Academic Calendar 2025-2026

Important dates for the 2025-2026 academic year.
In this Section

The Educational Activities Committee reviewed the academic calendar to minimize conflicts with religious holidays. This process will occur every year. Policy on Religious Observances

Fall Semester 2025

Monday, August 18
Beginning of Contractual (Year New Instructor Workshops. Self-directed time for all other faculty/instructional academic staff. No faculty/instructional academic staff meetings are held during this week.)

Monday, August 25
Professional Development Week Activities Begin

Monday, September 1
Labor Day, No Classes
Advisement and Orientation

Tuesday, September 2
Advisement and Orientation, No Classes

Wednesday, September 3
Classes Begin

Monday, October 20
End of First Quarter

Tuesday, October 21
Advisement Day, No Classes

Wednesday, October 22
Beginning of Second Quarter

Wednesday, November 26
Fall Break Begins, No Classes

Monday, December 1
Classes Resume

Thursday, December 11
Classes End/End of Second Quarter

Friday, December 12
Fall Study Day

Monday, December 15
Evaluation Week Begins

Friday, December 19
Evaluation Week Ends

Saturday, December 20

Wednesday, December 31
Contractual Semester Ends (For Faculty/Instructional Academic Staff on Semester Contract)

WinTerm 2026

Monday, January 5
WinTerm Classes Begin

Monday, January 19
Martin Luther King Day, No Classes

Saturday, January 24
WinTerm Classes End

Spring Semester 2026

Thursday, January 1
Contractual Semester Begins (For Faculty/Instructional Academic Staff on Semester Contract)

Monday, January 12
Professional Development Week Activities Begin for Faculty/Staff

Monday, January 19
Martin Luther King Day, No Classes

Monday, January 26
Classes Begin

Friday, March 13
End of Third Quarter
Spring Break Begins at 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 14 - Sunday, March 22
Spring Break Week, No Classes

Monday, March 23
Classes Resume
Beginning of Fourth Quarter

Tuesday, March 31
Advisement Day, No Classes

Thursday, May 7
Classes End/End of Fourth Quarter

Friday, May 8
Spring Study Day

Monday, May 11
Evaluation Week Begins

Friday, May 15
Evaluation Week Ends

Saturday, May 16

Sunday, May 17
End of Contractual Year (For Faculty/Instructional Academic Staff)

Summer Session 2026

Monday, May 25
Memorial Day, No Classes

Tuesday, May 26
Pre-Session Classes Begin
10-Week Session Begins

Sunday, June 7
Pre-Session Classes End

Monday, June 8
First 4-Week Session Begins
8-Week Session Begins

Friday, July 3
Independence Day (observed), No Classes

Sunday, July 5
First 4-Week Session Ends

Monday, July 6
Second 4-Week Session Begins

Sunday, August 2
Second 4-Week Session Ends
8-Week Session Ends
10-Week Session Ends

Monday, August 3
Post-Session Classes Begin

Sunday, August 23
Post-Session Classes End