Academic Calendars

Academic Year Definition

Lewis University’s academic year for Traditional undergraduate programs begins on the first day of classes in August and ends on the last day of classes or examinations which is in May.

Lewis University’s academic year for Adult programs and Graduate programs begins on the first day of classes in August and ends on the last day of classes or examinations in August.

2016-2017

Fall 2016
  August 29 Monday Full day of classes
  September 5 Monday Labor Day: no classes
  October 6, 7 Thursday, Friday Fall Break: no classes
  November 23 Wednesday Thanksgiving holiday recess begins: no class
  November 28 Monday Classes resume
  December 10 Saturday Final day of classes
  December 12-17 Monday-Saturday Final exams
  December 17, 18 Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend
       
Spring 2017
  January 16 Monday Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.: no classes
  January 17 Tuesday Full day of classes
  March 6-11 Monday-Saturday Spring Break: no class
  March 13 Monday Classes resume
  April 13-17 Thursday-Monday Easter Holiday recess; no class
  May 6 Saturday Final day of classes
  May 8-13 Monday-Saturday Final exams
  May 20, 21 Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend


2017-2018

Fall 2017
  August 28 Monday Full day of classes
  September 4 Monday Labor Day: no classes
  October 5,6 Thursday, Friday Fall Break: no classes
  November 22 Wednesday Thanksgiving holiday recess begins: no class
  November 27 Monday Classes resume
  December 9 Saturday Final day of classes
  December 11-16 Monday-Saturday Final exams
  December 16, 17 Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend
       
Spring 2018
  January 15 Monday Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.: no classes
  January 16 Monday Full day of classes
  March 5-10 Monday-Saturday Spring Break: no class
  March 12 Monday Classes resume
  March 29-April 2 Thursday-Monday Easter Holiday recess; no class
  May 5 Saturday Final day of classes
  May 7-12 Monday-Saturday Final exams
  May 19,20 Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend