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Approved Academic Calendar for 2021-2022

 Approved by Academic Calendar Committee on 01/22/12. Note: Dates subject to change without notice.


Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Spring 2022
Quarter begins September 19, 2021  
(Sunday)
January 3, 2022
(Monday)
March 28, 2022
(Monday)
New Student Convocation September 20, 2021
(Monday)
   
Pre-instructional activities September 20-September 22, 2021
(Monday-Wednesday)
January 3, 2022* 
(Monday)
March 28, 2022*
(Monday)
Instruction begins September 23, 2021  
(Thursday)
January 3, 2022
(Monday)
March 28, 2022
(Monday)
Holidays November 11, 2021
(Thursday)
November 25-26, 2021
(Thursday-Friday)
January 17, 2022
(Monday)  
February 21, 2022
(Monday)
May 30, 2022
(Monday)
Instruction ends December 3, 2021
(Friday)
March 11, 2022
(Friday) 
June 3, 2022
(Friday)
Final examinations December 4-10, 2021
(Saturday-Friday)
March 12-18, 2022
(Saturday-Friday)
June 4-10, 2022 
(Saturday-Friday)
Quarter ends December 10, 2021
(Friday)
March 18, 2022
(Friday)
June 10, 2022
(Friday)
Admin Holidays December 23 & 24, 2021  
(Thursday & Friday)
December 30, 2021 & December 31, 2021
(Thursday & Friday)
March 25, 2022
(Friday)
 
Commencement     June 11-12, 2022
(Saturday-Sunday)
# Mondays 10 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: 2021-2022

  • Labor Day: Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Veterans' Day: Thursday, November 11, 2021
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday & Friday, November 25 & 26, 2021
  • Christmas: Thursday & Friday, December 23 & 24, 2021
  • New Year: Thursday & Friday, December 30, 2021 & December 31, 2021
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 17, 2022
  • Presidents' Day: Monday, February 21, 2022
  • Cesar Chavez Holiday: Friday, March 25, 2022
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Independence Day: Monday, July 4, 2022