Academic CalendarS

2011-2012 academic calendar 

August 2011
August 25 New Student Check-In
August 26 Ursinus Day Academic Convocation
August 28 Upper Classes Check-In
August 29 Fall Semester Begins

September 2011
September 5 Labor Day (classes held)
September 9 Last Day to Add Classes
September 17 Family Day
September 24 Homecoming

October 2011
October 14 Mid-Semester Grades Due
October 14 Fall Holiday begins (after classes)
October 15-18 Fall Holiday
October 19 Classes Resume
October 28 Last Day to Drop with "W"

November 2011
November 7 Spring Term Registration Begins
November 18 Spring Term Registration Ends
November 22 Thanksgiving Recess Begins (after classes)
November 22 Residence Halls Close 5 pm
November 23-27 Thanksgiving Recess
November 27 Residence Halls Open 12 pm
November 28 Classes Resume

December 2011
December 5-9 Download Financial Aid Packets from website
December 9 Last Day of Classes
December 9 Last Day to Drop
December 10 Reading Day
December 12-17 Final Exams
December 17 Residence Halls Close 5 pm         

January 2012
January 15 Residence Halls Open 12 pm
January 15 Deadline Early Decisions Freshmen
January 16 Spring Semester Begins
January 16 Martin Luther King Day
January 27 Last Day to Add Classes

February 2012
February 15 Deadline for Regular Decision FA


March 2012
March 2 Mid Semester Grades Due
March 2 Spring Break Begins (after classes)
March 2 Residence Halls Close 5 pm
March 3-11 Spring Break
March 11 Residence Halls Open 12 pm
March 12 Classes Resume
March 23 Last Day to Drop with "W"
March 26 Fall Semester Registration Begins

April 2012
April 5 Fall Semester Registration Ends
April 15 Financial Aid Renewal Deadline
April 19 COSA
April 30 Designated Last Thursday Class
April 30 Last Day to Drop

May 2012
May 1 Last Day to apply for PA Grants
May 1 Reading Day
May 2-4 Final Exams
May 7-10 Final Exams
May 9 Residence Halls Close 5 pm
May 10 Baccalaureate
May 11 Commencement