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2022-23 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Fall *subject to change 2022
First-Year Orientation Monday, August 15 – Thursday, August 18
First Day of Classes Monday, August 22
Last Day to Add or Drop Classes [after this date, permission by Academic Dean required to drop class] Friday, August 26
Last Day to Request Permission to Change Enrollment Status Friday, August 26
Labor Day Holiday Offices Closed, No Classes Monday, September 5
Fall Break Offices open, no classes Monday, October 10
Monday Classes to Meet (Monday class schedule) Tuesday classes will not meet on this day Tuesday, October 11
Interim Testing Schedules For All Required Courses *Please note: Professors may choose whether to have two assessments or one midterm for their courses. Assessment 1
  • Friday, September 23
  • Friday, September 30
Midterms
  • Friday, October 7
  • Friday, October 14
Assessment 2
  • Friday, October 28
  • Friday, November 4
School Closure Make-Up Days, if needed Saturday, October 22 Saturday, October 29
Thanksgiving Holiday: [No Classes]: School offices open on Wednesday and closed Thursday and Friday Wednesday, November 23 – Friday, November 25
Last Day of Class Friday, December 2
Reading Days Saturday – Monday, December 3-5
Final Exams
  • Tuesday, December 6 – Saturday, December 10
  • Monday , December 12 – Wednesday, December 14
Winter Graduation Ceremony TBD
School Offices Closed December 25 – January 2, 2023
Spring *subject to change 2023
Orientation for Spring Admit Students Tuesday, January 3 – Friday, January 6
Classes Begin for All Students Monday, January 9
Last Day to Add or Drop Classes [after this date, permission by Academic Dean required to drop class] Friday, January 13
Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday Offices Closed, No Classes Monday, January 16
Spring Break Monday, March 6 – Friday, March 10
Interim Testing Schedules For All Required Courses *Please note: Professors may choose whether to have two assessments or one midterm for their courses. Assessment 1
  • Friday, February 10
  • Friday, February 17
Midterms
  • Friday, February 24
  • Friday, March 3
Assessment 2
  • Friday, March 24
  • Friday, March 31
School Closure Make-Up Day, if needed Saturday, April 15
Last Day of Class Monday, April 24
Reading Day Tuesday, April 25
Final Exams
  • Wednesday, April 26 – Saturday, April 29
  • Monday, May 1 – Thursday, May 4
Spring Graduation Ceremony TBD
Maymester/Summer Standard/Summer * subject to change 2023
First day of Maymester & Summer Standard Session Tuesday, May 9
Last Day to Add/Drop a Maymester Course Tuesday, May 9
Last Day to Add/Drop a Summer Standard Course Monday, May 15, noon
Last day of Maymester classes [summer standard classes continue to meet] Tuesday, May 23
Reading Day for Maymester [summer standard classes continue to meet] Wednesday, May 24
Maymester Exams [summer standard classes continue to meet] Thursday, May 25
Memorial Day, no classes, offices closed Monday, May 29
First day of Summer Classes [summer standard classes continue to meet] Tuesday, May 30
Last Day to Add/Drop for Summer Friday, June 2, noon
Assessment Dates for Required Courses TBD
Monday classes to meet Friday, June 16
Juneteenth Holiday (offices closed, no classes) Monday, June 19
July 4 Holiday Observed, no classes, offices closed Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4
Monday classes to meet Wednesday, July 5
Last day of all summer classes Thursday, August 3
Reading Day Friday, August 4
Exams for all summer classes Saturday, August 5 Monday, August 7 – Wednesday, August 9
Summer Graduation (no ceremony) TBD

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