Jan 21, 2021  
Graduate Record 2008-2009 
Graduate Record 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2008

Orientation Begins   Saturday, August 23-Monday, August 25
Final Registration   Monday, August 18-Friday, August 29
Courses Begin   Tuesday, August 26
Add/Drop/Withdrawal   Vary by School
Reading Days   Saturday, October 11-Tuesday, October 14
Fall Convocation   Friday October 24
Family Weekend   Friday, October 24-Sunday, October 26
Thanksgiving Recess   Wedneday, November 26-Sunday, November 30
Courses End   Friday, December 5
Reading Day   Sunday, December 7
Examinations   Monday, December 8-Tuesday, December 16
Reading Days   Thursday, December 11; Sunday, December 14
Fall degrees conferred   Friday, December 30 (no ceremony)

January Term 2009

Courses Begin   Friday, January 2
    (Classes January 2-3; and January 5-10)
Courses End   Saturday, January 10

Spring Semester 2009

Final Registration   Wednesday, January 7-Friday, January 16
Courses Begin   Tuesday, January 13
Courses Suspended   Monday, January 19, Martin Luther King Day
    (Special University activities to be proposed)
Add/Drop/Withdrawal   Vary by School
Spring Recess   Saturday, February 28-Sunday, March 8
Courses End   Tuesday, April 28
Reading Day   Wednesday, April 29
Examinations   Thursday, April 30-Friday, May 8
Reading Days   Sunday, May 3; Wednesday, May 6
Final Exercises   Sunday, May 17

Note: The Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, the School of Law, and the School of Medicine operate on different academic calendars. Contact those schools for details.