Four-Year Calendar Key Dates

Key Academic Dates 2019-20 through 2022-23

 

Fall Semester

Day 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Labor Day (preceding classes) Monday 2 Sept  
First semester classes begin Tuesday 3 Sept 1 Sept 31 Aug 30 Aug
Labor Day (an instructional day) Monday  7 Sept 6 Sept 5 Sept
Fall Break Monday & Tuesday 21 & 22 Oct 19 & 20 Oct 18 & 19 Oct 17 & 18 Oct
Thanksgiving recess begins after last class Tuesday 26-Nov 24-Nov 23 Nov 22 Nov
Thanksgiving recess ends 8:00 a.m. Monday 2-Dec 30-Nov 29 Nov 28 Nov
Final examinations begin Monday 16 Dec 14 Dec 13 Dec 12 Dec
Final examinations end Friday 20 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16 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 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (observed) Monday 20 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16 Jan
Second semester classes begin Tuesday 21 Jan 19 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan
Spring Break Monday-Friday 16-20  Mar 15-19 Mar 14-18 Mar 13-17 Mar
Cesar Chavez Holiday (observed) Friday 27 Mar 26 Mar 25 Mar 31 Mar
Senior Finals; Reading days for all other students Thursday & Friday 7 & 8 May 6 & 7 May 5 & 6 May 4 & 5 May
Final examinations begin for non-graduating students Monday 11 May 10 May 9 May 8 May
Final examinations end for non-graduating students Friday 15 May 14 May 13 May 12 May
Commencement: CGU, CMC, KGI, Pitzer, Scripps Saturday 16 May 15 May 14 May 13 May
Commencement:  HMC, Pomona Sunday 17 May 16 May 15 May 14 May
All undergraduate colleges observe a two-day reading period at the end of the spring semester (Thursday and Friday before exams).