Office of the Registrar

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 Semester

(dates subject to change)

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Academic Calendar 2019-2020

WednesdayAugust 28Residence halls open at 7 a.m. for new students
Thurs.-Mon.August 29 – September 2Orientation and Registration
SundaySeptember 1Residence halls open at 10 a.m. for continuing students
MondaySeptember 2Labor Day (observed)
TuesdaySeptember 3First day of classes
MondaySeptember 16Last day to add classes
WednesdayOctober 9Low Grade Reports due in Registrar’s Office
Sat.-Tues.October 19-22Fall Break; no classes
ThursdayOctober 24Last day to drop classes without academic penalty
Tuesday – FridayNovember 19-22Preregistration for the spring semester
Wed.-Sun.November 27-December 1Thanksgiving recess; no classes
WednesdayDecember 11Last day of classes
Thursday – FridayDecember 12-13*Reading days
Monday – FridayDecember 16-20Final Examinations and end of fall semester
SaturdayDecember 21Residence halls close at noon
ThursdayDecember 26All grades due to the Registrar by noon
MondayJanuary 6Fall 2019 grades displayed on the Portal

*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

SaturdayJanuary 18Residence halls open at 8 a.m. for new students
Sat.-Mon.January 18-20Orientation and Registration for new students
SundayJanuary 19Residence halls open at 10 a.m. for continuing students
MondayJanuary 20Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (observed); no classes
TuesdayJanuary 21First day of classes
MondayFebruary 3Last day to add classes
WednesdayFebruary 26Low Grade Reports due in the Registrar’s Office
ThursdayMarch 12Last day to drop classes without academic penalty
Sat.-Sun.March 14-22Spring Break; no classes
FridayMarch 27 César Chávez Holiday (observed –no classes in session )
Tues.-Thurs.April 21-23 Preregistration for fall semester
WednesdayMay 6 Last day of classes
ThursdayMay 7 Capstone Day
Thurs.-Fri.May 7-8 *Reading days
FridayMay 8 Senior grades due in the Registrar’s Office by noon
(HMC grades due May 11 at 9 am)
Mon.-Fri.May 11-15 Final examinationsand end of spring semester
SaturdayMay 16 Commencement begins at 5:00 p.m.
SaturdayMay 16 Residence halls close at noon (non-graduates)
MondayMay 18 Residence halls close at noon for graduating seniors
ThursdayMay 21 All other grades due in the Registrar’s Office by noon
TuesdayMay 26Spring 2020 grades displayed on the Portal
TuesdaySeptember 1Fall 2020 first day of classes

*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.