August 17 Wilderness Project Pre-Orientation Program begins August 17 International Student Explore Program begins August 20 – 23 Pre-Orientation programs August 22 International Student Discover Program begins August 20 Fall tuition and fees due August 24 Move-In Day; Bear Beginnings August 24 – 25 Parent & Family Orientation August 28 First day of classes September 4 Labor Day (No classes) October 14 – 17 Fall Break (No classes) October 20 – 22 Parent and Family Weekend November 22 – 26 Thanksgiving Break (No classes) December 8 Last day of classes December 11 – 20 Reading period and final exams
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No classes) January 16 First day of classes March 11 – 17 Spring Break (No classes) April 27 Last day of classes April 30 – May 9 Reading Period and Final Exams May 18 157th Commencement
Academic calendars including the official university calendar and individual academic division calendars Semester academic dates and deadlines including add/group course registration information Event exam schedule Various large courses across the University hold exams during in the evenings. Courses with evening exams generally note the evening exam dates and times as part of the course description.
Thinking about travel plans?
We suggest you avoid making arrangements for Thanksgiving and the end of both semesters until you’ve finalized your course schedule and know when all of your exams, papers, and projects are due.