Welcome to the Academic Calendars page! Most programs at Pacific follow a two semester school schedule. However, calendar terms can vary for some of our undergraduate accelerated, graduate and professional programs. Please note that some colleges contain different calendar terms for different programs. The Academic calendars below are listed by Calendar Term Type (quarter, semester, trimester). 

Note: All calendars here are found in the Catalog.

This calendar is for the following schools/programs:

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry – Dental (DDS, IDS, Certificates, and Dental Graduate Programs)

 

2020-2021

Summer 2020 Quarter

Description Date(s)
Matriculation Week July 7 - 10
Classes Begin July 13
Labor Day Holiday September 7
Last day to add classes (enrichment courses only) September 21
*Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment September 21
Study Day September 22
Final Examination Period September 23 - 25
Autumn Student Break September 28 - October 2
Grades Due September 30

 

Autumn 2020 Quarter

Description Date(s)
Classes Begin October 5
Thanksgiving Holiday Break November 26 - 27
Last day to add classes (enrichment courses only) December 14
*Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment December 14
Study Day December 15
Final Examination Period December 16 - 18
Winter Student Break December 21 - January 1
Grades Due January 6

 

Winter 2021 Quarter

Description Date(s)
Classes Begin January 4
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 18
President's Day Holiday February 15
Last day to add classes (enrichment courses only) March 15
*Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment March 15
Study Day March 16
Final Examination Period March 17 - 19
Spring Student Break March 22 - 26
Grades Due March 24

 

Spring 2021 Quarter

Description Date(s)
Classes Begin March 29
Memorial Day Holiday May 31
Last day to add classes (enrichment courses only) June 7
*Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment June 7
Study Day June 8
Final Examination Period June 9 - 11
Commencement June 13
Summer Student Break June 14 - July 9
Grades Due June 16


2021-2022

Summer 2021 Quarter

Description Date(s)
Matriculation Week July 6 - 9
Classes Begin July 12
Labor Day Holiday September 6
Last day to add classes (enrichment courses only) September 20
*Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment September 20
Study Day September 21
Final Examination Period September 22 - 24
Autumn Student Break September 27 - October 1
Grades Due September 29

 

Autumn 2021 Quarter

Description Date(s)
Classes Begin October 4
Thanksgiving Holiday Break November 25 - 26
Last day to add classes (enrichment courses only) December 13
*Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment December 13
Study Day December 14
Final Examination Period December 15 - 17
Winter Student Break December 20 - January 7
Grades Due January 12

 

Winter 2022 Quarter

Description Date(s)
Classes Begin January 10
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 17
President's Day Holiday February 21
Last day to add classes (enrichment courses only) March 21
*Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment March 21
Study Day March 22
Final Examination Period March 23 - 25
Spring Student Break March 28 - April 1
Grades Due March 30

 

Spring 2022 Quarter

Description Date(s)
Classes Begin April 4
Memorial Day Holiday May 30
Last day to add classes (enrichment courses only) June 13
*Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment June 13
Study Day June 14
Final Examination Period June 15 - 17
Commencement June 19
Summer Student Break June 20 - July 15
Grades Due June 22

* Dropping core curriculum courses is only possible as part of a complete withdrawal from the university.

This calendar is for the following schools/programs:

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry – Dental Hygiene

College of the Pacific

Conservatory of Music

Eberhardt School of Business

Benerd College

School of Engineering and Computer Science

School of International Studies

Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy – Pre-Pharm Speech-Language Pathology

 

Fall 2020

Description Date(s)
Orientation for New Freshmen and Transfer Students Various Dates (see Pacific Orientation)
Payment Deadline for Fall 2020 August 1
Classes Begin August 24
Deadline for Application for Graduation Fall 2020 (Graduate) September 2
# Last Day to Add Classes September 4
# Last Day for Pass/No Credit or Letter Grade Option September 4
# Last day to drop classes without record of enrollment September 4
Labor Day Holiday September 7
Priority deadline, Application for Graduation Spring 2021/Summer 2021 (Graduate) September 11
Census Date October 1
Fall Student Break October 2
Spring 2021 Schedule of Classes available Online October 5
Homecoming (classes in session) October 9 - 11
* Advising for Spring 2021 Registration for continuing students October 12 - 30
Last Day for Pro-Rated Refund October 15
Last day to Withdraw October 29
* Early Registration Appointments begin date for continuing students Spring 2021 November 2
Thanksgiving Break November 25-27
Classes Resume November 30
Classes End December 4
Final Examination Period December 7 - 11
Deadline for Application for Graduation Spring 2021/Summer 2021 (Graduate) December 11
Deadline to file Petition to Walk in May 2021 Commencement (Summer 2021 Graduate) December 11

 

Spring 2021

Description Date(s)
Payment Deadline for Spring 2021 January 1
New International Student Orientation TBD
New Student/Transfer Orientation and Registration TBD
Classes Begin January 11
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 18
# Last Day to Add Classes January 22
# Last Day for Pass/No Credit or Letter Grade Option January 22
# Last day to drop classes without record or enrollment January 22
President's Day Holiday February 15
Census Date March 1
Last Day for Pro-Rated Refund March 4
Summer 2021/Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes Available Online March 8
Spring Break March 8 - 12
Classes resume March 15
* Advising for Summer/Fall 2021 for continuing students March 15 - April 2
Last day to withdraw March 25
* Summer 2021 registration opens for continuing students (no appointments) March 29
* Early Registration Appointments begin date for continuing students - Fall 2021 March 29
Deadline for Application for Graduation Fall 2021/Spring 2022/Summer 2022 (Undergraduate) April 2
Classes End April 27
Study Day April 28
Final Examination Period April 29 - May 5
Commencement May 8

 

# Advisers should arrange to be available on this day.

• Limited to currently enrolled students.

This calendar is for the following schools/programs:

McGeorge School of Law

 

Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 Registration Dates

Description Date(s)
Fall Registration Begins (Seniors, LLM, M.S.L., MPA, MPP & JSD) Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Fall Registration Begins (Continuing Students) Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Spring Registration Begins (Seniors, LLM, M.S.L., MPA, MPP & JSD) Thursday, June 18, 2020
Spring Registration Begins (Continuing Students) Friday, June 19, 2020

(Schedules distributed during New Student Check In at Orientation and available on InsidePacific)

 

Fall Semester 2020

 
Description Date(s)
LLM Orientation Begins Thursday, August 6, 2020
First-Year JD (Part-Time) and MSL Orientation Begins Monday, August 10, 2020
First-Year JD (Full-Time) Orientation Begins Tuesday, August 11, 2020
MPA and MPP First Year Orientation Begins Friday, August 14, 2020
Classes Begin Monday, August 17, 2020
Add/Drop Deadline (Last day without administrative approval) Monday, August 24, 2020
Labor Day (holiday - no classes) Monday, September 7, 2020
Study Day (classes are made up on the last Tuesday of semester) Friday, October 2, 2020
Last day of Classes (Friday classes only-makes up Study Day) Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, November 25-27, 2020
Reading Period Saturday, November 28-Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Final Examination Period Wednesday, December 2-Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Winter Break Thursday, December 17, 2020 - Friday, January 1, 2021

Spring Semester 2021

 
Description Date(s)
Intersession Monday, January 4 - Friday, January 8, 2021
LLM, MPP, MPA, & JSD Orientation Begins Thursday, January 7, 2021
Classes Begin Monday, January 11, 2021
Martin Luther King Day (holiday) Monday, January 18, 2021
Add/Drop Deadline (Last day to add/drop classes without administrative approval) Tuesday, January 19, 2021
President's Day (holiday-classes made up on the last Weds. of semester) Monday, February 15, 2021
Study Day (classes are made up on the last Tues. of the semester) Friday, February 26, 2021
Spring Break Monday, March 22 - Friday, March 26, 2021
Last day of Classes (Monday classes-makes up President's Day) Monday, April 26, 2021
Friday Classes Only (makes up Study Day) Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Reading Period Wednesday, April 28 - Friday, April 30, 2021
Final Examination Period Saturday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Commencement Saturday, May 22, 2021

 

Summer Sessions 2021

 
Description Date(s)
Summer Registration Begins Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Memorial Day (holiday) Monday, May 24, 2021
Session 1 Tuesday, May 25 – Saturday, May 29, 2021
Session 2 Monday, May 31 – Saturday, June 26, 2021
Session 3 Monday, June 28 - Saturday, July 31, 2021
Fourth of July (holiday) Friday, July 3, 2021

For information regarding tuition refunds, please refer to the McGeorge School of Law Refund Policy: https://www.mcgeorge.edu/policies/withdrawal-and-refund-policy 

This calendar is for the following schools/programs:

School of Health Sciences

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition (Sacramento)
Master of Science in Nursing (Sacramento)
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (Sacramento)
Master of Social Work (Sacramento)
Doctor of Audiology (San Francisco)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Sacramento)
Doctor of Physical Therapy (Stockton)

The Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy

Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences
PharmD

 

Fall 2020

 
Description Date(s)
Early Registration Fall 2020 - Incoming 1st year students June 10 - September 4
Early Registration Fall 2020 - Incoming graduate students June 10 - September 4
Payment deadline for Fall 2020 August 1
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences August 17 - December 18
Orientation August 19 - 21
Classes Begin August 24
Labor Day Holiday September 7
# Last Day to Add Classes September 4
# Last Day to Drop Classes without record of enrollment September 4
Census Date October 1
Pharmacy Spring 2021 Schedule of Classes Available Online October 5
Last Day for Pro-rated refund October 15
* Advising for Pharmacy Spring 2021 October 12 - 16
* Early Registration Pharmacy Spring 2021 October 19 - January 15
Last Day to Withdraw October 29
Thanksgiving Break November 25 - 27
Classes Resume November 30
Classes End December 4
Final Examination Period December 7 - 14

 

Spring 2021

 
Description Date(s)
Payment deadline for Pharmacy Spring 2021 December 1
Deadline for Application for Graduation Spring 2021/Summer 2021 (Graduate) December 11
Classes Begin January 4
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences January 4 - May 7
# Last Day to Add Classes January 15
# Last Day to Drop Classes without record of enrollment January 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 18
President's Day Holiday February 15
Pharmacy Summer 2021 Schedule of Classes Available Online February 15
* Advising for Pharmacy Summer 2021 February 22 - 26
Last Day for Pro-Rated Refund February 23
Census Date March 1
* Early Registration for Pharmacy Summer 2021 March 1 - May 7
Last day to Withdraw March 11
Deadline for Application for Graduation Fall 2021/Spring 2022/Summer 2022 (Professional) April 2
Classes End April 6
Final Examination Period April 8 - 15

 

Summer 2021

 
Description Date(s)
Payment deadline for Pharmacy Summer 2021 April 1
Deadline for Application for Graduation Fall 2020/Spring 2021/Summer 2021 (Professional) April 2
Classes Begin April 26
# Last Day to Add Classes May 7
# Last Day to Drop Classes without record of enrollment May 7
Commencement May 15
Pharmacy Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes Available Online May 17
Memorial Day Holiday May 31
* Advising for Pharmacy Fall 2021 Term May 25 - June 4
* Early Registration for Pharmacy Fall 2021 June 9 - September 3
Last Day for Pro-Rated Refund June 15
Last Day to Withdraw June 28
Fourth of July Holiday Observed July 5
Classes End July 27
Final Examination Period July 29 - August 5
Census Date September 1