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Approved Academic Calendar for 2002-2003

 Approved by Academic Calendar Committee on 1/16/02. Note: Dates subject to change without notice.


Fall 2002 Winter 2003 Spring 2003
Quarter begins September 22, 2002
(Sunday)
January 5, 2003
(Sunday)
March 30, 2003
(Sunday)
Pre-instructional activities September 23-25, 2002
(Monday-Wednesday)
January 5, 2003*
(Sunday)
March 30, 2003*
(Sunday)
Convocation September 23, 2002
(Monday)
   
Instruction begins September 26, 2002
(Thursday)
January 6, 2003
(Monday)
March 31, 2003
(Monday)
Holidays November 11, 2002
(Monday)
November 28-29, 2002
(Thursday-Friday)
January 20, 2003
(Monday)
February 17, 2003
(Monday)
May, 26, 2003
(Monday)
Instruction ends December 9, 2002
(Monday)
March 14, 2003
(Friday) 
June 5, 2003
(Thursday)
Study Day     June 6, 2003
(Friday)
Final examinations** December 10-16, 2002
(Tuesday - Monday)
March 15-21, 2003
(Saturday-Friday)
June 7-13, 2003
(Saturday-Friday)
Quarter ends December 16, 2002
(Monday)
March 21, 2003
(Friday)
June 13, 2003
(Friday)
Admin Holiday December 24-25, 2002
(Tuesday-Wednesday)
Dec. 31, 2002-Jan. 1, 2003
(Tuesday-Wednesday)  
March 28, 2003
(Friday)
 
Commencement     June 14-15  2003
(Saturday-Sunday)
# Mondays 10 8 9
Days of instruction 50 48 48
Total days of instruction: 146

* Quarter has a minimum of 48 days of instruction; no allowance for a weekday of pre-instructional activity.
** Finals schedule shortened by one day beginning this fiscal year.

Holidays: 2002-2003

  • Labor Day:Monday, September 2, 2002
  • Veterans' Day:Monday, November 11, 2002
  • Thanksgiving:Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, 2002
  • Christmas:Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24 and 25, 2002
  • New Year:Tuesday, December 31, 2002 and Wednesday, January 1, 2003
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday: Monday, January 20, 2003
  • Presidents' Day: Monday, February 17, 2003
  • Cesar Chavez Holiday: Friday, March 28, 2003
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 26, 2003
  • Independence Day: Friday, July 4, 2003