The Academic Calendar includes the start and end of each semester, holidays and breaks, registration dates, deadlines for course adjustments, and important events, such as Commencement, Finals, and the annual Academic Symposium.
Academic Calendar - PDF
Fall Semester of 2014
August 22 (Friday) New resident students report to campus. New Resident Orientation, New Transfer Student OrientationMatriculation Ceremony
August 24 (Sunday) Residence halls open for returning students.
August 25 (Monday) First Day of Classes (8:15 a.m.)
September 1 (Monday) Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
September 3 (Wednesday) Last Day to Add/Drop Classes or Declare Audit
September 22–25 (Monday–Thursday)Cavalier Spirit Week
September 26–28 (Friday–Sunday)Homecoming Weekend, Undergraduate Honors Convocation
October 10 (Friday) Dean's Fall Holiday (no classes)
October 15 (Wednesday) Semester Midpoint
October 24 (Friday) Last Day to Withdraw from a Course
November 3 (Monday) Graduate-student registration for spring semester 2015 begins.
November 10 (Monday) Senior-priority registration for spring semester 2015 begins.
November 11 (Tuesday) Cabrini Day (no daytime classes)
November 13 (Thursday) Junior-priority registration for spring semester 2015 begins.
November 17 (Monday) Sophomore-priority registration for spring semester 2015 begins.
November 20 (Thursday) Freshman-priority registration for spring semester 2015 begins.
November 26 (Wednesday) Residence halls close at 10 a.m.
November 26–30 (Wednesday–Sunday) Thanksgiving Recess (no classes)
November 30 (Sunday) Residence halls open at noon.
December 1 (Monday) All classes (day and evening) resume.
December 5 (Friday) Classes End, Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail
December 8–12 (Monday–Friday) Final Examinations
December 13 (Saturday) Residence halls close at 10 a.m.