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Academic Calendar

For the full Academic Calendar refer to www.northwestu.edu/calendar

 

FALL SEMESTER

2023

2024
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Thursday, Aug 24 Thursday, Aug 20
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Friday, Aug 25 Friday, Aug 21
Welcome Weekend
       CELE Program Aug 22 - 23 Aug 20 - 21
       Traditional Undergraduate Aug 24 - 27 Aug 22 - 25
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Monday, Aug 28 Monday, Aug 26
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sunday, Sep 03 Sunday, Sep 01
Labor Day Holiday (University closed) Monday, Sep 04 Monday, Sep 02
Reading Days (no classes) Oct 19 - 20 Oct 17 - 18
Priority Registration for Spring Semester Opens Monday, Oct 30 Monday, Oct 30
Last Day to Withdraw from classes Friday, Nov 17 Friday, Nov 15
Board of Directors Meeting Nov 16 - 17 Nov 14 - 15
Thanksgiving Break (no classes) Nov 22 - 24 Nov 26 - 29
Thanksgiving Holidays (University closed) Nov 23 - 24 Nov 28 - 29
Last Day of Classes Monday, Dec 11 Monday, Dec 09
Final Exams Dec 12 - 15 Dec 10 - 13
Student Semester Break (no classes) Dec 18, 2023 - Jan 07, 2024 Dec 18, 2024 - Jan 07, 2025
University Offices Closed Dec 22, 2023 - Jan 01, 2024 Dec 22, 2024 to Jan Jan 01, 2025

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2024 2025
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Sunday, Jan 07 Sunday, Jan 05
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Sunday, Jan 07 Sunday, Jan 05
Welcome Weekend
       CELE Program Jan 05 - 06 Jan 10-11
       Traditional Undergraduate Sunday, Jan 07 Sunday, Jan 12
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Monday, Jan 08 Monday, Jan 13
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sunday, Jan 14 Sunday, Jan 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Monday, Jan 15 Monday, Jan 20
Presidents’ Day (University closed) Monday, Feb 19 Monday, Feb 17
Spring Break (no classes) Mar 04 - 08 Mar 10 - 14
Priority Registration for Fall Semester Opens Monday, Mar 25 Monday, Mar 31
Reading Day (no classes) Thursday, Mar 28 Wednesday, Apr 17
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Friday, Apr 05 Friday, Apr 11
Good Friday (University closed) Friday, March 29 Friday, Apr 18
Last Day of Classes Friday, April 26 Friday, May 02
Baccalaureate Chapel Friday, April 26 Friday, May 02
Final Exams April 29 - May 02 May 05 - 08
Board of Directors Meeting May 02 - 03 May 08 - 09
Graduate Celebration Friday, May 03 Friday, May 09
Commencement Saturday, May 04 Saturday, May 10

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2024 2025
Summer University: May - August Sessions May 06 to Aug 16 May 12 - Aug 22
Summer Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses End of the second day of scheduled classes
Memorial Day (University closed) Monday, May 27 Monday, May 26
Fourth of July (University closed) Thursday, Jul 04 Friday, Jul 04
Summer University Notes: Last Day to Register and Last Day to Add/Drop Courses is the end of the second day of classes for that session; some course assignments, independent study, practicum and internship may extend through August; see applicable course schedule for exact dates.

Eight Week Sessions

For the full Academic Calendar refer to www.northwestu.edu/calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2023
Session A  
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Aug 28
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Sep 03
Labor Day Holiday (University closed) Monday, Sep 04
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Oct 16
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Oct 16
   
Session B  
First Day of Class of Educational Activity Monday, Oct 23
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Oct 29
Thanksgiving Holidays (University closed) Nov 23 - 24
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Dec 11
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Dec 11
University Offices Closed Dec 22, 2023 - Jan 01, 2024
   
   
SPRING SEMESTER 2024
Session A  
First Day of Class of Educational Activity Monday, Jan 08
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Jan 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Monday, Jan 15
Presidents’ Day (University closed) Monday, Feb 19
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Feb 26
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Feb 26
   
Session B  
First Day of Class of Educational Activity Monday, Mar 04
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Mar 10
Good Friday (University closed) Friday, Mar 29
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Apr 22
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Apr 22
Graduate Celebration Friday, May 03
Commencement Saturday, May 04
   
   
SUMMER SEMESTER 2024
Session A  
First Day of Class of Educational Activity Monday, May 06
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, May 12
Memorial Day (University closed) Monday, May 27
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, June 24
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, June 24
   
Session B  
First Day of Class of Educational Activity Monday, July 01
Fourth of July (University closed) Thursday, Jul 04
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Jul 07
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Aug 19
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Aug 19

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