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.

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 Tuesday 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

2018-2019

Fall 2018
August 27 Monday Full day of classes
September 3  Monday Labor Day: no classes
October 4, 5   Thursday, Friday  Fall Break: no classes
November 21 Wednesday Thanksgiving holiday recess begins: no classes
November 26 Monday Classes resume
December 8   Saturday Final day of classes
December 10-15   Monday-Saturday Final exams
December 15, 16 Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend

Spring 2019
January 14 Monday Full day of classes
January 21  Monday  Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr: no classes
March 11-16  Monday-Saturday Spring Break: no classes
March 18  Monday  Classes resume
April 18-22  Thursday-Monday Easter Holiday recess: no classes
May 4  Saturday Final day of classes
May 6-11  Monday-Saturday Final exams
May 18, 19  Saturday, Sunday     Commencement Weekend

2019-2020

Fall 2019
August 26 Monday Full day of classes
September 2 Monday  Labor Day: no classes
October 10, 11    Thursday, Friday Fall Break: no classes
November 27   Wednesday  Thanksgiving holiday recess begins: no classes
December 2 Monday Classes resume
December 7  Saturday Final day of classes
December 9-14  Monday-Saturday Final exams
December 14, 15    Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend

Spring 2020
January 13 Monday Full day of classes
January 20 Monday Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr: no classes
March 9-14 Monday-Saturday  Spring Break: no classes
March 16 Monday  Classes resume
April 9-13 Thursday-Monday Easter Holiday recess: no classes
May 2  Saturday Final day of classes
May 4-9 Monday-Saturday Final exams
May 16, 17 Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend