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  • 2023 Fall

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    August 7-11 Monday-Friday First-Year 2023 pre-registration period
    August 21-28 Monday-Monday Fall 2023 registration period
    August-
    September
    31-6 Thursday-Wednesday First Days
    September 5-15 Tuesday-Friday Drop/add period
    September 6 Wednesday First-year student advising
    Tutorial drop deadline, 4:00 pm
    September 7 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 9 Saturday Convocation
    September 15 Friday Independent Study forms due
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day, no classes
    October 9-10 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 16 Monday Mid-semester advisory deadline
    October 20 Friday Last day to drop an extra-graded course
    October 27-29 Friday-Sunday Friends & Family Weekend
    October-
    November
    30-6 Monday-Monday Spring 2024 pre-registration period
    November 4 Saturday Homecoming
    November 8-12 Wednesday-Sunday Winter Study registration period
    November 17 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course
    November 22-26 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    November 27-30 Monday-Thursday Final round Winter Study registration period
    December 1 Friday Last day to claim exam hardship
    December 8 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 9-12 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    December 9-17 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    December 12 Tuesday Last day written work due in courses with final exams, 5:00 pm
    December 13-18 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    December 16 Saturday Last day written work due in courses without final exams, 5:00 pm
    December 22 Friday Fall semester grades due
    December 29 Friday Last day to change fall 2023 course grading option to pass/fail

    2024 Winter & Spring

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    January 3 Wednesday Winter Study begins
    January 11-18 Thursday-Thursday Spring 2024 registration period
    January 15 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 26 Friday Winter Study ends
    January 29 Monday Winter Study grades due
    January-
    February
    29-9 Monday-Friday Drop/add period
    January 30 Tuesday Tutorial drop deadline, 4:00 pm
    January 31 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule,
    attend any class on your schedule that has a Thursday meeting time)
    February 1 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 2 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 9 Friday Independent Study forms due
    February 16-17 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March 15 Friday Last day to drop an extra-graded course
    March 16-31 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    April 8 Monday Mid-term advisories
    April 12 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course
    April-
    May
    24-3 Wednesday-Friday Fall 2024 pre-registration period
    May 3 Friday Last day to claim exam hardship
    May 10 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 11-14 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    May 11-19 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    May 14 Tuesday Last day written work due in courses with final exams, 5:00 pm
    May 15-20 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    May 18 Saturday Last day written work due in courses without final exams, 5:00 pm
    May 24 Friday Senior grades due, 12:00 pm
    May 27 Monday Seniors: 12:00 pm deadline to change course grading option to pass/fail
    Spring semester grades due (all other students)
    June 1 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 2 Sunday Commencement
    June 3 Monday Last day to change course grading option to pass/fail (all other students)
    June 6-9 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M, W, F T, Th M, Th W T, F M W MW
    Fall Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24

    The Winter Study Period covers 23 calendar days.

  • 2024 Fall

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    August-
    September
    29-4 Thursday-Wednesday First Days
    September 4 Wednesday First-year student advising
    September 5 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 7 Saturday Convocation
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day, no classes
    October 14-15 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 25-27 Friday-Sunday Friends & Family Weekend
    November 9 Saturday Homecoming
    November-
    December
    27-1 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    December 6 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 7-10 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    December 7-15 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    December 11-16 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period

    2025 Winter & Spring

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    January 6 Monday Winter Study begins
    January 20 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 31 Friday Winter Study ends
    February 5 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule,
    attend any class on your schedule that has a Thursday meeting time)
    February 6 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 7 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 14-15 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March-
    April
    22-6 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    May 16 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 17-20 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    May 17-25 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    May 21-26 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    June 7 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 8 Sunday Commencement
    June 12-15 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M, W, F T, Th M, Th W T, F M W MW
    Fall Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24

    The Winter Study Period covers 25 calendar days.

  • 2025 Fall

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    August-
    September
    28-3 Thursday-Wednesday First Days
    September 3 Wednesday First-year student advising
    September 4 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 6 Saturday Convocation
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day, no classes
    October 13-14 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 24-26 Friday-Sunday Friends & Family Weekend
    November 1 Saturday Homecoming
    November-
    December
    26-30 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    December 5 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 6-9 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    December 6-14 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    December 10-15 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period

    2026 Winter & Spring

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    January 5 Monday Winter Study begins
    January 19 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 29 Thursday Winter Study ends
    February 4 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule,
    attend any class on your schedule that has a Thursday meeting time)
    February 5 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 6 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 20-21 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March-
    April
    21-5 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    May 15 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 16-19 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    May 16-24 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    May 20-25 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    June 6 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 7 Sunday Commencement
    June 11-14 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M, W, F T, Th M, Th W T, F M W MW
    Fall Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24

    The Winter Study Period covers 24 calendar days.

  • 2026 Fall

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    September 3-9 Thursday-Wednesday First Days
    September 9 Wednesday First-year student advising
    September 10 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 19 Saturday Convocation
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day, no classes
    October 12-13 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 23-25 Friday-Sunday Friends & Family Weekend
    November 14 Saturday Homecoming
    November-
    December
    25-29 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    December 11 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 12-15 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    December 12-20 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    December 16-21 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period

    2027 Winter & Spring

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    January 5 Tuesday Winter Study begins
    January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 29 Friday Winter Study ends
    February 3 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule,
    attend any class on your schedule that has a Thursday meeting time)
    February 4 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 5 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 19-20 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March-
    April
    20-4 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    May 14 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 15-18 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    May 15-23 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    May 19-24 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    June 5 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 6 Sunday Commencement
    June 10-13 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M, W, F T, Th M, Th W T, F M W MW
    Fall Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24

    The Winter Study Period covers 24 calendar days.

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