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Academic Calendar

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.

Dates subject to change 

Spring Semester 2019 – 15-Week Term 

  • January 13 (Sun)
    Residence Halls Open at Noon 
  • January 14 (M) 
    All classes begin (8:15am)
  • January 21 (M)
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • January 23 (W) 
    Last Day to Add or Drop a course or Declare Audit*
  • February 1 (F)
    Last Day of Seniors to apply for August 2019 Graduation 
  • February 24 – March 3 (Sun – Sun)
    Semester Break (no day or evening classes)
  • March 3 (Sun)
    Residence Halls open at noon
  • March 4 (M)
  • All Classes Resume
  • March 25 (M)
    Graduate student registration for Summer/Fall 2019 begins
  • March 13 (W)
    Semester Midpoint 
  • March 31 (Sun)
    Last Day for Seniors to apply for December 2019 Graduation
  • April 1 (M)
    Senior priority registration for summer/fall 2019 begins 
  • April 4 (Th)
    Junior priority registration for summer/fall 2019 begins
  • April 8 (M)
    Sophomore priority registration for summer/fall 2019 begins
  • April 10 (W)
    Last day to Withdraw from a full term (15 week) course*
  • April 11 (Th)
    Freshman priority registration for summer/fall 2019 begins 
  • April 17 (W)
    Residence Halls close at 10am 
  • April 17 – April 22 (W – M) 
    Easter Holiday Break (after last class on April 16) (no day or evening classes) 
  • April 22 (M)
    Residence Halls Open at noon
  • April 23 (T) 
    All Classes resume 
  • April 30 (T)
    Arts, Research, & Scholarship Symposium (no day or evening classes)
  • May 1 (W)
    First day for Undergraduates to apply for May 2020 graduation 
  • May 6 (M)
    Last Day of Classes & Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail 
  • May 7 – 11 (T–Sat) 
    Final Examinations 
  • May 12 (Sun)
    Residence Halls close at 10am 
  • May 18 (Sat)
    Senior Hooding & Award Ceremony; Commencement Mass
  • May 19 (Sun)
    Commencement Exercises; Conferral Date for Spring Graduation Cycle 

* Part of Term Classes have varying Add/Drop and Withdrawal dates; please see the Cavalier Express Center for specific dates for your part of term class. 

Spring Semester 2019 Graduate Program (Two 8-Week Terms)  

  • January 14 – March 15 
    Part of Term – Spring 1* 
  • January 14 (M)
    All Classes begin (8:15am)
  • January 21 (M)
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • February 20 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a spring 1 part of term course 
  • February 24–March 3 (Sun–Sun)  
    Semester Break (no day or evening classes)
  • March 4 (M)
    All classes resume
  • March 25 (M)
    Graduate student registration for Summer/Fall 2019 begins
  • March 13 (W) 
    Semester midpoint
  • March 18 – May 10
    Part of term – spring 2*
  • April 1 (M)
    Senior priority registration for Summer/Fall 2019 begins 
  • April 4 (Th)
    Junior priority registration for summer/fall 2019 begins
  • April 8 (M)
    Sophomore priority registration for summer/fall 2019 begins
  • April 11 (Th)
    Freshman priority registration for summer/fall 2019 begins
  • April 17–April 22 (W–M)
    Easter Holiday Break (after last class on April 16) (no day or evening classes)
  • April 23 (T)
    All classes resume
  • April 24 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a spring 2 part of term course 
  • April 30 (T)
    Arts, Research, & Scholarship Symposium (no day or evening classes)
  • May 7–11 (T–Sat)
    Final Examinations
  • May 18 (Sat)
    Commencement Mass
  • May 19 (Sun)
    Commencement Exercises; Conferral Date for Spring Graduation Cycle

* Part of Term Classes have varying Add/Drop and Withdrawal dates.
All part of term classes must be added before the first class meeting
All part of term classes must be dropped before the second class meeting, or before the second log-in to online courses  

Summer Sessions 2019
One 12-Week Term; Two 6-Week Terms 

  • May 20 (M)
    First Day of Summer I and 12-week session
  • May 27 (M) 
    Memorial Day Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • June 12 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a Summer I course*
  • June 28 (F)
    Last day of Summer I
  • July 1 (M)
    First day of Summer II 
  • July 4 (W)
    Independence Day holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • July 11 (Th)
    Last day to withdraw from a summer 12-week course*
  • July 24 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a summer II course*
  • August 9 (F)
    Last day of summer II and summer 12-week session
  • August 16 (F)
    Conferral Date for summer graduation cycle

* Part of Term Classes and condensed terms have varying Add/Drop and Withdrawal dates.
Classes must be added before the course begins
Classes must be dropped before the second class meeting, or before the second log-in to online courses 

Fall Semester 2019 – 15-Week Term 

  • August 23 (Fri)
    Residence Halls Open for new students, New Undergraduate Student Orientation, Matriculation Ceremony 
  • August 25 (Sun)
    Residence halls open for returning students 
  • August 26 (M) 
    Fall classes begin (8:15am)
  • September 2 (M)
    Labor Day holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • September 4 (W) 
    Last Day to Add or Drop a course or Declare Audit for 15-week courses*
  • October 14 (M)
    Dean's Fall Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • October (W)
    Semester midpoint
  • October 28 (M) 
    Graduate Student Registration for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins 
  • November 1 (F)
    Last day for student to apply for May 2020 graduation 
  • November 5 (T)
    Senior student registration for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins 
  • November 6 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from 15-week courses
  • November 8 (F)
    Junior student registration for winterim/for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins  
  • November 12 (T) 
    Cabrini Day (No day classes; classes starting at 4:30pm or later meet) 
  • November 14 (Th)
    Sophomore student registration for winterim/for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins   
  • November 19 (T)
    First-year student registration for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins 
  • November 27-December 1 (W-Sun)
    Thanksgiving recess (No day or evening classes), Residence halls close 10am November 27 and reopen at noon on December 1
  • December 9 (M)
    Fall classes end; Last day to declare pass/fail   
  • December 10-14 12 (T-S) 
    Final exam period 
  • December 15 (Sun)
    Residence Halls close (10am) 

Fall Semester 2019 Graduate Part Term I (Two 8-Week Terms)

  • August 26 – October 18 
    Part of Term – Fall 1* 
  • August 26 (M)
    Fall Part Term I classes begin 
  • September 2 (M)
    Labor Day holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • October 2 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from Fall Part Term I classes 
  • October 14(M)
    Dean's Fall Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • October 18 (F)
    Fall Part Term I classes end 
  • Part of term – Fall II*
  • October 21 (M)
    Fall Part Term II classes begin
  • October 28 (M)
    Graduate student  registration for winterim/spring 2020 begins
  • November 1 (F)
    Last day for student to apply for May 2020 graduation
  • November 12 (T)
    Cabrini Day (No day classes; Classes starting at 4:30pm or later meet)
  • November 25 (M)
    Last day to withdraw from Fall Part Term II classes November 27-December 1 (W-Sun)
  • November 27-December 1 (W-Sun)
    Thanksgiving recess (No day or evening classes)
  • December 13 (F)
    Fall Part Term II classes end  

* Part of Term Classes and condensed terms have varying Add/Drop and Withdrawal dates.
Classes must be added before the course begins
Classes must be dropped before the second class meeting, or before the second log-in to online courses  

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