2023–2024 Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester (FA) 2023

Important Academic Deadlines and Holidays Date
Residence halls open for entering first year students Sunday, August 20
First Year student orientation begins Sunday, August 20
Convocation Monday, August 21
Faculty Retreat Monday, August 21
Residence halls open for continuing students Tuesday, August 22
Classes begin Wednesday, August 23
Last day to add, drop, or change to an audit Friday, September 1
Labor Day Holiday (University closed) Monday, September 4
Fall and Annual Census Tuesday, September 5
Fall Break (University closed on Friday) Monday-Friday, October 16-20
Last day to elect CR/NC option (undergraduates only) Friday, November 10
Last day to withdraw from classes without grade of WF Friday, November 10
Thanksgiving Holiday (University closed) Wednesday-Friday, November 22-24
Last day of classes Friday, December 15
Residence halls close at noon Saturday, December 16
Final grades are due from faculty at noon Tuesday, December 19
Winter Break (University closed) Monday, December 25-January 1

Spring Semester (SP) 2024

Important Academic Deadlines and Holidays Date
University re-opens Tuesday, January 2
Residence halls open Monday, January 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (University closed) Monday, January 15
Classes begin Tuesday, January 16
Last day to add, drop, or change to an audit Wednesday, January 24
Spring Census Monday, January 29
Spring Break (University closed on Friday) Monday-Friday, March 11-15
Last day to elect CR/NC option (undergraduates only) Friday, April 5
Last day to withdraw from classes without grade of WF Friday, April 5
Westminster Student Showcase (No UG Classes or faculty/staff meetings) Friday, April 26
Last day of classes Friday, May 3
Residence halls close at noon Saturday, May 4
Final grades are due from faculty at noon Wednesday, May 8
Commencement - Graduate Students Friday, May 10
Commencement - Undergraduate Students Saturday, May 11

Summer Term - First 4 Weeks, aka May-Term 2024

Important Academic Deadlines and Holidays Date
Classes begin Monday, May 13
Last day to add, drop, or change to an audit Monday, May 20
Last day to elect CR/NC option (undergraduates only) Friday, May 24
Memorial Day (University closed) Monday, May 27
Last day to withdraw from classes without grade of WF Friday, May 31
Last day of classes Saturday, June 8
Final grades are due from faculty at noon Wednesday, June 12

Summer Term - First 8 Weeks 2024

Important Academic Deadlines and Holidays Date
Classes begin Monday, May 13
Last day to add, drop, or change to an audit Monday, May 20
Memorial Day (University closed) Monday, May 27
Last day to elect CR/NC option (undergraduates only) Friday, June 14
Last day to withdraw from classes without grade of WF Friday, June 21
Juneteenth Holiday (University closed) Monday, June 17
Last day of classes Saturday, July 6
Final grades are due from faculty at noon Wednesday, July 10

Summer Term - Full 12 Weeks 2024

Important Academic Deadlines and Holidays Date
Classes begin Monday, May 13
Last day to add, drop, or change to an audit Monday, May 20
Memorial Day (University closed) Monday, May 27
Juneteenth Holiday (University closed) Monday, June 17
Independence Day (University closed) Thursday, July 4
Last day to elect CR/NC option (undergraduates only) Friday, July 5
Last day to withdraw from classes without grade of WF Friday, July 19
Pioneer Day (University closed) Wednesday, July 24
Last day of classes Monday, August 5
Final grades are due from faculty at noon Thursday, August 8

Summer Term - Second 4 Weeks 2024

Important Academic Deadlines and Holidays Date
Classes begin Monday, June 10
Last day to add, drop, or change to an audit Monday, June 17
Juneteenth Holiday (University closed) Monday, June 17
Last day to elect CR/NC option (undergraduates only) Friday, June 21
Last day to withdraw from classes without grade of WF Friday, June 28
Last day of classes Saturday, July 6
Final grades are due from faculty at noon Wednesday, July 10

Summer Term - Third 4 Weeks 2024

Important Academic Deadlines and Holidays Date
Independence Day (University closed) Thursday, July 4
Classes begin Monday, July 8
Last day to add, drop, or change to an audit Monday, July 15
Last day to elect CR/NC option (undergraduates only) Friday, July 19
Pioneer Day (University closed) Wednesday, July 24
Last day to withdraw from classes without grade of WF Friday, July 26
Last day of classes Monday, August 5
Final grades are due from faculty at noon Thursday, August 8

Summer Term - Final 8 Weeks 2024

Important Academic Deadlines and Holidays Date
Classes begin Monday, June 10
Last day to add, drop, or change to an audit Monday, June 17
Juneteenth Holiday (University closed) Monday, June 17
Independence Day (University closed) Thursday, July 4
Last day to elect CR/NC option (undergraduates only) Friday, July 12
Last day to withdraw from classes without grade of WF Friday, July 19
Pioneer Day (University closed) Wednesday, July 24
Last day of classes Monday, August 5
Final grades are due from faculty at noon Thursday, August 8