Academic Calendar

Important dates for the upcoming semester. See the University Calendar for campus events.

First Day of Classes

 August 26*                                                                                                                                

 Last Day of Drop/Add

 August 30 at 5:00 pm*

 Labor Day

 September 2 (University Closed)

 Graduation Application Deadline

 October 1 for December Conferral

Stritch Service Day

October 10* (Daytime classes cancelled; classes that begin at 4 pm or later will be held)

 Midterm

 October 17*

 Long Weekend

 October 18-19*

 Last Day to Withdraw

 November 1 at 5:00 pm*

 Registration Begins for Spring and Summer 2019       

 November 4

 Thanksgiving Break

 November 28-December 1 (University Closed)

 Last Day of Classes

 December 9*

 Exams

 December 7, 10-13*

 Exam Makeup Day

 December 14* (Only in the event of University cancellation of exams)

 Degree Conferral Date

 December 22

 Holiday Break

 December 24-January 1 (University Closed)


* Applies to regular 16-week courses



Fall Term Modules

 August  19 - November 10      

 1st 12-week module                                                                                             

 September 2 - November 24               

 2nd 12-week module

 September 30 - December 22   

 3rd 12-week module

 August 26 - October 20   

 1st 8-week module

 October 28 - December 22   

 2nd 8-week module

 August 19 - September 29  

 1st 6-week module

 September 30 - November 10  

 2nd 6-week module

 November 11 - December 22  

 3rd 6-week module

 September 2 - September 29   

 1st 4-week module

 September 30 - October 27   

 2nd 4-week module

 October 28 - November 24   

 3rd 4-week module

 November 25 - December 22 

 4th 4-week module

 August 19 - September 1 

 1st 2-week module

 December 09 - December 22   

 2nd 2-week module

 

 Martin Luther King Day

 January 20 (University closed)                                                                      

 First Day of Classes

 January 21*                                                   

 Last Day of Drop/Add

 January 24 at 5:00 pm*

 Graduation Application Deadline

 March 1 for May Conferral

 Spring Break

 March 2 -7*                                                           

 Midterm

 March 13*

 Last Day to Withdraw

 March 27 at 5:00 pm*

 Registration Begins for  Fall 2019

 March 30

 Easter Break                        

 April 9 - April 13* (Starting 4/9 for students; University closed 4/10 - 4/12)

 Last Day of Classes

 May 11*

 Exams

 May 9, 12-15*

 Exam Makeup Day

 May 16* (Only in the event of University cancellation of exams)

 Commencement Ceremony  May 17 (tentative)

 Degree Conferral Date

 May 17


* Applies to regular 16-week courses



Spring Term Modules

 January 13 - April 5      

 1st 12-week module                                                                                  

 January 27 - April 19

 2nd 12-week module

 February 24 - May 17  

 3rd 12-week module

 January 210- March 15  

 1st 8-week module

 March 23 - May 17 

 2nd 8-week module

 January 13 - February 23       

 1st 6-week module

 February 24 - April 5

 2nd 6-week module

 April 6 - May 17

 3rd 6-week module

 January 27 - February 23

 1st 4-week module

 February 24 - March 22  

 2nd 4-week module

 March 23 - April 19   

 3rd 4-week module

 April 20 - May 17

 4th 4-week module

 January 13 - January 26

 1st 2-week module

 May 4 - May 17

 2nd 2-week module

 First Day Of Summer Term

 May 18

 Memorial Day

 May 25 (University Closed)                        

 Independence Day Break

 July 4 (University Closed)

 Last Day to Withdraw

 Prior to the 2/3 Point of Class

 Graduation Application Deadline       

 August 15 for August Conferral

 Last Day of Summer Term

 August 16

 Degree Conferral Date

 August 21

 

Summer Term Modules

 May 18 - August 16  

 12-week module                                                                                                

 June 1 - August 2 

 8-week module

 May 18 - June 28

 1st 6-week module

 July 6 - August 16

 2nd 6-week module

 June 1 - June 28 

 1st 4-week module      

 July 6 - August 2  

 2nd 4-week module 

 August 3 - August 16      

 2-week module  


Summer Break is June 29 to July 5 (1 week): This break falls within some of the summer term modules  

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The University reserves the right to make changes to the calendars at any time.