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Academic Calendar Archive

Including Commencement, Convocation, and Founders' Day


Fall 2012 - Summer 2013

ACTIVITY Fall 2012
New Faculty Orientation Wed. Aug 15, Thurs. Aug 16
University Convocation Thurs. Aug 23
Fall Semester Begins - 1st week of class Fri. Aug 24 - Sat. Sep 1
Labor Day Holiday (NO CLASSES) Mon. Sep 3
Online Classes Begin Mon. Sep 10
Thanksgiving Holiday (NO CLASSES) Mon. Nov 19 - Sun. Nov 25
Regular Classes End Fri. Dec 7
Fall Final Exams Begin Sat. Dec 8
Fall Final Exams End Fri. Dec 14
Fall University Commencement Fri. Dec 14
Grades Due Wed. Dec 19
Intersession Break Begins Fri. Dec 14
Intersession Break Ends Fri. Jan 11 2013
ACTIVITY Spring 2013
Spring Semester Begins - 1st week of classes Sat. Jan 12 - Fri. Jan 18 (1)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday - (NO CLASSES) Mon. Jan 21
Online Classes Begin Mon. Jan 28
Spring Break Begins Sat. Mar 9
Spring Break Ends Fri. Mar 15
Founders Day (Classes in Session) Fri. Apr 12
Regular Classes End Fri. Apr 26
Spring Exams Begin Sat. Apr 27
Spring Exams End Fri. May 3
Spring University Commencement Fri. May 3

College of Arts and
Chicago College of 
Performing Arts

Walter E. Heller College
of Business,
College of Education,
Evelyn T. Stone College
of Professional Studies
Grades Due Wed. May 8
Intersession Break Begin Sat. May 4
Intersesssion Break End Fri. May 10
ACTIVITY Summer 2013
Summer Session Classes Begin Sat. May 11 (1)
Memorial Day (NO CLASSES) Mon. May 27
Independence Day (NO CLASSES) Thurs. July 4
Summer Session Classes End Mon. Aug 5

(1) Saturday classes extend hours by 15 minutes to meet required hours (meet 14 weeks).

(2) NOTE: In Summer 2013, 12-week Monday, Thursday & Saturday classes need to extend hours by 40 minutes/week to meet required hours (meet for 11 weeks)