Dates & Deadlines

Dates & Deadlines

Program Dates: August 2 - September 14, 2019

All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST). Dates and times are subject to change without notice.


  • Mid-March: Admission decision notifications released
  • Mid-March: Summer Start application opens!



  • June 1: Summer Start application deadline
  • June 15-20: Initial Summer Start course registration


  • August 2: First day of Summer Start; airport pickup at San Francisco Airport (SFO) for those who signed up; arrive on campus and move into residence halls.
  • August 3-4: Orientation activities
  • August 5: First day of Summer Start classes
  • August 10: Day Trip in Davis
  • August 17: Day Trip to Sacramento
  • August 24: Day Trip to Lake Tahoe
  • August 31: Day Trip to Gold Discovery Park and White Water Rafting


  • September 9-13: Summer Final Exams
  • September 14: Last day of Summer Start
  • September 15-21: Interim period between Summer and Fall; housing available at additional cost in residence halls; optional California Road Trip or Outdoor Adventure Trip
  • September 25: Fall Quarter instruction begins