Four-Year Calendar Key Dates

Key Academic Dates 2018-19 through 2021-22

2018-2022 Academic Calendar Key Dates [PDF]

Fall Semester

Day2018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
Labor Day (preceding classes)Monday3 Sept2 Sept 
First semester classes begin Tuesday4 Sept3 Sept1 Sept31 Aug
Labor Day (an instructional day)Monday 7 Sept6 Sept
Fall BreakMonday & Tuesday22 & 23 Oct21 & 22 Oct19 & 20 Oct18 & 19 Oct
Thanksgiving recess begins after last classTuesday20-Nov26-Nov24-Nov23 Nov
Thanksgiving recess ends 8:00 a.m.Monday26-Nov2-Dec30-Nov29 Nov
Final examinations beginMonday17 Dec16 Dec14 Dec13 Dec
Final examinations endFriday21 Dec20 Dec18 Dec17 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

Day2018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (observed)Monday21 Jan20 Jan18 Jan17 Jan
Second semester classes begin Tuesday22 Jan21 Jan19 Jan18 Jan
Spring BreakMonday-Friday18-22 Mar16-20  Mar15-19 Mar14-18 Mar
Cesar Chavez Holiday (observed)Friday29 Mar27 Mar26 Mar25 Mar
Senior Finals; Reading days for all other studentsThursday & Friday9 & 10 May7 & 8 May6 & 7 May5 & 6 May
Final examinations begin for non-graduating studentsMonday13 May11 May10 May9 May
Final examinations end for non-graduating studentsFriday17 May15 May14 May13 May
Commencement: CGU, CMC, KGI, Pitzer, ScrippsSaturday18 May16 May15 May14 May
Commencement:  HMC, PomonaSunday19 May17 May16 May15 May
All undergraduate colleges observe a two-day reading period at the end of the spring semester (Thursday and Friday before exams).