Skip to Content

The spring 2021 semester started January 16 and ended May 19. Grades are due May 26. The census date for classes was February 1.

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 online refund application was the last day of the full semester: May 19.
Session Start date Deadline to drop classes for fees refund Refund request to Business Services deadline
UC Davis Winter January 4 January 8 May 19
Full semester January 16 January 29 May 19
First eight weeks January 16 January 22 May 19
First five weeks January 16 January 22 May 19
Second five weeks February 25 February 26 May 19
Second eight weeks March 16 March 19 May 19
Second eight weeks alternate March 20 March 26 May 19
UC Davis Spring March 29 April 2 May 19
Third five weeks April 8 April 9 May 19


No classes will be held and offices will be closed in observance of the following holidays.

Date Holiday
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
February 12 Abraham Lincoln Birthday
February 15 George Washington Birthday
March 29 to April 4 Spring Recess (offices will be open Monday, March 29 through Thursday, April 1)
May 31 Memorial Day