University of California Term Dates

Academic Calendar 2021-2022

 

Fall Term 2021 Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Earliest Possible Arrival Date 7/19 or 8/1** 8/23 8/21 8/21 7/19 or 8/1 ** 8/14 8/24 8/24 8/21
Latest Possible Arrival Date 8/18 9/21 9/20 9/20 8/24 9/22 9/22 9/22 9/22
Mandatory Orientation/Check-In 8/18
(online)
Online 9/22*** Online 8/20 
(online)
9/13-9/24 (online) Online 9/17 (online) 9/8-18 (online)
Program Start Date* 8/18 9/22 9/20 9/20 8/18 9/20 9/23 9/23 9/23
Instruction Begins 8/25 9/22 9/23 9/23 8/25 9/23 9/23 9/23 9/23
Academic/Administrative Holidays 9/6, 11/11, 11/25-11/26 11/11, 11/25-11/26 11/11, 11/25-11/26 11/11, 11/25-11/26 9/06, 11/11, 11/25-11/26 11/11, 11/25-11/26 11/11, 11/25-11/26 11/11, 11/25-11/26 11/11, 11/25-11/26
Instruction Ends 12/10 12/3 12/3 12/3 12/10 12/3 12/3 12/3 12/3
Final Exams 12/13 - 12/17 12/6 - 12/10 12/4 - 12/10 12/6 - 12/10 12/11 - 12/17 12/4 - 12/10 12/4 - 12/10 12/6 - 12/10 12/4 - 12/11
Term Ends 12/17 12/10 12/10 12/10 12/17 12/10 12/10 12/10 12/11
Administrative Holiday 12/24 - 12/27 12/24 - 12/27 12/23 - 12/24 12/23 - 12/24 12/24 - 12/27 12/23 - 12/24 12/23 - 12/24 12/23 - 12/24 12/23 - 12/24
Administrative Holiday 12/31 - 1/3 12/30 - 12/31 12/30 - 12/31 12/30 - 12/31 12/31 - 1/3 12/30-12/31 12/30 - 12/31 12/30 - 12/31 12/30 - 12/31

*Arrive no more than 30 days prior to this date. TBA = To be announced
**Check with your embassy/consulate when planning your travel.
*** Contact us if you are not able to arrive in time.

NOTE: All dates are subject to change.

Winter Quarter 2022
Spring Semester 2022**
Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Earliest Possible Arrival Date 12/12 12/4 12/4 12/4 12/12 12/4 12/4 12/4 12/4
Latest Possible Arrival Date TBA TBA 1/2 1/2 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
Mandatory Orientation/Check-In TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
Program Start Date* 1/11 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/11 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3
Instruction Begins 1/18 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/18 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3
Academic/Administrative Holidays 2/21, 3/25 1/17, 2/21 1/17, 2/21 1/17, 2/21 2/21, 3/25 1/17-2/21 1/17, 2/21 1/17, 2/21 1/17, 2/21
Spring Holiday 3/21 - 3/25       3/21 - 3/25        
Instruction Ends 4/29 3/11 3/11 3/11 5/6 3/11 3/11 3/11 3/11
Final Exams 5/9 - 5/13 3/14 - 3/18 3/12 - 3/18 3/14 - 3/18 5/7 - 5/13 3/12 - 3/18 3/12 - 3/18 3/14 - 3/18 3/12 - 3/19
Term Ends 5/13 3/18 3/18 3/18 5/13 3/18 3/18 3/18 3/19

*Arrive no more than 30 days prior to this date; TBA = To be announced

**Spring Semester is for UC Berkeley and UC Merced only

Note: All dates are subject to change.

Spring Quarter 2022 Berkeley Davis Irvine Los Angeles Merced Riverside Santa Barbara Santa Cruz San Diego
Instruction Begins   3/28 3/28 3/28   3/28 3/28 3/28 3/28
Academic/Administrative Holiday   5/30 5/30 5/30   5/30 5/30 5/30 5/30
Instruction Ends   6/2 6/3 6/3   6/3 6/3 6/3 6/3
Final Exams   6/3 - 6/9 6/4 - 6/9 6/6 - 6/10   6/4 - 6/10 6/4 - 6/10 6/6 - 6/09 6/4 - 6/10
Term Ends   6/9 6/10 6/10   6/10 6/10 6/9 6/10

Note: All dates are subject to change.

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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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.

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

**Spring semester is for UC Berkeley and UC Merced only.

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.