The academic calendar is the best resource to discover the most important dates such as when classes begin, exam schedules, holiday information and more.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

View the Dean College 2021-2022 Academic Calendar. View the Dean College 2022-2023 Academic Calendar. 

View the Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Winter Intersession 2023, Spring 2023, Summer 2023 calendars below.  

Summer 2022

Date Event
May 23 SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session I begins
May 26 Last day to ADD a SCS Summer Session I course
May 27 Thank You Faculty & Staff Holiday - NO CLASSES - Administrative offices closed
Last day to ADD a SCS Summer Semester course*
May 30 Memorial Day - NO CLASSES - Administrative offices closed
June 2 Last day to DROP a SCS Summer Session I course
June 3 Last day to DROP a SCS Summer Semester course
June 20  Juneteenth Day (observed) – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
June 23-24  New Student Orientation #1
June 27-28 New Student Orientation #2
June 30 SCS Summer Session I ends
July 4 July 4th Holiday observed - Administrative offices closed
July 5 SCS Summer Session II begins 
July 8 Last day to ADD a SCS Summer Session II course
July 12-13 New Student Orientation #3
July 14 Last day to DROP a SCS Summer Session II course
August 11 SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session II ends

Fall 2022

Date 

Event 
September 1 NEW International Students arrive for Check-In
September 2 International Student Orientation begins
NEW Arch Students arrive for Check-In; Arch Orientation begins
September 5 Labor Day – NEW students arrive for Check-In; Bulldog Beginnings begins for NEW students
September 6 RETURNING students arrive for Check-In; Bulldog Beginnings continues for NEW students
September 7  Day and SCS courses begin (Semester and Quarter One)
September 12 Last day to ADD a Quarter One course
September 13 Last day to ADD a Semester course
September 16 Last day to DROP a Quarter One course
September 19  25th President’s Cup Golf Tournament
September 20  Last day to DROP a Semester course
October 10  Fall Long Weekend – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
October 15 Homecoming for Alumni & Families
October 21 Last day of Quarter One courses
October 22 Discover Dean Day
October 24 Quarter Two courses begin
October 27 Last day to ADD a Quarter Two course
November 2 Last day to DROP a Quarter Two course
November 11 Veterans Day Ceremony
Discover Dean Day
November 22 At the conclusion of Tuesday classes, Thanksgiving holiday begins and residence halls close
November 27  Residence halls re-open at noon
November 28  Day and SCS classes resume
December 9  Last day of Day classes
Last day of Quarter Two and SCS Semester courses
December 12-15 Finals Week; Residents must vacate room two hours after their last final
December 15 Last day of the Fall semester

Winter Intersession 2023

Date  Event 
December 26 SCS Intersession online courses begin
January 9  SCS Intersession face-to-face courses begin
January 13 SCS Intersession courses end

Spring 2023

Date Event 
January 13 NEW International Students arrive for Check-In
January 14 International Student Orientation begins
January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Administrative offices closed
January 17 Residence halls re-open; Check-In for ALL students; New Student Orientation begins
January 18 Day and SCS courses begin (Semester and Quarter Three)
January 23 Last day to ADD a Quarter Three course
January 24 Last day to ADD a Semester course
January 27 Last day to DROP a Quarter Three course
January 31 Last day to DROP a Semester course
February 16-17 Founders’ Day/Giving Days
TBD Dean Leadership Institute
February 20 Presidents’ Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
February 24 Accepted Student Day (#1)
March 3 Last day of Quarter Three courses; at the conclusion of Friday classes, Spring Break begins and residence halls close
March 12 Residence halls re-open at noon
March 13 Quarter Four courses begin
Day and SCS Semester classes resume
March 16 Last day to ADD a Quarter Four course
March 18 Discover Dean Day
March 22 Last day to DROP a Quarter Four course
April 15 Accepted Student Day (#2)
April 17 Patriot's Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
April 28  Last day of Day classes
Last day of SCS Semester and Quarter Four courses
May 1-4 Finals Week; Non-graduating resident students must vacate their room three hours after their last final
May 4 Last day of the Spring semester
May 5 Commencement Reception
May 6 Commencement - 11:00 am

Summer 2023

Date  Event 
May 22 SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session I begins
May 29 Memorial Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
June 19  Juneteenth Day (observed) – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
June 22-23 New Student Orientation #1
June 16-27 New Student Orientation #2
June 29  SCS Summer Session I ends
July 4 July 4th Holiday observed – Administrative offices closed
July 5 SCS Summer Session II begins
July 11-12 New Student Orientation #3
August 10 SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session II ends