Approved Academic Calendar for 2019-2020

 Approved by Academic Calendar Committee on 01/20/12. Note: Dates subject to change without notice.


Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020
Quarter begins September 22, 2019  
(Sunday)
January 6, 2020
(Monday)
March 30, 2020
(Monday)
New Student Convocation September 23, 2019
(Monday)
   
Pre-instructional activities September 23-September 25, 2019
(Monday-Wednesday)
January 6, 2020* 
(Monday)
March 30, 2020*
(Monday)
Instruction begins September 26, 2019  
(Thursday)
January 6, 2020
(Monday)
March 30, 2020
(Monday)
Holidays November 11, 2019
(Monday)
November 28-29, 2019
(Thursday-Friday)
January 20, 2020
(Monday)  
February 17, 2020
(Monday)
May 25, 2020
(Monday)
Instruction ends December 06, 2019
(Friday)
March 13, 2020
(Friday) 
June 5, 2020
(Friday)
Final examinations December 7-13, 2019
(Saturday-Friday)
March 14-20, 2020 
(Saturday-Friday)
June 6-12, 2020 
(Saturday-Friday)
Quarter ends December 13, 2019
(Friday)
March 20, 2020 
(Friday)
June 12, 2020
(Friday)
Admin Holidays December 24 & 25, 2019  
(Tuesday & Wednesday)  
December 31, 2019 & January 1, 2020
(Tuesday & Wednesday)  
March 27, 2020
(Friday)
 
Commencement     June 13-14, 2020
(Saturday-Sunday)
# Mondays 9 8 9
Days of instruction 49 48 49
Total days of instruction: 146
* Quarter has a minimum of 48 days of instruction; no allowance for a weekday of pre-instructional activity.

Summer quarter is optional, and considered a trailing term for financial aid and enrollment purposes. The Summer quarter calendar for the current year can be viewed on the Summer Sessions website at www.summer.ucsb.edu.

Holidays: 2019-2020

  • Labor Day: Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Veterans' Day: Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday & Friday, November 28 & 29, 2019
  • Christmas: Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24 & 25, 2019
  • New Year: Tuesday & Wednesday, December 31, 2019 & January 1, 2020
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Presidents' Day: Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Cesar Chavez Holiday: Friday, March 27, 2020
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 25, 2020
  • Independence Day: Friday, July 3, 2020