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The fall 2021 semester started August 21 and ended December 16. Grades were due January 4, 2022. The census date for classes was September 7.

Session Dates and Deadlines

Refund Deadlines

  • Tuition and enrollment fees were refundable if classes were dropped by the first Friday of the session (for all sessions other than full semester) or by the second Friday of the semester (for full semester classes only).
  • The deadline to submit the refund application to Business Services was the last day of the full semester: December 16.
Session Start date Deadline to drop classes for fees refund Refund request to Business Services deadline
Full semester August 21 September 3 December 16
First eight weeks August 21 August 27 December 16
First five weeks August 21 August 27 December 16
Second five weeks September 28 October 1 December 16
Second eight weeks October 14 October 15 December 16
Second eight weeks alternate October 16 October 22 December 16
UC Davis September 22 September 24 December 16
Third five weeks November 2 November 5 December 16


Our offices were closed and there were no classes on the following days.
Date Holiday
September 6 Labor Day
November 11 Veterans Day
November 25 to November 28 Thanksgiving Recess
December 17, 2021 to January 3, 2022 (offices open through December 23) Winter Recess