Academic Calendar

Upcoming Calendar Dates

New Faculty OrientationAugust 10-11
Faculty and Staff AssemblyAugust 12
On-Site RegistrationAugust 13-14
Classes BeginAugust 17
Last Day to Add a Course or Change a SectionAugust 19
Last Day to Drop a Course without a “W”September 4
Labor Day HolidaySeptember 7
Last Day to Remove an "I"September 25
Founder's Day CelebrationOctober 6
Mid-Semester Grades DueOctober 9
Last Day to Drop a Course (Receive a "W")November 12
Registration for Spring Semester and SummerNovember 2-13
Comprehensive Examinations for SeniorsNovember 7
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from XavierNovember 13
Last Class Day Before Final ExaminationsNovember 23
Quiet DayNovember 24
Thanksgiving HolidaysNovember 25-27
Late Registration BeginsJanuary 14-15
Final ExaminationsDecember 2-9
Final Grades Due (Noon)December 11

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 CourseApril 1
Easter HolidaysApril 2
Early Registration for Fall SemesterApril 5-9
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from XavierApril 16
Last Class Day Before Final Examinations**April 22**
Quiet DayApril 23
Senior Grades Due (Noon)April 26
Contingency DaysApril 26-27
Final ExaminationsApril 28-May 5
ALL Final Grades Due (Noon)May 7
BaccalaureateMay 7
CommencementMay 8

*Note: If the City of New Orleans celebrates Mardi Gras, Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras, February 15-16, will be holidays. In this case, the last day of classes will be April 26th and Quiet Day will be April 27th.

**Note: If Mardi Gras is not held, then classes will take place on Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras, and classes on Thursday, April 22nd will be Friday classes.



On-Site 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

[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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