Academic Year 2018-2019

Fall 2018

Wednesday, Aug. 22-Friday, Aug. 24
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 25
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 25-Tuesday, Aug. 28
New Student Orientation

Sunday-Tuesday, Aug. 26-28
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 28
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 29
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 3
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Wednesday, Sept. 26
Day of Dialogue (no classes)

Friday, Oct. 5
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 10
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 26-Sunday, Oct. 28
TRUE BLUE Weekend (Homecoming & Family Weekend)

Tuesday, Nov. 20
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Monday, Dec. 10
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Sat/Sun, Dec. 8-9 & Tues/Wed, Dec. 11-12
Reading days

Thursday, Dec. 13
Final examinations begin

Monday, Dec. 17
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Tuesday, Dec. 18
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2019

Sunday, Jan. 13
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 15
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 21
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Friday, March 8
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 18
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 25
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 26-29
Reading Days

Tuesday, April 30
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 4
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 5
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 11
Commencement

 

2019 Summer Sessions 

Summer Session I
(
5 Weeks,  June 3 - July 2, 2019)


Friday, May 17, 2019
Registration Deadline

Sunday, June 2, 2019
Housing opens for Session I, noon

Monday, June 3, 2019
Session I classes begin

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Session I deadline for course changes or withdrawing without record by 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Session I grading option (P/NP) deadline

Friday, June 28, 2019
Session I deadline to withdraw with record

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Session I classes end

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Students in residence must vacate their rooms by 4:00 p.m.

Summer Session II
(5 weeks, July 8 - August 6, 2019) 


Friday, June  21, 2019
Registration Deadline

Sunday, July 7, 2019
Housing opens for Session II, noon

Monday, July 8, 2019
Session II classes begin

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Session II deadline for course changes or withdrawing without record by 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Session II grading option (P/NP) deadline

Friday, August 2, 2019
Session II deadline to withdraw with record

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Session II classes end

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Students in residence must vacate their rooms by 4:00 p.m.

Academic Year 2019-2020

Fall 2019

Wednesday, Aug. 21-Friday, Aug. 23
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 24
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24-Tuesday, Aug. 27
New Student Orientation

Sunday-Tuesday, Aug. 25-27
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 27
Convocation; 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 28
Fall semester classes begin; 8 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 2
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 4
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 9
Fall break ends; 8 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 25-Sunday, Oct. 27
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 2
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8 a.m

Friday, Dec. 6
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 7-Tuesday, Dec.10
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 11
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 15
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 16
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2020

Sunday, Jan. 19
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 20
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 13
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 23
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 30
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, May 1-4
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 5
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 9
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 10
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 16
Commencement

 

Academic Year 2020-2021

Fall 2020

Wednesday, Aug. 26-Friday, Aug. 28
International Student Orientation

Saturday, Aug. 29
College Houses open for First Year Students; 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 29-Tuesday, Sept. 1
New Student Orientation

Sunday, Aug. 30-Tuesday, Sept. 1
College Houses & Theme Houses open for Upper Class Students; 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 1
Convocation; 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 2
Fall semester classes begin; 8:00 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 7
Labor Day (classes in session; administrative offices closed for the federal holiday)

Friday, Oct. 9
Fall break begins; 4:30 p.m

Wednesday, Oct. 14
Fall break ends; 8:00 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 30-Sunday, Nov. 1
Homecoming Weekend and Family Weekend

Tuesday, Nov. 24
Thanksgiving recess begins; 6:05 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 30
Thanksgiving recess ends; 8:00 a.m

Friday, Dec. 11
Fall semester classes end; 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 12-Tuesday, Dec.15
Reading days

Wednesday, Dec. 16
Final examinations begin

Sunday, Dec. 20
Final examinations end; Winter recess begins

Monday, Dec. 21
College Houses & Theme Houses close; 11 a.m.

Spring 2021

Sunday, Jan. 17
College Houses & Theme Houses open, 8:30 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Day (offices open)

Tuesday, Jan. 19
Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 a.m.

Friday, March 12
Spring recess begins, 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 22
Spring recess ends, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 29
Spring semester classes end, 6:05 p.m.

Friday-Monday, April 30-May 3
Reading Days

Tuesday, May 4
Final examinations begin

Saturday, May 8
Final examinations end

Sunday, May 9
College Houses & Theme Houses close, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 15
Commencement

 

Religious Holidays 2018-2019 

 

 

See also Interfaith Calendar

August 22-25
Eid-al-Adha (Islamic)

Sept. 10-11
Rosh Hashana (Jewish)

Sept. 13
Ganesh Charturthi (Hindu)

Sept. 19
Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Sept. 31
Last day of Sukkot (Jewish)

Nov. 1 
All Saints' Day (Christian)

Dec. 3-10
Hanukkah (Jewish)

Dec. 25
Christmas (Christian)

Dec. 26-Jan. 1
Kwanzaa (Interfaith)

Jan. 6
Epiphany (Christian)

Feb. 8
Nirvana Day (Buddhist)

March 6
Ash Wednesday (Christian)

April 19
Good Friday (Christian)

April 20 
Pesach (Passover) begins (Jewish)

April 21 Easter (Christian)

April 28
Easter (Orthodox) 

May 16
Ramadan begins (Islamic)

June 15-17 
Ramadan ends with Eid-al-Fitr (Islamic)