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Academic Calendars

The Academic Calendar contains all dates and deadlines associated with the fall, spring and summer terms for St. Mary’s University.

School of Law Academic Calendar

Spring 2017

Jan. 6
Deadline to submit readmission application for spring 2017

Jan. 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)

Jan. 17
Midyear Zaragoza
Orientation for new and transfer students
Returning student advising/registration begins

Jan. 18
Spring 2017 session begins (Jan. 18-May 10)

Jan. 24
Last day for late registration, schedule changes via Gateway
Last day for Pass/No Pass/Audit course changes
Last day to register without $150 late registration fee

Jan. 26
Marianist Heritage Mass at 11:10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church (No 11:10 a.m. and 12:35 p.m. classes.)

Feb. 2
Census Day (12th day of class)

Feb. 3
Deadline to apply via Gateway for spring (May) 2017 graduation

Feb. 7
Last day to add a course for Spring 2017

Feb. 28
Fall 2016 undergraduate incompletes (I) resolved or converted to failure (F)

March 1
Ash Wednesday Liturgy at 11:20 a.m. (No 11:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. classes.)

March 13-17
Mid-semester break (Spring Break) for undergraduate and graduate students

March 22
Summer/fall 2017 priority advising for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students begins

March 27
Summer/fall 2017 priority registration for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students begin

April 1
Homecoming Oyster Bake (Baby Bake)

April 7
Last day to drop for spring 2017

April 13
Holy Thursday (No evening classes for undergraduate and graduate students. Day classes will meet.)

April 14
Good Friday (University offices closed. No classes.)

April 17
Easter Holiday (No day classes for undergraduate and graduate students. Evening classes will meet.)

April 21-22
Fiesta Oyster Bake. University offices closed. No classes.

April 28
Battle of Flowers. University offices close at noon. Classes meet.

May 3-4
Study Days

May 5, 8-10
Final Exam Days

May 12
Baccalaureate Mass at 5:30 p.m. in the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill Greehey Arena 

May 12
Deadline to submit readmission application for summer 2017 

May 13
Spring (May) Commencement at 1:30 p.m. in the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill  Greehey Arena 

May 15
Maymester 2017 session begins (May 15-26) 


  • Summer 2017

    May 12
    Deadline to submit readmission application for summer 2017 

    May 15
    Maymester 2017 session begins (May 15-26) 

    May 29
    Memorial Day Holiday (University closed. No classes.) 

    May 30
    Summer I session begins (May 30-June 30)

    June 12-13
    Zaragoza I (tentative)

    June 15-16
    Zaragoza II (tentative

    June 15
    Last day to drop (Traditional five-week Summer I course) 

    June 29-30
    Final Exams for Summer I 

    July 3
    Summer II session begins (July 3-Aug. 4)

    July 4
    Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed. No classes.)
    Final grades for Summer I due by noon.

    July 20 
    Last day to drop (Traditional five-week Summer II course) 

    July 31
    Deadline to submit readmission application for fall 2017.

    Aug. 3-4
    Final Exams


  • Fall 2017

    Aug. 4
    Deadline to submit readmission application for fall 2017 

    Aug. 8
    University Convocation

    Aug. 10-11
    Zaragoza III

    Aug. 14
    Academic Convocation
    Returning student advising/registration
    Orientation for graduate students (tentative)

    Aug. 15
    Fall 2017 session begins (Aug. 15-Dec. 13)

    Aug. 21 
    Last day for registration and schedule changes via Gateway
    Last day for Pass/No Pass/Audit course schedules

    Aug. 24
    Mass of the Holy Spirit (Opening School Liturgy at 11:10 a.m. (No 11:10 a.m. and 12:35 p.m. classes.)

    Aug. 30
    Census Day (12th day of class) 

    Sept. 1
    Deadline to apply via Gateway for fall (Dec.) 2017 graduation 

    Sept. 4
    Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed. No classes.) 

    Sept. 5
    Last day to add a course for fall 2017

    Sept. 25
    Assessment Day (tentative)

    Sept. 26
    Spring/summer 2017 undergraduate incompletes (I) resolved or converted to failure (F)

    Oct. 2
    Marianist Bicentennial (No classes from 3 to 5 p.m.)

    Oct. 9
    Mid-semester Break (No classes for undergraduate students only.)

    Oct. 18
    Spring/summer 2018 priority advising for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students begins 

    Oct. 20
    Last day to drop (16-week courses)

    Oct. 23
    Spring/summer 2018 priority registration for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students begins 

    Nov. 1 
    All Saints Day Mass at 11:20 a.m. (No 11:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. classes.)

    Nov. 22
    Thanksgiving Break (No classes.)

    Nov. 23-24
    Thanksgiving Break (University closed. No classes.)

    Dec. 6-7
    Study Days

    Dec 8. 11-13
    Final Exam Days

    Dec. 15
    Baccalaureate Mass at 5:30 p.m. in the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill Greehey Arena

    Dec. 16
    Fall (Dec.) Commencement at 1:30 p.m. in the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill Greehey Arena


  • Spring 2018

    Jan. 5
    Deadline to submit readmission application for spring 2018

    Jan. 9
    Mid-year Zaragoza
    Returning student advising/registration begins

    Jan. 10
    Spring 2018 session begins (Jan. 10-May 9) 

    Jan. 15
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (University offices closed. No classes.) 

    Jan. 17
    Last day for late registration, schedule changes via Gateway
    Last day for Pass/No Pass/Audit course changes
    Last day to register without $150 late registration fee

    Jan. 25
    Marianist Heritage Mass at 11:10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church (No 11:10 a.m. and 12:35 p.m. classes.)

    Jan. 26
    Census Day (12th day of class)

    Jan. 31
    Last day to add a course for spring 2018

    Feb. 2
    Deadline to apply via Gateway for spring (May) 2017 graduation

    Feb. 14
    Ash Wednesday Liturgy at 11:20 a.m. (No 11:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. classes.)

    Feb. 20
    Fall 2017 undergraduate incompletes (I) resolved or converted to failure (F)

    March 12-16
    Mid-semester break (Spring Break) for undergraduate and graduate students

    March 21
    Summer/fall 2017 priority advising for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students begins

    March 26
    Summer/fall 2017 priority registration for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students begins

    March 29
    Holy Thursday (No evening classes for undergraduate and graduate students. Day classes will meet.)

    March 30
    Good Friday (University offices closed. No classes.)

    April 2
    Easter Holiday (No day classes for undergraduate and graduate students. Evening classes will meet.)

    April 7
    Homecoming Oyster Bake (Baby Bake)

    April 13
    Last day to drop for spring 2018

    April 20-21
    Fiesta Oyster Bake. University offices closed. No classes.

    April 27
    Battle of Flowers. University offices close at noon. Classes meet.

    May 2-3 
    Study Days

    May 4, 7-9
    Final Exam Days

    May 11
    Baccalaureate Mass at 5:30 p.m. in the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill Greehey Arena 

    May 12
    Spring (May) Commencement at 1:30 p.m. in the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill  Greehey Arena 

    May 14
    Maymester 2018 session begins (May 14-June 1) 

    May 18
    Deadline to submit readmission application for summer 2017 


Previous Academic Calendars

Academic Year Fall 2014-Summer 2015


  • Summer 2016

    May 9
    Maymester 2016 session begins (May 9-20)

    May 24
    Summer I session begins (May 24-June 28)

    May 30
    Memorial Day Holiday (University closed. No classes.) 

    June 13-14
    Zaragoza I

    June 16-17
    Zaragoza II

    June 17
    Last day to drop (Traditional five-week Summer I course)

    June 27-28
    Final Exams

    June 30
    Summer II session begins (June 30 – Aug. 4)

    July 4
    Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed. No classes.)

    July 21
    Last day to drop (Traditional five-week Summer II course)

    Aug. 4-5
    Final Exams 


  • Fall 2016

    Aug. 5 
    Deadline to submit readmission application for Fall 2016

    Aug. 9
    University Convocation

    Aug. 11-12
    Zaragoza III

    Aug. 15
    Academic Convocation
    Returning student advising/registration
    Orientation for graduate students

    Aug. 16
    Fall 2016 session begins (Aug. 16-Dec. 7)

    Aug. 22
    Last day for late registration, schedule changes via Gateway
    Last day for Pass/No Pass/Audit course changes
    Last day to register without $150 late registration fee

    Aug. 24
    Mass of the Holy Spirit (Opening of School Liturgy) at 11:20 a.m. (No 11:20 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. classes)

    Aug. 31
    Census Day (12th day of class) 

    Sept. 2
    Deadline to apply via Gateway for fall (December) 2016 graduation

    Sept. 5
    Labor Day Holiday (University closed. No classes.)

    Sept. 6
    Last day to add a course for fall 2016

    Sept. 26
    Spring/summer 2016 undergraduate incompletes (I) resolved or converted to failure (F)

    Oct. 10
    Mid-semester Break (No classes for undergraduate students only)

    Oct. 19
    Spring/summer 2017 priority advising for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students begins

    Oct. 21
    Last day to drop with an automatic W

    Oct. 24
    Spring/summer 2017 Priority Registration for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students begins
    W or WF given for a drop as determined by instructor (16-week course)

    Nov. 1
    All Saints Day Mass at 11:10 a.m. (No 11:10 a.m. and 12:35 p.m. classes)

    Nov. 4
    Last day to drop for fall 2016

    Nov. 23
    Thanksgiving Break (No classes.)

    Nov. 24-25
    Thanksgiving Break (University closed. No classes.)

    Nov. 30
    Study Day

    Dec. 1
    Study Day

    Dec. 2, 5-7
    Final Exam Days

    Dec. 9
    Baccalaureate Mass at 5:30 p.m.in the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill Greehey Arena

    Dec. 10
    Fall (December) Commencement at 1:30 p.m.in the Alumni Athletics & Convocation Center, Bill Greehey Arena


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