Academic Calendar (2012-2013)

Fall Semester 2012
Law School Classes Begin Monday, August 20
New Faculty Conference Tuesday, August 21
Fall Faculty Conference Thursday, August 23 and Friday, August 24
Residence Halls Open (New Students) Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25
Residence Halls Open (Returning Students) Sunday, August 26
New Student Orientation Friday, August 24 – Monday, August 27
President’s Reception and Welcome Mass Sunday, August 26
Academic Convocation Monday, August 27
New Students Meet with Assigned Advisors Monday, August 27
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, August 27
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 28
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 3
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 5
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 7
Mass of the Holy Spirit (11:00am & Noon Classes Canceled) Wednesday, September 12 at 11:15 a.m.
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, October 5
Learning Outcomes Assessment Day
(Morning classes canceled)
Thursday, October 11
Founder’s Day Holiday Monday, October 15
Fall Family Weekend Friday, October 19 – Sunday, October 21
Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, October 23
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Friday, November 9
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 21 - Friday, November 23
Reading/Study Days Saturday, December 8 through Monday, December 10
Last Week of the Semester Tuesday, December 11 - Friday, December 14
Christmas Holiday Begins Monday, December 17
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, December 19


Spring Semester 2013
Law Classes Begin Tuesday, January 8
Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 13
New Student Orientation Monday, January 14
Spring Faculty Conference Monday, January 14
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, January 14
Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin Tuesday, January 15
Martin Luther King Holiday Monday, January 21
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 23
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 25
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 15
President’s Day Holiday Monday, February 18
Spring Vacation Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, March 12
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Thursday, March 28
Good Friday Holiday Friday, March 29
Easter Holiday Monday, April 1
Academic Honors Convocation Tuesday, April 23
Reading/Study Days Saturday, May 4 – Monday, May 6
Last Week of Semester (100/200 classes) Tuesday, May 7 - Friday, May 10
Last Week of Semester (300/400 classes) Tuesday, May 7 - Thursday, May 9
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 11
Baccalaureate Mass Saturday, May 11
School of Law Commencement Saturday, May 11
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 11
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 12
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, May 15


Summer Semester 2013
Summer Session I Begins Monday, May 20
Session I Ends Friday, June 28
Session II Begins Monday, July 1
Session II Ends Friday, August 9
Full Summer Begins Monday, May 20
Full Summer Ends Friday, August 9