Academic Calendar (2017 - 2018)

(This calendar does not pertain to the Law School or the Online Graduate Courses Calendar)

FALL SEMESTER 2017 DATE
New Faculty Orientation Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18
Fall Faculty Conference Thursday, August 24 and Friday, August 25
Residence Halls Open (New Students) Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26
Residence Halls Open (Returning Students) Sunday, August 27
New Student Orientation Friday, August 25 – Monday, August 28
President’s Reception and Welcome Mass Sunday, August 27
Academic Convocation Monday, August 28
New Students Meet with Assigned Advisors Monday, August 28
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, August 28
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 29
Labor Day Monday, September 4
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 6
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 8
Learning Outcomes Assessment Day (Morning)
Mass of the Holy Spirit (Afternoon)
Wednesday, September 13 (Classes canceled)
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, September 29
Zag Fam Weekend Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8
Founder’s Day Holiday Monday, October 23
Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, October 24
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Friday, November 10
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24
Reading/Study Days Saturday, December 9 through Monday, December 11
Last Week of the Semester Tuesday, December 12 - Friday, December 15
Christmas Holiday Begins Monday, December 18
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, December 20
SPRING SEMESTER 2018 DATE
Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 14
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Monday, January 15
New Student Orientation Tuesday, January 16
Spring Faculty Conference Tuesday, January 16
Classes Begin Wednesday, January 17
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 24
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 26
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 16
President’s Day Holiday Monday, February 19
Spring Vacation Monday, March 12 - Friday, March 16
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, March 13
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Thursday, March 29
Good Friday Holiday Friday, March 30
Easter Holiday Monday, April 2
Academic Honors Convocation Tuesday, April 24 (Process 3:15pm, Ceremony 3:30pm)
Reading/Study Days Saturday, May 5 – Monday, May 7
Last Week of Semester Tuesday, May 8 - Friday, May 11
Commencement Mass Saturday, May 12
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 12
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 13
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, May 16
SUMMER DATE
First Session Begins Monday, May 21
First Session Ends Friday, June 29
Second Session Begins Monday, July 2
Second Session Ends Friday, August 10
Summer Begins Monday, May 21
Summer Ends Friday, August 10
Gonzaga University Calendar of Events

Gonzaga University Calendar of Events