Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Academic Year 

Semester I

  • First Day of Contract Year August 27, 2018
  • Labor Day: September 3 (campus closed)
  • First Day of Classes: September 4
  • Thanksgiving Recess: November 22 & 23 (campus closed)
  • Last Day of Classes: December 14
  • Study Day: December 15
  • Examinations: December 17-21
  • Backup Exam Date: (snow date) December 22 

Semester II

  • Martin Luther King Holiday: January 21 (campus closed)
  • First Day of Classes: January 28, 2019
  • Spring Break: March 25-29, 2019
  • Department Meeting Day: April 19, 2019
  • Last Day of Classes: May 15, 2019
  • Final Exams: May 16-18 and 20, 2019
  • Last Day of Contract Year: May 26, 2019

(Note: Beginning with 2019-20 academic year, we are following UWM's academic calendar.)

2019-2020 Academic Year 

Semester I

  • Contractual Period: August 19, 2019 - January 2, 2020
  • Instruction Begins: September 3, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Recess: November 27-December 1, 2019
  • Last Day of Semester Classes: December 12, 2019
  • Study Day: December 13, 2019
  • Final Exams: December 14, 16-21, 2019
  • Winter Recess: December 22, 2019 - January 1, 2020

UWinteriM

  • Instruction Begins: January 2, 2020
  • Last day of UWinteriM Classes: January 18, 2020

Semester II

  • Contractual Period: January 3, 2020 - May 17, 2020
  • Instruction Begins: January 21, 2020
  • Spring Break: March 15-22, 2020
  • Last day of Semester Classes: May 7, 2020
  • Study Day: May 8, 2020
  • Final Exams: May 9, 11-16, 2020
  • Graduation: May 17, 2020

Legal Holidays: 

2019: Jan. 1 & 21; May 27; July 4; Sept. 2; Nov. 28; Dec. 24, 25 & 31

2020: Jan. 1 & 20; May 25; July 4; Sept. 7, Nov. 26; Dec. 24, 25 & 31