Academic Calendar

Below are some key dates from the academic calendar for the 2022-2023 year. You can also view the full 2022-2023 academic calendar here.

Oxy is on a two-semester system, with the semester generally running from the end of August through December. Spring semester traditionally begins around Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ends in early May.

Last updated 04/14/2022

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Fall 2022

Event Day Date
New Student Move-In Monday Aug. 22
Orientation for New Students Entering Fall 2022 Tues - Sat Aug. 23 -27
Transfer and Exchange Student Registration Friday Aug. 26
New First-Year Student Registration Saturday Aug. 27
First Day of Classes Tuesday Aug. 30
Labor Day -- no classes Monday Sept. 5
Fall Break -- no classes Mon - Tue Oct. 10 - 11
Homecoming & Family Weekend Fri - Sat Oct. 21 - 22
Thanksgiving Break -- no classes Wed - Fri Nov. 23 - 25
Last Day of Classes Monday Dec. 5
Reading Days Tue - Wed Dec. 6-7
Final Exams Thu - Fri Dec. 8 - 9
Reading Days Sat - Sun Dec. 10 - 11
Final Exams Resume Mon - Wed Dec. 12 - 14
End of Semester Wednesday Dec. 14
Student Move-Out 24 Hours After Last Final Exam or by Hall Closing (Whichever Comes First)
Residence Halls Close 10 AM Thursday Dec. 15

Spring 2023

Event Day Date
Orientation for New Students Entering Spring 2023 Friday Jan. 20
First Day of Classes Monday Jan. 23
Presidents' Day Holiday -- no classes Monday Feb. 20
Spring Break -- no classes Mon - Fri Mar. 13 - 17
Founder's Day -- no classes Tuesday Apr. 18
Last Day of Classes Tuesday May 2
Reading Days Wed - Thu May 3 - 4
Final Exams Friday May 5
Reading Days Sat - Sun May 6 - 7
Final Exams Resume Mon - Fri May 8 - 12
End of Semester Friday May 12
Student Move-Out 24 Hours After Last Final Exam or by Hall Closing (Whichever Comes First)
Residence Halls Close for Non-Graduating Seniors 10 AM Saturday May 13
Commencement Sunday May 21
Residence Halls Close for Graduating Seniors 10 AM Monday May 22