Academic Calendar

Upcoming Calendar Dates


Faculty and Staff AssemblyJanuary 13
RegistrationJanuary 14-15
Martin Luther King, Jr. HolidayJanuary 18
Classes BeginJanuary 19
Last Day to Add a Course or Change a SectionJanuary 21
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W”February 5
Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras* February 15-16*
Last Day to Remove "I"February 26
Mid-Semester Grades DueMarch 12
Senior Comprehensive ExaminationsMarch 20
Last Day to Drop a Course with a WApril 1
Easter HolidaysApril 2
Registration for Fall SemesterApril 5-9
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from XavierApril 16
Last Class Day Before Final ExaminationsApril 26**
Quiet DayApril 27**
Senior Grades Due (Noon)April 27**
Final ExaminationsApril 28-May 5
ALL Final Grades Due (Noon)May 7
BaccalaureateMay 7
CommencementMay 8

*Note: The university is closed and classes are canceled Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras, February 15-16th.  

** Note: These dates were changed to reflect canceled classes on Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras.


SUMMER SESSION 2021



SESSION ONESESSION TWOSESSION THREE

FIVE WEEKSFIVE WEEKSEIGHT WEEKS
RegistrationMay 24June 25June 4
Classes BeginMay 25June 28June 7
Last Day to Add or Change a Course or SectionMay 26June 29June 8
Independence Day Holiday
July 5July 5
Last Day to Drop a CourseJune 18July 23July 23
Final ExaminationsJune 25-26July 30-July 31July 30-31
Final Grades Due (Noon)June 29August 3August 3


FALL SEMESTER 2021
New Faculty OrientationAugust 16-17
Faculty and Staff AssemblyAugust 18
RegistrationAugust 19-20
Classes BeginAugust  23
Last Day to Add a Course or Change a Section August 25
Labor Day HolidaySeptember 6
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W” September 10
Mass of the Holy SpiritSeptember 12
Last Day to Remove an "I"October 1
Founder's Day Celebration October 5
Contingency Days October 11-12
Mid-Semester Grades Due October 15
Last Day to Petition a "W" in a Course (Drop a Course) October 29
Registration for Spring Semester and Summer November 1-5
Comprehensive Examinations for Seniors November 6
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Xavier November 19
Thanksgiving Holidays November 24-26
Late Registration Begins December 6
Last Class Day Before Final Examinations December 6
Quiet Day December 7
Final Examinations December  8-15
Final Grades Due (Noon) December 17


Spring Semester - 2022
Faculty and Staff Assembly January 5
Registration January 6-7
Classes Begin January 10
Last Day to Add a Course or Change a Section January 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 17
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W” January 28
Last Day to Remove "I" February 18
Mardi Gras Holidays (Spring Break) February 28-March 4
Mid-Semester Grades Due March 11
Senior Comprehensive Examinations March 12
Last Day to Petition a "W" in a Course (Drop a Course) April 1
Registration for Fall Semester April 4-8
Easter Holidays April 14-15
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Xavier April 20
Last Class Day Before Final Examinations April 25
Quiet Day/Senior Grades Due (Noon) April 26
Final Examinations April 27-May 4
ALL Final Grades Due (Noon) May 6
Baccalaureate May 6
Commencement May 7


SUMMER SEMESTER 2022



Session OneSession TwoSession Three

Five WeeksFive WeeksEight Weeks
RegistrationMay 23June 24June 3
Classes BeginMay 24June 27June 6
Last Day to Add or Change a Course or SectionMay 25June 28June 7
Independence Day Holiday 
July 4July 4
Last Day to Drop a Course June June 17July 22July 22
Final ExaminationJune 24-25July 29-30July 29-30
Final Grades Due (Noon)June 28August 2August 2



[1] Each academic department has the discretion to designate January 25 as a Monday class period for classes that only meet once a week on a Monday.


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