Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog-UNDER REVIEW 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog-UNDER REVIEW

Academic Calendar


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Academic Calendar

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

FALL SEMESTER 2024 2025
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Thursday, Aug 22 Thursday, Aug 21
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Friday, Aug 23 Friday, Aug 22
Welcome Weekend                                                                                                                                
 
 
 
     CELE Program
Aug 20 - 21
Aug 19 - 20
 
     Traditional Undergraduate
Aug 22 - 25
Aug 21 - 24
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program)
Monday, Aug 26
Monday, Aug 25
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses
Sunday, Sep 01
Sunday, Aug 31
Labor Day Holiday (University closed)
Monday, Sep 02
Monday, Sep 01
Reading Days (no classes)
Oct 17 - 18
Oct 16 - 17
Priority Registration for Spring begins Monday, Oct 18 Monday, Oct 27
Last Day to Withdraw from classes
Friday, Nov 15
Friday, Nov 14
Board of Directors Meeting
Nov 14 -15
Nov 20 - 21
Reading Day (no classes)
Wednesday, Nov 27
Wednesday, Nov 26
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)
Nov 27 - 29
Nov 26-28
Thanksgiving Holidays (University closed)
Nov 28 - 29
Nov 27 - 28
Last Day of Classes
Monday, Dec 09
Monday, Dec 08
Final Exams
Dec 10 - 13
Dec 09 - 12
Resident Halls Close
Dec 14
Dec 13
Student Semester Break (no classes)
Dec 14, 2024 - Jan 10, 2025
Dec 13, 2025 - Jan11, 2026
University Offices Closed
Dec 24, 2024 - Jan 01, 2025
Dec 24, 2025 - Jan 01, 2026

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2025 2026
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (New Students) Sunday, Jan 12 Sunday Jan 11
Residence Halls and Dining Hall Open (Returning Students) Sunday, Jan 12 Sunday Jan 11
Welcome Weekend    
       CELE Program Jan 10 - 11 Jan 9 - 10
       Traditional Undergraduate Sunday, Jan 12 Sunday, Jan 11
Residence Halls & Dining Hall Open Sunday, Jan 12 Sunday, Jan 11
First Day of Classes (Undergraduate Program) Monday, Jan 13 Monday, Jan 12
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses Sunday, Jan19 Sunday, Jan 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Monday, Jan 20 Monday, Jan 19
Presidents’ Day (University closed) Monday, Feb 17 Monday, Feb 16
Spring Break (no classes) Mar 10 - 14 Mar 09 - 13
Priority Registration for Fall begins Monday, Mar 31 Monday, Mar 30
Reading Day (no classes) Thursday, Apr 17 Thursday, Apr 02
Good Friday (University closed) Friday, Apr 18 Friday, Apr 03
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Friday, Apr 11 Friday, Apr 10
Last Day of Classes Friday, May 02 Friday, May 01
Baccalaureate Chapel Friday, May 02 Friday, May 01
Final Exams May 05 - 08 May 04 - 07
Board of Directors Meeting May 08 - 09 May 07 - 08
Graduate Celebration Friday, May 09 Friday, May 08
Commencement Saturday, May 10 Saturday, May 09

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2025 2026
Session A -     
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, May 05 Monday, May 04
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, May 11 Sunday, May 10
Memorial Day (University closed) Monday, May 26 Monday, May 25
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Jun 23 Monday, Jun 22
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Jun 23 Monday, Jun 22
Session B -     
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Jun 30 Monday, Jul 01
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Jul 06 Sunday, Jul 05
Fourth of July (University closed) Friday, Jul 04 Saturday, Jul 04
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Aug 18 Monday, Aug 17
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Aug 18 Monday, Aug 17

Eight Week Sessions

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

FALL SEMESTER 2024
Session A  
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Aug 26
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Sep 01
Labor Day Holiday (University closed) Monday, Sep 02
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Oct 14
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Oct 14
Session B  
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Oct 21
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Oct 27
Thanksgiving Holidays (University closed) Nov 28 - 29
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Dec 09
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Dec 09
University Offices Closed Dec 24, 2024 - Jan 01, 2025
   
SPRING SEMESTER 2025
Session A  
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Jan 13
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Jan 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University closed) Monday, Jan 20
Presidents’ Day (University closed) Monday, Feb 17
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Mar 03
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Mar 03
Session B  
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Mar 10
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Mar 16
Good Friday (University closed) Friday, Apr 18
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Apr 28
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Apr 28
Baccalaureate Chapel Friday, May 02
Graduate Celebration Friday, May 09
Commencement Saturday, May 10
   
SUMMER SEMESTER 2025
Session A  
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, May 12
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, May 18
Memorial Day (University closed) Monday, May 26
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Monday, Jun 30
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Jun 30
Session B  
First Day of Class or Educational Activity Monday, Jul 07
Fourth of July (University closed) Friday, Jul 04
Last Day to Register; Last Day to Add/Drop Courses for full refund Sunday, Jul 13
Last Day to Withdraw from a class Sunday, Aug 24
Last Day of Class or Educational Activity Sunday, Aug 24

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