Academic Calendar

Key Dates: Spring 2015 through Fall 2016

SPRING QUARTER 2015

March 30

Spring quarter; classes begin

March 31

Cesar Chavez Day; campus closed

May 25

Memorial Day; campus closed

June 8-13

Final examinations

June 12-14

Commencement

June 14-21

Student recess

SUMMER QUARTER 2015

June 22

Summer quarter; classes begin

July 3

Independence Day observed; campus closed

August 31-September 5

Final examinations

September 6-20

Student recess

September 7

Labor Day; campus closed

FALL QUARTER 2015

September 24

Fall quarter; classes begin

November 11

Veteran's Day observed; campus closed

November 26-28

Thanksgiving holidays; campus closed

December 7-12

Final examinations

December 13-January 3

Student recess

WINTER QUARTER 2016

January 1 New Year's Day; campus closed

January 4

Winter quarter; classes begin

January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday; campus closed

March 14-19

Final examinations

March 20-27

Student recess

SPRING QUARTER 2016

March 28

Spring quarter; classes begin

March 31

Cesar Chavez Day; campus closed

May 30

Memorial Day; campus closed

June 6-11

Final examinations

June 10-11

Commencement

June 12-19

Student recess

SUMMER QUARTER 2016

June 20

Summer quarter; classes begin

July 4

Independence Day observed; campus closed

July 25-30

Final examinations

August 1-20

Student recess

September 5

Labor Day; campus closed

FALL SEMESTER 2016

Fall 2016 will mark the beginning of Cal State L.A.’s transition from a  quarter system of three quarters per academic year (10 weeks of educational instruction per term) to a semester system of two semesters per academic year (15 weeks of educational instruction per term).  Semester holiday, finals and other dates are currently being developed and will be posted once finalized. Additional information regarding Semester Conversion is available at http://web.calstatela.edu/academic/aa/semester/.