Academic Calendar

Spring 2017

Date(s) Day(s) Description
January 3 Tuesday School of Pharmacy P2 IPPEs & Special Electives begin
January 9 Mon. School of Pharmacy P4 APPEs begin
January 11 Wednesday School of Pharmacy P1, P2, and P3 classes begin (didactic)
January 11-25 Wed.-Wed. School of Pharmacy add/drop period
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday campus closed: School of Pharmacy no IPPEs/APPEs
January 19-20 Thurs. – Fri. International Student Orientations
January 19 Thursday Faculty Institute
January 20 Friday Women’s College new student orientation
January 21 Saturday College for Adult Undergraduate Studies (CAUS) & Graduate Studies new student orientation
January 23 Monday ELI Spring Session I begins
January 23 Monday Women’s College, Graduate Semester Begin
January 23 Monday Spring 8-Week Session 1 (previous ACC, WEC) SESSIONS BEGIN– courses only offered as online or hybrid
January 26 Thursday Renaissance Institute classes begin
January 26 Thursday Spring 8-Week Session 1 Last day to Add/drop, Pass/fail or Audit
January 27 Friday Women’s College Last day to change to Pass/Fail or Audit
February 7 Tuesday Notre Dame Day: shortened classes
February 27 Monday Spring 8-Week Session 1 Last day to withdraw from Session 1 classes
March 8-10 Wed.–Fri. Women’s College registration for Summer & Fall 2017
March 10 Friday Mid-term grades due (Women’s College)
March 10-11 Fri.–Sat. College for Adult Undergraduate Studies (CAUS) and Graduate Studies registration for Summer & Fall 2017
March 15 Wednesday ELI Spring Session I ends
March 17 Friday Spring 8-Week Session 1 Ends
March 20-24 Mon-Fri. Spring break for students excluding School of Pharmacy P-4 (School of Pharmacy - No P1, P2, P3 only)
March 27 Monday Spring 8-Week Session 2 (previous ACC, WEC) SESSIONS BEGIN– courses only offered as online or hybrid
March 29 Wednesday ELI Spring Session II begins
March 30 Thursday Spring 8 - Week Session 2 last day add/drop
April 3-5 Mon. – Wed. School of Pharmacy registration for Summer & Fall 2017
April 7 Friday Women’s College and Graduate Semester Last day to withdraw from spring semester-long classes
April 13 Thursday Last Date to apply for August Graduation
April 13-17 Thur.–Mon. Easter Holiday – (no classes; campus closed Friday – Monday; School of Pharmacy P4 to attend APPEs on Thursday April 13)
April 21 Friday Student Research Day; School of Pharmacy P4 APPEs end
April 24 Monday Spring 8-Week Session 2 Last day to withdraw from Session 2 classes
May 1 Monday School of Pharmacy classes end
May 2 Tuesday School of Pharmacy reading period
May 3-9 Wed.- Tues. School of Pharmacy final exams
May 3-9 Wed.- Tues. School of Pharmacy P4 Capstone Experience
May 4 Thursday Renaissance Institute classes end
May 5 Friday Spring 8-Week Session 2 Monday Pattern will meet in class
May 10 Wednesday Women's College classes ends
May 11 – 17 Thurs – Wed Women’s College Final Examinations
May 11 Thursday School of Pharmacy P4 APPE Orientation
May 11 Thursday Partners in Mission
May 12 Friday Spring 8-Week Session 2 Thursday Pattern will meet in class
May 12 Friday School of Pharmacy NAPLEX Review (P3)(subject to change)
May 15 Monday School of Education Semester Ends
May 18 Thursday Spring 8-Week Session 2 Ends
May 15-18 Mon-Thurs School of Pharmacy NAPLEX & Law Review (P4) (subject to change)
May 19 Friday ELI Spring Session II ends
May 20 Saturday Commencement
May 29 Monday Memorial Day: campus closed

Maymester 2017

Date(s) Day(s) Description
May 22 –Jun 9 Monday - Monday Women’s College Maymester
May 29 Monday Memorial Day: campus closed

Summer 2017

Date(s) Day(s) Description
May 15-July 21 Mon-Fri. School of Pharmacy P4 APPEs
May 22 Monday Term 1 Session begins, Summer Semester begins
May 31 Wednesday Summer Semester Session begins
June 5 Monday ELI Session begins
June 30 Friday Term 1 Session ends
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day Holiday campus closed
July 10 Wednesday Term 2 Session begins
July 24 Monday SOE GEI begins
July 28 Friday ELI Session ends
August 18 Tuesday Term 2 Session ends; Summer Semester Session ends
August 18 Friday SOE GEI ends

Fall 2017

Date(s) Day(s) Description
July 24 Monday School of Pharmacy P4 APPEs begin
August 4-18 Fri-Fri School of Pharmacy P2 IPPEs
August 15-18 Tues-Fri School of Pharmacy New Student Orientation
August 16-30 Wed-Wed School of Pharmacy Drop/Add period
August 18 Friday New Associate Faculty Orientation (tentative)
August 25-27 Fri-Sun Women's College new student orientation (move in)
August 21 Monday New Faculty Orientation (all)
August 21 Monday School of Pharmacy P1, P2 and P3 classes begin (didactic)
August 21 Monday ELI Fall Session I begins
August 23 Wednesday University Assembly Faculty & Staff
August 23-27 Wed-Sun International Student Orientation
August 26 Saturday CAUS & GRAD Orientation
August 28 Monday Women's College; CAUS & GRAD classes begin
August 28 Monday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs Session 1 classes begin
September 2 Saturday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs add/drop period; Last day to change to Pass/Fail or Audit
September 4 Monday Labor Day holiday campus closed; School of Pharmacy-No IPPE or APPE classes
September 5 Tuesday School of Pharmacy IPPEs, APPEs classes resume
September 5 Tuesday Women's College add/drop period; Last day to change to Pass/Fail or Audit
September 7 Thursday Renaissance Institute classes begin
September 9 Saturday School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business classes begin
September 11 Monday School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business add/drop period; Last day to change to Pass/Fail or Audit
October 6 Friday Mid-term break for students - no classes; School of Pharmacy classes are session
October 7 Saturday School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony
October 13 Friday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs last day to withdraw from Fall courses
October 13 Friday Mid-term grades due
October 13 Friday ELI Fall Session I ends
October 16 Monday Final date to apply for May Graduation (all)
October 16 Monday ELI Fall Session II begins
October 17-23 Tues-Mon CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs final exams
October 20 Friday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs; School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business; Registration for Winterim & Spring 2018
October 23-27 Mon-Fri Women’s College Registration for Winterim & Spring 2018
October 24 Tuesday Community Day (revised class schedule) School of Pharmacy - no classes
October 24 Tuesday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs Session I classes end
October 25 Wednesday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs Session II classes begin
October 27 Friday Last day to withdraw from Full Term Fall classes (all)
October 27 Friday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs Final Fall Session I grades are due
October 31 Tuesday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs add/drop period; Last day to change to Pass/Fail or Audit for Session II
November 6-10 Mon-Fri School of Pharmacy Registration for Spring 2018
November 21 Tuesday School of Pharmacy follow Thursday class schedule
November 22-26 Wed-Sun Thanksgiving holiday-campus closed; School of Pharmacy No IPPEs/APPEs
November 27 Monday Classes resume
December 1 Friday School of Pharmacy classes end (P2, P3 only)
December 4 Monday School of Pharmacy Reading Period (P2, P3 only)
December 5-11 Tues-Mon School of Pharmacy Final Exams (P2, P3 only)
December 7 Thursday Renaissance Institute classes end
December 8 Friday ELI Fall Session II ends
December 8 Friday School of Pharmacy classes end (P1 only)
December 11 Monday School of Pharmacy Reading Period (P1 only)
December 11 Monday Women's College; School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business classes end
December 12 Tuesday Reading Day (snow day make-up if needed)
December 12-18 Tues-Mon School of Pharmacy (P1 only); School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business Final exams
December 13-19 Wed-Tues Women's College Final Exams
December 22 Friday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs; School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business; 2 semester grades due
December 25-29 Mon- Fri Christmas holiday-campus closed

Winterim 2018

Date(s) Day(s) Description
January 1 Monday New Year's holiday-no classes; No IPPEs/APPEs
January 2 Tuesday Winterim classes begin
January 2-12 Tues-Fri ELI classes in session
January 15 Monday M.L. King Jr. Holiday: campus closed; No IPPEs/APPEs (all)
January 20 Saturday Winterim classes end

Spring 2018

Date(s) Day(s) Description
January 2 Tuesday School of Pharmacy IPPEs & select required courses begin
Jan 8-Apr 20 Mon-Fri School of Pharmacy P4 APPEs begin
January 10 Wednesday School of Pharmacy P1, P2, and P3 classes begin (didactic) - follow Monday class schedule
January 10-24 Wed-Wed School of Pharmacy add/drop period
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday-campus closed; School of Pharmacy no IPPEs/APPEs
January 18-19 Thurs-Fri International Student Orientations
January 18 Thursday Faculty Institute
January 20 Saturday Women’s College new student orientation
January 20 Saturday CAUS & GRAD new student orientation
January 22 Monday ELI Spring Session I begins
January 22 Monday Women’s College; School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business; CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs classes begin
January 29 Monday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs; Session I Last day to add/drop, Pass/Fail or Audit
February 1 Thursday Renaissance Institute classes begin
February 5 Monday Women’s College; School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business; Last day to change to Pass/Fail or Audit
February 6 Tuesday Notre Dame Day-shortened classes; School of Pharmacy regular class schedule
March 9 Friday School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business; CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs; CAUS and GRAD students registration for Summer & Fall 2018
March 12 Monday Women’s College registration for Summer & Fall 2018
March 13 Tuesday Mid-term grades due
March 14 Wednesday ELI Spring Session I ends
March 19 Monday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs Session II classes begin
March 26 Monday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs Last day to Add/Drop, Pass/Fail or Audit
Mar 26-Apr 2 Mon-Mon Spring Break & East Holiday for all students (no didactic or IPPEs) APPEs are off only on Friday April 30 & Monday April 2
March 28 Wednesday ELI Spring Session II begins
April 3 Tuesday School of Pharmacy classes resume
April 4-6 Wed-Fri School of Pharmacy registration for Summer & Fall 2018
April 12 Thursday Last Date to apply for August Graduation
April 13 Friday Women’s College; School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business; CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs; Last day to withdraw from spring semester-long courses
April 20 Friday Student Research Day; School of Pharmacy P4 APPEs end
April 27 Friday School of Pharmacy follow Monday schedule; Last day of classes (P1, P2, P3)
April 30 Monday School of Pharmacy Reading Day (P1, P2, P3)
Apr 30-May 7 Mon-Mon School of Pharmacy P4 Capstone Experience
May 1-8 Tues-Thurs School of Pharmacy final exams (P1, P2, P3) includes Saturday exams
May 3 Thursday Renaissance Institute classes end
May 7 Monday Women's College classes ends
May 8 Tuesday Women's College Ready Day (snow day make-up if needed)
May 8 Tuesday School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business; Last day of classes
May 9-15 Wed-Tues Women's College; School of Education-Graduate; School of Arts, Sciences & Business; Final exams (*no Sunday exams)
May 10 Thursday School of Pharmacy APPE Orientation
May 10 Thursday School of Pharmacy Pinning Ceremony (P3)
May 10 Thursday Partners in Mission
May 11 Friday School of Pharmacy NAPLEX Review (P3)(subject to change)
May 11-17 Fri-Thurs CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs final exams
May 14-18 Mon-Fri School of Pharmacy NAPLEX & Law Review (P4) (subject to change)
May 17 Thursday CAUS 8-week Hybrid & Online programs Session II classes end
May 18 Friday School of Pharmacy Graduation Awards Banquet
May 18 Friday ELI Spring Session II ends
May 20 Sunday Commencement
May 21 Monday Women's College Final grades are due

Maymester 2018

Date(s) Day(s) Description
May 21 –Jun 8 Mon-Fri Maymester
May 22 Tuesday Last day to add/drop or change to Pass/Fail or Audit
May 28 Monday Memorial Day-campus closed

Summer 2018

Date(s) Day(s) Description
May 21-July 27 Mon-Fri School of Pharmacy P4 APPEs
May 21 Monday Term 1 6-week Summer Session I begins
May 29 Tuesday Term 1 Last day to add/drop or change to Pass/Fail or Audit
July 2 Monday Term 1 6-week Summer Session I ends
July 2 Monday ELI Session begins
July 4 Wednesday Independence Day Holiday-campus closed
July 9 Monday Term 2 6-week Summer Session II begins
July 17 Tuesday Term 2 Last day to add/drop or change to Pass/Fail or Audit
July 23 Monday SOE GEI begins
July 27 Friday ELI Session ends
August 17 Friday SOE GEI ends
August 18 Saturday Term 2 6-week Summer Session II ends

Holidays

Notre Dame also recognizes the following religious holidays, among others. 

Although the campus is open and classes held, faculty are asked to accommodate students who may miss class or need flexibility in assignments due to religious observance, and to avoid scheduling exams and important activities on these dates.

Date Day(s) of the Week Holiday
September 10-13 Sun-Wed Eid al-Adha (Muslim)
September 20-22 Wed-Fri Rosh Hashana (Jewish)
September 29-30 Fri-Sat Yom Kippur (Jewish)
February 16 Friday Chinese New Year