Academic Calendar 2019-20

2019-20 Academic Calendar & Final Exam Schedule [PDF]

If you have questions, please contact registrar@pitzer.edu

Fall 2019

AUGUST
Aug 24 Sat New student move-In/New Student Orientation and Orientation Adventure begins
Aug 26-29 Mon-Thu Orientation Adventure Program
Aug 29-Sep 2 Thu-Mon New Student Orientation continues
Aug 31-Sep 1 Sat-Sun Academic advising for new students
SEPTEMBER
Sep 1 Sun New student registration
Sep 1 Sun Residence halls open for returning students at 10 a.m.
Sep 2 Mon Labor Day
Sep 3 Tues Convocation for new students
Sep 3 Tues First day of classes
Sep 16 Mon Last day to add a class (full- and half-credit)
Sep 16 Mon Last day to add/drop for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
OCTOBER
Oct 8 Tues Special Major Information Meeting 4:00 p.m.
Oct 9 Wed Suggested date for faculty to submit low grade notifications
Oct 21 & 22 Mon-Tues Fall Break – no classes
Oct 24 Thurs Last day to drop a class with no recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Oct 24 Thurs Major and Minor declaration forms due of Juniors (class of 2021)
NOVEMBER
Nov 7 Thurs Last day to choose Pass/No Credit grading option; forms due to Registrar’s Office
Nov 4-5 Mon-Tues Advising Days (classes still in session)
Nov 19-22 Tues-Fri Pre-Registration for Spring 2020 semester
Nov 22 Fri Independent Study Forms due SPRING 2020 (full and half credit)
Nov 27-29 Wed-Fri Thanksgiving Break – no classes
DECEMBER
Dec 13 Fri Last day of classes for fall semester
Dec 13 Fri Last day to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”)
Dec 16-20 Fri Final Examinations (see Final Examination Schedule)
Dec 21 Sat Residence halls close at noon
Dec 26 Thur All grades due to Registrar’s Office by noon

Spring 2020

JANUARY
Jan 17 Fri New Student Orientation
Jan 19 Sun Residence halls open at 10:00 a.m.
Jan 20 Mon Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no classes
Jan 21 Tues Spring semester classes begin
FEBRUARY
Feb 3 Mon Last day to add a class (full and half credit)
Feb 3 Mon Last day add/drop for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
Feb 26 Wed Suggested date for faculty to submit low-grade notifications
MARCH
Mar 12 Thurs Last day to drop a class without recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Mar 16-20 Mon-Fri Spring Break
Mar 27 Fri César Chavez Day – No Classes
APRIL
Apr 9 Thurs Last day to choose Pass/No Credit grading option, forms due to Registrar’s Office
Apr 6-7 Mon-Tues Advising Days (Classes still in session)
Apr 21-23 Tues-Thurs Pre-Registration for Fall 2020
Apr 23 Thu Independent Study Forms due for FALL 2020 (full and half credit)
Apr 23 Mon Independent Study Forms due for SUMMER 2020 (full and half credit)
MAY
May 1 Fri Last day for graduating Seniors to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”)
May 6 Wed Last day of classes for the Spring semester
May 7 Thurs Academic Festival
May 7-8 Wed-Thurs Senior Finals; Reading days for all other students
May 8 Fri Final day for non-seniors to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”)
May 8 Fri Grades for graduating seniors must be submitted by noon
May 11-15 Mon-Fri Final Examinations (see Final Examination Schedule)
May 16 Sat Commencement
May 17 Sun Residence halls close at noon for all students
May 21 Thurs Grades for non-graduating students must be submitted by noon