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First Semester

August 9 (Monday)

  • Faculty Return
  • Dean’s Reception

August 10-13 (Tuesday–Friday)

  • Set Your Sails for First-Year Success

August 11–17 (Wednesday–Tuesday)

  • Faculty Orientation

August 16–20 (Monday–Friday)

  • Set Your Sails for First-Year Success

August 23 (Monday)

  • Classes begin

August 23–27 (Monday–Friday)

  • Add/Drop Week

August 27 (Friday)

  • Last day to add or drop a class until 4 PM

September 23 (Thursday)

  • 1L Reading Day

September 24 (Friday)

  • 1L Midterm Exams

October 14-15 (Thursday–Friday)

  • Fall Break

November 19 (Friday)

  • Thanksgiving Break begins after last class

November 22–26 (Monday–Friday)

  • Thanksgiving Break

December 3 (Friday)

  • Last day of classes
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W”

December 6–7 (Monday–Tuesday)

  • Reading Days

December 8–17 (Wednesday–Friday)

  • Final examinations

December 17 (Friday)

  • Fall semester ends

December 29 (Wednesday)

  • 1L grades due

January 5 (Wednesday)

  • 2L, 3L grades due

Winter Break: December 18–January 2

January 11–15 (Monday–Friday)

  • 1L Required Research Intensive (part of LS II)

Second Semester

January 3 (Monday)

  • Intensives begin
  • Faculty return

January 10 (Monday)

  • Classes begin

January 10–14 (Monday–Friday)

  • Add/Drop Period

January 14 (Friday)

  • Last day to add or drop a class until 4PM

March 11 (Friday)

  • Spring Break begins after last class

March 14-18 (Monday-Friday)

  • Spring Break

March 30 (Wednesday)

  • Annual Assessment Day

April 18 (Monday)

  • Easter Holiday
  • No classes

April 22 (Friday)

  • Last day of classes
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W”

April 25-26 (Monday–Tuesday)

  • Reading Days

April 27–May 6 (Wednesday–Friday)

  • Final examinations

May 6 (Friday)

  • Baccalaureate Service
  • Spring semester ends

May 7 (Saturday)

  • Commencement

May 27 (Friday)

  • Grades due

Summer Session

May 9–August 12