Academic Calendar (2009 - 2010)

Fall Semester 2009
Law School Classes Begin Monday, August 24
New Faculty Conference Tuesday, August 25
Fall Faculty Conference Thursday, August 27 and Friday, August 28
Residence Halls Open (New Students) Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29
Residence Halls Open (Returning Students) Sunday, August 30
New Student Orientation Friday, August 28 - Monday, August 31
President's Reception and Welcome Mass Sunday, August 30
Academic Convocation Monday, August 31
New Students Meet with Assigned Advisors Monday, August 31
Fall Validation Day Monday, August 31
Classes Begin Tuesday, September 1
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 9
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 11
Mass of the Holy Spirit (11:00am & Noon classes canceled) Wednesday, September 16
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, October 2
Student Learning Outcomes Day
(Morning classes canceled)
Wednesday, October 7
Founder’s Day Holiday Monday, October 19
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar's Office Wednesday, October 21
Fall Family Weekend Friday, October 23 – Sunday, October 25
Last Day to Withdraw Friday, November 13
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 25 - Friday, November 27
Prep Week Monday, December 7 - Friday, December 11
Semester Examinations Monday, December 14 - Thursday, December 17
Christmas Holiday Begins Friday, December 18
Grades Due in Registrar's Office Tuesday, December 22


Spring Semester 2010
Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 10
New Student Orientation Monday, January 11
Spring Faculty Conference Monday, January 11
Spring Validation Day Monday, January 11
Classes which meet on Mondays ONLY begin Monday, January 11
Undergraduate, Graduate and Law Classes Begin Tuesday, January 12
Martin Luther King Holiday Monday, January 18
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 20
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 22
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 12
President's Day Holiday Monday, February 15
Spring Vacation Monday, March 8 - Friday, March 12
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar's Office Tuesday, March 9
Last Day to Withdraw Friday, March 26
Good Friday Holiday Friday, April 2
Easter Holiday Monday, April 5
Academic Honors Convocation
(classes canceled 3:15-4:45 pm)
Tuesday, April 20
Prep Week Monday, April 26 - Friday, April 30
Semester Examinations (100/200 classes) Monday, May 3 - Friday, May 7
Semester Examinations (300/400 classes) Monday, May 3 - Wednesday, May 5
Senior Week Activities Wednesday, May 5 - Friday, May 7
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 8
Baccalaureate Mass Saturday, May 8
Graduate School Mass Saturday, May 8
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 9
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, May 11
Law School Commencement Saturday, May 15


Summer Semester 2010
Session I Begins Monday, May 17
Session I Ends Friday, June 25
Session II Begins Monday, June 28
Session II Ends Friday, August 6
Full Summer Begins Monday, May 17
Full Summer Ends Friday, August 6