Four-Year Calendar Key Dates

Key Academic Dates 2017-18 through 2020-21

2017-2021 Academic Calendar Key Dates [PDF]

 Fall Semester Day 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Labor Day (preceding classes) Monday  3 Sept 2 Sept 1 Sept
First semester classes begin Tuesday 29 Aug 4 Sept 3 Sept 7 Sept
Labor Day (an instructional day) Monday 4 Sept
Fall Break Monday & Tuesday 16 & 17 Oct 22 & 23 Oct 21 & 22 Oct 19 & 20 Oct
Thanksgiving recess begins after last class Wednesday 23 Nov 22 Nov 21 Nov 25 Nov
Thanksgiving recess ends 8 a.m. Monday 28 Nov 27 Nov 26 Nov 30 Nov
Final examinations begin Monday 11 Dec 17 Dec 16 Dec 14 Dec
Final examinations end Friday 15 Dec 21 Dec 20 Dec 18 Dec
*Pomona and Scripps Colleges observe a two-day reading period at the end of the fall semester (Thursday and Friday before exams.)

 

 Spring Semester Day 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (observed) Monday 15 Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 18 Jan
Second semester classes begin Tuesday 16 Jan 22 Jan 21 Jan 19 Jan
Spring Break Monday-Friday 12-16 Mar 18-22 Mar 16-20 Mar 15-19 Mar
Cesar Chavez Holiday (observed) Friday 30 Mar 29 Mar 27 Mar 26 Mar
Senior Finals; Reading day for all other students Thursday & Friday 3 & 4 May 9 & 10 May 7 & 8 May 6 & 7 May
Final examinations begin for non-graduating students Monday 7 May 13 May 11 May 10 May
Final examinations end for non-graduating students Friday 11 May 17 May 15 May 14 May
Commencement: CGU, CMC, KGI, Pitzer Saturday 12 May 18 May 16 May 15 May
Commencement: HMC, Pomona, Scripps Sunday 13 May 19 May 17 May 16 May
All undergraduate colleges observe a two-day reading period at the end of the spring semester (Thursday and Friday before exams).