2024-2025 Academic Calendar

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

Fall Semester 2024


New Faculty Orientation Thursday, August 15 and Friday, August 16
Fall Faculty Conference Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23
Residence Halls Open (New Students) Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24
Residence Halls Open (Returning Students) Sunday, August 25
New Student Orientation Friday, August 23 – Monday, August 26
President’s Reception and Welcome Mass Sunday, August 25
Academic Convocation Monday, August 26
New Students Meet with Assigned Advisors Monday, August 26
Monday ONLY Classes Begin Monday, August 26
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 27
Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 2
Last Day to Add Wednesday, September 4
Last Day to Drop Friday, September 6
Mass of the Holy Spirit Tuesday, September 10 (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 27
Fall Family Weekend Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6
Founder’s Day Holiday Monday, October 21
Mid-Semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, October 22
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Friday, November 8
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 27 - Friday, November 29
Reading/Study Days Saturday, December 7 - Monday, December 9
Last Week of the Semester Tuesday, December 10 Friday, December 13
Christmas Holiday Begins Monday, December 16
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, December 18

Spring Semester 2025


Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 12
New Student Orientation To be set by Student Affairs
Spring Faculty Conference Monday, January 13 
Monday Only Classes Begin Monday, January 13
Classes Begin  Tuesday, January 14
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Monday, January 20
Last Day to Add Wednesday, January 22
Last Day to Drop Friday, January 24
Incompletes Revert to Provisional Grades Friday, February 14
Presidents’ Day Holiday Monday, February 17
Spring Vacation Monday, March 10 - Friday, March 14
Mid-semester Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Tuesday, March 11
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Thursday, April 3
Good Friday Holiday 
Friday, April 18
Easter Holiday Monday, April 21
Reading/Study Days Saturday, May 3 – Monday, May 5
Last Week of Semester Tuesday, May 6 - Friday, May 9
Student Honors and Magis Academic Achievement Awards 
Friday, May 9
Commencement Mass Saturday, May 10
Graduate School Commencement Saturday, May 10
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 11
Grades Due in Registrar’s Office Wednesday, May 14

Summer 2025


First Session Begins Monday, May 19
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 26
Juneteenth Holiday
Thursday, June 19
First Session Ends Friday, June 27
Second Session Begins Monday, June 30
Independence Day Holiday Friday, July 4 
Second Session Ends Friday, August 8
Summer Begins Monday, May 19
Summer Ends Friday, August 8

Approved by Academic Council - March 29, 2021