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Academic and Administrative Calendar 2026–2027

See the UCSD-approved academic calendar for 2026–2027.

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

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

Fall 2026
Fall Quarter begins Monday, September 21
Instruction begins Thursday, September 24
Fifteenth day of instruction Wednesday, October 14
Veterans Day Holiday Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday – Friday, November 26–27
Instruction ends Friday, December 4
Final Exams Saturday – Saturday, December 5–12
Fall Quarter ends Saturday, December 12
Winter Break Thursday – Friday, December 24–25
New Year Holiday Thursday – Friday, December 31 – January 1
49 Days of Instruction - 60 Days in Quarter
Winter 2027
Winter Quarter begins Monday, January 4
Instruction begins Monday, January 4
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Monday, January 18
Fifteenth day of instruction Monday, January 25
Presidents' Day Holiday Monday, February 15
Instruction ends Friday, March 12
Final Exams Saturday – Saturday, March 13–20
Winter Quarter ends Saturday, March 20
48 Days of Instruction - 56 Days in Quarter
Spring 2027
Spring Quarter begins Wednesday, March 24
César Chávez Holiday Friday, March 26
Instruction begins Monday, March 29
Fifteenth day of instruction Friday, April 16
Memorial Day observance Monday, May 31
Instruction ends Friday, June 4
Final Exams Saturday – Friday, June 5–11
Spring Quarter ends Friday, June 11
Commencement programs Saturday – Sunday, June 12–13
49 Days of Instruction - 58 Days in Quarter
Summer Session 2027
Summer
Session I
Summer
Session II
Summer
Special Session
Instruction begins TBD TBD

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

All academic calendar dates vary by class (PDF)

Independence Day Holiday Monday, July 5 ---
Instruction ends TBD TBD
Labor Day Holiday --- Monday, September 6
Final Exams TBD TBD