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University Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020
Fall semester 2017 2018 2019
Move In/Fall Welcome (Thurs.)

Aug. 23-28

Aug. 23-27 Aug. 22-25
Move In/Honors Students

N/A

N/A Aug.21
Convocation and Family Welcome (Fri.) Aug. 24 Aug. 24 Aug. 23
Fall classes begin (Mon.) Aug. 28 Aug. 27 Aug. 26
Mass of the Holy Spirit (No classes between 11 a.m. and noon) (Thurs.) Aug. 31 Aug. 30 Aug. 29
Labor Day (Mon.) Sept. 4 Sept. 3 Sept. 2
Deadline for Application to Graduate

N/A

Sept. 9

Sept. 18

Official fall census

Sept. 11

Sept. 10

 Sept. 9

Fall mid-term exams (Mon.-Sat.) Oct. 16-21 Oct. 15-20 Oct. 14-19
Fall Break Oct. 23-24 Oct. 22-23 Oct. 21-22
Fall mid-term grades due by 5 p.m. (Tues.) Oct. 24 Oct. 23 Oct. 22
Fall mid-term conferral date (Fri.) Oct. 27 Oct. 19 TBD
Memorial Mass for the Deceased of the University Nov. 2 Nov. 2 Nov. 4
Thanksgiving break (Wed.-Sat.) Nov. 22-25 Nov. 21-24 Nov. 27-30
Fall classes end (Mon.) Dec. 11 Dec. 10 Dec. 9
Fall study day (Tues.) Dec. 12 Dec. 11 Dec. 10
Fall final exams (Wed.-Tues.) Dec. 13-19 Dec. 12-18 Dec. 11-17
Fall Commencement Dec. 15 Dec. 14 Dec. 13
Fall final grades due by 5 p.m. (Thurs.) Dec. 21 Dec. 20 Dec. 19
Fall degree conferral (Sat.) Dec. 23 Dec. 22 Dec. 21
Spring semester 2018 2019 2020
Spring Classes begin Jan. 16 Jan. 14 Jan. 13
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Mon.) Jan. 15 Jan. 21 Jan. 20
Deadline for Application to Graduate

N/A

Jan. 27

Feb. 6

Official spring census

 Jan. 29

Jan. 28

Jan. 27

Spring mid-term exams (Mon.-Sat) March 5-10 March 4-9 March 2-7
Spring break (Mon.-Sat.) March 12-17 March 11-16 March 9-14
Spring mid-term grades due by 5 p.m. (Tues.) March 13 March 12 March 10
Spring mid-term conferral date  March 16 March 15 N/A

Easter break

  • Holy Thursday: No undergraduate day or evening classes. All other classes will be held.
  • Good Friday: Official University Holiday.  No classes.
  • Easter Monday: No undergraduate day classes.  All other classes will be held. Evening classes will be held after 5 p.m.
March 29-April 2 April 18-22 April 9-13
Spring classes end (Mon.) May 7 May 6 May 4
Spring study day (Tues.) May 8 May 7 May 5
Spring final exams (Wed-Tues.) May 9-15 May 8-14 May 6-12
Spring final grades due by 5 p.m. (Thurs.) May 17 May 16 May 14
Spring Commencement (Sat.) May 19 May 18 May 16
Spring degree conferral (Sat.) May 19 May 18 May 16
Summer semester 2018 2019 2020
First three, four, six, eight and twelve-week session classes begin (Mon.) May 21 May 20 May 18
Memorial Day (Mon.) - No classes May 28 May 27 May 25
Second eight-week session classes begin (Mon.)
June 18 June 17 June 15
Summer degree conferral No. 1 (Wed.) June 20 June 19 June 17
Second six-week session classes begin
July 2 July 1 June 29
Summer degree conferral No. 2 (Wed.) July 5 July 3 July 1
Fourth of July - No classes July 4 July 4 July 4
Second four-week session classes begin July 16 July 15 July 13
Summer degree conferral No. 3 (Wed.) July 18 July 17 July 15
Second three-week session classes begin July 23 July 22 July 20
Summer degree conferral No. 4 (Wed.) Aug. 15 Aug. 14 August 12

 Printable versions of the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 academic calendars are available for download.