Academic Calendar

Also refer to the three-year academic calendar.

Fall 2022 semester

Date Event
Mon, Jul 25 E-Z Arts opens for incoming college freshman (C1) course registration (Arts and Division of Liberal Arts classes) and incoming year-one graduate students (G1)
Mon, Aug 1 E-Z Arts opens for schedule changes for returning students
Thu, Aug 11 New high school students arrive
Sat, Aug 13 Returning high school students arrive
Mon, Aug 15 High school classes begin;
New graduate students arrive. 
Tue, Aug 16 New undergraduate students arrive
Wed, Aug 17 High school classes are held
Thu, Aug 18 Returning undergraduate and graduate students arrive
Mon, Aug 22 Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; chick-in begins for college; Special student registration
Fri, Aug 26 Last day to add or drop a fall semester class by 5 p.m.
Fri, Sep 2 Census
Mon, Sep 5 Labor Day Holiday. No classes held; offices closed
Tue, Sep 20 Campus In-Service for faculty and students (12:30-4:30 p.m.); classes are held in the morning
Fri, Oct 7 Last day to withdraw from fall classes with grade of "W" by 5 p.m.; High School midterm
Sat-Tue, Oct 8-11 Fall Break;
High School Residence Halls close at noon Oct. 8 and reopen at noon Oct. 11.
Mon-Fri, Oct 24-28 Course planning for spring semester
Mon-Fri, Oct 31-Nov 11 Registration for spring semester
Wed-Sun, Nov. 23-27 Thanksgiving holiday break;
High School Residence Halls close at noon Nov. 23 and reopen at noon Nov. 27.
Tue, Nov 29 Last day of High School Academic Program (HSAP) and Division of Liberal Arts (DLA) classes; fall grading opens
Wed-Sat, Nov 30-Dec 3 HSAP and DLA exams until 3 p.m.; High school arts activities 3:30-6 p.m.; College arts activities 3:30-8 p.m.
Fri, Dec 16 Last day of Arts classes and activities
Sat, Dec 17 Semester ends; College and High School residence halls close at noon Dec. 17 for Winter Break and will reopen at noon Sunday Jan. 8. 

Spring 2023 semester

Date Event
Mon, Jan 2 E-Z Arts opens for late registration and schedule changes
Sun, Jan 8 College and High School residence halls reopen at noon.
Mon, Jan 9 Classes begin; check-in begins; special student registration
Fri, Jan 13 Last day to add or drop a spring class by 5 p.m.
Mon, Jan 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day; offices closed; no classes held
Mon, Jan 23 Census
Thu, Feb 9 Campus In-Service for faculty and students (8 a.m.-noon); classes are held in the afternoon and evening
Fri, Feb 24 Last day to withdraw from spring classes with grade of "W" by 5 p.m.
Fri, Mar 3 High school midterm
Sat-Sun, Mar 4-12 Spring Break (no classes);
High School and College residence halls close for Spring Break at noon March 4 and reopen on at noon on March 12.
Mon-Fri, Mar 20-24 Course planning for fall semester 
Mon-Fri, Mar 27-Apr 7 Registration for fall semester
Mon, May 1 Last day of graduate and undergraduate (Arts and DLA) classes; Spring grading opens
Tue-Thu, May 2-4 DLA final exams; grades due for graduating students within 24 hours of scheduled exam; Thursday exams due by 8 p.m.
Wed, May 3 High School Academic Program classes are held
Thu, May 4 Last day of High School Academic Program classes
Fri, May 5 High School Academic Program exam review day;
College residence halls and apartments close at noon for non-graduating students.
Sat, May 6 College and Graduate Commencement
Sun, May 7 College residence halls and apartments close at noon for graduating students.
Mon-Wed, May 8-10 High School Academic Program exams
Thu, May 11 High School Academic Program exam make-up day. Non-graduating high school students are required to check out of their residence hall no later than 24 hours after their last exam, and no later than 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 11.
Sat, May 13 High School Commencement. All High School seniors are required to check out of the residence hall no later than 4 p.m. Saturday, May 13.