Four-Year Calendar Key Dates

Key Academic Dates 2019-20 through 2022-23

 

Fall Semester

Day2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023
Labor Day (preceding classes)Monday2 Sept 
First semester classes begin Tuesday3 Sept1 Sept31 Aug30 Aug
Labor Day (an instructional day)Monday 7 Sept6 Sept5 Sept
Fall BreakMonday & Tuesday21 & 22 Oct19 & 20 Oct18 & 19 Oct17 & 18 Oct
Thanksgiving recess begins after last classTuesday26-Nov24-Nov23 Nov22 Nov
Thanksgiving recess ends 8:00 a.m.Monday2-Dec30-Nov29 Nov28 Nov
Final examinations beginMonday16 Dec14 Dec13 Dec12 Dec
Final examinations endFriday20 Dec18 Dec17 Dec16 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

Day2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (observed)Monday20 Jan18 Jan17 Jan16 Jan
Second semester classes begin Tuesday21 Jan19 Jan18 Jan17 Jan
Spring BreakMonday-Friday16-20  Mar15-19 Mar14-18 Mar13-17 Mar
Cesar Chavez Holiday (observed)Friday27 Mar26 Mar25 Mar31 Mar
Senior Finals; Reading days for all other studentsThursday & Friday7 & 8 May6 & 7 May5 & 6 May4 & 5 May
Final examinations begin for non-graduating studentsMonday11 May10 May9 May8 May
Final examinations end for non-graduating studentsFriday15 May14 May13 May12 May
Commencement: CGU, CMC, KGI, Pitzer, ScrippsSaturday16 May15 May14 May13 May
Commencement:  HMC, PomonaSunday17 May16 May15 May14 May
All undergraduate colleges observe a two-day reading period at the end of the spring semester (Thursday and Friday before exams).