Academic Calendar

The academic calendar is the official University document listing the major academic dates for the university year. Cal State LA's academic calendar is based upon a semester system. The academic calendar is approved on an annual basis by the Chancellor's Office.

2018-19 Academic Calendar has been approved; proposed calendars for future years are subject to change.

The 2018-2025 Academic Calendar can also be viewed as a prinatble single document.

 

2018-2019 Academic Year

This calendar has been approved by the Chancellor's Office.

FALL 2018 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Fall Semester Begins; University Convocation

Friday August 17
First Day of Classes; Fall Instruction Begins Monday August 20
Holiday - Labor Day; University Closed Monday September 3
Holiday - Veterans Day (in lieu); University Closed Monday November 12
Fall Recess - No Classes; University Open Mon-Wed November 19-21
Holiday - Thanksgiving; University Closed Thurs-Sat November 22-24

Fall Classes End

Saturday

December 8

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

December 10-15

Fall Semester Ends

Friday

December 21

Fall Grades Due Thursday January 3
WINTER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

New Year's Day

Tuesday January 1
Winter Intersession Begins Wednesday January 2
Holiday - Martln Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed

Monday

January 21
Winter Intersession Ends Saturday

January 19

SPRING 2019 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Spring Semester Begins

Thursday January 17
First Day of Classes; Spring Instruction begins Tuesday January 22
Spring Break Mon-Sun April 1-7
Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day (in lieu); University Closed Monday April 1
Spring Classes End Saturday May 11

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

May 13-18

University Commencement

Mon-Fri

May 20-24

Spring Grades Due

Wednesday

May 22

Spring Semester Ends

Saturday

May 25

MAY INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

May Intersession Begins

Monday May 20
Holiday - Memorial Day; University Closed Monday May 27
May Intersession Ends

Saturday

June 8
SUMMER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

Summer Intersession Begins

Tuesday

May 28

Holiday - Independence Day; University Closed

Thursday

July 4

Summer Intersession Ends

Saturday

August 10
Summer Intersession Grades Due

Wednesday

August 14

Printable 2018-19 Academic Calendar PDF

2019-2020 Academic Year

This calendar has not been approved by the Chancellor's Office.

FALL 2019 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Fall Semester Begins; University Convocation

Monday August 19
First Day of Classes; Fall Instruction Begins Tuesday August 20
Holiday - Labor Day; University Closed Monday September 2
Holiday - Veterans Day (in lieu); University Closed Monday November 11
Fall Recess - No Classes; University Open Mon-Wed November 25-27
Holiday - Thanksgiving; University Closed Thurs-Sat November 28-30

Fall Classes End

Monday

December 9

Final Exams

Tues-Mon

December 10-16

Fall Grades Due

Wednesday

December 18

Fall Semester Ends Friday December 20
WINTER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

New Year's Day

Wednesday January 1
Winter Intersession Begins Thursday January 2
Holiday - Martln Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed

Monday

January 20
Winter Intersession Ends Saturday

January 18

SPRING 2020 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Spring Semester Begins

Thursday January 16
First Day of Classes; Spring Instruction begins Tuesday January 21
Spring Break Mon-Sun Mar 30 - Apr 5
Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day (in lieu); UnIversity Closed Tuesday Mar 31
Spring Classes End Saturday May 9

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

May 11-16

University Commencement

Mon-Fri

May 18-22

Spring Grades Due

Wednesday

May 20

Spring Semester Ends

Saturday

May 23

MAY INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

May Intersession Begins

Monday May 18
Holiday - Memorial Day; University Closed Monday May 25
May Intersession Ends

Saturday

June 6
SUMMER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

Summer Intersession Begins

Tuesday

May 26

Holiday - Independence Day; University Closed (in lieu)

Friday

July 3

Summer Intersession Ends

Saturday

August 8
Summer Intersession Grades Due

Wednesday

August 14

Printable 2019-2020 Academic Calendar PDF

2020-2021 Academic Year

This calendar has not been approved by the Chancellor's Office.

FALL 2020 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Fall Semester Begins; University Convocation

Thursday August 20
First Day of Classes; Fall Instruction Begins Monday August 24
Holiday - Labor Day; University Closed Monday September 7
Holiday - Veterans Day (in lieu); University Closed Wednesday November 11
Fall Recess - No Classes; University Open Mon-Wed November 23-25
Holiday - Thanksgiving; University Closed Thurs-Sat November 26-28

Fall Classes End

Saturday

December 12

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

December 14-19

Fall Grades Due

Wednesday

December 23

Fall Semester Ends Wednesday December 23
WINTER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

New Year's Day

Friday January 1
Winter Intersession Begins Monday January 4
Holiday - Martln Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed

Monday

January 18
Winter Intersession Ends Saturday

January 23

SPRING 2021 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Spring Semester Begins

Thursday January 21
First Day of Classes; Spring Instruction begins Monday January 25
Spring Break Mon-Sun Mar 29 - April 4
Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day (in lieu); University Closed Wednesday March 31
Spring Classes End Saturday May 15

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

May 17-22

University Commencement

Mon-Fri

May 24-28

Spring Grades Due

Wednesday

May 26

Spring Semester Ends

Saturday

May 29

MAY INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

May Intersession Begins

Monday May 24
Holiday - Memorial Day; University Closed Monday May 31
May Intersession Ends

Saturday

June 12
SUMMER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

Summer Intersession Begins

Tuesday

June 1

Holiday - Independence Day; University Closed (in lieu)

Monday

July 5

Summer Intersession Ends

Saturday

August 14
Summer Intersession Grades Due

Wednesday

August 18

Printable 2020-21 Academic Calendar PDF

2021-2022 Academic Year

This calendar has not been approved by the Chancellor's Office.

FALL 2021 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Fall Semester Begins; University Convocation

Thursday August 19
First Day of Classes; Fall Instruction Begins Monday August 23
Holiday - Labor Day; University Closed Monday September 6
Holiday - Veterans Day (in lieu); University Closed Thursday November 11
Fall Recess - No Classes; University Open Mon-Wed November 22-24
Holiday - Thanksgiving; University Closed Thurs-Sat November 25-27

Fall Classes End

Saturday

December 11

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

December 13-18

Fall Grades Due

Wednesday

December 22

Fall Semester Ends Thursday December 23
WINTER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

New Year's Day

Saturday January 1
Winter Intersession Begins Monday January 3
Holiday - Martln Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed

Monday

January 17
Winter Intersession Ends Saturday

January 22

SPRING 2022 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Spring Semester Begins

Thursday January 20
First Day of Classes; Spring Instruction begins Monday January 24
Spring Break Mon-Sun Mar 28 - Apr 3
Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day (in lieu); University Closed Thursday Mar 31
Spring Classes End Saturday May 14

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

May 16-21

University Commencement

Mon-Fri

May 23-27

Spring Grades Due

Wednesday

May 25

Spring Semester Ends

Saturday

May 28

MAY INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

May Intersession Begins

Monday May 23
Holiday - Memorial Day; University Closed Monday May 30
May Intersession Ends

Saturday

June 11
SUMMER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

Summer Intersession Begins

Tuesday

May 31

Holiday - Independence Day; University Closed

Monday

July 4

Summer Intersession Ends

Saturday

August 13
Summer Intersession Grades Due

Wednesday

August 17

Printable 2021-22 Academic Calendar PDF

2022-2023 Academic Year

This calendar has not been approved by the Chancellor's Office.

FALL 2022 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Fall Semester Begins; University Convocation

Thursday August 18
First Day of Classes; Fall Instruction Begins Monday August 22
Holiday - Labor Day; University Closed Monday September 5
Holiday - Veterans Day (in lieu); University Closed Friday November 11
Fall Recess - No Classes; University Open Mon-Wed November 21-23
Holiday - Thanksgiving; University Closed Thurs-Sat November 24-26

Fall Classes End

Saturday

December 10

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

December 12-17

Fall Grades Due

Wednesday

December 21

Fall Semester Ends Friday December 23
WINTER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

New Year's Day

Monday January 2
Winter Intersession Begins Tuesday January 3
Holiday - Martln Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed

Monday

January 16
Winter Intersession Ends Saturday

January 21

SPRING 2023 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Spring Semester Begins

Thursday January 19
First Day of Classes; Spring Instruction begins Monday January 23
Spring Break Mon-Sun Mar 27-Apr 2
Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day (in lieu); University Closed Friday Mar 31
Spring Classes End Saturday May 13

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

May 15-20

University Commencement

Mon-Fri

May 22-26

Spring Grades Due

Wednesday

May 24

Spring Semester Ends

Saturday

May 27

MAY INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

May Intersession Begins

Monday May 22
Holiday - Memorial Day; University Closed Monday May 29
May Intersession Ends

Saturday

June 10
SUMMER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

Summer Intersession Begins

Tuesday

May 30

Holiday - Independence Day; University Closed

Tuesday

July 4

Summer Intersession Ends

Saturday

August 12
Summer Intersession Grades Due

Wednesday

August 16

Printable 2022-23 Academic Calendar PDF

2023-2024 Academic Year

This calendar has not been approved by the Chancellor's Office.

FALL 2023 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Fall Semester Begins; University Convocation

Thursday August 17
First Day of Classes; Fall Instruction Begins Monday August 21
Holiday - Labor Day; University Closed Monday September 4
Holiday - Veterans Day (in lieu); University Closed Friday November 10
Fall Recess - No Classes; University Open Mon-Wed November 20-22
Holiday - Thanksgiving; University Closed Thurs-Sat November 23-25

Fall Classes End

Saturday

December 9

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

December 11-16

Fall Grades Due

Wednesday

December 20

Fall Semester Ends Friday December 22
WINTER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

New Year's Day

Monday January 1
Winter Intersession Begins Tuesday January 2
Holiday - Martln Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed

Monday

January 15
Winter Intersession Ends Saturday

January 20

SPRING 2024 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Spring Semester Begins

Thursday January 18
First Day of Classes; Spring Instruction begins Monday January 22
Spring Break Mon-Sun Apr 1 - Apr 7
Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day (in lieu); University Closed Monday Apr 1
Spring Classes End Saturday May 11

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

May 13-18

University Commencement

Mon-Fri

May 20-24

Spring Grades Due

Wednesday

May 22

Spring Semester Ends

Saturday

May 25

MAY INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

May Intersession Begins

Monday May 20
Holiday - Memorial Day; University Closed Monday May 27
May Intersession Ends

Saturday

June 8
SUMMER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

Summer Intersession Begins

Tuesday

May 28

Holiday - Independence Day; University Closed

Thursday

July 4

Summer Intersession Ends

Saturday

August 10
Summer Intersession Grades Due

Wednesday

August 14

Printable 2023-24 Academic Calendar PDF

2024-2025 Academic Year

This calendar has not been approved by the Chancellor's Office.

FALL 2024 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Fall Semester Begins; University Convocation

Monday August19
First Day of Classes; Fall Instruction Begins Tuesday August 20
Holiday - Labor Day; University Closed Monday September 2
Holiday - Veterans Day (in lieu); University Closed Monday November 11
Fall Recess - No Classes; University Open Mon-Wed November 25-27
Holiday - Thanksgiving; University Closed Thurs-Sat November 28-30

Fall Classes End

Monday

December 9

Final Exams

Tues-Mon

December 10-16

Fall Grades Due

Wednesday

December 18

Fall Semester Ends Friday December 20
WINTER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

New Year's Day

Wednesday January 1
Winter Intersession Begins Thursday January 2
Holiday - Martln Luther King Jr. Day; University Closed

Monday

January 20
Winter Intersession Ends Saturday

January 18

SPRING 2025 SEMESTER DAY(S) DATE(S)

Spring Semester Begins

Thursday January 16
First Day of Classes; Spring Instruction begins Tuesday January 21
Spring Break Mon-Sun Mar 31 - April 6
Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day; University Closed Monday March 31
Spring Classes End Saturday May 10

Final Exams

Mon-Sat

May 12-17

University Commencement

Mon-Fri

May 19-23

Spring Grades Due

Wednesday

May 21

Spring Semester Ends

Saturday

May 24

MAY INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

May Intersession Begins

Monday May19
Holiday - Memorial Day; University Closed Monday May 26
May Intersession Ends

Saturday

June 7
SUMMER INTERSESSION DAY(S) DATE(S)

Summer Intersession Begins

Tuesday

May 27

Holiday - Independence Day; University Closed

Friday

July 4

Summer Intersession Ends

Saturday

August 9
Summer Intersession Grades Due

Wednesday

August 13

Printable 2024-25 Academic Calendar PDF