Annual Timeline (2018-2019)

October 10/18: Call for Courses sent 

11/9: Call for online courses due to Academic Affairs
11/21: Call for Courses due
(including online and Faculty-Led Study Abroad programs)  


12/3 - 12/13: Communication with departments and colleges

  • Curriculum finalized and posted
  • New Reader Hours Allocation Policy launch
  • Prerequisites & Restrictions - Collection of lift/uphold launch

1/9: New courses and course revisions into the OCA due

  • Promote Summer Session in your winter classes! 

1/31 - 2/8: Instructor availability collected

  • GSI packets to due
  • Open recruitment compliance search number due for all non-senate faculty 
3/4-3/8: AHR sends instructor appointment letters, due 3/15
3/15: Summer term becomes active in Schedule of Classes
  • Scheduling courses and mandatory (enrollment required) discussion sections with instructors
  • Promote Summer Session in your spring classes! 
  • Registration for visitors, inactive UCSC students and fall admits attending summer

5/1: Enrollment opens for all students!
5/15: TA and Reader allocation estimates sent
Enrollment review for 1.) course cancellation (8+ students needed in upper div; 12+ in lower div) 2.) Teaching Assistant allocations  3.) Reader Hour allocations

  • Course readers for Session 1 to Copy Center due (submit 6-8 weeks before Session start) 
  • Orders for Session 1 textbooks to Bay Tree or The Literary Guillotine due (submit 6-8 weeks before Session start)

6/1: TA and Reader allocations sent to departments
6/14: TA and Reader placements due from departments
AHR sends TA appointment letters. 
For any AI becoming TF, or TF becoming Lecturers, information due to AHR

  • Orders for Session 2 textbooks due to Bay Tree or The Literary Guillotine (submit 6-8 weeks before Session start)
  • Course readers for Session 2 due to Copy Center (submit 6-8 weeks before Session start)
  • Scheduling optional (enrollment not required) discussion sections with TAs and instructors
6/24: Summer Session begins!

7/18 - 7/26: Session 1 course evaluations open


8/8 - 8/16: 8-week course evaluations open
8/22 -8/30: Session 2 and 10-week course evaluations open
8/30: Summer Session ends


9/5: Grades due
9/9 -9/13: Send course evaluations to departments