Academic Calendar

2024-2025

Date Details
Aug 16 (Fri) New International Student Move-In
Aug 17 (Sat) Residence hall move-in (all other new students)
Aug 17 - 25 (Sat-Sun) New Student Orientation and Registration
Aug 24 (Sat) Residence hall move-in (returning students)
Aug 26 (Mon) Fall Semester Classes Begin
Sept 2 (Mon) Labor Day (school closed)*
Oct 12 – Oct 15 (Sat – Tues) Fall Break
Nov 5 (Tues) Election Day (no classes)
Nov 27 – Dec 1 (Wed – Sun) Thanksgiving Recess
Dec 10 (Tues) Last day of classes
Dec 11 - Dec 15 (Wed - Sun) Reading/Performance days (no class meetings)
Dec 16 – Dec 20 (Mon – Fri) Final Exams
Dec 20 (Fri) Fall Semester Ends
Dec 21 (Sat) Residence hall closes at 12 noon
Dec 21 – Jan 12 (Sat – Sun) Winter Recess (no classes)
Dec 21 – Jan 1 (Sat – Wed) Offices Closed
Jan 2 (Thurs) Staff Returns
Jan 12 (Sun) Residence hall opens at 9am
Jan 13 (Mon) Spring Semester Classes Begin
Jan 20 (Mon) Martin Luther King Day (school closed)*
Feb 28 – Mar 7 (Fri – Fri) Entrance Auditions (Dance and Music
Mar 1 – Mar 16 (Sat – Sun) Midterm Recess
May 6 – May 9 (Tue – Fri) Jury Week (Music)
May 12 – May 16 (Mon – Fri) Final Exams
May 16 (Fri) Spring Semester Ends
May 17 (Sat) Non-graduating students must vacate residence hall by 8pm
May 17 (Sat) Meal plans end for non-graduating seniors. Non-graduating students must vacate the residence hall by 8pm
May 23 (Fri) Commencement
May 24 (Sat) Residence hall closes at 12pm for all students

*The Diamond Building will be closed on this date.