Registrar Academic Calendar (updated January 15, 2018)
For Undergraduate, Braniff Graduate School, and Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry
Click here for the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business calendar. **Please note that Graduate College of Business courses meet on Monday, April 2,
but University offices are closed.
January 1-2: University offices closed.
January 12: Last day of Interterm classes and final examinations. Braniff deadline for Incomplete grades.
January 14: Residence Halls open at 8:00am; food service resumes with dinner in the
cafe on Sunday. Full service resumes in the Rathskeller on Tuesday, January 16.
January 15-16: Registration for Spring. Verification and add/drop for continuing students
January 17: Spring classes begin for undergraduates, Braniff, and School of Ministry. Resume 5:00pm daily Mass, Monday-Thursday
January 19: Rome Students depart (tentative)
January 23: Final registration day
January 26: Last day course may be added (permission of course instructor required after January 23); last day course may be
dropped without record.
January 31: Final day to verify Spring registration.
February 3: Groundhog Party in the park.
February 14: Incomplete deadline for undergraduates (excluding students with earlier
deadlines under academic discipline policies).
February 19: Crusader Preview
March 1: Information for Fall, Mayterm, and Summer schedules is due.
March 5-9: Undergraduate midsemester period.
March 10-18: Spring Break begins at the close of classes, Friday, March 9. Contract food service ends with dinner.
Residence Halls closed from Saturday, March 10, at 10am though Sunday, March 18, at
8am. Food service resumes with breakfast on Sunday; classes resume at 8am Monday.
March 19: Midsemester grades due; classes resume at 8am.
March 23-24: Meet us @ the Tower I
March 29-April 2: Easter Break. Residence Halls open. No food service after lunch on Thursday, March 29, until dinner
on Monday, April 2.
April 2: Graduate College of Business courses meet, but University offices are closed.
April 2-6: Housing registration for upcoming academic year.
April 3: Last day to withdraw from classes.
April 9-May 11: Counseling and early registration for fall semester.
April 13-14: Meet us @ the Tower II
May 3: Convocation honoring seniors, 3:30pm. Last day of instruction.
May 4: Review day: no classes, no examinations. Closing receptions and presentations for senior Art Studio and Art History students,
May 5: Examinations begin
May 8: Rome students return
May 10: Examinations end; grades must be turned in for May graduates by noon. Official close of the semester. Residence Halls close for everyone but graduates at 10am Friday; Thursday dinner
is last contract meal. End 5pm daily Mass for semester. Only noon daily.
May 12: Baccalaureate Mass at 6pm followed by President's Reception.
May 13: Commencement, 9am
May 15: All grades due in Registrar's Office
May 18: Bulletin corrections due to Provost office.
May 15-June 1: Mayterm. Classes meet Saturdays, May 19 and May 26. No contract food service is available during
May 28: University closed for Memorial Day.
June 4-July 6: Summer Session I.
July 4: University closed for Independence Day.
July 9-August 10: Summer Session II.
August 11-12: Utility shutdown.
August 31: August conferral of degree date for all programs. No ceremony.