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Academic and Administrative Calendar 2023–2024

See the UCSD-approved academic calendar for 2023–2024.

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

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

Fall 2023
Fall Quarter begins Monday, September 25
Instruction begins Thursday, September 28
Fifteenth day of instruction Wednesday, October 18
Veterans Day Holiday Friday, November 10
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday – Friday, November 23–24
Instruction ends Friday, December 8
Final Exams Saturday – Saturday, December 9–16
Fall Quarter ends Saturday, December 16
Winter Break Monday – Tuesday, December 25–26
New Year Holiday Monday - Tuesday, January 1-2, 2024
49 Days of Instruction - 60 Days in Quarter
Winter 2024
Winter Quarter begins Wednesday, January 3
Instruction begins Monday, January 8
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Monday, January 15
Fifteenth day of instruction Monday, January 29
Presidents' Day Holiday Monday, February 19
Instruction ends Friday, March 15
Final Exams Saturday – Saturday, March 16–23
Winter Quarter ends Saturday, March 23
48 Days of Instruction - 59 Days in Quarter
Spring 2024
Spring Quarter begins Wednesday, March 27
César Chávez Holiday Friday, March 29
Instruction begins Monday, April 1
Fifteenth day of instruction Friday, April 19
Memorial Day observance Monday, May 27
Instruction ends Friday, June 7
Final Exams Saturday – Friday, June 8–14
Spring Quarter ends Friday, June 14
Commencement programs Saturday – Sunday, June 15–16
49 Days of Instruction - 58 Days in Quarter
Summer Session 2024
Session I
Session II
Special Session
Juneteenth Holiday Wednesday, June 19 ---

For Special Session dates and deadlines, see the Summer Session Calendar or Schedule of Classes

All academic calendar dates vary by class (PDF)

Instruction begins Monday, July 1 Monday, August 5
Independence Day Holiday Thursday, July 4 ---
Instruction ends Friday, August 2 Friday, September 6
Labor Day Holiday --- Monday, September 2
Final Exams Friday, Saturday, August 2-3 Friday, Saturday, September 6-7

Download the calendar

Download the 2023-2024 calendar.ics file to add these dates to your personal calendar. An .ics file can be imported into Outlook, iCal (Apple), and Google Calendar.

Import to Outlook

  1. Download the .ics file above, and save it on your computer.
  2. Go to Outlook and click on the File tab, then choose Open & Export.
  3. Click Open Calendar (.ics), browse to the file you just saved and click OK.
  4. In Outlook Calendar, right-click on the calendar name or tab to overlay the academic calendar with your existing calendar.

If you use Microsoft 365, follow the directions for importing the file into Outlook on the web.

Import to iCal

  • On your iPhone or iPad: Touch the .ics link above and you'll be prompted to save the calendar items to one of the existing calendars in your calendar app. These calendar items should then be visible across all devices sharing your AppleID.
  • On your desktop Mac:
    • Download the .ics file above, and save it on your computer.
    • Open Apple Calendar, select File > Import > Import.
    • Locate and select the .ics file you downloaded, and click Import.
    • Choose a calendar to add the events to, and select OK.

Import to Google Calendar

  • Download the .ics file above, and save it on your computer.
  • Open Google Calendar and follow Google's instructions to import the calendar events.