Methodist University campus in the spring

Academic Calendar

Campus Undergraduate Programs

The 2023-2024 Academic Year

At the discretion of the University, changes may be made to the following.

Spring 2024 Semester (16 Weeks)

January

Sunday 14 Students Arrive/Orientation
Monday 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday (no classes)
Tuesday 16 All Classes Begin
Friday 19 Last day to ADD a class or DROP a class

March

Friday 8 Midterm grades due
Monday-Friday 11-15 Spring Break
Monday 25 Senior Early Registration begins
Summer Course Early Registration begins
Tuesday 26 Junior Early Registration begins
Wednesday 27 Sophomore Early Registration begins
Thursday 28 Freshman Early Registration begins
Friday 29 Good Friday Holiday (no classes)

April

Monday-Friday 8-12 Research & Creativity Week
Wednesday 10 Symposium and Student Awards Day (no campus undergraduate classes are held)
Monday 22 Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Tuesday 30 Last Day of Classes

May

Wednesday 1 Reading Day (no classes)
Thursday-Thursday 2-9 Final Exams
Saturday 11 Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement Ceremony
Monday 13 Final grades due

Spring Subterm I (8 weeks)

Tuesday Jan. 16 Classes begin
Friday Jan. 19 Last day to add/drop
Friday Feb. 23 Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-Friday Mar. 6-8 Final Exams
Monday Mar. 11 Final Grades Due

Spring Subterm II (8 weeks)

Monday Mar. 18 Classes begin
Friday Mar. 22 Last day to add/drop
Friday Mar. 29 Good Friday Holiday (no classes)
Friday Apr. 26 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-Friday May 8-10 Final Exams
Saturday May 11 Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement Ceremony
Monday May 13 Final Grades Due

Summer 2024 Sessions

Summer Session I (4 weeks)

Monday May 20 Classes begin
Tuesday May 21 Last day to add/drop
Monday May 27 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes)
Monday Jun. 1 August/December 2024 Graduation Applications Due
Wednesday Jun. 12 Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Friday Jun. 14 Last day of classes, Final Exams
Monday Jun. 17 Final Grades (Term I) Due

Summer Session II (4 weeks)

Monday Jun. 17 Classes begin
Tuesday Jun. 18 Last day to add/drop
Wednesday Jun. 19 Juneteenth Holiday (no classes)
Thursday Jul. 4 Independence Day Holiday (no classes)
Wednesday Jul. 10 Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Friday Jul. 12 Last day of classes, Final Exams
Monday Jul. 15 Final Grades (Term II) Due

Summer Session III (4 weeks)

Monday Jul. 15 Classes begin
Tuesday Jul. 16 Last day to add/drop
Wednesday Aug. 7 Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Friday Aug. 9 Last day of classes
Monday Aug. 12 Final Grades (Term III) Due

Summer Session IV (8 weeks)

Monday May 20 Classes begin
Friday May 24 Last day to add/drop
Monday-Tuesday May 27-28 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes)
Monday Jun. 1 August/December 2024 Graduation Applications Due
Wednesday Jun. 19 Juneteenth Holiday (no classes)
Thursday Jul. 4 Independence Day Holiday (no classes)
Wednesday Jul. 5 Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Wednesday-Friday Jul. 10-12 Final Exams
Monday Jul. 15 Final Grades (Term IV) Due

Summer Day Term V (12 weeks)

Monday May 20 Classes begin
Friday May 24 Last day to add/drop
Monday Jun. 1 August/December 2024 Graduation Applications Due
Friday Aug. 2 Last day to Withdraw from a Class
Friday Aug. 9 Last day of classes
Monday Aug. 12 Final Grades Due

The 2024-25 Academic Year

At the discretion of the University, changes may be made to the following.

Fall 2024 (16-Week Semester)

August 2024

August 1 Tuition & fees due for fall
August 1 December 2024 graduation applications due
August 16-17 New Student Orientation
August 17 Returning students arrive
August 19 First day of class
August 23 Last day to add a class
August 23 Last day to drop a class without record

September 2024

September 2 Labor Day holiday (no classes)

October 2024

October 11 Midterm grades due
October 14-15 Fall break
October 28 Early registration begins for seniors
October 29 Early registration begins for juniors
October 30 Early registration begins for sophomores
October 31 Early registration begins for freshman

November 2024

November 1 May 2025 graduation applications due
November 11 Veterans Day holiday (no classes)
November 18 Last day to withdraw from a class
November 27-29 Thanksgiving holiday (no classes)

December 2024

December 3 Last day of classes
December 4 Reading day (no classes)
December 5-12 Final exams
December 16 Final grades due

Fall 2024 Subterm I (8-Week Term)

August 19 First day of class
August 23 Last day to add a class
August 23 Last day to drop a class without record
September 2 Labor Day holiday (no classes)
October 4 Last day to withdraw from a class
October 9-11 Final exams
October 14 Final grades due

Fall 2024 Subterm II (8-Week Term)

October 21 First day of class
October 25 Last day to add a class
October 25 Last day to drop a class without record
November 1 May 2025 graduation applications due
November 11 Veterans Day holiday (no classes)
November 27-29 Thanksgiving holiday (no classes)
December 6 Last day to withdraw from a class
December 11-13 Final exams
December 16 Final grades due

Spring 2025 (16-Week Semester)

January 2025

January 12 New Student Orientation
January 13 First day of class
January 17 Last day to add a class
January 17 Last day to drop a class without record
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes)

March 2025

March 7 Midterm grades due
March 10-14 Spring Break
March 31 Early registration begins for seniors

April 2025

April 1 Early registration begins for juniors
April 2 Early registration begins for sophomores
April 3 Early registration begins for freshman
April 7-11 Research and Creativity Week
April 9 Research & Creativity Symposium and Awards Day
April 18 Good Friday holiday (no classes)
April 21 Last day to withdraw from a class
April 29 Last day of classes
April 30 Reading day (no classes)

May 2025

May 1-8 Final exams
May 9 Baccalaureate (tentative)
May 10 Commencement Ceremony (Undergraduate & Graduate) (tentative)
May 12 Final grades due

Spring 2025 Subterm I (8-Week Term)

January 13 First day of class
January 17 Last day to add a class
January 17 Last day to drop a class without record
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes)
February 28 Last day to withdraw from a class
March 5-7 Final exams
March 10 Final grades due

Spring 2025 Subterm II (8-Week Term)

March 17 First day of class
March 21 Last day to add a class
March 21 Last day to drop a class without record
April 18 Good Friday holiday (no classes)
May 2 Last day to withdraw from a class
May 7-9 Final exams
May 9 Baccalaureate (tentative)
May 10 Commencement Ceremony (Undergraduate & Graduate) (tentative)
May 12 Final grades due

Summer 2025 Session I (4 weeks)

May 19 First day of class
May 20 Last day to add a class
May 20 Last day to drop a class without record
May 26 Memorial Day holiday (no classes)
June 1 August 2025 graduation applications due
June 11 Last day to withdraw from a class
June 13 Last day of classes, final exams
June 16 Final grades due

Summer 2025 Session II (4 weeks)

June 16 First day of class
June 17 Last day to add a class
June 17 Last day to drop a class without record
June 19 Juneteenth holiday (no classes)
July 4 Independence Day holiday (no classes)
July 9 Last day to withdraw from a class
July 12 Last day of classes, final exams
July 14 Final grades due

Summer 2025 Session III (4 weeks)

July 14 First day of class
July 15 Last day to add a class
July 15 Last day to drop a class without record
August 6 Last day to withdraw from a class
August 8 Last day of classes, final exams
August 11 Final grades due

Summer 2025 Session IV (8 weeks)

May 19 First day of class
May 23 Last day to add a class
May 23 Last day to drop a class without record
May 26 Memorial Day holiday (no classes)
June 1 August 2025 Graduation applications due
June 19 Juneteenth holiday (no classes)
July 4 Independence Day holiday (no classes)
July 4 Last day to withdraw from a class
July 10-12 Final exams
July 14 Final grades due

Summer 2025 Session V (12 weeks)

May 19 First day of class
May 23 Last day to add a class
May 23 Last day to drop a class without record
May 26 Memorial Day holiday (no classes)
June 1 August 2025 Graduation applications due
June 19 Juneteenth holiday (no classes)
July 4 Independence Day holiday (no classes)
August 1 Last day to withdraw from a class
August 6-8 Final exams
August 11 Final grades due