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2024-2025 Academic Calendar

The Registrar's Office at Stanford manages the academic calendar which has been published for the 2024-25 year. Below are the posted quarterly dates for the upcoming academic year; all dates are subject to change at the discretion of the University. Please do not schedule your travel until you have reviewed your course syllabi and final exam schedule.

2024-25 Academic Year Calendar

First Day of Classes and End of Term

  • Autumn Quarter: Monday, September 23, 2024 and December 13, 2024
    • New students move in on Tuesday, September 17 (tentative). Housing will remain open during the Fall/Thanksgiving Break. Housing closes on Saturday, December 14, for the Winter Break. All students must leave their dorm rooms during this break. 
  • Winter Quarter: January 6, 2025 and March 21, 2025
    • Housing re-opens for Winter Quarter on Saturday, January 5, 2025. Housing will remain open during Spring Break.
  • Spring Quarter: March 31, 2025 and June 11, 2025 (Commencement June 15)
    • Housing closes for the academic year on Friday, June 13, 2025. All students must move out of their housing unless approved for extended stay or summer housing.
  • Summer Quarter: June 23, 2025 and August 16, 2025 (optional quarter)
    • Students who register for summer housing may choose an 8-week or 10-week summer contract. Summer housing applications will open in Spring Quarter.