Note: All dates are subject to change.

*Adjusted for Holiday

** No classes will be held during undergraduate advising days or Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Days. An exception applies to classes and labs that meet only one day each week. For classes that would normally meet on either of these days, please check with the assigned faculty member to verify if class will be held.

***Honors Convocation and Scholars Day – no classes between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

2016 - 2017

  • Fall 2016
    Fall 2016
    Faculty Convocation and Student WelcomeFriday, Aug. 26
    Residence halls open for first year studentsFriday, Aug. 26
    Residence halls open for returning studentsSaturday, Aug. 27
    Fall Main, 01, 03, 04, STAR beginMonday, Aug. 29
    Mass of the Holy SpiritThursday, Sept. 1
    Labor Day (Holiday)Monday, Sept. 5
    Add/drop deadline (no notation) for Fall 01 sessionTuesday, Sept 6 *
    Add/drop deadline (no notation) for Fall Main, 03, 04, STARFriday, Sept. 9
    Mid-term progress reports: Grades due to registrar - Fall 01 sessionFriday, Sept. 23
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Fall 01 sessionFriday, Oct. 7
    Fall 01 session endsFriday, Oct. 21
    (Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 10/22)
    Fall break – no classes for Lacey semester coursesMonday, Oct. 24

    Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Fall Main semester, Fall 03, 04, and STAR sessions (16 week courses)
    Final grades due to registrar for Fall 01 session

    Monday, Oct. 24
    Fall 02 session begins Monday, Oct. 24
    Add/drop deadline (no notation) for Fall 02 sessionMonday, Oct. 31
    Undergraduate advising day (no classes*)Thursday, Nov. 3
    Saint Martin’s Day/Veterans Day (holiday)Friday, Nov. 11
    Priority registration begins – Spring 2017Monday, Nov. 14
    Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Fall 02 session
    Last day to withdrawal (W grade) – Fall Main semester, 03, 04, and STAR sessions
    Monday, Nov 21
    Thanksgiving recess (no Lacey classes; University offices open)Wednesday, Nov. 23
    Thanksgiving recess (holiday; University closed)Thursday-Friday Nov. 24 – 25
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Fall 02 sessionFriday, Dec. 2
    Last day of classes – Fall Main semester, 03, 04, and STAR sessions    

    Thursday, Dec. 8
    (Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 12/10)

    Study week: No University-sponsored social or club activitiesMonday, Dec. 5 – Friday, Dec. 9
    Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day (no classes**)Friday, Dec. 9

    Semester final exams

    Monday – Thursday Dec. 12 - 15
    Conferral date (fall graduates)
    Last day of classes – Fall 02 session 

    Friday, Dec. 16
    (Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 12/17)

    Final grades due to registrarMonday, Dec. 19
  • Spring 2017
    Spring 2017 - Beginning 1/23/17
    Residence  halls openSunday Jan. 22

    Spring Main semester begins
    Spring 01, 03, 04, and STAR sessions begin

    Monday, Jan. 23
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation) - Spring 01 sessionMonday, Jan. 30

    Add/Drop deadline (no notation) - Spring Main semester, 03, 04, and STAR sessions

    Friday, Feb. 3
    Presidents Day (holiday)Monday, Feb. 20
    Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Spring 01 sessionTuesday, Feb. 21*
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Spring 01 sessionFriday, March 3
    Spring 01 session ends

    Friday, March 17
    (Saturday classes will meet Saturday 3/18)

    Spring breakMonday-Friday, March 20 - 24
    Saint Benedict’s Day – University offices closedTuesday, March 21

    Spring 02 session begins
    Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Spring Main semester, Spring 03, 04, and STAR sessions 

    Monday, March 27
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Spring 02 sessionMonday, April 3
    Undergraduate advising day (no classes)**Thursday, April 6
    Good Friday (holiday)Friday, April 14
    Easter Sunday (holiday)Sunday, April 16

    Easter Monday (holiday)

    Monday, April 17

    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) Spring Main semester, 03, 04, and STAR sessions

    Friday, April 21
    Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar Spring 02 sessionMonday, April 24
    Priority registration begins – Summer/Fall 2017Monday, April 24

    Honors Convocation and Scholars Day (no classes between 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.***)

    Tuesday, May 2
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade ) – Spring 02 sessionFriday, May 5
     Study week – No University or sponsored social or club activitiesMonday, May 8 – Friday, May 12
    Last day of classes: Spring Main semester, Spring 03, 04, and STAR sessions                                                                                                                                                                             

    Thursday, May 11
    (Saturday classes will meet Saturday 5/13)

    Senior Commencement FairThursday, May 11
    Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day (no classes**)Friday, May 12
    Final examinationsMonday – Thursday, May 15-18
    Spring 02 session ends

    Friday, May 19
    (Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 5/20)

    Chancellor’s Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyFriday, May 19

    Commencement

    Saturday, May 20
    Grades due to registrarMonday, May 22
  • Summer 2017
    Summer 2017
    Summer Main – 12 weeks
    Summer 01, 02 – 6 weeks
    Summer 05, 07, STAR – 8 weeks
     
    Summer Main semester, 01, 05, and 07 sessions beginTuesday, May 30
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Summer 01Wednesday, May 31
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Summer Main semester, 05 and 07 sessionsMonday, June 5
    Summer STAR session begins
    Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Summer 05, 07 semester courses
    Monday, June 26
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer 01 sessionWednesday, June 28
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Summer STAR sessionMonday, July 3
    Independence Day (holiday)Tuesday, July 4

    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer 05 and 07 session

    Friday, July 7
    Summer 01 session endsSaturday, July 8

    Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Summer Main
    Grades due to registrar for Summer 01 session courses
    Summer 02 session begins

    Monday, July 10
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation) – Summer 02 and sessionsWednesday, July 12
    Summer 05 and 07 sessions end

    Friday, July 21
    (Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 7/22)

    Midterm progress reports: Grades due to registrar for Summer STAR  sessionMonday, July 24
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer Main semesterFriday, July 28
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer STAR sessionFriday, August 4
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade) – Summer 02Wednesday, August 9
    Summer Main semester, Summer 02, and STAR sessions ends

    Friday, August 18
    (Saturday classes will meet on Saturday, 8/19)

    Conferral date (summer graduates)Saturday, August 19
    Grades due to registrarMonday, August 21

2017 - 2018

  • Fall 2017
    FALL 2017
    Main Campus 
    Faculty & Student ConvocationSeptember 1, Friday
    Residence Halls open for First Year StudentsSeptember 1, Friday
    Residence Halls open for sophomoresSeptember 2 - 4, Saturday - Monday
    Fall Semester Lacey Campus classes beginSeptember 5, Tuesday
    Mass of the Holy SpiritSeptember 7, Thursday
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation)September 15, Friday
    Midterm Grades due to RegistrarOctober 30, Monday
    Fall Break: no classes, university offices openOctober 30, Monday
    Advising Day: no classes; university offices openNovember 9, Thursday
    Priority Registration for spring 2017 beginsNovember 20, Monday
    Thanksgiving Recess; Wednesday no classes, university openNovember 22-24, Wednesday-Friday
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade)November 27, Monday
    Study Week – no university-sponsored activitiesDecember 11-14, Monday-Friday
    Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day: no classesDecember 15, Friday
    Semester Final ExamsDecember 18-21, Monday to Thursday
    Conferral Date, Fall graduatesDecember 23, Saturday
    Final Grades due to RegistrarJanuary 3, Wednesday
    Fall 2017 Eight-week (8) session 01 
    Classes beginSeptember 5, Tuesday
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation)September 11, Monday
    Midterm Grades due to RegistrarOctober 2, Monday
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade)October 13, Friday
    Last day of classesOctober 28, Saturday
    Final Grades due to RegistrarOctober 30, Monday
    Fall 2017 Eight-week (8) session 02 
    Classes beginOctober 30, Monday
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation)November 6, Monday
    Saint Martin’s/Veterans Day (no classes)November 11, Saturday
    Thanksgiving RecessNovember 23-24, Thursday-Friday
    Mid-Term Grades due to RegistrarNovember 27, Monday
    Last day for withdrawal (W Grade)December 8, Friday
    Last Day of classesDecember 23, Saturday
    Final Grades due to RegistrarJanuary 3, Wednesday
  • Spring 2018
    SPRING 2018 SEMESTER
    Main Campus 
    Residence Halls openJanuary 20, Saturday
    Main semester classes beginJanuary 22, Monday
    Add/Drop deadlineFebruary 2, Friday
    Presidents Day: HolidayFebruary 19, Monday
    Spring Break: no classes, university offices openMarch 19 – 23, Monday – Friday
    Midterm Grades due to RegistrarMarch 19, Monday
    Saint Benedict’s Day: University closedMarch 21, Tuesday
    Good Friday: University closedMarch 30, Friday
    Easter Monday: University closedApril 2, Monday
    Advising Day: no classes, university offices openApril 5, Thursday
    Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2018April 16, Monday
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade)April 20, Friday
    Honors Convocation and Scholars DayMay 8, Tuesday
    Senior Commencement FairMay 10, Thursday
    STUDY WEEK – no University-sponsored social or club activitiesMay 7 – 11, Monday – Friday
    Saint Thomas Aquinas Study Day – no classesMay 11, Friday
    Final examinationsMay 14 – 17, Monday – Thursday
    Chancellor’s Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyMay 18, Friday
    CommencementMay 19, Saturday
    Grades Due to RegistrarMay 21, Monday
    Spring 2018 Eight-week session 01 
    Classes beginJanuary 22, Monday
    Add/Drop deadlineJanuary 29, Monday
    Presidents Day: HolidayFebruary 19, Monday
    Midterm grades due to RegistrarFebruary 20, Tuesday
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade)March 2, Friday
    Saint Benedict’s Day: University closedMarch 21, Tuesday
    Last day of classesMarch 17, Saturday
    Final Grades due to RegistrarMarch 19, Monday
    SPRING 2018 Eight-week session 02 
    Classes beginMarch 26, Monday
    Good Friday: No ClassesMarch 30, Friday
    Easter Monday: No ClassesApril 02, Monday
    Add/Drop deadline *Adjusted for HolidayApril 03, Tuesday
    Priority registration begins for summer/fall 2018April 16, Monday
    Midterm Grades Due to RegistrarApril 23, Monday
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade)May 04, Friday
    Honors Convocation and Scholars DayMay 08, Tuesday
    Senior Commencement FairMay 10, Thursday
    Chancellor’s Baccalaureate Mass & Hooding CeremonyMay 18, Friday
    Last day of classesMay 19, Saturday
    CommencementMay 19, Saturday
    Final Grades Due to RegistrarMay 21, Monday
  • Summer 2018
    SUMMER 2018 MAIN SESSION
    Main Campus 
    Classes beginMay 29, Tuesday
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation)June 05, Tuesday
    Independence Day (holiday)July 04, Wednesday
    Midterm Grades Due to RegistrarJuly 09, Monday
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade)July 27, Friday
    Summer Main Session EndsAugust 18, Saturday
    Conferral Date (Summer Graduates)August 18, Saturday
    Final Grades due to RegistrarAugust 20, Monday
    Summer 2018 Six-week session 01 
    Classes beginMay 29, Tuesday
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation)May 30, Wednesday
    Midterm Grades Due to RegistrarJune 22, Friday
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade)June 29, Friday
    Independence Day (holiday)July 04, Wednesday
    Summer 01 Session EndsJuly 07, Saturday
    Final Grades due to RegistrarJuly 09, Monday
    Summer 2018 Six-week session 02 
    Classes beginJuly 09, Monday
    Add/Drop deadline (no notation)July 10, Tuesday
    Midterm Grades Due to RegistrarJuly 30, Monday
    Last day for withdrawal (W grade)August 8, Wednesday
    Summer 02 Session EndsAugust 18, Saturday
    Conferral Date (Summer Graduates)August 18, Saturday
    Final Grades due to RegistrarAugust 20, Monday