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Academic Calendars

The Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, School of Law, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nursing, and Frank Batten Graduate School of Leadership and Public Policy operate on different academic calendars. Contact those schools for further information. Calendars for previous years, back to fall 1995, are also available. In addition, Human Resources maintains a Holiday Schedule for employees.

NOTE: Calendars are proposed by the Provost's Office and approved by the University President.

2014-2015

Fall Semester 2014

Orientation Saturday, August 23 - Monday, August 25
Courses begin Tuesday, August 26
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Vary by school
Reading Days Saturday, October 11 - Tuesday, October 14
Fall Convocation
Family Weekend
Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 2
Thanksgiving recess Wednesday, November 26 - Sunday, November 30
Courses end Friday, December 5
Reading Day Sunday, December 7
Examinations Monday, December 8 - Tuesday, December 16
(No exams on Thursday, December 11, or Sunday, December 14)
Reading Days Thursday, December 11; Sunday, December 14
Fall degrees conferred Tuesday, December 30 (no ceremony)

January Term 2015

Courses begin Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 10
(Classes January 2 - 3; and January 5 -10)
Courses end Saturday, January 10

Spring Semester 2015

Courses begin Monday, January 12
University Holiday Monday, January 19, Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Vary by school
Spring recess Saturday, March 7 - Sunday, March 15
Courses end Tuesday, April 28
Reading Day Wednesday, April 29
Examinations Thursday, April 30- Friday, May 8
(No exams on Sunday, May 3, or Wednesday, May 6)
Reading Days Sunday, May 3; Wednesday, May 6
Final Exercises Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17

Summer Semester 2015

Regular Session
Session I Monday, May 18 - Friday, June 12, Exam Saturday, June 13
Session II Monday, June 15 - Friday, July 10, Exam Saturday, July 11
Session III Monday, July 13- Thursday, August 6, Exam Friday, August 7
Summer degrees conferred Wednesday, August 12 (no ceremony)

Monday, April 13: Summer enrollment begins for graduates, 3rd, and 4th year students
Tuesday, April 14: Summer enrollment begins for 2nd and 1st year students
Wednesday, April 15: Summer open Enrollment
Monday, May 25: Holiday; No Classes
Saturday, July 4: Holiday; No Classes
Wednesday, August 12: Summer degrees conferred (no ceremony)

2015-2016

Fall Semester 2015

Orientation Saturday, August 22 - Monday, August 24
Courses begin Tuesday, August 25
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Vary by school
Reading Days Saturday, October 03 - Tuesday, October 06 OR
Saturday, October 10 - Tuesday, October 13
Fall Convocation
Family Weekend
TBA
Thanksgiving recess Wednesday, November 25 - Sunday, November 29
Courses end Tuesday, December 8
Reading Day Wednesday, December 9
Examinations Thursday, December 10 - Friday, December 18
(No exams on Sunday, December 13, or Wednesday, December 16)
Reading Days Sunday, December 13; Wednesday, December 16
Fall degrees conferred Wednesday, December 30

January Term 2016

Courses begin Monday, January 4 - Friday, January 15
Courses end Friday, January 15

Spring Semester 2016

Courses begin Wednesday, January 20
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Vary by school
Spring recess Saturday, March 5 - Sunday, March 13
Courses end Tuesday, May 3
Reading Day Wednesday, May 4
Examinations Thursday, May 5 - Friday, May 13
(No exams on Sunday, May 8, or Wednesday, May 11)
Reading Days Sunday, May 8; Wednesday, May 11
Final Exercises Sunday, May 22

Summer Semester 2016

Regular Session
Session I Monday, May 16 - Friday, June 10, Exam Saturday, June 11
Session II Monday, June 13 - Friday, July 8, Exam Saturday, July 9
Session III Monday, July 11- Thursday, August 4, Exam Friday, August 5
Summer degrees conferred Wednesday, August 10 (no ceremony)

Wednesday, August 10: Summer degrees conferred (no ceremony)

2016-2017

Fall Semester 2016

Orientation Saturday, August 20 - Monday, August 22
Courses begin Tuesday, August 23
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Vary by school
Reading Days Saturday, October 1 - Tuesday, October 4 OR
Saturday, October 8 - Tuesday, October 11
Fall Convocation
Family Weekend
TBA
Thanksgiving recess Wednesday, November 23 - Sunday, November 27
Courses end Tuesday, December 6
Reading Day Wednesday, December 7
Examinations Thursday, December 8 - Friday, December 16
Reading Days Sunday, December 11; Wednesday, December 14
Fall degrees conferred Friday, December 30 (no ceremony)

January Term 2017

Courses begin Tuesday, January 3 - Friday, January 13
(with class on Saturday, January 7)
Courses end Friday, January 13

Spring Semester 2017

Courses begin Wednesday, January 18
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Vary by school
Spring recess Saturday, March 4 - Sunday, March 12
Courses end Tuesday, May 2
Reading Day Wednesday, May 3
Examinations Thursday, May 4 - Friday, May 12
Reading Days Sunday, May 7; Wednesday, May 10
Final Exercises Sunday, May 21

2017-2018

Fall Semester 2017

Orientation Saturday, August 19 - Monday, August 21
Courses begin Tuesday, August 22
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Vary by school
Reading Days Saturday, September 30 - Tuesday, October 3 OR
Saturday, October 7 - Tuesday, October 10
Fall Convocation
Family Weekend
TBA
Thanksgiving recess Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, November 26
Courses end Tuesday, December 5
Reading Day Wednesday, December 6
Examinations Thursday, December 7 - Friday, December 15
Reading Days Sunday, December 10; Wednesday, December 13
Fall degrees conferred Friday, December 29 (no ceremony)

January Term 2017

Courses begin Tuesday, January 2 - Friday, January 12
(with class on Saturday, January 6)
Courses end Friday, January 12

Spring Semester 2018

Courses begin Wednesday, January 17
Add/Drop/Withdrawal Vary by school
Spring recess Saturday, March 3 - Sunday, March 11
Courses end Tuesday, May 1
Reading Day Wednesday, May 2
Examinations Thursday, May 3 - Friday, May 11
Reading Days Sunday, May 6; Wednesday, May 9
Final Exercises Sunday, May 20