Academic Calendar Information

Academic Calendar Information

 The Academic Calendar plays an important part in keeping students on track towards having a successful semester. We encourage students to keep track of all dates and deadlines for all of their classes by paying careful attention to the syllabus for each course and announcements in class as well as minding the University calendar in general. Listed below are some important dates to remember for Fall 2018 and beyond.   

Fall 2018

 August 20-August 31: Add/drop period for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry graduates

 September 3: Labor Day break. No classes for undergraduates, Braniff, School of Ministry, and Grad COB. 

 October 5: Fall Reading Day. No classes for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry. 

October 8-12: Midsemester period

November 2: Last day to withdrawal from classes for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry

November 5-December 14: Advising and online early registration for continuing undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

November 19-25: Thanksgiving Break. Food service ends with dinner on Nov 16th. Halls close 10am Nov 17th. Halls reopen 8am Nov 25. Food service resumes with dinner Nov 25th. University offices closed Nov 21-23.

November 26: Classes resume at 8am

December 5: Last day of instruction in the main Fall session for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

December 7: Final examinations begin

December 12: Final examinations end; official close of the semester; Christmas recess begins at close of last examination period. Campus housing closes at 10am on Dec 14, with last meal on Dec 12.

Spring 2019

January 2-January 18: Fall Interterm classes begin on January 2. Meeting times and days may vary. Interterm classes end on Jan 18. Grades due Jan 21.

January 23: Spring classes begin for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

March 9-17: Spring Break for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

April 18-22: Easter Break for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry. 

May 11-15:  Spring final exams for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

Summer 2019

May 21-June 7: Mayterm begins for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

June 10-July 12: Summer I begins for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

July 15-August 16: Summer II begins for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry.

The Academic Success Office is open throughout the year! Please contact the office if you need assistance. 

News

UD Launches Reading Initiative, Partners with Local Schools

During the course of the 2018-19 academic year, the university will sponsor a series of lectures, art exhibits, panel discussions and other activities centered around All the Light We Cannot See, the first chosen book for this new community reading initiative, culminating in author Anthony Doerr's visit to campus as the 2019 Eugene McDermott lecturer.

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