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2012-13 Academic Calendar

Approved January 4, 2011

Summer Term Corrected 2/14/12

SUMMER TERM 2012
June 18
Monday
Beginning of university year
Beginning of summer term - classes begin
June 29
Friday
End of second week of instruction
July 4
Wednesday
Academic holiday - Independence Day Observed
July 9
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
July 20
Friday
End of 5-week session
August 6
Monday
End of seventh week of instruction
August 10
Friday
End of 8-week session, with finals August 13, 14, 15
August 24
Friday
Last day of classes
August 27-31
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
August 31
Friday
End of summer term
September 1-9
Saturday-Sunday
Academic holiday

FALL TERM 2012
September 10
Monday
Beginning of fall term (faculty only)
September 17 Monday Instructional Planning Day
September 18
Tuesday
Fall term classes begin
October 1
Monday
End of second week of instruction
October 8
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
November 5
Monday
End of seventh week of instruction
November 12
Monday
Academic holiday - Veterans Day Observed
November 21-25
Wednesday-Sunday
Academic holiday - Thanksgiving
November 30
Friday
Last day of classes
December 3-7
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
December 8
Saturday
Mid-Year Commencement, End of fall term
December 9 - January 6
Sunday-Monday
Academic holiday

WINTER TERM 2013
January 7
Monday
Beginning of winter term - classes begin
January 18 Friday End of second week of instruction
January 21
Monday
Academic holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday observed
January 22
Tuesday
Classes follow a Monday schedule
January 28
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
February 18 Monday Academic holiday -  Washington's Birthday observed
February 26
Tuesday
End of seventh week of instruction
March 15
Friday
Last day of classes
March 18-22
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
March 25
Monday
Evaluation Day (faculty workday; no classes), End of winter term
March 26-31
Wednesday Tuesday-Sunday
Academic holiday

SPRING TERM 2013
April 1
Monday
Academic holiday - C├ęsar Chavez's Birthday observed
April 2
Tuesday
Beginning of spring term - classes begin
April 15
Monday
End of second week of instruction
April 22
Monday
End of third week of instruction - Census date
May 20
Monday
End of seventh week of instruction
May 27
Monday
Academic holiday - Memorial Day observed
May 28 Tuesday Classes follow a Monday schedule
June 7
Friday
Last day of classes
June 10-14
Monday-Friday
Final examination period
June 15-16
Saturday-Sunday

 

Commencement
End of spring term
End of university year (faculty only)

 

SUMMARY OF CALENDAR DAYS
  Academic Year (fws)
     Summer  2012    Fall  2012   Winter 2013    Spring 2013
Beginning Year/Term
--  
5
-- 
--
MWF Days 
29
29
28
28
TR Days
20 
21
20
20
Total Qtr Instructional Days
49
50
48
48
Exams
5
5
5
5
Commencement
--
1
 
--
1
Instructional Planning Day
--
1
--
--
Evaluation Day
 
--
 
--
1
 
--
 
Total Qtr Academic Work Days
54
 62 
54
54
  • Total Academic Year Instructional Days (F-W-Sp) = 146
  • Total Academic Year Work Days (F-W-Sp) = 170