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.

 2021-2022

Fall 2021
August 30 Monday Full Day of Classes
September 6 Monday Labor Day: No Classes
September 15 Wednesday Mass of the Holy Spirit (11am-1pm)
(Only 11am Classes Cancelled )
October 7, 8   Thursday, Friday  Fall Break: No Classes
November 24 Wednesday Thanksgiving Holiday Recess Begins: No Classes
November 29 Monday Classes Resume
December 11 Saturday Final Day of Classes
December 13-18   Monday-Saturday Final Exams
December 17-18 Friday, Saturday 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 6-7 Friday, Saturday     Commencement Weekend

Summer 2022
May 9 Monday Start of First 8-Week Session
May 9 Monday May Term 4-Week Session (dates may vary) (standard end date June 3)
May 9 Monday Standard 10-Week Session (dates may vary) (standard end date July 22
May 30 Monday Memorial Day: No Classes
May 31 Tuesday Standard 6-Week session (dates may vary) (standard end date July 8)
May 31 Tuesday Standard 8-Week session (dates may vary) (standard end date July 8)
June 20 Monday Juneteenth Observed: No Classes
July 2 Saturday End of First 8-Week Session
July 4 Monday Independence Day: No Classes
July 5 Tuesday Start of Second 8-Week Session
August 27 Saturday Final Day of the Semester
September 2 Friday Summer Term Degree Conferral Date

 2022-2023

Fall 2022
August 29 Monday Full Day of Classes for the 16-Week Term and First 8-Week Session
September 5 Monday Labor Day: No Classes
October 6, 7   Thursday, Friday  Fall Break: No Classes for 16-Week Classes
October 22 Saturday Last Day of Classes for First 8-Week Session
October 24 Monday Beginning of Second 8-Week Session
November 23 Wednesday Thanksgiving Holiday Recess Begins: No Classes
November 28 Monday Classes Resume
December 10 Saturday Final Day of Classes for 16-Week Term
December 12-17   Monday-Saturday Final Exams
December 16-17 Friday, Saturday Commencement Weekend
December 17 Saturday Final Day of Second 8-Week Session
December 24 Friday Fall Term Degree Conferral Date

Spring 2023
January 9 Monday Full Day of Classes for the 16-Week Term and First 8-Week Session
January 16 Monday  Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr: No Classes
March 4 Saturday Last Day of Classes for First 8-Week Session
March 6-11 Monday-Saturday Spring Break: No Classes
March 13 Monday  Classes Resume for 2nd 8-Week Session and 16-Week Term
April 6-10 Thursday-Monday Easter Holiday Recess: No Classes
April 29 Saturday Final Day of Classes for 16-Week Term
May 1-6 Monday-Saturday Final Exams for 16-Week Term
May 6 Saturday Final Day of Classes for Second 8-Week Session
May 5-6 Friday, Saturday     Commencement Weekend
May 12 Friday Spring Term Degree Conferral Date

Summer 2023
May 8 Monday Start of First 8-Week Session
May 8 Monday Standard 4-Week Session (dates may vary) (standard end date June 10)
May 8 Monday Standard 10-Week Session (dates may vary) (standard end date July 22)
May 29 Monday Standard 6-Week session (dates may vary) (standard end date July 8)
May 29 Monday Standard 8-Week Session (dates may vary) (standard end date July 15)
May 30 Monday Memorial Day: No Classes
June 20 Monday Juneteenth Observed: No Classes
July 3, 4 Monday, Tuesday Independence Day: No Classes
July 5 Wednesday Start of Second 8-Week Session
August 26 Saturday Final Day of the Semester
September 1 Friday Summer Term Degree Conferral Date