2023-2024 Academic Calendar

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

Fall Semester 2023

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 Holiday Monday, September 4
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 6
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 8
Mass of the Holy Spirit Tuesday, September 12 (The only classes canceled are those conflicting with Mass & lunch following – labs that meet once per week are not canceled)
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, September 29
Fall Family 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 19 - 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 2024

Date

Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 14
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Monday, January 15
New Student Orientation To be set by Student Affairs 
Spring Faculty Conference Thursday, January 11
Classes Begin Tuesday, January 16
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 24
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 26
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 16
Presidents’ Day Holiday Monday, February 19
Spring Vacation Monday, March 11 - Friday, March 15
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, March 12
Good Friday Holiday  Friday, March 29 
Easter Holiday Monday, April 1
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Thursday, April 4
Academic Honors Convocation Tuesday, April 23 (Process 3:15pm, Ceremony 3:30pm)
Reading/Study Days Saturday, May 4 – Monday, May 6
Last Week of Semester Tuesday, May 7 - Friday, May 10
Commencement Mass Saturday, May 11
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 11
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 12
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, May 15

Summer 2024

Date

First Session Begins Monday, May 20
First Session Ends Friday, June 28
Second Session Begins Monday, July 1
Second Session Ends Friday, August 9
Summer Begins Monday, May 20
Summer Ends Friday, August 9

Approved by Academic Council - March 29, 2021