Academic Calendar

First Semester 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006
Advising and orientation weekAugust 25 (M)August 25 (W)August 25 (R)
Labor DaySeptember 1 (M)September 6 (M)September 5 (M)
Instruction beginsSeptember 2 (T)September 2 (R)September 2 (F)
Rosh Hashanah*September 27 (S)September 16 (R)October 4 (T)
Yom Kippur*October 6 (M)September 25 (S)October 13 (R)
Thanksgiving recessNovember 27-30 (R-N)November 25-28 (R-N)November 24-27 (R-N)
Last class dayDecember 12 (F)December 15 (W)December 15 (R)
Exams beginDecember 14 (N)December 16 (R)December 16 (F)
Exams endDecember 20 (S)December 23 (R)December 23 (F)
CommencementDecember 21 (N)December 19 (N)December 18 (N)
Last day grades inDecember 26 (F)December 27 (M)December 27 (T)
Second Semester 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006
Advising and orientation weekJanuary 12 (M)January 10 (M)January 9 (M)
Martin Luther King, Jr., DayJanuary 19 (M)January 17 (M)January 16 (M)
Instruction beginsJanuary 20 (T)January 18 (T)January 17 (T)
Spring recessMarch 13-21 (S-N)March 19-27 (S-N)March 11-19 (S-N)
Classes resumeMarch 22 (M)March 28 (M)March 20 (M)
Passover*April 6 (T)April 24 (N)April 13 (R)
Good Friday*April 9 (F)March 25 (F)April 14 (F)
Last class dayMay 7 (F)May 6 (F)May 5 (F)
Exams beginMay 9 (N)May 8 (N)May 7 (N)
Exams endMay 15 (S)May 14 (S)May 13 (S)
Commencement weekendMay 14-16 (F-N)May 13-15 (F-N)May 12-14 (F-N)
Last day grades inMay 19 (W)May 18 (W)May 17 (W)
Summer Sessions 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006
Memorial DayMay 31 (M)May 30 (M)May 29 (M)
3-week sessionMay 24 (M)May 23 (M)May 30 (T)
8-week sessionJune 14 (M)June 13 (M)June 19 (M)
8-week session endsAugust 6 (F)August 5 (F)August 11 (F)

Notes

*In accordance with Faculty Document 488a, faculty are asked not to schedule mandatory exercises on these dates.

Days: T Tuesday; R Thursday; S Saturday; N Sunday.

The Academic Calendar is subject to change.