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Academic Calendar

  • Fall 2017

    Date Day Event
    August 24 Th Freshman check-In
    August 25 F Ursinus Day Academic Convocation
    August 27 Su Upper Classes check-In
    August 28 M Fall Semester begins
    September 8 F Last day to add classes
    September 16 S Homecoming
    October 13 F Mid-semester grades due; Fall Break begins (after classes)
    October 14-17 Sa-T Fall Break
    October 18 W Classes resume
    October 25 W Last day to drop with “W”
    October 28 S Family Day
    November 6 M Spring term registration begins
    November 17 F Spring term registration ends
    November 21 T Thanksgiving Recess begins (after classes)
    November 22-26 W-Su Thanksgiving Recess
    November 27 M Classes resume
    December 8 F Last day of classes; Last day to drop
    December 9 S Reading Day
    December 11-16 M-Sa Final Exams

    Spring 2018

    Date Day Event
    January 15 M College closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    January 16 T Residence halls open at noon
    January 17 W Spring Semester classes begin
    January 30 T Last day to add classes
    March 2 F Mid-semester grades due; Spring Break begins (after classes)
    March 3-11 Sa-Su Spring Break
    March 12 M Classes resume
    March 21 W Last day to drop with a “W”
    April 2 M Fall semester registration begins
    April 6 F Admitted Students Day
    April 13 F Fall semester registration ends
    April 19 Th CoSA
    May 2 W Last Day of Classes
    Last designated Thurs. class
    Last Day to Drop
    May 3 Th Reading Day
    May 4-5 F-Sa Final Exams
    May 7-10 M-Th Final Exams
    May 11 F Baccalaureate
    May 12 Sa Commencement
    May 21 M 2022 Orientation
    May 22 T 2022 Orientation

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