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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.

October

November

December

  • Dec 9 In absentia registration deadline Last day to petition for winter quarter in absentia registration at Graduate Division Academic Services, 1255 Murphy Hall
  • Dec 10 Winter filing fee usage period begins
  • Dec 20 Registration fees payment deadline Last day to pay winter registration fees without penalty
  • Dec 20 Waive UCSHIP Last day to waive UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UCSHIP) for winter quarter
  • Dec 21 Residence petition deadline Last day to petition for winter quarter residence classification (continuing students only)
  • Dec 22 Advancement to candidacy —doctoral degree Last day to file advancement to candidacy petition for doctoral degree with major department
  • 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

January

Week 0

Week 1

  • Jan 9 Winter instruction begins

Week 2

Week 3

February

    Week 4

    Week 5

    Week 6

    Week 7

    Week 8

    March

    Week 9

    • Mar 2 Summer financial aid Priority filing deadline for summer FAFSA/California Dream Act financial aid applications
    • Mar 2 Financial aid Priority filing deadline for 2017-18 FAFSA/California Dream Act financial aid applications

    Week 10

    • Mar 17 In absentia registration deadline Last day to petition for spring quarter in absentia registration at Graduate Division Academic Services, 1255 Murphy Hall
    • Mar 17 Winter instruction ends
    • Mar 17 Withdrawal Last day to withdraw from current term; for retroactive withdrawal, consult College/school advising office
    • Mar 17 Drop nonimpacted courses by petition Last day for College undergraduates to drop nonimpacted courses by petition with instructor approval, per-class fee, and transcript notation
    • Mar 17 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
    • Mar 17 Graduate add/drop Last day for graduate students to add/drop classes with per-class fee through MyUCLA
    • Finals Week
    • Mar 18 Common final examinations
    • Mar 19 Common final examinations
    • Mar 20 Final examinations begin Final examinations March 20–24
    • Mar 20 Registration fees payment deadline Last day to pay spring registration fees without penalty
    • Mar 20 Waive UCSHIP Last day to waive UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UCSHIP) for spring quarter
    • Mar 21 Residence petition deadline Last day to petition for spring quarter residence classification (continuing students only)
    • Mar 24 Winter quarter ends
    • Mar 24 File thesis/dissertation Last day to file master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for degrees to be conferred in current term at Graduate Division Academic Services, 1255 Murphy Hall, by 5 p.m.
    • Apr 5 Winter GPA First day to check GPA for term grades through MyUCLA