Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Academic Year 

Semester I

  • First Day of Contract Year August 27, 2018
  • Labor Day September 3
  • First Day of Classes September 4
  • Thanksgiving Recess November 22 & 23
  • Last Day of Classes December 14
  • Study Day December 15
  • Examinations December 17-21
  • Backup Exam Date (snow date) December 22 

Total Class Days Semester I: 72 days (14 wks. 2 days)
Instructionally Related Days: 82 days (16 wks. 2 days)

Semester II

  • Martin Luther King Day January 21
  • First Day of Classes January 28
  • Spring Break March 25-29
  • Department Meeting Day April 19
  • Last Day of Classes May 15
  • Examinations May 16-18 and 20
  • Last Day of Contract Year May 26

Total Class Days Semester II: 73 days (14 wks. 3 days)
Instructionally Related Days: 89 days (17 wks. 4 days)

Academic Year Totals

Total Class Days: 145 (29 wks. 0 days)
Instructionally Related Days: 171 (39 wks. 1 day)
Contract Period: 39 wks. (273 days)

(Note: Beginning with 2019-20 academic year, we are following UWM's academic calendar.)

2019-2020 Academic Year 

Semester I

  • Contractual Period: August 19, 2019 - January 2, 2020
  • Instruction Begins: September 3, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Recess: November 27-December 1, 2019
  • Last Day of Semester Classes: December 12, 2019
  • Study Day: December 13, 2019
  • Final Exams: December 14, 16-21, 2019
  • Winter Recess: December 22, 2019 - January 1, 2020

UWinteriM

  • Instruction Begins: January 2, 2020
  • Last day of UWinteriM Classes: January 18, 2020

Semester II

  • Contractual Period: January 3, 2020 - May 17, 2020
  • Instruction Begins: January 21, 2020
  • Spring Break: March 15-22, 2020
  • Last day of Semester Classes: May 7, 2020
  • Study Day: May 8, 2020
  • Final Exams: May 9, 11-16, 2020
  • Graduation: May 17, 2020

Legal Holidays: 

2019: Jan. 1 & 21; May 27; July 4; Sept. 2; Nov. 28; Dec. 24, 25 & 31

2020: Jan. 1 & 20; May 25; July 4; Sept. 7, Nov. 26; Dec. 24, 25 & 31