2017–2018 Academic Calendar

For the five-year academic calendar, visit www.nl.edu/academiccalendar.

2017 Fall Quarter

September

18

Monday

Fall quarter classes begin

15

Friday

Summer term degree date

24

Sunday

Last day to add/drop classes

October

22     Sunday      First 5-week classes end

29

Sunday

First 6-week classes end

30

Monday

Late start classes begin

November

5 Sunday Last day to drop late start classes
15 Wednesday December 31st degree date application deadline 

26

Sunday

Fall 10-week classes end

23–24 Thursday–Friday Thanksgiving holiday (University closed)

December

Sunday  Second 5- and 11-week classes end 

10

Sunday

Second 6- and 12-week classes end

25–29 Monday–Friday Winter holiday (University closed)

31

Sunday

Fall term degree date

2018 Winter Quarter

January

1

Monday

New Year’s Day holiday (University closed)

10

Wednesday

Winter quarter classes begin

15

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (University closed)

17

Wednesday

Last day to add/drop classes

February

13        Tuesday               First 5-week classes end
15 Thursday April 15th degree date application deadline

20

Tuesday

First 6-week classes end

21

Wednesday

Late start classes begin

27 Tuesday Last day to drop late start classes

March

20

Tuesday

Winter 10-week classes end

27

Tuesday

Second 5- and 11-week classes end

April

3 Tuesday Second 6- and 12-week classes end

2018 Spring Quarter

April

Wednesday Spring quarter classes begin 

10

Tuesday

Last day to add/drop classes

15  Sunday Winter term degree date 

15

Sunday

June 30th degree date application, September 15th degree date application deadline for those who plan to march in commencement

May

8

Tuesday

First 5-week classes end

15

Tuesday

First 6-week classes end

16

Wednesday

Late start classes begin

22

Tuesday

Last day to drop late start classes

28

Monday

Memorial Day holiday (University closed)

June

12        

Tuesday              

Spring 10-week classes end

19

Tuesday

Second 5- and 11-week classes end

26

Tuesday

Second 6- and 12-week classes end

16 Saturday Chicago area commencement ceremony
24 Sunday Florida area commencement ceremony
     

2018 Summer Quarter

June

27

Wednesday

Summer quarter classes begin

30  Saturday Spring term degree date 

July

Tuesday Last day to add/drop classes
4 Wednesday Independence Day holiday (University closed)
17 Tuesday  First 3-week classes end 
18 Wednesday Second 3-week classes begin 
31 Tuesday September 15th degree date application deadline
31 Tuesday First 5-week classes end

August

1          Wednesday       Second 5-week classes begin
Tuesday Second 3- and 6- week classes end

September

3 Monday Labor Day holiday (University closed)

4     

Tuesday

Second 5- and 10- week classes end

September 15 degree date application deadline

September 15 degree date application deadline

September 15 degree date application deadline

Independence Day holiday (University closed)
Independence Day holiday (University closed)
Independence Day holiday (University closed)