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UCLA Registrar's Office

The term calendar shows detailed dates and deadlines for each term of the academic year. Archived links are not updated.

May

June

August

September

Week 0

Week 1

October

  • Oct 1 Financial aid application First day to apply online for 2017-18 academic year financial aid (FAFSA and California Dream Act)

Week 2

Week 3

  • OCT 14 Add classes with fee Last day for undergraduate students to add classes with per-class fee through MyUCLA
  • OCT 14 Late study list Last day to file late study list with fee
  • OCT 14 Reduced units audit Undergraduate students approved by College/school for reduced tuition are audited; must be enrolled in 10 units or less to be eligible
  • OCT 14 Financial aid audit Financial aid census date; enrolled units verified to determine eligibility for term
  • OCT 14 UC intercampus exchange Last day to submit UC intercampus exchange application to Graduate Division Academic Services

Week 4

  • OCT 21 Drop nonimpacted classes Last day to drop nonimpacted classes through MyUCLA without transcript notation, with per-class fee
  • OCT 21 Course materials fees Undergraduate course materials fees are assessed based on enrollment on Friday of week four

Week 6

November

Week 7

Week 8

Week 9

  • NOV 20 Fee deferral Deadline for graduate students to pay deferred registration fees
  • NOV 24 Thanksgiving holiday Thanksgiving holiday; campus closed
  • NOV 25 Thanksgiving holiday Thanksgiving holiday; campus closed

Week 10

December

  • DEC 2 Fall instruction ends
  • DEC 2 Withdrawal Last day to withdraw from current term; for retroactive withdrawal, consult College or school advising office
  • DEC 2 Drop nonimpacted courses by petition Last day for Letters and Science undergraduates to drop nonimpacted courses by petition with instructor approval, per-class fee, and transcript notation
  • DEC 2 Graduate grading basis change Last day for graduate students to change grading basis of optional S/U-graded courses with per-class fee through MyUCLA
  • DEC 2 Graduate add/drop Last day for graduate students to add/drop classes with per-class fee through MyUCLA
  • Finals Week
  • DEC 3 Common final examinations Common final examinations December 3–4
  • DEC 4 Common final examinations Common final examinations December 3–4
  • DEC 5 Final examinations begin Final examinations December 5–9
  • DEC 9 File thesis/dissertation Last day to file master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for degrees to be conferred in current term with Graduate Division Academic Services by 5 p.m.
  • DEC 9 In absentia registration deadline Last day to petition for winter in absentia registration at Graduate Division Academic Services
  • DEC 9 Fall quarter ends
  • DEC 10 Winter filing fee usage period begins
  • DEC 20 Winter registration fees payment deadline Last day to pay winter registration fees without penalty
  • DEC 20 Waive winter UCSHIP Last day to waive University of California Student Health Insurance Plan (UCSHIP)
  • DEC 21 Winter residence petition deadline Last day to petition for residence classification (continuing students only)
  • DEC 21 Check fall GPA Obtain GPA for term grades through MyUCLA
  • DEC 23 Christmas holiday Christmas holiday; campus closed
  • DEC 26 Christmas holiday Christmas holiday; campus closed
  • DEC 27 Winter campus closure Campus closed December 27–29
  • DEC 28 Winter campus closure Campus closed December 27–29
  • DEC 29 Winter campus closure Campus closed December 27–29
  • DEC 30 New Year’s holiday New Year’s holiday; campus closed