PROJECTED 2025-2026 Academic Calendar

This calendar is tentative until the final official academic calendar is published in late January before the start of the academic year.

The academic calendar comprises the following:

  • 15-Week Fall and Spring Semesters (14 instructional weeks + final exam week)
  • 3-Week Winter Term
  • 12-Week Summer Term

Updated October 17, 2022.

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Projected Fall Semester 2025

Projected Fall Semester 2025 (202610)
Date Description
August 25 Mon Classes begin
September 1 Mon Labor Day (no classes; campuses closed)
October 10-12 Fri-Sun Fall Break (no classes; campuses open)
November 26 Wed Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes; campuses open)
27-30 Thu-Sun Thanksgiving Holiday Break (no classes; campuses closed)
December 5 Fri Classes end
8-12 Mon-Fri Final examination week
12 Fri Degree Conferral/Commencement Ceremony

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Projected Winter Term 2026

Important Note: While January 2-23 are the official term dates, classes meet at varying dates; consult the course syllabus and the course list.

Projected Winter Term 2026 (202615)
Date Description
January 2 Fri First possible day of classes
19 Mon Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes; campuses closed)
23 Fri Classes end
23 Fri Degree Conferral (no ceremony)

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Projected Spring Semester 2026

Projected Spring Semester 2026 (202620)
Date Description
January 26 Mon Classes begin
March 23-29 Mon-Sun Spring Break (no classes; campuses open)
May 8 Fri Classes end
11-15 Mon-Fri Final examination week
16 Sat Degree Conferral and University Commencement Ceremony
16-17 Sat-Sun Divisional Ceremonies

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Projected Summer Term 2026

Projected Summer Term 2026 (202630)
Date Description
May 19 Tue Classes begin
25 Mon Memorial Day (no classes; campuses closed)
June 19 Fri Juneteenth Holiday (no classes; campuses closed)
July 3 Fri Independence Day Observed (no classes; campuses closed)
August 7 Fri Classes end
14 Fri Degree Conferral (Doctoral Hooding Ceremony only; no University ceremony)

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