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.

 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

 2020-2021

Fall 2020
August 31 Monday Full day of classes
September 7  Monday Labor Day: no classes
October 8, 9   Thursday, Friday  Fall Break: no classes
November 25 Wednesday Thanksgiving holiday recess begins: no classes
November 30 Monday Classes resume
December 12   Saturday Final day of classes
December 14-19   Monday-Saturday Final exams
December 19, 20 Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend

Spring 2021
January 11 Monday Full day of classes
January 18  Monday  Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr: no classes
March 8-13 Monday-Saturday Spring Break: no classes
March 15  Monday  Classes resume
April 1-5 Thursday-Monday Easter Holiday recess: no classes
May 1 Saturday Final day of classes
May 3-8 Monday-Saturday Final exams
May 15, 16  Saturday, Sunday     Commencement Weekend

 2021-2022

Fall 2021
August 30 Monday Full day of classes
September 6 Monday Labor Day: no classes
October 7, 8   Thursday, Friday  Fall Break: no classes
November 24 Wednesday Thanksgiving holiday recess begins: no classes
November 29 Monday Classes resume
December 4 Saturday Final day of classes
December 13-18   Monday-Saturday Final exams
December 18, 19 Saturday, Sunday Commencement Weekend

Spring 2022
January 10 Monday Full day of classes
January 17  Monday  Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr: no classes
March 7-12 Monday-Saturday Spring Break: no classes
March 14 Monday  Classes resume
April 14-18 Thursday-Monday Easter Holiday recess: no classes
April 30 Saturday Final day of classes
May 2-7 Monday-Saturday Final exams
May 14, 15  Saturday, Sunday     Commencement Weekend