Fall 2025

August

Date Day Description
24 Sunday First-Year Students Arrive
26 Tuesday Upper-class Student Residences and Dining Halls Open*
27 Wednesday Drop/Add Period Begins; Founders' Day Convocation
28 Thursday First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes); S/U Grade Option Begins
29 Friday Second Day of Classes (Tuesday Class Schedule)

September

Date Day Description
8 Tuesday Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period
24 Wednesday First-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
TBD Friday-Sunday Family Weekend

October

Date Day Description
11-14 Saturday-Tuesday Mid-Term Recess
17 Friday First-Half-of-Term Courses End
20 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
24 Friday Deadline for submission of final documentation for previous Off-Campus Study credit (Fall 2024/Spring 2025 Approved Programs)
27 Monday First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due
29 Wednesday

Full-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/Add period ends

TBD Friday-Saturday Homecoming

November

Date Day Description
10-14 Monday-Friday Course Registration for Spring 2026 Term
14 Friday Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
22-30 Saturday-Sunday Thanksgiving Recess

December

Date Day Description
12 Friday Last Day of Classes
13-14 Saturday-Sunday Review Period
15-16 Monday-Tuesday Examination Period
17 Wednesday Review Period
18-19 Thursday-Friday Examination Period
20 Saturday Student Residences and Dining Halls Close to All Students, 12:00 p.m.*
29 Monday All Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.

Spring 2026

January

Date Day Description
17 Saturday Residence and Dining Halls Open *
18 Sunday Drop/Add Period Begins
19 Monday First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes);
S/U Grade Option Begins
28 Wednesday Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period

February

Date Day Description
13 Friday First-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

March

Date Day Description
6 Friday Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only);
First-Half-of-Term-Courses End
9 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
14-22 Saturday-Sunday Mid-Term Recess
16 Monday First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due
25 Wednesday Full-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/add Period Ends

April

Date Day Description
6-10 Monday-Friday Course Registration for fall 2026 term
13 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

May

Date Day Description
1 Friday Last Day of Classes
2-3 Saturday-Sunday Review Period
4-5 Monday-Tuesday Examination Period
6 Wednesday Review Period
7-8 Thursday-Friday Examination Period
9 Saturday Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students Except Seniors, 12:00 p.m. *
11 Monday Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
12-13 Tuesday-Wednesday Core Pedagogy Retreat
16 Saturday Baccalaureate
17 Sunday Commencement
17 Sunday Residence Halls Close to All Seniors, 8:00 p.m. *
19 Tuesday All Other Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
28-31 Thursday-Sunday Reunion Weekend