Skip to Content

The fall 2020 semester started August 22 and ended December 17. Grades were due January 4, 2021.

Session Dates and Deadlines

First Eight Weeks (August 22 to October 14)

First Eight Weeks Dates and Deadlines

Date Event/Action
August 22 Classes start
August 28 Last day to drop classes and qualify for tuition refund
August 28 Last day to drop classes without notation on record
September 4 Last day to petition for pass/no pass
September 5 Last day to enroll in classes
September 30 Last day to withdraw from classes with a "W" notation on record
TBD Final exams
October 14 Last day of classes
December 17 Deadline to submit a refund request to Business Services Office

Second Eight Weeks (October 15 to December 11)

Second Eight Weeks Dates and Deadlines

Date Event/Action
October 15 Classes start
October 16 Last day to drop classes and qualify for a tuition refund
October 16 Last day to drop classes without notation on record
October 30 Last day to enroll in classes
October 30 Last day to petition for pass/no pass
November 26 Last day to withdraw from classes with a "W" notation on record
TBD Final exams
December 11 Last day of classes
December 17 Deadline to submit a refund request to Business Services Office

Second Eight Weeks Alternate (October 17 to December 12)

Second Eight Weeks Alternate Dates and Deadlines

Date Event/Action
October 17 Classes start
October 23 Last day to drop classes and qualify for a tuition refund
October 23 Last day to drop classes without notation on record
November 1 Last day to enroll in classes
November 2 Last day to petition for pass/no pass
November 27 Last day to withdraw from classes with a "W" notation on record
TBD Final exams
December 12 Last day of classes
December 17 Deadline to submit a refund request to Business Services Office

First Five Weeks (August 22 to September 28)

First Five Weeks Dates and Deadlines

Date Event/action
August 22 Classes start
August 28 Last day to drop classes and qualify for a tuition refund
August 28 Last day to drop classes without notation on record
August 31 Last day to enroll in classes
September 1 Last day to petition for pass/no pass
September 18 Last day to withdraw from classes with a "W" notation on record
TBD Final exams
September 28 Last day of classes
December 17 Deadline to submit a refund request to Business Services Office

Second Five Weeks (September 29 to November 2)

Second Five Weeks Dates and Deadlines

Date Event/action
September 29 Classes start
October 2 Last day to drop classes and qualify for a tuition refund
October 2 Last day to drop class without notation on record
October 7 Last day to enroll in classes
October 8 Last day to petition for pass/no pass
October 24 Last day to withdraw from classes with a "W" notation on record
TBD Final exams
November 2 Last day of classes
December 17 Deadline to submit a refund request to Business Services Office

Third Five Weeks (November 3 to December 10)

Third Five Weeks Dates and Deadlines

Date Event/Action
November 3 Classes start
November 6 Last day to drop classes without notation on record
November 8 Last day to drop classes and qualify for a tuition refund
November 12 Last day to enroll in classes
November 13 Last day to petition for pass/no pass
November 30 Last day to withdraw from classes with a "W" notation on record
TBD Final exams
December 10 Last day of classes
December 17 Deadline to submit a refund request to Business Services Office

Refund Deadlines

  • Tuition and enrollment fees were refundable if classes were dropped by the first Friday of the session (for all sessions other than full semester) or by the second Friday of the semester (for full semester classes only).
  • The deadline to submit the refund application was the last day of the full semester: December 17.
Session Start date Deadline to drop classes for tuition refund Refund request to Business Services deadline
Full semester August 22 September 4 December 17
First eight weeks August 22 August 28 December 17
First five weeks August 22 August 28 December 17
Second five weeks September 29 October 2 December 17
Second eight weeks October 15 October 16 December 17
Second eight weeks alternate October 17 October 23 December 17
UC Davis September 30 October 2 December 17
Third five weeks November 3 November 8 December 17

Holidays

Our offices were closed and no classes were held on the following holidays.
Date Holiday
September 7 Labor Day
November 11 Veterans Day
November 26 to November 29 Thanksgiving Recess