; ***Spring Semester is for UC Berkeley and UC Merced only

Note: All dates are subject to change.

Spring Quarter 2020 Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Instruction Begins   3/30 3/30 3/30   3/30 3/30 3/30 3/30
Academic/Administrative Holiday 5/25 5/25 5/25 5/25 5/25 5/25 5/25 5/25 5/25
Instruction Ends   6/4 6/5 6/5   6/5 6/5 6/5 6/5
Final Exams   6/5 - 6/11 6/6 - 6/11 6/8 - 6/12   6/6 - 6/12 6/6 - 6/12 6/8 - 6/11 6/6 - 6/12
Term Ends   6/11 6/12 6/12   6/12 6/12 6/11 6/12

Note: All dates are subject to change.