Academic Calendars and Exam Schedules

Academic Calendar 2023/2024

Fall 2023 (August 28 – December 15)

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - summary of term details 

Date Event
August 25 Move-in for New Students
August 25-27 Panther Days
August 26 Move-in for Returning Students
August 28 Start of Fall Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and First Half Term
September 4 Labor Day (campus closed)
September 5 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Fall Semester and First Half Term
September 6 Course Withdrawal Begins Fall Semester and First Half Term
September 8 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term (instructor permission required)
September 22 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Fall Semester (instructor permission required)
September 26 Fall Census (R+30)
September 30 Graduation Application due - December 2023 Degree Conferral Date
October 6 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term 
October 9 Indigenous People’s Day - Classes are in session and campus is open
October 12 Six-week grades due at 4:30pm - Fall Semester
October 13 Six-week grades posted online at 4:30pm - Fall  Semester
October 13 Winterim and Spring 2024 schedule of classes posted online
October 16 Advising Begins for Spring 2024 Registration
October 20 End of First Half Term
October 23 Start of Second Half Term
October 26 Grades due by 4:30pm - First Half Term
October 27 Grades posted by 4:30pm - First Half Term
October 30 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term
October 30 Registration Opens for Winterim and Spring 2024 at 7am - Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking) and all Graduate Students
October 30 Registration Opens for Winterim 2024 at 7am - Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
October 31 Course Withdrawal Begins Second Half Term
October 31 Graduation Application due - January 2024 Degree Conferral
November 3 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Individual/Independent Enrollment Term
November 3 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term (instructor permission required)
November 5-8 NECHE Accreditation Visiting Team on campus
November 6 Course Withdrawal Begins Individual/Independent Enrollment Term
November 10 Veterans Day (campus closed)
November 22 Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 8am; Residence Halls close 10am
November 23-24 Thanksgiving Break (campus closed)
November 26 Residence Halls re-open at 10am
November 27 Classes Resume at 8am
November 27 Registration Opens for Spring 2024 at 7am - Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
December 1 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Fall Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and Second Half Term
December 1 Graduation Application due for the May 2024 Degree Conferral Date AND Participation in May 2024 Commencement Ceremony
December 11-15 Finals Week
December 15 End of Fall Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and Second Half Term
December 16 Residence Halls close at 10am
December 21 Grades due by 4:30pm - Fall Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and Second Half Term
December 22 Grades posted by 4:30pm - Fall Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and Second Half Term
December 25-26 Holiday Break (campus closed)

Winterim 2024 (January 2 – January 19)

Date Event
January 1 New Years Day Observed (campus closed)
January 2 Term Starts
January 5 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm
January 8 Course Withdrawal Begins
January 12 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (campus closed)
January 19 Term Ends
January 25 Grades due by 4:30pm
January 26 Grades posted by 4:30pm

Spring 2024 (January 2 – May 10)

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - summary of term details 

Date Event
January 1 New Years Day Observed (campus closed)
January 2 Start of 18 Week Term
January 9 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - 18 Week Term
January 10 Course Withdrawal Begins - 18 Week Term
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (campus closed)
January 19 Move-in - New Students
January 20 Move-in - Returning Students
January 20-21 Winter Orientation
January 22 Start of Spring Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and First Half Term
January 29 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Spring Semester and First Half Term
January 30 Course Withdrawal Begins - Spring Semester and First Half Term
February 2 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term and 18 Week Term (instructor permission required)
February 12-16 Winter Carnival
February 14 Ski Day – no day classes; graduate evening classes will be held
February 16 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Spring Semester (instructor permission required)
February 20 Spring Census (R+30)
February 23 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term 
March 7 Six-week grades due for Spring 16-Week Semester – 4:30pm
March 8 Six-week grades for Spring 16-Week Semester posted online – 4:30pm
March 8 End of First Half Term
March 8-17 Spring Break Begins at 4:30pm
March 14 Grades due by 4:30pm - First Half Term
March 15 Grades posted by 4:30pm - First Half Term
March 18 Classes Resume at 8am
March 22 Summer and Fall 2024 schedule of classes posted online
March 25 Start of Second Half Term
March 25-April 5 Advising Weeks for Fall 2024 Registration
March 29 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Individual/Independent Enrollment Term
March 31 Graduation Application due for June 2024 Degree Conferral Date
April 1 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term
April 1 Course Withdrawal Begins Individual/Independent Enrollment Term
April 2 Course Withdrawal Begins Second Half Term
April 5 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term (instructor permission required)
April 8 Registration Opens for Summer and Fall 2024 at 7am - Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking) and all Graduate Students
April 8 Registration Opens for Summer 2024 at 7am - Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
April 26 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Spring Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 18 Week Term, and Second Half Term
April 27 Spring Fling
May 3 Showcase of Student Research and Engagement - 2-5pm (classes are not cancelled)
May 6 Registration Opens for Fall 2024 at 7am - Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
May 6-10 Finals Week
May 10 End of Spring Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 18 Week Term, and Second Half Term
May 10 Graduate Commencement Exercises
May 11 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises
May 16 Grades due by 4:30pm - Spring Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 18 Week Term, and Second Half Term
May 17 Grades posted by 4:30pm - Spring Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 18 Week Term, and Second Half Term

Summer 2024 (May 13 – August 9)

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - summary of term details 

Date Event
May 13 Start of Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and First Half Term
May 20 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Summer Semester and First Half Term
May 21 Course Withdrawal Begins - Summer Semester and First Half Term
May 24 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term (instructor permission required)
May 27 Memorial Day (campus closed)
May 31 Graduation Application due for August 2024 Degree Conferral Date
June 3 Start of 10 Week Term
June 5 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Summer Semester (instructor permission required)
June 10 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - 10 Week Term
June 11 Course Withdrawal Begins - 10 Week Term
June 14 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term
June 17-18 First Fall 2024 Orientation Session
June 19 Juneteenth (campus closed)
June 20-21 Second Fall 2024 Orientation Session
June 21  Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Individual/Independent Enrollment Term
June 21 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - 10  Week Term  (instructor permission required)
June 23-24 Third Fall 2024 Orientation Session
June 24 Start of Second Half Term
June 24 Course Withdrawal Begins - Individual/Independent Enrollment Term
June 26-27 Fourth Fall 2024 Orientation Session
June 28 End of First Half Term
July 1 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term
July 2 Course Withdrawal Begins - Second Half Term
July 4 Independence Day (campus closed)
July 5 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term (instructor permission required)
July 8 Grades Due by 4:30pm - First Half Term
July 9 Grades Posted by 4:30pm - First Half Term
July 26 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term
August 9 End of Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term
August 15 Grades due by 4:30pm - Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term
August 16 Grades posted by 4:30pm - Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term

Academic Calendar 2024/2025

Fall 2024 (August 26 – December 13)

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - summary of term details 

Date Event
August 23 Move-in for New Students
August 23-25 Panther Days
August 24 Move-in for Returning Students
August 26 Start of Fall Semester and First Half Term
September 2 Labor Day (campus closed)
September 3 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Fall Semester and First Half Term
September 4 Course Withdrawal Begins Fall Semester and First Half Term
September 6 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term (instructor permission required)
September 20 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Fall Semester (instructor permission required)
September 24 Fall Census (R+30)
September 30 Graduation Application due - December 2024 Degree Conferral Date
October 4 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term 
October 10 Six-week grades due at 4:30pm - Fall Semester
October 11 Six-week grades posted online at 4:30pm - Fall  Semester
October 11 Winterim 2024-2025 and Spring 2025 schedule of classes posted online
October 14 Indigenous People’s Day - Classes are in session and campus is open
October 14 Advising Begins for Spring 2025 Registration
October 18 End of First Half Term
October 21 Start of Second Half Term
October 24 Grades due by 4:30pm - First Half Term
October 25 Grades posted by 4:30pm - First Half Term
October 28 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term
October 28 Registration Opens for Winterim 2024-2025 and Spring 2025 at 7am - Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking) and all Graduate Students
October 28 Registration Opens for Winterim 2024-2025 at 7am - Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
October 29 Course Withdrawal Begins Second Half Term
October 31 Graduation Application due - January 2025 Degree Conferral
November 1 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term (instructor permission required)
November 11 Veterans Day (campus closed)
November 27 Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 8am; Residence Halls close 10am
November 28-29 Thanksgiving Break (campus closed)
December 1 Residence Halls re-open at 10am
December 1 Graduation Application due for the May 2025 Degree Conferral Date AND Participation in May 2025 Commencement Ceremony
December 2 Classes Resume at 8am
December 2 Registration Opens for Spring 2025 at 7am - Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
December 2 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Fall Semester and Second Half Term
December 9-13 Finals Week
December 13 End of Fall Semester and Second Half Term
December 14 Residence Halls close at 10am
December 19 Grades due by 4:30pm - Fall Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and Second Half Term
December 20 Grades posted by 4:30pm - Fall Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and Second Half Term
December 25-26 Holiday Break (campus closed)

Winterim 20242025 (December 30 – January 17)

Date Event
December 30 Term Starts
January 1 New Years Day Observed (campus closed)
January 3 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm
January 6 Course Withdrawal Begins
January 10 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm
January 17 Term Ends
January 23 Grades due by 4:30pm
January 24 Grades posted by 4:30pm

Spring 2025 (January 2 – May 9)

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - summary of term details 

Date Event
January 1 New Years Day Observed (campus closed)
January 2 Start of 18 Week Term
January 8 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - 18 Week Term
January 9 Course Withdrawal Begins - 18 Week Term
tba Move-in - New Students
tba Move-in - Returning Students
tba Spring Orientation
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (campus closed)
January 21 Start of Spring Semester and First Half Term
January 28 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Spring Semester and First Half Term
January 29 Course Withdrawal Begins - Spring Semester and First Half Term
January 31 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term and 18 Week Term (instructor permission required)
tba Winter Carnival
tba Ski Day – no day classes; graduate evening classes will be held
February 14 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Spring Semester (instructor permission required)
February 19 Spring Census (R+30)
February 21 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term 
March 6 Six-week grades due for Spring 16-Week Semester – 4:30pm
March 7 Six-week grades for Spring 16-Week Semester posted online – 4:30pm
March 7 End of First Half Term
March 13 Grades due by 4:30pm - First Half Term
March 14 Grades posted by 4:30pm - First Half Term
March 15 Residence Halls close at 10am
March 17-21 Spring Break Begins at 4:30pm
March 21 Summer and Fall 2025 schedule of classes posted online
March 23 Residence Halls re-open at 10am
March 24 Classes Resume at 8am
March 24 Start of Second Half Term
March 24-April 4 Advising Weeks for Fall 2025 Registration
March 31 Graduation Application due for June 2025 Degree Conferral Date
March 31 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term
April 1 Course Withdrawal Begins Second Half Term
April 4 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term (instructor permission required)
April 7 Registration Opens for Summer and Fall 2025 at 7am - Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking) and all Graduate Students
April 7 Registration Opens for Summer 2025 at 7am - Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
April 25 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Spring Semester, 18 Week Term, and Second Half Term
tba Spring Fling
tba Showcase of Student Research and Engagement
May 5 Registration Opens for Fall 2024 at 7am - Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
May 5-9 Finals Week
May 9 End of Spring Semester, 18 Week Term, and Second Half Term
May 9 Graduate Commencement Exercises
May 10 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises
May 10 Residence Halls close at 10am
May 15 Grades due by 4:30pm - Spring Semester, 18 Week Term, and Second Half Term
May 16 Grades posted by 4:30pm - Spring Semester, 18 Week Term, and Second Half Term

Summer 2025 (May 12 – August 8)

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - summary of term details 

Date Event
May 12 Start of Summer Semester and First Half Term
May 19 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Summer Semester and First Half Term
May 20 Course Withdrawal Begins - Summer Semester and First Half Term
May 23 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term (instructor permission required)
May 26 Memorial Day (campus closed)
May 31 Graduation Application due for August 2025 Degree Conferral Date
June 2 Start of 10 Week Term
June 4 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Summer Semester (instructor permission required)
June 9 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - 10 Week Term
June 10 Course Withdrawal Begins - 10 Week Term
June 13 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term
tba First Fall 2025 Orientation Session
June 19 Juneteenth (campus closed)
tba Second Fall 2025 Orientation Session
June 20 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - 10  Week Term  (instructor permission required)
tba Third Fall 2025 Orientation Session
June 23 Start of Second Half Term
tba Fourth Fall 2025 Orientation Session
June 27 End of First Half Term
June 30 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term
July 1 Course Withdrawal Begins - Second Half Term
July 4 Independence Day (campus closed)
July 7 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term (instructor permission required)
July 7 Grades Due by 4:30pm - First Half Term
July 8 Grades Posted by 4:30pm - First Half Term
July 25 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Summer Semester, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term
August 8 End of Summer Semester, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term
August 14 Grades due by 4:30pm - Summer Semester, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term
August 15 Grades posted by 4:30pm - Summer Semester, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term

Academic Calendar 2022/2023

Fall 2022  (August 29 – December 16)

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - complete term details

Date Event
August 26 New Student Move-in
August 26-28 Panther Days
August 27 Move-in for Returning Students;
August 29 Fall 16-Week Semester Begins*
September 5 Labor Day (campus closed)
September 6 Fall 16-Week Semester – Add/Drop Ends*
September 7 Fall 16-Week Semester – Course Withdrawal Begins*
September 27 Fall Census (R+30)
September 30 Graduation Application due for December 2022 Degree Conferral Date
October 10 Indigenous People’s Day – Classes are in session and campus is open
October 13 Six-week grades due for Fall 16-Week Semester – 4:30pm
October 14 Six-week grades for Fall 16-Week Semester available online – 4:30pm
October 14 Winterim and Spring 2023 schedule of classes available online
October 17 Advising Begins for Spring 2023 Registration
October 31 Registration Opens for Winterim and Spring 2023 – Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking) and all Graduate Students
October 31 Graduation Application due for January 2023 Degree Conferral
November 4 Fall 16-Week Semester – Course Withdrawal Ends*
November 11 Veterans Day (campus closed)
November 23 Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 8:00 am
November 24-25 Thanksgiving Break (campus closed)
November 28 Classes Resume at 8:00 am
November 28 Registration Opens for Spring 2023 – Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
December 12-16 Finals Week
December 16 Fall Semester – Ends
December 17 Residence Halls close 10:00 am
December 22 Fall Semester – Grades Due by 4:30pm
December 23 Fall Semester – Grades Posted by 4:30pm
December 26-27 Holiday Break (campus closed)

Spring 2023  (January 23 – May 12)

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - complete term details

Date Event
January 2 New Years Day Observed (campus closed)
January 3-20 Winterim Term
January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (campus closed)
January 20 New Student Move-in
January 21 Returning Student Move-in
January 22 New Student Orientation
January 23 Spring 16-Week Semester Begins*
January 30 Spring 16-Week Semester – Add/Drop Ends 4:30pm*
January 31 Spring 16-Week Semester – Course Withdrawal Begins*
February 3 Graduation Application due for the May 2023 Degree Conferral Date AND Participation in May 2023 Commencement Ceremony
February 12-17 Winter Carnival
February 15 Ski Day – no day classes; graduate evening classes will be held
February 21 Spring Census (R+30)
March 9 Six-week grades due for Spring 16-Week Semester – 4:30pm
March 10 Six-week grades for Spring 16-Week Semester available online – 4:30pm
March 10-19 Spring Break Begins at 3:20 p.m.
March 20 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.
March 24 Summer and Fall 2023 schedule of classes available online
March 27-April 7 Advising Weeks for Fall 2023 Registration
March 31 Spring 16-Week Semester – Course Withdrawal Ends 4:30pm*
March 31 Graduation Application due for June 2023 Degree Conferral Date
April 10 Registration Opens for Summer and Fall 2023 – Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking) and all Graduate Students Fall
April 29 Spring Fling
tba Showcase of Student Research and Engagement – ALL classes starting before 3pm are cancelled
May 8 Registration Opens for Fall 2023 – Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
May 8-12 Finals Week
May 12 Spring Semester – Ends
May 12 Graduate Commencement Exercises
May 13 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises
May 18 Spring Semester – Grades Due by 4:30pm
May 19 Spring Semester – Grades Posted by 4:30pm

 

Summer 2023  (May 15 – August 11) 

PART OF TERM DATES AND DEADLINES - complete term details

Date Event
May 15 Start of Full Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, and First Half Term
May 22 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Full Summer Semester and First Half Term
May 23 Course Withdrawal Begins - Full Summer Semester and First Half Term
May 26 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - for First Half Term (instructor permission required)
May 29 Memorial Day (campus closed)
May 31 Graduation Application Due - August 2023 Degree Conferral Date
June 5 Start of 10 Week Term
June 7 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Full Summer Semester (instructor permission required)
June 9 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - First Half Term
June 12 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - 10 Week Term
June 13 Course Withdrawal Begins - 10 Week Term
June 19 Juneteenth (campus closed)
June 21 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - 10  Week Term  (instructor permission required)
June 23 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Individual/Independent Enrollment Term
June 26 Course Withdrawal Begins - Individual/Independent Enrollment Term
June 26 Start of Second Half Term
June 30  End of First Half Term
July 3 Add/Drop Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term
July 3-4 Independence Day (campus closed)
July 4 Course Withdrawal Begins - Second Half Term
July 6 Grades Due by 4:30pm - First Half Term
July 7 Late Add Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term (instructor permission required)
July 7 Grades Posted by 4:30pm - First Half Term
July 11 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Full Summer Semester
July 14 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Individual/Independent Enrollment Term and 10 Week Term
July 21 Course Withdrawal Ends at 4:30pm - Second Half Term
August 11 End of Full Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term
August 17 Grades due by 4:30pm - Full Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term
August 18 Grades posted by 4:30pm - Full Summer Semester, Individual/Independent Enrollment Term, 10 Week Term, and Second Half Term