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2019-20 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 Semester

(dates subject to change)

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Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Wednesday August 28 Residence halls open at 7 a.m. for new students
Thurs.-Mon. August 29- September 2 Orientation and Registration
Sunday September 1 Residence halls open at 10 a.m. for continuing students
Monday September 2 Labor Day (observed)
Tuesday September 3 First day of classes
Monday September 16 Last day to add classes
Wednesday October 9 Low Grade Reports due in Registrar’s Office
Sat.-Tues. October 19-22 Fall Break
Thursday October 24 Last day to drop classes without academic penalty
Tues.—Fri. November 19-22 Preregistration for spring semester
Wed.—Sun. November 27-December 1 Thanksgiving recess
Wednesday December 11 Last day of classes
Thurs.- Fri. December 12-13 *Reading days
Mon.-Fri. December 16-20 Final examinations and end of fall semester
Saturday December 21 Residence halls close at noon
Thursday December 26 All grades due in the Registrar’s Office by noon

*Thursday and Friday of the last week of classes each semester are designated as Reading Days. Scripps 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.

Spring 2020 Semester

Saturday January 18 Residence halls open at 8 a.m. for new students
Sat.-Mon. January 18-20 Orientation and Registration for new students
Sunday January 19 Residence halls open at 10 a.m. for continuing students
Monday January 20 Martin Luther King Day observed
Tuesday January 21 Classes begin
Monday February 3 Last day to add classes
Wednesday February 26 Low Grade Reports due in the Registrar’s Office
Thursday March 12 Last day to drop classes without academic penalty
Sat.-Sun. March 14-22 Spring Break
Friday March 27 Cesar Chavez Holiday- Colleges Closed
Tues.-Thurs. April 21-23 Preregistration for fall semester
Wednesday May 6 Last day of classes
Thursday May 7 Capstone Day
Thurs.-Fri. May 7-8 *Reading days
Friday May 8 Senior grades due in the Registrar’s Office by noon
(HMC grades due May
11 at 9am)
Mon.-Fri. 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 2020

*Thursday and Friday of the last week of classes each semester are designated as Reading Days. Classes at the 5Cs 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.