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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 2018 

  • January 6 (F)
    Last day for seniors to apply for August 2018 Graduation 
  • January 15 (M)
    Residence Halls Open at Noon/Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday 
  • January 16 (T)
    All Classes begin (8:15am) 
  • January 24 (W)
    Last Day to Add or Drop a course or Declare Audit 
  • February 25 – March 4 (Sun–Sun)
    Semester Break (no classes) 
  • March 1 (Th)
    Last Day for Seniors to apply for December 2018 Graduation 
  • March 4 (Sun)
    Residence Halls open at noon
  • March 5 (M)
    All Classes resume 
  • March 14 (W)
    Semester Midpoint 
  • March 26 (M)
    Graduate student registration for Summer/Fall 2018 begins 
  • March 28 (W)
    Residence Halls close at 10:00am 
  • March 28 – April 2 (W–M)
    Easter Holiday Break (after last class on March 27) (no classes) 
  • April 2 (M)
    Residence Halls Open at noon 
  • April 3 (T)
    All Classes resume 
  • April 3 (T)
    Senior priority registration for summer/fall 2018 begins 
  • April 5 (Th)
    Junior priority registration for Summer/Fall 2018 begins 
  • April 9 (M)
    Sophomore priority registration for Summer/Fall 2018 begins 
  • April 11 (W)
    Last day to Withdraw from a full term (15 week) course * 
  • April 12 (Th)
    Freshman priority registration for Summer/Fall 2018 begins 
  • April 24 (T)
    Arts, Research, & Scholarship Symposium (no classes) 
  • May 1 (T)
    First day for Undergraduates to apply for May 2019 graduation 
  • May 7 (M)
    Last Day of Classes & Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail 
  • May 8 –12 (T – Sat)
    Final Examinations 
  • May 13 (Sun)
    Residence Halls close at 10am 
  • May 14-20 (Mon–Sun)
    Senior Week Activities 
  • May 19 (Sat)
    Commencement Mass 
  • May 20 (Sun)
    Commencement Exercises; Conferral Date for Spring Graduation Cycle  

Summer Sessions 2018 

  • May 21 (M)
    First Day of Summer I and 12-week session 
  • May 28 (M)
    Memorial Day Holiday (no classes) 
  • June 13 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a Summer I course 
  • June 29 (F)
    Last day of Summer I
  • July 2 (M)
    First Day of Summer II 
  • July 4 (W)
    Independence Day holiday (no classes) 
  • July 12 (Th)
    Last day to withdraw from a Summer 12-week course 
  • July 25 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a Summer II course 
  • August 10 (F)
    Last day of Summer II and Summer 12-week session 
  • August 17 (F)
    Conferral Date for Summer 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. 

Fall Semester of 2018 – 15-Week Term

  • August 24 (F)
    New Residents Report: New Resident Orientation; Matriculation Ceremony 
  • August 26 (Sun) 
    Residence Halls open for returning students
  • August 27 (M) 
    First Day of Classes (8:15am)
  • September 3 (M)
    Labor Day Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • September 5 (W)
    Last day to Add/Drop Classes or declare audit for 15-week term courses* 
  • October 8 (M)
    Dean's Fall Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • October 12 – 14 (Fri – Sun) 
    Homecoming Weekend/Annual Undergraduate Honors Convocation 
  • October 17 (W) 
    Semester Midpoint 
  • November 1 (Th) 
    Last Day for Seniors to apply for May 2019 Graduation
  • November 5 (M) 
    Graduate student registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • November 8 (Th)
    Senior priority registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • November 8 (Th)
    Last day to Withdraw from a full term (15 week) course*
  • November 12 (M)
    Junior priority registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • November 13 (T)
    Cabrini Day (no day classes; classes starting at 4:30pm on meet)
  • November 15 (Th)
    Sophomore priority registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • November 19 (M)
    First Year student priority registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • November 21 (W)
    Residence Halls close at 10am
  • November 21– 25 (W – Sun)
    Thanksgiving Recess (no classes)
  • November 25 (Sun)
    Residence Halls open at Noon
  • November 26 (M)
    All Classes (day and evening) resume
  • December 10 (M)
    Classes End; Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail
  • December 11 – 15 (T–Sat) 
    Final Examinations 
  • December 16 (Sun)
    Residence Halls Close at 10am 
  • December 31 (Sat)
    Conferral Date for Fall 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.  

Winter 2018 – 2019 – Accelerated (4 Week) Term 

  • December 17 (M)
    Classes Start
  • December 24 – January 1 (M–T)  
  •  Holiday Break (no day or evening classes)
  • January 3 (W) 
    Classes Resume 
  • January 11 (F) 
    Classes End 

Part of Term Classes and accelerated terms have unique Add/Drop and Withdrawal dates.

Winterim Classes must be added before the course begins

Winterim Classes must be dropped before the second class meeting, or before the second log-in to online courses

  • January 3 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a Winterim course 

Spring Semester 2019 – 15-Week Term 

  • January 13 (Sun)
    Residence Halls Open at Noon 
  • January 15 (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 Decalre 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. 

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 of 2018 Graduate Programs Two 8-Week Terms 

  • August 27 October 19
    Part of Term – Fall 1*
  • August 27 (M)
    First day of classes (8:15am)
  • September 3 (M)
    Labor Day Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • October 3 (W)
    Last day to Withdraw from a Fall 1 part of term course
  • October 8 (M)
    Dean’s Fall Holiday (no day or evening classes) 
  • October 12 – 14 (Fri – Sun)  
    Homecoming Weekend/Annual Undergraduate Honors Convocation 
  • October 17 (W)
    Semester Midpoint 
  • October 22 – December 14  
    Part of Term – Fall 2 * 
  • November 5 (M)
    Graduate student registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • November 8 (Th)
    Senior priority registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins 
  • Novmeber 12 (M)
    Junior priority registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • November 13 (T)
    Cabrini Day (no day classes; classes starting at 4:30 PM or later meet)
  • November 15 (Th)
    Sophomore priority registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • Novmeber 19 (M)
    First Year student priority registration for Spring Semester 2019 begins
  • November 21– 25 (W – Sun)
    Thanksgiving Recess (no classes)
  • Novmeber 26 (M)
    All Classes (day and evening) resume
  • Novmeber 28 (W)
    Last day to Withdraw from a Fall 2 part of term course
  • December 10 (M)
    Classes end
  • December 11–15 (T–Sat)
    Final Examinations
  • December 31 (Sat)
    Conferral Date for Fall 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 

Spring Semester 2019 Graduate Programs Two 8-Week Term  

  • January 14 – March 15 
    Part of Term – Spring 1* 
  • Janurary 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  

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