Academic Calendar 2023-2024

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2023 - 2024 Academic Calendar

Summer Intersession 2023
Summer Intersession Begins Monday, May 15, 2023
Memorial Day (campus holiday) Monday, May 29
Summer Intersession Ends Friday, June 9
Summer Session 2023
Eight Week Session Begins Monday, June 12, 2023
Juneteenth (campus holiday) Monday, June 19
Independence Day (campus holiday) Tuesday, July 4
Final Examinations Thursday, August 3 and Friday, August 4
Commencement ceremonies now held only in May and December
Fall Semester 2023
Semester Classes Begin Monday, August 21, 2023
Labor Day (campus holiday) Monday, September 4
Fall Break no longer offered
Thanksgiving Break Saturday, November 18, 12:00 Noon through Sunday, November 26
Thanksgiving (campus holidays) Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24
Final Examinations Monday, December 11 through Friday, December 15
Commencement Saturday, December 16, 2023
Winter Intersession 2023-2024
Winter Intersession begins Monday, December 18, 2023
Campus holidays and administrative closure Monday, December 25 through Monday, January 1
Winter Intersession ends Sunday, January 14, 2024
Spring Semester 2024
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday (campus holiday) Monday, January 15, 2024
Semester Classes Begin Tuesday, January 16
Spring Break Saturday, March 9, 12:00 Noon through Sunday, March 17
Total Solar Eclipse Monday, April 8  (classes canceled)
Honors Day Saturday, April 13
Final Examinations Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 10
Commencement Saturday, May 11, 2024

All Breaks begin officially at 10:00 p.m. the night before and end at 7:30 a.m. the morning after the respective beginning and ending dates listed, unless otherwise noted.

Approved September 2021
(updated March 2022 with Juneteenth holiday)
(updated April 2023 with Solar Eclipse and Honors Day dates)

Note:  For a list of registration-related deadlines during a semester or session, please see the appropriate Registration Deadlines Calendar.  The Summer Intersession is considered to be a part of the immediately-following Summer Session – and the Winter Intersession is considered to be a part of the immediately-following Spring semester – for a student's credit hours and time status, GPA and Deans List, tuition and fee assessment, financial aid, and graduation eligibility calculation purposes.

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