Chatham University

Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Universal Academic Calendar

+ Fall 2018 Semester

14-week semester

Opening Convocation Sunday, August 26
First day of classes Monday, August 27
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, September 3
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 4
Long Weekend Mon-Tues, October 8-9
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 12
Incomplete grades from Spring/Summer 2018, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 12
Family & Friends Weekend Fri-Sun, Oct 26-28
Registration for Spring 2019 Thurs-Thurs, Nov 1-15
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, November 7
Last day to apply for Fall 2018 (December) degree conferral Thursday, November 15
Thanksgiving Break Wed-Sun, Nov 21-25
Course evalutations begin Monday, November 26
Last day of classes Friday, December 7
Course evalutations end Friday, December 7
Final Exams (grades are due withing 48 hours of exam) Mon-Thurs, Dec 10-13
Final Exams Conflict/Make-up Day (grades are due withing 48 hours of exam) Friday, December 14
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PM Friday, December 14
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 17
Late registration for Spring 2019 begins Monday, December 17
Degree conferral for Fall 2018 graduates Sunday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 14

1st 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, August 27
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, September 3
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 4
Last day to withdraw Friday, September 28
Course evalutations begin Friday, September 28
Last day of classes Friday, October 12
Course evaluations end Friday, October 12
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, October 15

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, October 15
Add/drop period ends Monday, October 22
Family & Friends Weekend Fri-Sun, Oct 26-28
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, November 21
Thanksgiving Break Wed-Sun, Nov 21-25
Course evaluations begin Monday, November 26
Last day of classes Friday, December 7
Course evaluations end Friday, December 7
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 10

+ Spring 2019 Semester

14-week semester

First day of classes Monday, January 7
Add/drop period ends Monday, January 14
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, January 21
Registration for Summer 2019 Friday, February 1
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, February 22
Incomplete grades for Fall 2018, before 12:00 noon Friday, February 22
Spring Break Sun-Sun, March 3-10
Registration for Fall 2019 Tues-Tues, March 12-26
Last day to apply for Spring 2019 (May) degree conferral Friday, March 15
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, March 19
Closing Convocation TBD
Course evalutations begin Friday, April 5
Last day of classes Friday, April 19
Course evalutations end Friday, April 19
Final Exams (grades are due within 48 hours of exam) Mon-Thurs, April 22-25
Final Exam Conflict/Make-up Day (grades are due within 48 hours of exam) Friday, April 26
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms TBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PM Sunday, April 28
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 29
Late registration for Fall 2019 begins Monday, April 29
Degree conferral for Spring 2019 graduates Thursday, May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 10

1st 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, January 7
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 14
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, January 21
Last day to withdraw Friday, February 8
Course evalutations begin Friday, February 8
Last day of classes Friday, February 22
Course evalutations end Friday, February 22
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, February 25

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, February 25
Add/drop period ends Monday, March 4
Last day to withdraw Friday, April 5
Course evalutations begin Friday, April 5
Last day of classes Friday, April 19
Course evalutations end Friday, April 19
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 22

+ Summer 2019 Semester

14-week semester*

First day of classes Monday, April 29
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 6
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 27
Last day to apply for Summer 2019 (August) degree conferral Saturday, June 15
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, July 2
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classes Thursday, July 4
Last day of classes Friday, August 2
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 5
Degree conferrals for Summer 2019 Friday, August 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, September 16

3-week term*

First day of classes Monday, April 29
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, May 1
Last day to withdraw Friday, May 3
Last day of classes Friday, May 17
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, May 20

1st 7-week term*

First day of classes Monday, April 29
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 6
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 27
Last day to withdraw Friday, May 31
Last day of classes Friday, June 14
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, June 17

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, June 17
Add/drop period ends Monday, June 24
Last day to withdraw Friday, July 19
Last day of classes Friday, August 2
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 5

SHS DPT Third Year Students

+ Fall 2018 Semester

First day of classes Monday, August 13
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, August 21
Last day to apply for Fall 2018 (December) degree conferral Friday, September 14
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, November 14
Last day of classes Friday, December 7
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PM Friday, December 14
Degree conferral for Fall 2018 graduates Sunday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 14

2019-2020 Universal Academic Calendar

+ Fall 2019 Semester

14-week semester

Opening Convocation Sunday, August 25
First day of classes Monday, August 26
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, September 2
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 3
Long Weekend Mon-Tues, October 7-8
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 11
Incomplete grades from Spring/Summer 2018, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 11
Family & Friends Weekend Fri-Sun, Oct 25-27
Registration for Spring 2020 Fri-Fri, Nov 1-15
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, November 6
Last day to apply for Fall 2019 (December) degree conferral Friday, November 15
Thanksgiving Break Wed-Sun, Nov 27-Dec 1
Last day of classes Friday, December 6
Final Exams (grades are due withing 48 hours of exam) Mon-Thurs, Dec 9-12
Final Exams Conflict/Make-up Day (grades are due withing 48 hours of exam) Friday, December 13
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PM Friday, December 13
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 16
Late registration for Spring 2020 begins Monday, December 16
Degree conferral for Fall 2019 graduates Monday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 13

1st 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, August 26
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, September 2
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 3
Last day to withdraw Friday, September 27
Last day of classes Friday, October 11
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, October 14

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, October 14
Add/drop period ends Monday, October 21
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, November 20
Thanksgiving Break Wed-Sun, Nov 27-Dec 1
Last day of classes Friday, December 6
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 9

+ Spring 2020 Semester

14-week semester

First day of classes Monday, January 6
Add/drop period ends Monday, January 13
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, January 20
Registration for Summer 2020 Tuesday, February 4
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, February 21
Incomplete grades for Fall 2019, before 12:00 noon Friday, February 21
Spring Break Sun-Sun, March 1-8
Registration for Fall 2020 Tues-Tues, March 10-24
Last day to apply for Spring 2020 (May) degree conferral Sunday, March 15
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, March 17
Closing Convocation TBD
Last day of classes Friday, April 17
Final Exams (grades are due within 48 hours of exam) Mon-Thurs, April 20-23
Final Exam Conflict/Make-up Day (grades are due within 48 hours of exam) Friday, April 24
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms TBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PM Sunday, April 26
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 27
Late registration for Fall 2020 begins Monday, April 27
Degree conferral for Spring 2020 graduates Saturday, May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 8

1st 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, January 6
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, January 13
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, January 20
Last day to withdraw Friday, February 7
Last day of classes Friday, February 21
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, February 24

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, February 24
Add/drop period ends Monday, March 2
Last day to withdraw Friday, April 3
Last day of classes Friday, April 17
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 20

+ Summer 2020 Semester

14-week semester*

First day of classes Monday, April 27
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 4
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 25
Last day to apply for Summer 2020 (August) degree conferral Monday, June 15
Last day to withdraw Thursday, July 2
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classes Friday, July 3
Last day of classes Friday, July 31
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 3
Degree conferrals for Summer 2020 Sunday, August 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, September 14

3-week term*

First day of classes Monday, April 27
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, April 29
Last day to withdraw Friday, May 1
Last day of classes Friday, May 15
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, May 18

1st 7-week term*

First day of classes Monday, April 27
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 4
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 25
Last day to withdraw Friday, May 29
Last day of classes Friday, June 12
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, June 15

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, June 15
Add/drop period ends Monday, June 22
Last day to withdraw Friday, July 17
Last day of classes Friday, July 31
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 3

2020-2021 Universal Academic Calendar

+ Fall 2020 Semester

14-week semester

Opening Convocation Sunday, August 23
First day of classes Monday, August 24
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 1
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, September 7
Long Weekend Mon-Tues, October 5-6
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 9
Incomplete grades from Spring/Summer 2020, before 12:00 noon Friday, October 9
Family & Friends Weekend Fri-Sun, Oct 23-25
Registration for Spring 2021 Tues-Tues, Nov 3-17
Last day to withdraw Wednesday, November 4
Last day to apply for Fall 2020 (December) degree conferral Monday, November 15
Thanksgiving Break Wed-Sun, Nov 25-Nov 29
Last day of classes Friday, December 4
Final Exams (grades are due withing 48 hours of exam) Mon-Thurs, Dec 7-10
Final Exams Conflict/Make-up Day (grades are due withing 48 hours of exam) Friday, December 11
Commencement Ceremony, 3:00 PM Friday, December 11
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 14
Late registration for Spring 2021 begins Monday, December 14
Degree conferral for Fall 2020 graduates Wednesday, December 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, January 11

1st 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, August 24
Add/drop period ends Tuesday, September 1
Labor Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, September 7
Last day to withdraw Friday, September 25
Last day of classes Friday, October 9
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, October 12

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, October 12
Add/drop period ends Monday, October 19
Last day to withdraw Friday, November 20
Thanksgiving Break Wed-Sun, Nov 25-29
Last day of classes Friday, December 4
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, December 7

+ Spring 2021 Semester

14-week semester

First day of classes Monday, January 4
Add/drop period ends Monday, January 11
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, January 18
Registration for Summer 2021 Tuesday, February 2
Midterm undergraduate grades, before 12:00 noon Friday, February 26
Incomplete grades for Fall 2020, before 12:00 noon Friday, February 26
Spring Break Sun-Sun, Feb 28-Mar 7
Registration for Fall 2021 Tues-Tues, March 9-23
Last day to apply for Spring 2021 (May) degree conferral Monday, March 15
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, March 16
Closing Convocation TBD
Last day of classes Friday, April 16
Final Exams (grades are due within 48 hours of exam) Mon-Thurs, April 19-22
Final Exam Conflict/Make-up Day (grades are due within 48 hours of exam) Friday, April 23
University Day and Buckets & Blossoms TBD
Commencement Ceremony, 1:00 PM Sunday, April 25
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 26
Late registration for Fall 2021 begins Monday, April 26
Degree conferral for Spring 2021 graduates Sunday, May 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, June 7

1st 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, January 4
Add/drop period ends Monday, January 11
Martin Luther King Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, January 18
Last day to withdraw Friday, February 12
Last day of classes Friday, February 26
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, March 1

2nd 7-week term (Spring break is not observed)

First day of classes Monday, March 1
Add/drop period ends Monday, March 8
Last day to withdraw Friday, April 2
Last day of classes Friday, April 16
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, April 19

+ Summer 2021 Semester

14-week semester*

First day of classes Monday, April 26
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 3
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 24
Last day to apply for Summer 2021 (August) degree conferral Tuesday, June 15
Last day to withdraw Friday, July 2
4th of July - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, July 5
Last day of classes Friday, July 30
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 2
Degree conferrals for Summer 2021 Monday, August 30
Diplomas mailed during the week of Monday, September 13

3-week term*

First day of classes Monday, April 26
Add/drop period ends Wednesday, April 28
Last day to withdraw Friday, April 30
Last day of classes Friday, May 14
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, May 17

1st 7-week term*

First day of classes Monday, April 26
Add/drop period ends Monday, May 3
Memorial Day - HOLIDAY, no classes Monday, May 24
Last day to withdraw Friday, May 28
Last day of classes Friday, June 11
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, June 14

2nd 7-week term

First day of classes Monday, June 14
Add/drop period ends Monday, June 21
Last day to withdraw Friday, July 16
Last day of classes Friday, July 30
Last day to submit grades, before 12:00 noon Monday, August 2

General Notes:

The University reserves the right to make calendar changes as it deems necessary.

* Some classes in these terms have fewer meeting days than all other days of the week. Classes on these days will need to include equivalent instructional activities to make up the time difference.