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2024-2025 Academic Calendar (list form)

Summer/Fall 2024

July 1                           Applications Due for August Graduation

July 4                           Independence Day; No classes; Aquinas Institute closed

July 8                           Spring Incomplete Grades Due

July 29                         Summer Course Evaluations Open

July 29-August 1          Last week of Summer Classes

August 8                      End of Summer Semester

August 9                      Summer Graduation; Summer Course Evaluations Close

August 16                    Last day to submit final grades for summer

August 19                    New Student Orientation

August 20-21               Faculty Institute

August 22-23               Board of Trustees Meeting

August 21                    Welcome Reception/Prayer at the Priory; SLU’s Fall Classes Begin

August 26                    Aquinas Institute’s Fall Classes Begin; Convocation

August 30                    Last day to add a class

September 2                 Labor Day; No Classes; Aquinas Institute Closed

September 6                 Last day to drop a course for full tuition refund

September 13               Last day to drop a course for 80% tuition refund

September 16               Faculty Meeting

September 20               Last day to drop a course for 70% tuition refund

September 27               Last day to drop a course for 60% tuition refund

September 30               Faculty Colloquium

October 1                    Fall MA Comp. Exam Form Due

October 4                    Last day to drop a course for 40% tuition refund (no refunds after today)

October 8                    Summer Incomplete Grades Due

October 14                  MA Comps Period Begins; Faculty Meeting

October 18                  MA Comps Period Ends; Applications Due for December Graduation

October 21-22             Reading Days; No Classes; Administrative Offices Open

October 25                  Last day to withdraw from a course/change grade option

October 28                  Language Exam Period Begins; Faculty Colloquium

October 30                  Registration for Spring 2025 Begins

November 1                Language Exam Period Ends

November 4                Fall MA Thesis Petition and Grading Form Due

November 11              Veteran’s Day; Classes in Session; Administrative Offices Open

November 14-15         Board of Trustees Meeting

November 18              Faculty Meeting

November 22              Final Day for Fall Thesis Presentations

November 26              Registration for Spring 2025 Semester Ends

November 27-29         Thanksgiving Break, No Classes; Admin. Offices Open 11/27 and Closed 11/28-29

December 1-6              Last Week of Fall Classes

December 1                 MA Director and Committee Form Due

December 2                 Fall Course Evaluations Open

December 9-12            Final Exams

December 12               End of Fall Semester

December 13               Fall Graduation; Fall Course Evaluations Close

December 20               Last day to submit final grades for fall

December 23               Christmas Break Begins; Administrative Offices Closed

Spring 2025

January 2                      Christmas Break Ends; Administrative Offices Open

January 9                      Faculty Institute

January 13                    Aquinas Institute’s Spring Classes Begin

January 17                    Last day to add a class

January 20                    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; No Classes; Administrative Offices Closed

January 24                    Last day to drop a course for full tuition refund

January 31                    Applications Due for May Graduation; Last day to drop a course for 80% tuition refund

February 7                   Last day to drop a course for 70% tuition refund

February 10                 Fall 2024 Incomplete Grades due; Faculty Meeting

February 14                 Last day to drop a course for 60% tuition refund

February 17                 President’s Day; Classes in Session; Administrative Offices Open

February 21                 Last day to drop a course for 40% tuition refund (no refunds after today)

February 24                 Faculty Colloquium

February 28                 Board of Trustees Meeting

March 1                       Spring MA Comp. Exam Form Due

March 10-14                Spring Break; No Classes; Administrative Offices Open

March 17                     MA Comps Period Begins; Faculty Meeting

March 21                     MA Comps Period Ends; Last day to withdraw from a course/change grade option

March 24                     Registration for Summer Begins

March 31                     Language Exam Period Begins; Faculty Colloquium; Registration for Fall Begins

April 1                         Spring MA Thesis Petition and Grading Form Due

April 4                         Language Exam Period Ends

April 14                       Faculty Meeting

April 16                       Final Day for Spring Thesis Presentations

April 17-21                  Easter Break; No Classes; Administrative Offices Closed

April 25                       Registration for Summer Ends

April 28                       Spring Course Evaluations Open

April 28-May 1            Last Week of Spring Classes

May 2                          Registration for Fall Ends

May 5-8                       Final Exams

May 9                          Spring Graduation; Baccalaureate Mass; Commencement; Course Evaluations Close

May 9-10                     Board of Trustees Meeting

May 12-13                   Faculty Institute

May 16                         Last day to submit final grades for spring

Summer 2025

May 19                        Summer Semester Begins

May 23                        Last day to add a summer class

May 26                        Memorial Day; No Classes; Administrative Offices Closed

May 30                        Last day to drop a course for full tuition refund

June 6                          Last day to drop a course for 80% tuition refund

June 12                        Board of Trustees Meeting

June 13                        Last day to drop a course for 70% tuition refund

June 19                        Juneteenth; No Classes; Administrative Offices Closed

June 20                        Last day to drop a course for 60% tuition refund

June 27                        Last day to drop a course for 40% tuition refund (no refunds after today)

July 1                           Applications Due for August Graduation

July 4                           Independence Day; No Classes; Administrative Offices Closed

July 7                           Spring Incomplete Grades Due

July 18                         Last day to withdraw from a course/change grade option

July 28                         Summer Course Evaluations Open

July 28-31                    Last Week of Summer Classes

August 7                      End of Summer Semester

August 8                      Summer graduation; Summer course evaluations close

August 15                    Last day to submit final grades for summer