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University of San Francisco Academic Calendar 2014-2019

(Dates apply primarily to Arts and Sciences, Education, Management, and Nursing. Some dates for Law are included.)
Fall | Intersession | Spring | Summer

ACADEMIC YEAR

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

FALL SEMESTER 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Faculty Due Back 8/14 Th 8/20 Th 8/18 Th 8/17 Th 8/16 Th
Orientation Begins 8/16 Sa 8/22 Sa 8/20 Sa 8/19 Sa 8/18 Sa
Classes/Late Registration Begin 8/19 T 8/25 T 8/23 T 8/22 T 8/21 T
Law Orientation Begins 8/18 M 8/17 M 8/15 M 8/14 M 8/13 M
Law Classes Begin 8/25 M 8/24 M 8/22 M 8/21 M 8/20 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add 8/25 M 8/31 M 8/29 M 8/28 M 8/27 M
Labor Day Holiday (No classes) 9/1 M 9/7 M 9/5 M 9/4 M 9/3 M
Census Date** 9/5 F 9/11 F 9/9 F 9/8 F 9/7 F
Fall Break (No Classes) 10/13-14 M-T 10/19-20 M-T 10/17-18 M-T 10/16-17 M-T 10/15-16 M-T
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw 10/31 F 11/6 F 11/4 F 11/3 F 11/2 F
Spring Continuing Student Registration 11/3-26 M-W 11/9-12/2 M-W 11/7-30 M-W 11/6-29 M-W 11/5-28 M-W
Thanksgiving Recess 11/27-28 Th-F 11/26-27 Th-F 11/24-25 Th-F 11/23-24 Th-F 11/22-23 Th-F
Last Day of Classes 12/3 W 12/9 W 12/7 W 12/6 W 12/5 W
Law Last Day of Classes 12/3 W 12/2 W 11/30 W 11/29 W 11/28 W
Study/Review Day 12/4 Th 12/10 Th 12/8 Th 12/7 Th 12/6 Th
Final Examination Period 12/5-11 F-Th 12/11-17 F-Th 12/9-15 F-Th 12/8-14 F-Th 12/7-13 F-Th
Law Final Examination Period 12/8-20 M-Sa 12/7-19 M-Sa 12/5-17 M-Sa 12/4-16 M-Sa 12/3-15 M-Sa
Mid-Year Commencement 12/12 F 12/18 F 12/16 F 12/15 F 12/14 F
Last Day to Submit Grades 1/2 F 1/4 M 1/3 T 1/2 T 1/2 W
INTERSESSION 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Classes Begin 1/2 F 1/4 M 1/3 T 1/2 T 1/2 W
Martin Luther King Day Holiday (No classes) 1/19 M 1/18 M 1/16 M 1/15 M 1/21 M
Classes/Exams End 1/23 F 1/22 F 1/20 F 1/19 F 1/18 F
Last Day to Submit Grades 1/30 F 1/29 F 1/27 F 1/26 F 1/25 F
SPRING SEMESTER 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Orientation Begins 1/23 F 1/22 F 1/20 F 1/19 F 1/18 F
Classes/Late Registration Begin 1/26 M 1/25 M 1/23 M 1/22 M 1/22 T
Law Classes Begin 1/12 M 1/11 M 1/9 M 1/8 M 1/7 M
Late Registration Ends/Last Day to Add 1/30 F 1/29 F 1/27 F 1/26 F 1/25 F
Census Date** 2/13 F 2/12 F 2/10 F 2/9 F 2/8 F
Presidents’ Day Holiday (No classes) 2/16 M 2/15 M 2/20 M 2/19 M 2/18 M
Law Spring Break 3/9-13 M-F 3/7-11 M-F 3/6-10 M-F 3/5-9 M-F 3/4-8 M-F
Spring Break 3/16-20 M-F 3/14-18 M-F 3/13-17 M-F 3/12-16 M-F 3/11-15 M-F
Easter Holiday begins at 4:00 P.M. * 4/2 Th 3/24 Th 4/13 Th 3/29 Th 4/18 Th
Easter Holiday (No classes) 4/3 F 3/25 F 4/14 F 3/30 F 4/19 F
Holy Thursday Canceled Classes Meet * 4/10 F 4/8 F 4/21 F 4/6 F 4/26 F
Last Day to Drop Courses or Withdraw 4/13 M 4/11 M 4/10 M 4/9 M 4/8 M
Fall Continuing Student Registration 4/13-6/26 M-F 4/11-6/24 M-F 4/10-6/23 M-F 4/9-6/22 M-F 4/8-6/21 M-F
Last Day of Classes 5/14 Th 5/12 Th 5/11 Th 5/10 Th 5/9 Th
Law Last Day of Classes
4/29 W 4/27 W 4/26 W 4/25 W 4/24 W
Study/Review Day 5/15 F 5/13 F 5/12 F 5/11 F 5/10 F
Law Final Examination Period 5/4-21 M-Th 5/2-19 M-Th 5/1-18 M-Th 4/30-5/17 M-Th 4/29-5/16 M-Th
Final Examination Period 5/16-21 Sa-Th 5/14-19 Sa-Th 5/13-18 Sa-Th 5/12-17 Sa-Th 5/11-16 Sa-Th
Commencement Mass 5/21 Th 5/19 Th 5/18 Th 5/17 Th 5/16 Th
Commencements 5/21-23 Th-Sa 5/19-21 Th-Sa 5/18-20 Th-Sa 5/17-19 Th-Sa 5/16-18 Th-Sa
Last Day to Submit Grades 5/28 Th 5/26 Th 5/25 Th 5/24 Th 5/23 Th
SUMMER SESSIONS 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Session I (12 week session) 5/26-8/14 T-F 5/23-8/12 M-F 5/22-8/11 M-F 5/21-8/10 M-F 5/20-8/9 M-F
Session II (6 week session) 5/26-7/3 T-F 5/23-7/1 M-F 5/22-6/30 M-F 5/21-6/29 M-F 5/20-6/28 M-F
Session III (6 week session) 7/6-8/14 M-F 7/5-8/12 T-F 7/3-8/11 M-F 7/2-8/10 M-F 7/1-8/9 M-F
Session IV (3 week session) 5/26-6/12 T-F 5/23-6/10 M-F 5/22-6/9 M-F 5/21-6/8 M-F 5/20-6/7 M-F
Session V (3 week session) 6/16-7/3 T-F 6/13-7/1 M-F 6/12-6/30 M-F 6/11-6/29 M-F 6/10-6/28 M-F
Session VI (3 week session) 7/6-7/24 M-F 7/5-7/22 T-F 7/3-7/21 M-F 7/2-7/20 M-F 7/1-7/19 M-F
Session VII (3 week session) 7/28-8/14 T-F 7/25-8/12 M-F 7/24-8/11 M-F 7/23-8/10 M-F 7/22-8/9 M-F
Law Summer Session 6/8-7/23 M-Th 6/6-7/25 M-M 6/5-7/24 M-M 6/4-7/23 M-M 6/3-7/22 M-M
Law Summer Exam Period 7/27-28 M-T 7/27-28 W-Th 7/26-27 W-Th 7/25-26 W-Th 7/24-25 W-Th
Last Day to Submit Grades 8/21 F 8/19 F 8/18 F 8/17 F 8/16 F
SUMMER HOLIDAYS    
Memorial Day Holiday (No classes) 5/25 M 5/30 M 5/29 M 5/28 M 5/27 M
Independence Day Holiday (No classes) 7/3 F 7/4 M 7/4 T 7/4 W 7/4 TH

* Classes end at 4pm on Holy Thursday; if to be re-scheduled for next Friday evening please work with Deans’ Offices to arrange time and place.
**Census dates vary by class. To find the census date for a specific class, please view the on-line Class Schedule.
 

Revised: 9/9/2014