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Listed below are the tentative 2018-2019 academic calendars. For detailed information or changes, students should visit the academic calendar Web site,

For mini-term dates, visit the Class Schedule Web page,, (under Registration Information), or call the Registration and Records Office at 915.747.5544.

Fall 2018         

Aug 27th Fall Classes begin
Aug 27-31 Late Registration
Sept 3rd Labor Day Holiday – University Closed
Sept 12th Fall Census Day
Nov 2nd Fall Drop/Withdrawal Deadline
Nov 22-23 Thanksgiving Holiday – University Closed
Dec 6th Fall – Last day of classes
Dec 7th Dead Day
Dec 10-14 Fall Final Exams
Dec 15th Fall Commencement

Wintermester 2019        

Jan 7th Wintermester Classes begin; last day to register; Census Day
Jan 14th Wintermester Drop/Withdrawal Deadline
Jan 18th Wintermester last day of class
Jan 19th Wintermester Final Exams

Spring 2019

Jan 21st Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – University closed
Jan 22nd Spring classes begin
Jan 22-25 Late Registration
Feb 6th Spring Census Day
Mar 18-22 Spring Break
Mar 29th Cesar Chavez Holiday – No classes
Apr 5th Spring Drop/Withdrawal Deadline
Apr 19th Spring Study Day
May 9th Spring – Last day of classes
May 10th Dead Day
May 13-17 Spring Final Exams
May 18th Spring Commencement

Maymester 2019

May 20th Maymester classes begin; Last day to register; Census Day
May 27th Memorial Day Holiday – University closed
May 28th Maymester Drop/Withdrawal Deadline
May 31st Maymester – Last day of classes
June 1st Maymester Final Exams

Summer 2019

June 10th Summer 1 & Full Term classes begin; Last day to register
June 12th Summer 1 Census Day
June 17th Summer Full Term Census Day
June 28th Summer 1 Drop/Withdrawal Deadline
July 4th Independence Day Holiday – University Closed
July 5th Summer 1 – Last day of classes
July 8th Summer 1 Final Exams; Full Term classes do no meet
July 9th Summer 2 Classes begin
July 11th Summer 2 Census Day
July 12th Summer Full Term Drop/Withdrawal Deadline
July 26th Summer 2 Drop/Withdrawal Deadline
Aug 2nd Summer 2 & Full Term – Last day of classes
Aug 5-6 Summer 2 & Full Term Final Exams