2020 Carlsbad Campus Class Hours and Schedule Exceptions



Standard classroom hours are 8 am to 3 pm Pacific Time. For programmes or courses that are scheduled to take place over GIA-observed holidays, certain class days will be extended to 4.00 pm to accommodate the holiday breaks or special events. Listed below are dates with extended hours for each applicable programme. If a course is not listed on this page, it does not have extended hours.

View 2019 Carlsbad Campus Class Hours and Timetable Exceptions

Graduate Gemologist

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
20 Jan – 31 Jul 2020 President's Day
17 Feb 2020
11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 Feb (2020)
  Memorial Day
25 May 2020
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 May (2020)
  Independence Day
3 July 2020
23, 24, 25, 30 June; 1, 2 July (2020)
24 Feb – 4 Sep 2020 Memorial Day
25 May 2020
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 May (2020)
  Independence Day
3 July 2020
23, 24, 25, 30 June; 1, 2 July (2020)
6 Apr – 15 Oct 2020 Independence Day
3 July 2020
23, 24, 25, 30 June; 1, 2 July (2020)
  Labor Day
7 Sept 2020
1, 2, 3, 8 , 9, 10 Sept (2020)
11 May – 20 Nov 2020 Memorial Day
25 May 2020
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 May (2020)
  Labor Day
7 Sept 2020
1, 2, 3, 8 , 9, 10 Sept (2020)
  Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Oct (2020)
1 Jun – 18 Dec 2020 Independence Day
3 July 2020
23, 24, 25, 30 June; 1, 2 July (2020)
  Labor Day
7 Sept 2020
1, 2, 3, 8 , 9, 10 Sept (2020)
  Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Oct (2020)
20 July 2020 – 19 Feb 2021 Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Oct (2020)
28 Sept 2020 – 30 Apr 2021 Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Oct (2020)
  President's Day
15 Feb 2021
9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 Feb (2021)
19 Oct 2020 - 21 May 2021 President's Day
15 Feb 2021
9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 Feb (2021)

Graduate Colored Stones

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
16 Mar – 31 July 2020 Memorial Day
25 May 2020
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 May (2020)
  Independence Day
3 July 2020
23, 24, 25, 30 June; 1, 2 July (2020)
20 Apr – 4 Sept 2020 Memorial Day
25 May 2020
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 May (2020)
  Independence Day
3 July 2020
23, 24, 25, 30 June; 1, 2 July (2020)
1 June – 15 Oct 2020 Independence Day
3 July 2020
23, 24, 25, 30 June; 1, 2 July (2020)
  Labor Day
7 Sept 2020
1, 2, 3, 8 , 9, 10 Sept (2020)
6 July – 20 Nov 2020 Labor Day
7 Sept 2020
1, 2, 3, 8 , 9, 10 Sept (2020)
  Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Oct (2020)
27 July – 18 Dec 2020 Labor Day
7 Sept 2020
1, 2, 3, 8 , 9, 10 Sept (2020)
  Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Oct (2020)
14 Sept 2020 – 19 Feb 2021 Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Oct (2020)
30 Nov 2020 – 30 Apr 2021 President's Day
15 Feb 2021
9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 Feb (2021)
4 Jan 2021 – 21 May 2021 President's Day
15 Feb 2021
9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 Feb (2021)

Graduate Diamonds

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
20 Jan – 13 Mar 2020 President's Day
17 Feb 2020
11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 Feb (2020)
11 May – 2 July 2020 Memorial Day
25 May 2020
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 May (2020)
1 June – 24 July 2020 Independence Day
3 July 2020
23, 24 25, 30 June; 1, 2 July (2020)
28 Sept – 20 Nov 2020 Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 Oct (2020)

Jewelry Design

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
21 Sept – 20 Nov 2020 Careers Fair
16 Oct 2020
3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 Nov (2020)

Comprehensive CAD/CAM for Jewelry

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
20 Jan – 6 Mar 2020
President's Day
17 Feb 2020
18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 Feb (2020)
29 June – 14 Aug 2020
Independence Day
3 July 2020
28, 29, 30 July; 4, 5, 6 Aug (2020)

2019 CARLSBAD CAMPUS CLASS HOURS AND TIMETABLE EXCEPTIONS

Graduate Gemologist

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
21 Jan – 2 Aug 2019 President's Day
18 Feb 2019
12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 Feb (2019)
  Memorial Day
27 May 2019
21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 May (2019)
  Independence Day
4 July 2019
Jun 25, 26, 27; Jul 1, 2, 3 (2019)
18 Feb – 30 Aug 2019 President's Day
18 Feb 2019
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 Feb (2019)
  Memorial Day
27 May 2019
21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 May (2019)
  Independence Day
4 July 2019
Jun 25, 26, 27; Jul 1, 2, 3 (2019)
8 Apr – 18 Oct 2019 Memorial Day
27 May 2019
21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 May (2019)
  Independence Day
4 July 2019
Jun 25, 26, 27; Jul 1, 2, 3 (2019)
  Labor Day
2 Sept 2019
27, 28, 29 Aug; 3, 4, 5 Sept (2019)
  Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 Oct (2019)
3 June – 20 Dec 2019 Independence Day
4 July 2019
Jun 25, 26, 27; Jul 1, 2, 3 (2019)
  Labor Day
2 Sept 2019
27, 28, 29 Aug; 3, 4, 5 Sept (2019)
  Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 Oct (2019)
12 Aug 2019 – 13 Mar 2020 Labor Day
2 Sept 2019
27, 28, 29 Aug; 3, 4, 5 Sept (2019)
  Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 (2019)
  President's Day
17 Feb 2020
11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 Feb (2020)
2 Sep 2019 – 10 Apr 2020 Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 Oct (2019)
  President's Day
17 Feb 2020
Feb 11, 12, 13, 18 19, 20 (2020)
21 Oct 2019 - 22 May 2020 President's Day
17 Feb 2020
Feb 11, 12, 13, 18 19, 20 (2020)

Graduate Colored Stones

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
18 Mar – 2 Aug 2019 Memorial Day
27 May 2019
21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 May (2019)
  Independence Day
4 July 2019
Jun 25, 26, 27; Jul 1, 2, 3 (2019)
15 Apr – 30 Aug 2019 Memorial Day
27 May 2019
21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 May (2019)
  Independence Day
4 July 2019
Jun 25, 26, 27; Jul 1, 2, 3 (2019)
3 Jun – 18 Oct 2019 Independence Day
4 July 2019
Jun 25, 26, 27; Jul 1, 2, 3 (2019)
  Labor Day
2 Sept 2019
27, 28, 29 Aug; 3, 4, 5 Sept (2019)
  Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 Oct (2019)
29 July – 20 Dec 2019 Labor Day
2 Sept 2019
27, 28, 29 Aug; 3, 4, 5 Sept (2019)
  Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 Oct (2019)
7 Oct 2019 – 13 Mar 2020 Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
Oct 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 (2019)
  President's Day
17 Feb 2020
Feb 11, 12, 13, 18 19, 20 (2020)
4 Nov 2019 – 10 Apr 2020 President's Day
17 Feb 2020
11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 Feb (2020)
6 Jan 2020 – 22 May 2020 President's Day
17 Feb 2020
11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 Feb (2020)

Graduate Diamonds

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
21 Jan – 15 Mar 2019 President's Day
18 Feb 2019
12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 Feb (2019)
19 Feb – 12 Apr 2019 President's Day
18 Feb 2019
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 Feb (2019)
8 Apr – 31 May 2019   No catch-up dates required
3 June – 26 July 2019 Independence Day
4 July 2019
Jun 25, 26, 27; Jul 1, 2, 3 (2019)
12 Aug – 4 Oct 2019 Labor Day
2 Sept 2019
27, 28, 29 Aug; 3, 4, 5 Sept (2019)
  Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 Oct (2019)
2 Sep – 11 Nov 2019 Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 Oct (2019)
21 Oct – 1 Nov 2019   No catch-up dates required

Jewelry Design

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
14 Jan – 15 Mar 2019 President's Day
18 Feb 2019
26, 27, 28 Feb; 5, 6, 7 Mar (2019)
8 Jul – 6 Sep 2019 Labor Day
2 Sept 2019
20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 Aug (2019)

Comprehensive CAD/CAM for Jewelry

Programme Dates Holiday Days with 8 am to 4 pm Extended Hours
26 Apr – 15 Jun 2019 Careers Fair
11 Oct 2019
Oct 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 (2019)