Academic Calendar

Fall 2022 Semester

August 25 Thursday Residence halls open for new students.
25 Thursday Opening Convocation
27 Saturday Residence halls open for returning students.
29 Monday 8 a.m. Fall classes begin.
29 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
September 2 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
5 Monday Labor Day—classes are in session
23 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for First-year undergraduate courses
October 7 Friday 5 p.m.  Fall break begins
12 Wednesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
12 Wednesday Noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate classes
14-16 Friday-Sunday Homecoming/Family Weekend
November 4 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
4 Friday a.m. Spring 2023 registration re-opens
11 Friday 4:30 p.m. Spring 2023 registration ends
23 Wednesday Noon Thanksgiving Break begins
28 Monday Classes resume
December 9 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first-semester students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
9 Friday Classes end
10-11 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days
12-16 Monday-Friday Final examinations
16 Friday 6 p.m. Residence halls close
16 Friday Semester ends
20 Tuesday Noon Final grades due

Winter 2022-23 (optional term)

December 26 Monday Classes begin
28 Wednesday Last day to drop a course without a grade of “W”
January 8 Sunday Last day to withdraw from a course
15 Sunday Classes end
24 Tuesday Final grades due

Spring 2023 Semester

January 15 Sunday Residence halls open for students.
16 Monday 8 a.m. Classes begin.
16 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
20 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
February 9 Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Symposium on Inclusive Excellence—no day classes (including labs)
10 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for First-year undergraduate courses.
March 1 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate classes
3 Friday 5 p.m.  Spring vacation begins
13 Monday 8 a.m. Classes resume
21 Tuesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Advising and Career Exploration Dayno day classes (including labs)
27 Monday a.m. Registration for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 semesters begins
31 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
April 4 Tuesday p.m. Registration for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024 semesters ends
6 Thursday 5 p.m. Easter Break begins
11 Tuesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
21 Friday 4:30 p.m. Graduation Plans due for students graduating in May, August, and December 2024
27 Thursday Inquiry Symposium
28 Friday Dutchmen Day—no afternoon classes except those meeting once a week
May 5 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first-semester students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
5 Friday Classes end
6-7 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days
8-12 Monday-Friday Final examinations
12 Friday Semester ends
12 Friday Baccalaureate Service
13 Saturday 154th Commencement
13 Saturday Residence halls close
19 Friday noon Final grades due

Fall 2023 Semester

August 24 Thursday Residence halls open for new students.
24 Thursday Opening Convocation
26 Saturday Residence halls open for returning students.
28 Monday 8 a.m. Fall classes begin.
28 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
September 1 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
4 Monday Labor Day—classes are in session
22 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for First-year undergraduate courses
October 6 Friday 5 p.m.  Fall break begins
11 Wednesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
11 Wednesday Noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate classes
13-15 Friday-Sunday Homecoming/Family Weekend
November 3 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
6 Monday a.m. Spring 2024 registration re-opens
10 Friday 4:30 p.m. Spring 2024 registration ends
22 Wednesday Noon Thanksgiving Break begins
27 Monday Classes resume
December 8 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first-semester students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
8 Friday Classes end
9-10 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days
11-15 Monday-Friday Final examinations
15 Friday 6 p.m. Residence halls close
15 Friday Semester ends
19 Tuesday Noon Final grades due

Winter 2023-24 (optional term)

December 22 Monday Classes begin
27 Wednesday Last day to drop a course without a grade of “W”
January 7 Sunday Last day to withdraw from a course
14 Sunday Classes end
18 Thursday Final grades due

Spring 2024 Semester

January 14 Sunday Residence halls open for students.
15 Monday 8 a.m. Classes begin.
15 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
19 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
February 6 Tuesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Symposium on Inclusive Excellence—no day classes (including labs)
9 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for First-year undergraduate courses.
28 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate classes
March 1 Friday 5 p.m.  Spring vacation begins
11 Monday 8 a.m. Classes resume
28 Thursday 4:30 p.m. Last day for students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
29 Friday Easter Break begins
April 2 Tuesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
4 Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Advising and Career Exploration Dayno day classes (including labs)
8 Monday a.m. Registration for Fall 2024 & Spring 2025 semesters begins
12 Friday 4:30 p.m. Registration ends
19 Friday 4:30 p.m. Graduation Plans due for students graduating in May, August, and December 2025
25 Thursday Inquiry Symposium
26 Friday Dutchmen Day—no afternoon classes except those meeting once a week
May 3 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first-semester students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course
3 Friday Classes end
4-5 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days
6-10 Monday-Friday Final examinations
10 Friday Semester ends
10 Friday Baccalaureate Service
11 Saturday 155th Commencement
11 Saturday Residence halls close
17 Friday noon Final grades due