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Academic Calendar

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Introduction

You’ll have access to a wide range of classes and academic events here at Quinnipiac. Keep up to date with our academic calendar.

Summer Term 2018

Summer Term 2018

Term

Start Date

5-Week End Date

7-Week End Date

Summer I

Monday, May 21

Friday, June 22

Friday, July 6

Summer II

Monday, July 9

Friday, August 10

Friday, August 24

University closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018; no classes.
University closed Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018; no classes.

Fall 2018

2018-19 Academic Calendar

Fall 2018

August 18

Saturday

New graduate student orientation

August 22–23

Wed–Thurs

First-year student orientation, session VI

August 24

Friday

Transfer student welcome, session II

August 24–26

Friday-Sunday

Welcome Weekend

August 27

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin

August 31

Friday

Add/drop registration period ends

September 3

Monday

Labor Day—university holiday; no classes

September 8

Saturday

All Saturday classes begin

September 19

Wednesday

Yom Kippur—university holiday; no classes

September 21

Friday

Last day to withdraw from 1st 7-week online courses (Aug 27–Oct 13) with a grade of "W" 

September 22

Saturday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

October 5–6

Fri–Sat

Alumni Weekend

October 8–13

Mon–Sat

Midterm examination period for 100-level courses

October 12–14    

Fri–Sun

Parents & Family Weekend

October 13

Saturday

Online classes end for 1st 7-week online courses (Aug 27–Oct 13)

October 21

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

October 22

Monday

Online classes begin for 2nd 7-week online courses (Oct 22–Dec 15)

October 24

Wednesday

Midterm grades due for 100-level courses

November 2

Friday

Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 27–Dec 15) with a grade of “W”

November 10

Saturday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

November 16

Friday

Last day to withdraw from 2nd 7-week online courses (Oct 22–Dec 14) with a grade of "W"

November 19–24

Mon–Sat

No classes

November 22–23

Thurs–Fri

 

Thanksgiving holiday—university closed

December 2

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

December 8

Saturday

Undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes end

December 10–15

Mon–Sat

Final examination period—undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes

December 15

Saturday

Online classes end

December 17

Monday

Final grades due

December 24–January 1

Mon–Tues

University closed for Winter Break

January Term 2019

January Term 2019

January 2

Wednesday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin

January 3

Thursday

Add/drop registration period ends

January 11

Friday

Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”  

January 18

Friday

Classes end; final examinations

January 21

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day—university holiday; no classes

January 22

Tuesday

Final grades due

Spring 2019

Spring 2019

January 15

Tuesday

New graduate student orientation

January 18

Friday

New undergraduate student orientation

January 21

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day—university holiday; no classes

January 22

Tuesday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin

January 26

Saturday

Saturday classes begin

January 28

Monday

Add/drop registration period ends

February 15

Friday

Last day to withdraw from 1st 7-week online courses (Jan 22–Mar 9) with a grade of "W"

March 3

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

March 4–9

Mon–Sat

Midterm examination period for 100-level courses

March 9

Saturday

Online classes end for 1st 7-week online courses (Jan 22–Mar 9)

March 11–16

Mon–Sat

Undergraduate and graduate spring recess

March 18

Monday

Online classes begin for 2nd 7-week online courses (Mar 18–May 11)

March 20

Wednesday

Midterm grades due for 100-level courses

March 28

Thursday

Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Jan 22–May 11) with a grade of “W”

March 30–31

Sat–Sun

Admitted Student Days

April 5

Friday

Last day to withdraw from for 2nd 7-week online courses (Mar 18–May 11) with a grade of "W"

April 19

Friday

Good Friday—university holiday; no classes

May 4

Saturday

Undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes end

May 6–11

Mon–Sat

Final examination period—undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes

May 11

Saturday

Online classes end

May 11

Saturday

Graduate Commencement

May 12

Sunday

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine and School of Law Commencement

May 13

Monday

Final grades due

May 18–19

Sat–Sun

Undergraduate Commencement

Summer Orientation and Open House 2019

Summer Orientation and Open House 2019

May 20

Monday

New graduate student orientation

May 27

Monday

Memorial Day—university holiday; no classes

June 2

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

June 6–7

Thus–Fri

First-year student orientation, session I

June 10–11

Mon–Tues

First-year student orientation, session II

June 13–14

Thurs–Fri

First-year student orientation, session III

June 17–18

Mon–Tues

First-year student orientation, session IV

June 20–21

Thurs–Fri

First-year student orientation, session V

June 24

Monday

Transfer student welcome, session I

Summer I Term 2019

Summer I Term 2019

May 20

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin

May 21

Tuesday

Add/drop registration period ends

May 27

Monday

Memorial Day—university holiday; no classes

June 7

Friday

Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (May 20–Jun 21) with a grade of “W”

June 17

Monday

Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (May 20–Jul 3) with a grade of “W”

June 21

Friday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)

June 24

Monday

Final grades due (5-week courses)

July 3

Wednesday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)

July 4-5

Thurs–Fri

Independence Day—university holiday; no classes

July 8

Monday

Last day to withdraw from 12-week courses (May 20–Aug 9) with a grade of “W”

July 8

Monday

Final grades due (7-week courses)

August 9

Friday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (12-week courses)

August 12

Monday

Final grades due (12-week courses)

Summer II Term 2019

Summer II Term 2019

July 8

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin

July 9

Tuesday

Add/drop registration period ends

July 26

Friday

Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (Jul 8–Aug 9) with a grade of “W”

August 5

Monday

Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (Jul 8–Aug 23) with a grade of “W” 

August 9

Friday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)

August 12

Monday

Final grades due (5-week courses)

August 23

Friday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)

August 26

Monday

Final grades due (7-week courses)