Tentative Academic Calendars

Below you will find the academic calendars until Fall 2026. These calendars are subject to change and may be updated at any time. The Thanksgiving break each year will be the Wednesday before, Thanksgiving and the Friday following.    

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Tentative Academic Calendars

  • CLASSES BEGIN - August 17

  • HOLIDAY - September 6

  • FALL BREAK - October 7 - 8

  • 1st HALF ENDS - October 6

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - October 11

  • THANKSGIVING - November 24 - 26

  • CLASSES END - December 3

  • FINALS - December 4 - 10

  • COMMENCEMENT - December 11

  • CLASSES BEGIN - January 18

  • HOLIDAY - January 17

  • 1st HALF ENDS - March 9

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - March 10

  • SPRING BREAK - March 21 - 25

  • CLASSES END - May 6

  • FINALS - May 7 -13

  • COMMENCEMENT - May 14

  • CLASSES BEGIN - August 16

  • HOLIDAY - September 5

  • FALL BREAK - October 6-7

  • 1st HALF ENDS - October 5

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - October 10

  • THANKSGIVING - November 23 - 25

  • CLASSES END - December 2

  • FINALS - December 3 - 9

  • COMMENCEMENT - December 10

  • CLASSES BEGIN - January 17

  • HOLIDAY - January 16

  • 1st HALF ENDS - March 8

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - March 9

  • SPRING BREAK - March 20 - 24

  • CLASSES END - May 5

  • FINALS - May 6 - 12

  • COMMENCEMENT - May 13

  • CLASSES BEGIN - August 15

  • HOLIDAY - September 4

  • FALL BREAK - October 5 - 6

  • 1st HALF ENDS - October 4

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - October 9

  • THANKSGIVING - November 22 - 24

  • CLASSES END - December 1

  • FINALS - December 2 - 8

  • COMMENCEMENT - December 9

  • CLASSES BEGIN - January 16

  • HOLIDAY - January 15

  • 1st HALF ENDS - March 6

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - March 7

  • SPRING BREAK - March 18 - 22

  • CLASSES END - May 3

  • FINALS - May 4 - 10

  • COMMENCEMENT - May 11

  • CLASSES BEGIN - August 20

  • HOLIDAY - September 2

  • FALL BREAK - October 10 - 11

  • 1st HALF ENDS - October 9

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - October 14

  • PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION - November 5

  • THANKSGIVING - November 27 - 29

  • CLASSES END - December 6

  • FINALS - December 7 - 13

  • COMMENCEMENT - December 14

  • CLASSES BEGIN - January 13

  • HOLIDAY - January 20

  • 1st HALF ENDS - March 5

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - March 6

  • SPRING BREAK - March 17 - 21

  • CLASSES END - May 2

  • FINALS - May 3 - 9

  • COMMENCEMENT - May 10

  • CLASSES BEGIN - August 19

  • HOLIDAY - September 1

  • FALL BREAK - October 9- 10

  • 1st HALF ENDS - October 8

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - October 13

  • THANKSGIVING - November 26 - 28

  • CLASSES END - December 5

  • FINALS - December 6 - 12

  • COMMENCEMENT - December 13

  • CLASSES BEGIN - January 12

  • HOLIDAY - January 19

  • 1st HALF ENDS - March 4

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - March 5

  • SPRING BREAK - March 16 - 20

  • CLASSES END - May 1

  • FINALS - May 2 - 8

  • COMMENCEMENT - May 9

  • CLASSES BEGIN - August 18

  • HOLIDAY - September 7

  • FALL BREAK - October 8 - 9

  • 1st HALF ENDS - October 7

  • 2nd HALF BEGINS - October 12

  • THANKSGIVING - November 25 - 27

  • CLASSES END - December 4

  • FINALS - December 5 - 11

  • COMMENCEMENT - December 12

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