AUTUMN QUARTER 2021-22
Week of August 23 (Mon-Fri) Stanford Bulletin publishes academic year 2021-22 degree requirements and course offerings .
August 16 (Mon) Axess opens for course registration for M.D. and M.S.P.A. students .
August 16 (Mon) Axess opens for course registration for J.D., J.S.M., L.L.M. and J.S.D. students .
August 23 (Mon) M.D. and MSPA first and sophomore students, foremost day of direction. See the School of Medicine academic calendar web site.
August 30 (Mon) Law School teaching begins for 1st-year J.D. students, J.S.M. and L.L.M. students. See the Law School academic calendar web site .
September 1 (Wed) Axess opens for path registration for undergraduates and graduate students .
September 10 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) At-status registration deadline in order to receive stipend or fiscal aid refund within the beginning week of term .
September 10 (Fri) M.B.A. 1st-year instruction begins .
September 11-13 (Sat-Mon) New undergraduates arrive. Convocation. Undergraduate house opens for new students ; see Residential & Dining Enterprises Calendar .
September 15-19 (Wed-Sun) Undergraduate caparison opens for returning students ; see Residential & Dining Enterprises Calendar .
September 15 (Wed) Autumn Quarter Cardinal Care Waiver Deadline ; see the Cardinal Care web site .
September 20 (Mon) First day of quarter ; instruction begins .
September 20 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Preliminary Study List deadline. Students must be “ at status ” ; i.e., students must have a learn list with sufficient units to meet requirements for their status, whether full-time, 8-9-10 units ( graduate students merely ), or have submitted a petition for Undergraduate Special Registration Status or Graduate Special Registration Status .
September 20 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Deadline to submit Leave of Absence for broad refund ( see undergraduate leaves of absence and graduate leaves of absence ). See Tuition and Refund Schedule for a full refund schedule .
September 20 (Mon) Law School instruction begins for 2nd/3rd-year J.D. and advanced degree students. See the Law School academic calendar web site .
September 23 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, summer Quarter 2020-21 .
September 24 (Fri) GSB course add/drop deadline. See the full Graduate School of Business academic calendar .
October 8 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Final Study List deadline, except GSB. survive day to add or drop a class ; last day to adjust units on a variable-unit run. last sidereal day for tutelage reappraisal for drop courses or units. Students may withdraw from a course until the Course Withdrawal deadline and a ‘W ‘ notation will appear on the transcript .
October 8 (Fri) Change of grading basis deadline for GSB courses .
November 1 (Mon, 5:00 p.m.) Term secession deadline ; last day to submit Leave of Absence to withdraw from the University with a partial derivative refund .
November 2 (Tue) Democracy Day : day of civic serve ( no classes )
November 12 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Change of grading footing deadline, except GSB.
November 12 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Course withdrawal deadline, except GSB, Law, and M.D .
November 12 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree bestowal .
November 14 (Sun) UIT Extended Maintenance Window ; Axess and other ERP systems may be unavailable .
November 15 (Mon) Grade rosters open for stream quarter
November 19 (Fri) stopping point day of Law classes. See the Law School academic calendar web site .
November 22-26 (Mon-Fri) Thanksgiving Recess ( no classes ) .
November 29-December 3 (Mon-Fri) Law School Reading Period. See the Law School academic calendar web site .
November 29-December 5 ( Mon-Sun ) End-Quarter Period .
December 3 (Fri) last sidereal day of classes ( unless course meets on Sat. ), except Law .
December 3 (Fri) last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at last class .
December 3 (Fri, noon) University thesis, D.M.A. final examination project, or Ph.D. dissertation, last day to submit .
December 3 (Fri, 5:00 p.m.) Late lotion deadline for Autumn Quarter degree bestowal ( $ 50 fee ) .
December 6-10 (Mon-Fri) End-Quarter examinations .
December 6-12 (Mon-Sun) Law School examinations. See the Law School academic calendar web site .
December 11 (noon) Undergraduate housing closes for Winter Break ; see Residential & Dining Enterprises Calendar .
December 14 (Tues, 11:59 p.m.) Grades due .
December 15 (Wed) Autumn Quarter Cardinal Care Petition for Early Cancellation due to Degree Conferral deadline ; see the Cardinal Care web site and Student Health Matters for more information .
December 16 (Thu, noon) Final Recommending Lists ascribable.
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December 20-31 (Mon-Fri) Winter Closure ; the University is closed .
January 6 (Thu) Conferral of degrees, Autumn Quarter .
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