Dates & Deadlines

Dates & Deadlines

Program Dates: August 4 - September 15, 2018

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




  • June 1: Summer Start application deadline; submit additional materials requested by Admissions: ACT, AP, IB, SAT scores
  • June 10: Registrar Form due
  • June 15-20: Initial Summer Start course registration
  • June 22: View bills for Summer Start tuition and fees online in MyBill
  • June 30: Submit a photo for your UC Davis AggieCard to receive it upon arrival
  • Late June: Deadline to apply for first year residence hall and pay $500 deposit
  • June & July: Pass 1 fall registration


  • July 1: Recommended deadline to arrange payment for Summer Start tuition and fees
  • July 1: Deadline to submit official final high school and college transcripts to Undergraduate Admissions
  • Early July: Arrange transportation to Davis
  • July 15: Deadline to pay Summer Start tuition and fees. Failure to submit payment will result in a $110 late fee and summer courses being dropped. 
  • July 15: Deadline for Summer housing payment, Summer Start pre-arrival forms, and official ACT, AP, IB, SAT scores to Undergraduate Admissions; deadline to enroll in health insurance (period of coverage must include August 4 - September 24)
  • July 15-17: Summer Registration Freeze. No summer course changes are allowed.
  • July 16: Initial Drop for Non-Payment for Summer Start courses
  • July 18: Course registration for Summer Start re-opens.


  • August 4: Summer Start begins. Move into residence halls
  • August 6: First day of Summer Start classes
  • August 10: Last day to add Summer Start classes
  • August 10: Waitlist ends
  • August 13: Deadline to cancel summer classes with a refund
  • August 13: Deadline to pay late fee and any outstanding tuition and fees for summer. Use the account detail on MyBill to determine the amount due.
  • August 14: Final drop for non-payment. Students with an unpaid outstanding balance will be dropped from their summer classes
  • Late August: Fall residence hall room assignments released.


  • Early September: Pass 2 registration for fall courses
  • September 12-14: Summer final exams
  • September 15: Last day of Summer Start. Deadline to submit Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) waiver application. Deadline to pay fall tuition
  • September 15-21: Interim period between Summer and Fall; housing available at additional cost in residence halls; optional California Road Trip 
  • September 21-23: Residence halls open for fall move-in
  • September 24: Fall Quarter begins
  • September 26: Fall Quarter instruction begins
  • September 28: Summer grades released