Fall Semester - 2023

August 28 – December 15—Full 15 weeks.

Fall I—August 28 – October 15.
Fall II—October 23 – December 15.
Fall exam schedule.

  • March – August — New Student Academic Orientation as Scheduled
  • Wednesday, August 23 – Sunday, August 27 — Student Welcome Week – Mandatory for All Freshmen
  • Monday, August 21 – Friday, August 25 — Faculty and Staff All-university Workshop
  • Monday, August 28 — First Day of Classes, Fall Semester, Fall I
  • Friday, September 1 — Last Day to Add/Drop Courses, Fall Semester, Fall I
  • Monday, September 4 — Labor Day, No Classes
  • Tuesday, September 5 — Attendance Verification Due
  • Thursday, September 7 — Academic Convocation – 4:00 P.M.
  • Monday, September 11 — Early Alert Period Opens, Fall Semester, Fall I
  • Monday, September 11 — Last Day to Change Letter Grade to Credit/No Credit, Fall Semester, Fall I
  • Friday, September 22 — Last Day to Submit Early Alerts, Fall Semester, Fall I
  • Tuesday, September 26 — Last Day to Withdraw from Class, Fall 1
  • Saturday, September 30 — Application for December Graduation Is Due
  • Monday, October 2 – Friday, November 3 – Wi24 Advising for All Students: Meet with Your Academic Advisor & Faculty Mentor to Discuss Course Selection
  • Tuesday, October 3 — Midterm Grades Due by 11:00pm
  • Friday, October 13 – Sunday, October 15 — Homecoming Weekend: Adrian Campus
  • Sunday, October 15 — Last Day of Classes, Fall I
  • Wednesday, Oct 18 — Final grades due by 11:00 p.m., Fall I
  • Friday, October 20 — Fall Break – No Classes
  • Monday, October 23 — First Day of Classes, Fall II
  • Friday, October 27 — Last Day to Add/Drop Classes, Fall II
  • Tuesday, October 31 — Attendance Verification Due, Fall II
  • Wednesday, November 1 — Last Day to Withdraw from Class, Fall Semester
  • Monday, November 6 — Early Alert Period Opens, Fall II
  • Monday, November 6 — Last Day to Change Letter Grade to Credit/No Credit, Fall II
  • Monday, November 6 – Thursday, November 9 — Wi24 Registration Open for SHU Global and On-ground Undergraduate by Class Standing: Seniors – Monday, Juniors – Tuesday, Sophomores – Wednesday, Freshmen – Thursday
  • Monday, November 13 – Sunday, December 31 — Wi24 Registration Open for Remaining Students
  • Tuesday, November 14 — Common Dialogue Day
  • Friday, November 17 — Last Day to Submit Early Alerts, Fall II
  • Tuesday, November 21 — Last Day to Withdraw from Classes, Fall II
  • Wednesday, November 22 – Sunday, November 26 — Thanksgiving Break Begins after Last Class on Tuesday Evening, November 21
  • Sunday, December 10 — Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester, Fall II
  • Monday, Dec 11 – Friday, December 15 — Final Examinations – Fall exam schedule
  • Monday, December 18 — Grades Due Online by 11:00 p.m.

Winter Semester - 2024

January 8 – May 3—Full 15 weeks.

Winter I—January 8 – February 25.
Winter II—March 11 – May 3.

Winter exam schedule.

  • Monday, January 8 — First Day of Classes, Winter Semester, Winter 1.
  • Friday, January 12 — Last Day to Add and/or Drop Classes, Winter Semester, Winter 1.
  • Monday, January 15 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day, University Closed.
  • Tuesday, January 16 — Attendance Verification due for Winter Semester, Winter 1.
  • Monday, January 22 — Early Alert period opens.
  • Monday, January 22 — Last Day to Change Letter Grade to Credit/No Credit, Winter 1.
  • Friday, February 2 — Last Day to submit Early Alerts.
  • Tuesday, February 6 — Last Day to Withdraw from Class, Winter 1.
  • Monday, February 12 – Friday, March 15 — Summer 24 & Fall 24 advising for all students: required to meet with your academic advisor and faculty mentor to discuss course selection.
  • Tuesday, February 20 — Midterm grades due by 11:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 25 — Last Day of Classes, Winter 1.
  • Friday, March 1 — Applications for May Graduation are Due.
  • Monday, March 4 – Sunday, March 10 — Winter Break.
  • Monday, March 11 — First Day of Classes, Winter 2.
  • Friday, March 15 — Last Day to Add and/or Drop Classes, Winter 2.
  • Monday, March 18 — Last Day to Withdraw from Class, Winter Semester.
  • Monday, March 18 – Friday, March 22 — Summer 24 & Fall 24 registration open by class standing: Seniors-Monday; Juniors-Tuesday; Sophomores-Wednesday; Freshmen-Thursday.
  • Tuesday, March 19 — Attendance verifications due, Winter 2.
  • Monday, March 25 — Last Day to Change Letter Grade to Credit/No Credit, Winter 2.
  • Thursday, March 28 – Sunday, March 31 — Easter Holiday Break, begins after last class Wednesday, Mar 27.
  • Monday, April 1 — Classes resume.
  • Tuesday, April 9 — Last Day to Withdraw from Class, Winter 2.
  • Wednesday, April 17 — Scholarship Symposium, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 26 — Honors Convocation, 2:00 p.m., Torch Night, 6:00p.m.
  • Sunday, April 28 — Last Day of Classes, Winter 2.
  • Monday, April 29 – Friday, May 3 — Final Exams, Winter Semester.
  • Friday, May 3 — Last Day of Winter Term.
  • Friday, May 3 — Conferral Date.
  • Saturday, May 4  — Commencement for Graduate, SHU Global and Undergraduate Students, 2:00 p.m., Fieldhouse.
  • Monday, May 6 — Grades are due by 11:00 p.m