Academic Calendar (2011 - 2012)

Fall Semester 2011
Law School Classes Begin Monday, August 22
New Faculty Conference Tuesday, August 23
Fall Faculty Conference Thursday, August 25 and Friday, August 26
Residence Halls Open (New Students) Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27
Residence Halls Open (Returning Students) Sunday, August 28
New Student Orientation Friday, August 26 - Monday, August 29
President's Reception and Welcome Mass Sunday, August 28
Academic Convocation Monday, August 29
New Students Meet with Assigned Advisors Monday, August 29
Fall Validation Day Monday, August 29
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 30
Labor Day
Monday, September 5
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 7
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 9
Mass of the Holy Spirit (11:00am & Noon classes canceled) Wednesday, September 14
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, September 30
Learning Assessment Day (LeAD)
(Morning classes canceled)
Thursday, October 6
Founder’s Day Holiday Monday, October 17
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar's Office Wednesday, October 19 (Noon)
Fall Family Weekend Friday, October 21 – Sunday, October 23
Last Day to Withdraw Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 23 - Friday, November 25
Prep Week Monday, December 5 - Friday, December 9
Semester Examinations Monday, December 12 - Thursday, December 15
Christmas Holiday Begins Friday, December 16
Grades Due in Registrar's Office Tuesday, December 20


Spring Semester 2012
Law School Classes Begin Tuesday, January 10
Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Holiday Monday, January 16
New Student Orientation Tuesday, January 17
Spring Faculty Conference Tuesday, January 17
Spring Validation Day
Tuesday, January 17
Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin Wednesday, January 18
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 25
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 27
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 17
President's Day Holiday Monday, February 20
Spring Vacation Monday, March 12 - Friday, March 16
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar's Office Tuesday, March 13
Last Day to Withdraw Friday, March 30
Good Friday Holiday Friday, April 6
Easter Holiday Monday, April 9
Academic Honors Convocation
(Classes canceled 2:40-5:25 pm)
Tuesday, April 24
Prep Week Monday, April 30 - Friday, May 4
Semester Examinations (100/200 classes) Monday, May 7 - Friday, May 11
Semester Examinations (300/400 classes) Monday, May 7 - Wednesday, May 9
Senior Week Activities Wednesday, May 9 - Friday, May 11
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 12
Baccalaureate Mass Saturday, May 12
School of Law Commencement Saturday, May 12
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 13
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, May 15


Summer Semester 2012
Session I Begins Monday, May 21
Session I Ends Friday, June 29
Session II Begins Monday, July 2
Session II Ends Friday, August 10
Full Summer Begins Monday, May 21
Full Summer Ends Friday, August 10