SFLS/SDLS Academic Calendar and Schedules

Fall Semester 2016

  • Monday, August 1: Last day to register for Fall Semester without paying a late fee.
  • Monday, August 22 – Saturday, August 27: New Student Orientation (check online campus calendar for campus specific dates – www.alliant.edu). Attendance is mandatory for new students.
  • Convocation Ceremonies: Monday, August 22 – San Diego; Thursday, Aug. 25 – San Francisco
  • Friday, August 26: Last day for payment of tuition and fees.
  • Monday, August 29: Instruction begins for Fall Semester.
  • Monday, September 5: Labor Day Holiday.  Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
  • Monday, September 13: Add/Drop deadline for Fall Semester. Last day to drop a Fall Semester course without late fee. Last day to drop a Fall Semester course for 100% refund. Last day to drop from Fall Semester course.
  • Friday, October 21: Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester full-term courses.
  • Saturday, October 22: Alliant Makes A Difference Day
  • Wednesday, November 9: State Bar Registration due for First Year Students.
  • Friday, November 11: Veterans Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
  • Thursday, November 24 – Friday, November 25: Thanksgiving Holiday.  Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
  • Monday, November 28: Registration for Spring Semester begins.
  • Thursday, December 1: Last day of Fall Semester courses.
  • Friday, December 2: Reading Period/Make-Up Period begins.
  • Tuesday, December 6: Reading Period/Make-Up Period ends.
  • Wednesday, December 7: Examination Period begins.
  • Sunday, December 8: Examination Period ends.
  • Friday, December 23 – Monday, January 2: Winter Holiday Break. University offices are closed. University re-opens on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
  • Friday, January 6: Fall Semester grades due to Registrar’s Office.
  • Saturday, January 7: Fall Semester grades available online.

Spring Semester 2017

  • Friday, January 6: Last day to register for Spring Semester without paying a late fee.
  • Monday, January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday observed. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
  • Friday, January 20: Last day for payment of tuition and fees.
  • Monday, January 23: Instruction begins for Spring Semester.
  • Monday, February 6: Add/Drop deadline for Spring Semester. Last day to drop a Spring course without late fee. Last day to drop a Spring course for 100% refund. Last day to drop from Spring course.
  • Monday, February 20: Presidents Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
  • Friday, March 17: Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester full-term courses.
  • Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26: Mid-term Break. Classes do not meet.
  • Friday, March 31: Cesar Chavez Holiday observed. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
  • Monday, April 24: Registration for Summer Term and Fall Semester begins.
  • Thursday, May 4: Last day of Spring Semester courses.
  • Friday, May 5: Reading Period/Make-Up Period begins.
  • Tuesday, May 9: Reading Period/Make-Up Period ends.
  • Wednesday, May 10: Examination Period begins.
  • Sunday, May 21: Examination Period ends.
  • Monday, May 22 – Sunday, June 4: Summer Break 1. Classes do not meet.
  • Sunday, May 28: Spring Semester grades due to Registrar’s Office.
  • Monday, May 29: Memorial Day Holiday.  Classes do not meet. University offices are closed. Spring Semester grades available online.

Summer Session 2017

  • Friday, June 2: Last day for payment of tuition and fees.
  • Monday, June 5: Instruction begins for Summer Session.
  • Friday, June 16: Add/Drop deadline for Summer Session. Last day to drop a Summer Session course without late fee. Last day to drop a Summer Session course for 100% refund. Last day to drop from Summer Session course.
  • Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
  • Friday, July 7: Last day to withdraw from a Summer Session full-term course.
  • Thursday, August 13: Last day of Summer Session courses.
  • Monday, August 14 – Monday, August 27: Summer Break 2. Classes do not meet.
  • Sunday, August 20: Summer Session grades due to Registrar’s Office.
  • Monday, August 21: Summer Session grades available online.

Commencement Ceremonies

  • Friday, May 26, 2017: San Diego and Irvine
  • Saturday, June 3, 2017: Sacramento, San Francisco and San Francisco Law School