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Academic Calendar

Key semester dates

From move-in to move-out, review the schedule for the entire year semester by semester.

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Fall Semester 2022 dates
Faculty Meetings Days August 15–19
International Student Orientation August 17–18
First Year Student Move–In August 18
First Year Student Orientation August 18–22
Returning and Transfer Student Move–In August 21
Fall Registration August 22
Opening Convocation August 22
First Day of Fall Classes August 23
Last Day to Add a Class August 30
Family Weekend September 9-11
Fall Break (begins after last class) September 30
Classes Resume October 5
Mid–Term Grades Due October 14
Advising Week October 17–21
Homecoming October 21-23
Last Day to Withdraw November 1
Fall Board Meeting November 3–4
Thanksgiving Break (begins after last class) November 22
Classes Resume November 28
Last Day of Classes December 2
Reading Days December 3–4
Exams December 5–9
Spring Semester 2023 dates
Spring Classes Begin January 5
Last Day to Add a Class January 11
MLK Holiday (no classes) January 16
Mid–Term Grades Due February 17
Spring Break (begins after last class) February 24
Classes Resume March 6
Advising Week March 13–17
Last Day to Withdraw March 22
Founder’s Day April 4
Easter Break (begins after last class) April 6
Classes Resume April 11
Spring Board Meeting April 13-14
Last Day of Spring Classes April 19
Exams April 20–22
Reading Day April 23
Exams April 24–25
Baccalaureate April 28
Commencement April 29
May Term 2023 dates
May Term Begins May 3
May Term Ends May 19
Summer School 2023
Four-Week Sessions
Summer Session 1 Begins May 30
Summer Session 1 Ends June 23
Summer Session 2 Begins June 26
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Summer Session 2 Ends July 21
Eight-Week Session
Summer Session 3 Begins May 30
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Summer Session 3 Ends July 21

 

 

 

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Fall Semester 2022 dates
Faculty Meetings Days August 15–19
Fall Registration August 22
Opening Convocation August 22
First Day of Fall Classes August 23
Last Day to Add a Class August 30
Family Weekend September 9–11
Fall Break (begins after last class) September 30
Classes Resume October 5
Mid–Term Grades Due October 14
Advising Week October 17–21
Homecoming October 21–23
Last Day to Withdraw November 1
Fall Board Meeting November 3–4
Thanksgiving Break (begins after last class) November 22
Classes Resume November 28
Last Day of Classes December 2
Reading Days December 3–4
Exams December 5–9

 

Spring Semester 2023 dates
Spring Classes Begin (modified schedule) January 5
Last Day to Add a Class January 11
MLK Holiday (no classes) January 16
Mid–Term Grades Due February 17
Spring Break (begins after last class) February 24
Classes Resume March 6
Advising Week March 13–17
Last Day to Withdraw March 22
Founder’s Day April 4
Easter Break (begins after last class) April 6
Classes Resume April 11
Spring Board Meeting April 13-14
Last Day of Spring Classes April 19
Exams April 20–22
Reading Day April 23
Exams April 24–25
Baccalaureate April 28
Commencement April 29

 

May Term 2023 dates
May Term Begins May 3
May Term Ends May 19
Summer Session 2022
Orientation and Registration May 31
First Day of Classes May 31
Last Day to Withdraw July 18
Last Day of Classes August 19

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Fall Semester 2023 dates
Faculty Meetings Days August 14–18
International Student Orientation August 16–17
First Year Student Move–In August 17
First Year Student Orientation August 17–21
Returning and Transfer Student Move–In August 20
Fall Registration August 21
Opening Convocation August 21
First Day of Fall Classes August 22
Last Day to Add a Class August 29
Family Weekend September 15-17
Fall Break (begins after last class) September 29
Classes Resume October 4
Mid–Term Grades Due October 13
Advising Week October 16–20
Homecoming October 27-29
Last Day to Withdraw October 31
Fall Board Meeting November 2–3
Thanksgiving Break (begins after last class) November 21
Classes Resume November 27
Last Day of Classes December 1
Reading Days December 2–3
Exams December 4–8
Spring Semester 2024 dates
Spring Classes Begin (modified schedule) January 8
Last Day to Add a Class January 16
MLK Holiday (no classes) January 15
Mid–Term Grades Due February 16
Spring Break (begins after last class) February 23
Classes Resume March 4
Advising Week March 11–15
Last Day to Withdraw March 26
Easter Break (begins after last class) March 28
Classes Resume April 2
Founder’s Day April 2
Spring Board Meeting April 4–5
Last Day of Spring Classes April 24
Exams April 29–30
Reading Day April 28
Exams April 29–30
Baccalaureate May 3
Commencement May 4
May Term 2024 dates
May Term Begins May 8
May Term Ends May 24
Summer School 2024
Four-Week Sessions
Summer Session 1 Begins May 28
Summer Session 1 Ends June 21
Summer Session 2 Begins June 24
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Summer Session 2 Ends July 19
Eight-Week Session
Summer Session 3 Begins May 28
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Summer Session 3 Ends July 19

 

 

 

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Summer Session 2023 dates
Orientation and Registration May 30
First Day of Classes May 30
Last Day to Withdraw July 17
Last Day of Classes August 18
Fall Semester 2023 dates
Faculty Meetings Days August 14–18
Fall Registration August 21
Opening Convocation August 21
First Day of Fall Classes August 22
Last Day to Add a Class August 29
Family Weekend September 15–17
Fall Break (begins after last class) September 29
Classes Resume October 4
Mid–Term Grades Due October 13
Advising Week October 16–20
Homecoming October 27–29
Last Day to Withdraw October 31
Fall Board Meeting November 2–3
Thanksgiving Break (begins after last class) November 21
Classes Resume November 27
Last Day of Classes December 1
Reading Days December 2–3
Exams December 4–8

 

Spring Semester 2024 dates
Spring Classes Begin (modified schedule) January 8
Last Day to Add a Class January 16
MLK Holiday (no classes) January 15
Mid–Term Grades Due February 16
Spring Break (begins after last class) February 23
Classes Resume March 4
Advising Week March 11–15
Last Day to Withdraw March 26
Easter Break (begins after last class) March 28
Classes Resume April 2
Founder’s Day April 2
Spring Board Meeting April 4–5
Last Day of Spring Classes April 24
Exams April 25–27
Reading Day April 28
Exams April 29–30
Baccalaureate May 3
Commencement May 4

 

May Term 2024 dates
May Term Begins May 8
May Term Ends May 24