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Academic and Administrative Calendar 2021–2022

See the UCSD-approved academic calendar for 2021–2022.

To view other calendar years (past and future), see the menu.

Note: Link to a printer-friendly version (PDF) of this calendar.

Fall 2021
Fall Quarter begins Monday, September 20
Instruction begins Thursday, September 23
Veterans Day Holiday Thursday, November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday – Friday, November 25–26
Instruction ends Friday, December 3
Final Exams Saturday – Saturday, December 4–11
Fall Quarter ends Saturday, December 11
Winter Break Thursday – Friday, December 23–24
New Year Holiday Thursday – Friday, December 30–31
- 49 Days of Instruction -
- 60 Days in Quarter -
Winter 2022
Winter Quarter begins Monday, January 3
Instruction begins Monday, January 3
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Monday, January 17
Presidents' Day Holiday Monday, February 21
Instruction ends Friday, March 11
Final Exams Saturday – Saturday, March 12–19
Winter Quarter ends Saturday, March 19
- 48 Days of Instruction -
- 55 Days in Quarter -
Spring 2022
Spring Quarter begins Wednesday, March 23
César Chávez Holiday Friday, March 25
Instruction begins Monday, March 28
Memorial Day observance Monday, May 30
Instruction ends Friday, June 3
Final Exams Saturday – Friday, June 4–10
Spring Quarter ends Friday, June 10
Commencement programs Saturday – Sunday, June 11–12
- 49 Days of Instruction -
- 58 Days in Quarter -
Summer Session I 2022
Instruction begins Monday, June 27
Independence Day Holiday Monday, July 4
Instruction ends Friday, July 29
Final Exams Friday – Saturday, July 29-30
Summer Session II 2022
Instruction begins Monday, August 1
Instruction ends Friday, September 2
Final Exams Friday - Saturday, September 2-3
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 5
Summer Special Session 2022
For Special Session dates and deadlines,
see Summer Session Calendar or Schedule of Classes
Varies by class

Independence Day holiday: Monday, July 4, 2022

Labor Day: Monday, September 5, 2022