2014-2015 Academic Calendar

Thursday and Friday of the last week of classes each semester are designated as Reading Days. Classes are suspended, but professors may hold study sessions, critique sessions, or reviews. No new material may be introduced at these sessions and no exams may be given on Reading Days except to second-semester seniors.

Fall 2014 Semester

Thursday August 28 Residence halls open at 8:00am for new students
Thursday-Monday August 28-September 1 Orientation and Registration
Sunday August 31 Residence halls open at 10:00am for continuing students
Tuesday September 2 Classes begin
Monday September 15 Last day to add classes
Wednesday October 8 Low Grade Reports due in Registrar’s Office
Monday-Tuesday October 20-21 Fall Break
Thursday October 23 Last day to drop classes without academic penalty
Tuesday-Friday November 18-21 Preregistration for spring semester
Thursday-Friday November 27-28 Thanksgiving recess
Wednesday December 10 Last day of classes for first semester
Thursday- Friday December 11-12 *Reading days
Monday-Friday December 15-19 Final examinations and end of Fall semester
Saturday December 20 Residence halls close at noon
Monday December 29 All grades due in the Registrar’s Office by noon

Spring 2015 Semester

Saturday January 17 Residence halls open at 8:00am for new students
Saturday-Monday January 17-19 Orientation and Registration for new students
Sunday January 18 Residence halls open at 10:00am for continuing students
Tuesday January 20 Second semester classes begin
Monday February 2 Last day to add classes
Wednesday March 4 Low Grade Reports due in the Registrar’s Office
Thursday March 12 Last day to drop classes without academic penalty
Monday-Friday March 16-20 Spring Break
Friday March 27 César Chavez Holiday- Colleges Closed
Tuesday-Thursday April 21-23 Preregistration for fall semester
Wednesday May 6 Last day of classes at Scripps
(May 1-HM; May 6-CM, PZ, & PO)
Thursday May 7 Capstone Day
Thursday-Friday May 7-8 *Reading days
Friday May 8 Senior grades due in the Registrar’s Office by noon
Last day of classes at Pitzer
Monday-Friday May 11-15 Final examinations and end of Spring semester
Saturday May 16 Commencement begins at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday May 16 Residence halls close at noon (non-graduates)
Monday May 18 Residence halls close at noon for graduating seniors
Thursday May 21 All other grades due in the Registrar’s Office by noon
Tuesday September 1 Fall 2015 classes begin