UCSD Academic Calendar

UCSD Academic Calendar

Access the latest University of California San Diego – UCSD academic calendar and download the full PDF online. Here, UC San Diego students find important dates on the university academic calendar such as spring semester, summer session, fall semester, classes begin, commencement, holidays, spring break, classes end, drop, late drop, add, withdrawal, and final exams date.

University of California San Diego Academic Calendar

The UCSD academic calendar, shows key academic dates including the first day of classes, deadlines to add and drop classes, final exam days, holiday schedules, and more.

Check out our comprehensive guide on how to access, download PDF, and view UC San Diego academic calendar online. Students can view their exam schedule in UCSD Canvas.

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Fall 2022

Fall Quarter beginsMonday, September 19
Instruction beginsThursday, September 22
Veterans Day HolidayFriday, November 11
Thanksgiving HolidayThursday – Friday, November 24–25
Instruction endsFriday, December 2
Final ExamsSaturday – Saturday, December 3–10
Fall Quarter endsSaturday, December 10
Winter BreakFriday, Monday, December 23, 26
New Year HolidayFriday, Monday, December 30, January 2
– 49 Days of Instruction –
– 60 Days in Quarter –

Winter 2023

Winter Quarter beginsWednesday, January 4
Instruction beginsMonday, January 9
Martin Luther King, Jr. HolidayMonday, January 16
Presidents’ Day HolidayMonday, February 20
Instruction endsFriday, March 17
Final ExamsSaturday – Saturday, March 18–25
Winter Quarter endsSaturday, March 25
– 48 Days of Instruction –
– 58 Days in Quarter –

Spring 2023

Spring Quarter beginsWednesday, March 29
César Chávez HolidayFriday, March 31
Instruction beginsMonday, April 3
Memorial Day observanceMonday, May 29
Instruction endsFriday, June 9
Final ExamsSaturday – Friday, June 10–16
Spring Quarter endsFriday, June 16
Commencement programsSaturday – Sunday, June 17–18
– 49 Days of Instruction –
– 58 Days in Quarter –

Summer Session I 2023

Juneteenth HolidayMonday, June 19
Instruction beginsMonday, July 3
Independence Day HolidayTuesday, July 4
Instruction endsFriday, August 4
Final ExamsFriday – Saturday, August 4-5

Summer Session II 2023

Instruction beginsMonday, August 7
Labor Day HolidayMonday, September 4
Instruction endsFriday, September 8
Final ExamsFriday – Saturday, September 8-9

Summer Special Session 2023

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

Varies by class

  • Independence Day holiday: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 4, 2023

Download PDF of UCSD Calendar for fall, spring, winter quarter, special and summer session I, II, II.

Download UCSD Calendar PDF

If you use Outlook, you can download the 2022-2023 calendar.ics file and add these holidays to your calendar.


  1. Access the calendar.ics link.
  2. Save the .ics file on your computer.
  3. Go to Outlook and click on the File tab > Open > Import.
  4. Highlight Import an iCalendar (.ics) or vCalendar (.vcs) file and click Next.
  5. Browse to the file you just saved.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Select Open as New to create a separate holiday calendar or Import to import the holidays into your existing calendar.