Note: All dates are subject to change.

*Adjusted for holiday

2020-2021

Main, 04, STAR (16 week)

EventDate
Faculty convocationAug. 28
Residence halls open for first year studentsAug. 27-28
Residence halls open for upper class studentsAug. 29-30
Lacey campus fall semester class beginsAug. 31
Mass of the Holy Spirit (Lacey - no classes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Sept. 3
Labor Day (holiday)Sept. 7
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Sept. 11
Mid-term grades due to registrarOct. 26
Fall break canceled - courses will be heldOct. 26-27
Advising week; classes meet
Students encouraged to schedule meeting with advisors
Nov. 2-6
Saint Martin's Day/Veteran's Day (holiday)Nov. 11
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Nov. 20
Priority registration for spring 2021 beginsNov. 23
Thanksgiving recess; no Lacey class (University open)Nov. 23-25
Thanksgiving recess (holiday) - extendedNov. 23-27
All classes move to online instruction for remainder of semesterNov. 30
Study WeekDec. 7-10
Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day (no classes)Dec. 11
Semester final examsDec. 14-17
Conferral date for fall graduatesDec. 19
Final grades due to registrarDec. 21

Sessions 01, 08, 10 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginAug. 31
Labor Day (holiday)Sept. 7
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Sept. 8*
Mid-term grades due to registrarSept. 28
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Oct. 9
Indigenous Peoples' Day (JBLM campus closed; Lacey open)Oct. 12
Last day of classes Oct. 24
Final grades due to registrarOct. 26

Sessions 02, 09, 11 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginOct. 26
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Nov. 2
Saint Martin's Day/Veteran's Day (holiday)Nov. 11
Priority registration for spring 2021 beginsNov. 23
Mid-term grades due to registrarNov. 23
Thanksgiving recess
Lacey campus Session 1 only (no classes; University open)
JBLM classes and Sessions 2 & 11 meet
Nov. 23-25
Thanksgiving recess (holiday)Nov. 26-27
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Dec. 7*
Last day of classesDec. 19
Final grades due to registrarDec. 21

Main, 04, STAR (16 week)

EventDate
Residence halls openJan. 16
Martin Luther King Day (holiday)Jan. 18
Classes beginJan. 19
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Jan. 29
Presidents Day (holiday)Feb. 15
Mid-semester breakMarch 8
Mid-term grades due to registrarMarch 15
Saint Benedict's DayMarch 21
Advising Days: classes meet
Students encouraged to schedule meeting with advisors
March 22-25
Advising Day (No Lacey courses meet)March 26
Good Friday (holiday)April 2
Easter Monday (holiday)April 5
Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2021April 6
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)April 9
Study Week
No University-sponsored social or club activities
April 26-30
Honors Convocation and Scholars DayApril 27
Senior Commencement FairApril 29
Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day 
No Lacey campus classes
April 30
Final examinationsMay 3-6
Chancellor's Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyMay 7
Commencement - fall 2020, spring 2021 and summer 2021 candidatesMay 8
Final grades due to registrarMay 10

Sessions 01, 08 and 10 (eight week)

EventDate
Martin Luther King Day (holiday)Jan. 18
Classes beginJan. 19
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Jan. 26
Presidents Day (holiday)Feb. 15
Mid-term grades due to registrarFeb. 16
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Feb. 26
Last day of classesMarch 13
Final grades due to registrarMarch 15

Sessions 02, 09 and 11 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginMarch 15
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
March 22
Good Friday 
No Lacey campus classes
JBLM classes meet
April 2
Easter Monday 
No Lacey campus classes
JBLM classes meet
April 5
Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2021April 6
Midterm grades due to registrarApril 12
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)April 23
Honors Convocation and Scholars DayApril 27
Senior Commencement FairApril 29
Chancellor's Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyMay 7
Last day of classesMay 8
Main campus CommencementMay 8
Final grades due to registrarMay 10
JBLM CommencementJune 4

Main session (12 weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 17
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
May 24
Memorial Day (holiday)May 31
Independence Day (holiday)July 4
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 5
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 28
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)July 16
Summer main session endsAug. 7
Final grades due to registrarAug. 9
Conferral date for summer graduatesAug. 21

Session 01 (six weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 17
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
May 18
Memorial Day (holiday)May 31
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 16
Summer 01 session endsJune 26
Final grades due to registrarJune 28

Session 02 (six weeks)

EventDate
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 5
Classes beginJuly 6
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
July 7
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 4
Summer session 02 endsAug. 14
Final grades due to registrarAug. 16
Conferral date (summer graduates)Aug. 21

Sessions 05 and 07 (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 17
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
May 24
Memorial Day (holiday)May 31
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 14
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 25
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 5
Summer sessions 05 and 07 endJuly 10
Final grades due to registrarJuly 12

Session 08 (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 10
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
May 17
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 7
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 18
Summer session 08 endsJuly 3
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 5
Final grades due to registrarJuly 6

STAR session (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginJune 28
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 5
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
July 6*
Midterm grades due to registrarJuly 26
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 6
STAR session ends
Conferral date for summer graduates
Aug. 21
Final grades due to registrarAug. 23

Session 09 (seven weeks)

EventDate
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 5
Classes beginJuly 6*
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
July 12
Midterm grades due to registrarAug. 2
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 13
Summer session 09 ends
Conferral date for summer graduates
Aug. 21
Final grades due to registrarAug. 23

2021-2022

Main, 04, STAR (16 week)

EventDate
Faculty and student convocationAug. 27
Residence halls open for first year studentsAug. 27
Residence halls open for upper class studentsAug. 28-29
Lacey campus fall semester class beginsAug. 30
Mass of the Holy Spirit (Lacey - no classes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Sept. 2
Add deadlineSept. 3
Labor Day (holiday)Sept. 6
Drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Sept. 10
Mid-term grades due to registrarOct. 25
Fall break (Lacey 16 week sessions only)Oct. 25-26
Advising Day; no Lacey classes
Students encouraged to schedule meeting with advisors
Nov. 3
Saint Martin's Day/Veteran's Day (holiday)Nov. 11
Priority registration for spring 2022 beginsNov. 15
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Nov. 19
Thanksgiving recess; no Lacey classes (University open)Nov. 24
Thanksgiving recess (holiday)Nov. 25-26
Study Week - no University-sponsored social or club activitiesDec. 6-9
Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day (no classes)Dec. 10
Semester final examsDec. 13-17
Conferral date for fall graduatesDec. 18
Final grades due to registrarDec. 21

Sessions 01, 08, 10 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginAug. 30
Labor Day (holiday)Sept. 6
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Sept. 7*
Mid-term grades due to registrarSept. 27
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Oct. 8
Indigenous Peoples' Day (JBLM campus closed; Lacey open)Oct. 11
Last day of classes Oct. 23
Final grades due to registrarOct. 26

Sessions 02, 09, 11 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginOct. 25
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Nov. 1
Saint Martin's Day/Veteran's Day (holiday)Nov. 11
Priority registration for spring 2022 beginsNov. 15
Mid-term grades due to registrarNov. 22
Thanksgiving recess
Lacey campus only (no classes; University open)
JBLM classes meet
Nov. 24
Thanksgiving recess (holiday)Nov. 25-26
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Dec. 3*
Last day of classesDec. 18
Final grades due to registrarDec. 21

Main, 04, STAR (16 week)

EventDate
Residence halls openJan. 8
Classes beginJan. 10
Add deadlineJan. 14
Martin Luther King Day (holiday)Jan. 17
Drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Jan. 21
Presidents Day (holiday)Feb. 21
Mid-semester breakMarch 7-11
Mid-term grades due to registrarMarch 7
Saint Benedict's DayMarch 21
Advising Day (No Lacey courses meet)March 24

Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2022

April 4

Last day for withdrawal (W grade)

April 8
Good Friday (holiday)April 15
Easter Monday (holiday)April 18
Study Week
No University-sponsored social or club activities
April 25-28
Honors Convocation and Scholars DayApril 26
Senior Commencement FairApril 28
Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day 
No Lacey campus classes
April 29
Final examinationsMay 2-6
Chancellor's Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyMay 6
Commencement - fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022 candidatesMay 7
Final grades due to registrarMay 10

Sessions 01, 08 and 10 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginJan. 10
Martin Luther King Day (holiday)Jan. 17
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
Jan.18*
Mid-term grades due to registrarFeb. 7
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Feb. 18
Presidents Day (holiday)Feb. 21
Last day of classesMarch 5
Final grades due to registrarMarch 7

Sessions 02, 09 and 11 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginMarch 14
Saint Benedict's Day (holiday)March 21
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
March 22
Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2022April 4

Midterm grades due to registrar

April 11

Good Friday 
No Lacey campus classes
JBLM classes meet
April 15
Easter Monday 
No Lacey campus classes
JBLM classes meet
April 18
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)April 22
Honors Convocation and Scholars DayApril 26
Senior Commencement FairApril 28
Chancellor's Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyMay 6
Last day of classesMay 7
Main campus CommencementMay 7
Final grades due to registrarMay 10

Main session (12 weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 16
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
May 23
Memorial Day (holiday)May 30
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 27
Independence Day (holiday)July 4
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)July 15
Summer main session endsAug. 6
Final grades due to registrarAug. 9
Conferral date for summer graduatesAug. 21

Session 01 (six weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 16
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
May 17
Memorial Day (holiday)May 30
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 15
Summer 01 session endsJune 25
Final grades due to registrarJune 28

Session 02 (six weeks)

EventDate
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 4
Classes beginJuly 5
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
July 6
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 3
Summer session 02 endsAug. 13
Final grades due to registrarAug. 16
Conferral date (summer graduates)Aug. 21

Sessions 05 and 07 (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 16
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
May 23
Memorial Day (holiday)May 30
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 13
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 24
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 4
Summer sessions 05 and 07 endJuly 9
Final grades due to registrarJuly 12

Session 08 (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 9
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
May 16
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 6
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 17
Summer session 08 endsJuly 2
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 4
Final grades due to registrarJuly 5

STAR session (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginJune 27
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 4
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
July 5*
Midterm grades due to registrarJuly 25
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 5
STAR session endsAug. 20
Conferral date for summer graduatesAug. 21
Final grades due to registrarAug. 23

Session 09 (seven weeks)

EventDate
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 4
Classes beginJuly 5*
Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due
July 11
Midterm grades due to registrarAug. 1
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 12
Summer session 09 endsAug. 20
Conferral date for summer graduatesAug. 21
Final grades due to registrarAug. 23

Previous academic year

Main, 04, STAR (16 week)

EventDate
Faculty & student convocationAug. 23
Residence hall open for first year studentsAug. 23
Residence halls open for upper class studentsAug. 24-26
Fall semester Lacey campus classes beginAug. 26
Mass of the Holy SpiritAug. 29
Labor Day (holiday)Sept. 2

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

Sept. 6
Midterm grades due to registrarOct. 21
Fall BreakOct. 21-22

Advising Week (classes meet)
Students encouraged to schedule meeting with advisors

Nov. 4-8
Saint Martin's Day/Veteran's Day observed (holiday)Nov. 11
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Nov. 15
Priority registration for spring 2020 beginsNov. 18
Thanksgiving recess
(no Lacey Classes; University open)
Nov. 27
Thanksgiving recess (holiday)Nov. 28-29
Study Week
No University-sponsored social or club activities
Dec. 2-6
Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day (no classes)Dec. 6
Semester final examsDec. 9-12
Conferral date for fall graduatesDec. 14
Final grades due to registrarDec. 16

Sessions 01, 08, 10 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginAug. 26
Labor Day (holiday)Sept. 2

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

Sept. 3*
Midterm grades due to registrarSept. 23
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Oct. 4
Columbus Day (University closed for JBLM campus only)Oct. 14
Last day of classesOct. 19
Final grades due to registrarOct. 21

Sessions 02, 09, 11 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginOct.21

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

Oct. 28
Saint Martin's Day/Veteran's Day observed (holiday)Nov. 11
Priority registration for spring 2020 beginsNov. 18
Midterm grades due to registrarNov. 18
Thanksgiving recess
(No classes Lacey campus only; University open; JBLM classes meet)
Nov. 27
Thanksgiving recess (holiday)Nov. 28-29
Last day for withdrawal (W Grade)Dec. 2*
Last day of classesDec. 14
Final grades due to registrarDec. 16

Main, 04, STAR (16 week)

EventDate
Residence halls openJan. 11
Classes beginJan. 13
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (holiday)Jan. 20

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

Jan. 24
Presidents Day (holiday)Feb. 17
Spring Break (no classes; University offices open)March 9-13
Midterm grades due to registrarMarch 9
Saint Benedict's Day (no classes Lacey campus)March 21

Advising Week (classes meet)
Students encouraged to schedule meeting with advisors

March 23-27
Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2020April 6
Good Friday (holiday)April 10
Easter Monday (holiday)April 13
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)April 14*
Study Week
No University-sponsored social or club activities
April 27-May 1
Honors Convocation and Scholars DayApril 28
Senior Commencement FairApril 30
Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day
(No Lacey campus classes)
May 1
Final examinationsMay 4-7
Chancellor's Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyMay 8
Commencement May 9
Grades due to registrarMay 11

Sessions 01, 08, 10 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginJan. 13
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (holiday)Jan. 20

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

Jan. 21*
Midterm grades due to registrarFeb. 10
Presidents Day (holiday)Feb. 17
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Feb. 21
Last day of classes March 7
Final grades due to registrarMarch 9

Sessions 02, 09, 11 (eight week)

EventDate
Classes beginMarch 16

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

March 23
Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2020April 6
Good Friday (no Lacey campus classes; JBLM classes meet)April 10
Easter Monday (no Lacey campus classes; JBLM classes meet)April 13
Midterm grades due to registrarApril 14*
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)April 24
Honors Convocation and Scholars DayApril 28
Senior Commencement FairApril 30
Chancellor's Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyMay 8
Last day of classesMay 9
CommencementMay 9
Final grades due to registrarMay 11

Main session (12 weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 18
Memorial Day (holiday)May 25

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

May 26*
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 29
Independence Day observed (holiday)July 3
Independence Day (holiday)July 4
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)July 17
Summer main session endsAug. 8
Final grades due to registrarAug. 10
Conferral date for summer graduatesAug. 22

Session 01 (six weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 18

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

May 19
Memorial Day (holiday)May 25
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 17
Summer 01 session endsJune 27
Final grades due to registrarJune 29

Session 02 (six weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginJuly 6

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

July 7
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 5
Summer 02 session endsAug. 15
Final grades due to registrarAug. 17
Conferral date for summer graduatesAug. 22

Sessions 05 & 07 (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes begin May 18
Memorial Day (holiday)May 25

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

May 26
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 15
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 26
Independence Day observed (Lacey campus only)July 3
Independence Day (University closed)July 4
Summer 05 & 07 sessions endJuly 11
Final grades due to registrarJuly 13

STAR session (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginJune 29

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

July 6
Independence Day observed (Lacey campus only)July 3
Independence Day (University closed)July 4
Midterm grades due to registrarJuly 27
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 7
STAR session ends Aug. 22
Conferral date for summer graduatesAug. 22
Final grades due to registrarAug. 24

Session 08 (eight weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginMay 11

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

May 18
Midterm grades due to registrarJune 8
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 19
Summer 08 session ends July 4
Final grades due to registrarJuly 6

Session 09 (seven weeks)

EventDate
Classes beginJuly 6

Add/drop deadline (no notation)
Attendance accounting due

July 13
Midterm grades due to registrarAug. 3
Last day for withdrawal (W grade)Aug. 14
Summer 09 session ends 
Conferral date for summer graduates
Aug. 22
Final grades due to registrarAug. 24