Key Dates from the Academic Calendar


2017-2018 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2017 through 31 May 2018

Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.



U.S. Campuses

Summer Term 2017

  • May 15 - June 2: May term
  • May 29: First 5-week session begins
  • May 29: Memorial Day*
  • June 5: Summer session begins
  • June 30: First 5-week session ends
  • July 3: Second 5-week session begins
  • July 4: Independence Day Holiday
  • July 28: Summer session ends
  • Aug. 4: Second 5-week session ends
  • Aug. 5: Summer graduation date

 

Fall 2017

  • Aug. 28: Fall 1 Classes Start
  • Aug. 28: Fall Semester Classes Start
  • Sep. 4: Labor Day Holiday
  • Oct. 20: Fall 1 Classes End
  • Oct. 23-27: Fall Break
  • Oct. 30: Fall 2 Classes Start
  • Nov. 23-24: Thanksgiving Break
  • Dec. 22: Fall 2 Classes End
  • Dec. 22: Fall Semester Classes End
  • Dec. 23: Graduation Date

 

Spring 2018

  • Jan. 15: Spring Semester Classes Start
  • Jan. 15: Spring 1 Classes Start
  • Jan. 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day*
  • March 9: Spring 1 Classes End
  • March 12-16: Spring Break
  • March 19: Spring 2 Classes Start
  • May 11: Spring Semester Classes End
  • May 11: Spring 2 Classes End
  • May 12: Commencement
  • May 19: Graduation Date

 

International Campuses

Fall 2017

First 8-week session

  • Athens: Aug. 28 - Oct. 20
  • Geneva: Aug. 21 - Oct. 13
  • Ghana: Aug. 21 - Oct. 13
  • Leiden: Aug. 21 - Oct. 13
  • Thailand: Aug. 21 - Oct. 13
  • Vienna: Aug. 21 - Oct. 13

 

16-week semester

  • All Campuses: Aug. 21 - Dec. 15

 

Second 8-week session

  • Athens: Oct. 30 - Dec. 22
  • Geneva: Oct. 23 - Dec. 15
  • Ghana: Oct. 23 - Dec. 15
  • Leiden: Oct. 23 - Dec. 15
  • Thailand: Oct. 23 - Dec. 15
  • Vienna: Oct. 23 - Dec. 15

 

Spring 2018

First 8-week session

  • Athens: Jan. 15 - Mar. 9
  • Ghana: Jan. 8 - Mar. 2
  • Geneva: Jan. 15 - Mar. 9
  • Leiden: Jan. 15 - Mar. 9
  • Thailand: Jan. 15 - Mar. 9
  • Vienna: Jan. 15 - Mar. 9

 

16-week semester

  • All Campuses: Jan. 8 - May 4

 

Second 8-week session

  • Athens: Mar. 14 - May 11
  • Geneva: Mar. 19 - May 11
  • Ghana: Mar. 12 - May 4
  • Leiden: Mar. 19 - May 11
  • Thailand: Mar. 19 - May 11
  • Vienna: Mar. 19 - May 11

 

 

Note: The actual class attendance dates and the holiday schedule listed may vary as required by campus location. Some classes do meet on University holidays. Students should check with their local campus for specific calendar information. The calendar is subject to change should circumstances warrant.

*Only U.S. on ground courses do not meet on these dates.

For more detailed information, including registration dates and drop and withdrawal deadlines, consult the full Academic Calendar at www.webster.edu/academics/academic-calendar.