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Holiday Schedule and Academic Calendar

Administrative holidays are determined each February or March for the upcoming fiscal year (July 1-June 30).

Administrative Holidays for Spring 2018

Visit the Registrar’s Office site for the full academic calendar.Academic Calendar Highlights 2017-2018

Spring 2018
January 17 W Spring Semester classes begin
March 2 F Spring Break begins (after classes)
March 12 M Classes resume
April 19 Th CoSA
May 10 Th Last Day of Classes
May 12 Sa Baccalaureate
May 13 Su Commencement

Fall 2018

August 23                    Freshman check-In

August 24                    Ursinus Day Academic Convocation

August 26                    Upper Classes check-in

August 27                    Fall Semester begins

 September 7              Last day to add classes

October 12                  Mid-semester grades due; Fall Break                                             begins (after classes)

October 13-16             Fall Break

October 17                  Classes resume

October 24                  Last day to drop with “W”

November 5                Spring term registration begins

November 16              Spring term registration ends

November 20              Thanksgiving Recess begins (after classes)

November 21-25         Thanksgiving Recess

November 26              Classes resume

December 7                Last day of classes; Last day to drop

December 8                Reading Day

December 10-15         Final Exams Spring 2019

 Spring 2019

January 21                   College closed for Martin LutherKing,                                             Jr. Day

January 22                   Residence halls open at noon

January 23                   Spring Semester classes begin

February 5                   Last day to add classes

March 8                       Mid-semester grades due; Spring                                                  Break begins (after classes)

March 9-17                 Spring Break

March 18                     Classes resume

March 27                     Last day to drop with a “W”

April 8                          Fall semester registration begins

April 19                        Fall semester registration ends

April 25                        CoSA (Celebration of Student                                                        Achievement)

May 8                          Last Day of Classes; Last designated                                             Thurs. class; Last Day to Drop

May 9                          Reading Day

May 10-11                   Final Exams

May 13-16                   Final Exams

May 17                        Baccalaureate (evening)

May 18                        Commencement