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Academic Calendar

The William Woods University Calendar is published by the Office of Academic Affairs and lists key dates during the academic year and the Summer Session of the University. Changes may be made in this calendar without notification. Schedule modifications made subsequent to the publication of this document are announced through memoranda, newsletters, and other official documents and publications of the University.

2022-2023

2022-2023 Important Dates:

Fall Term – 2022

  • August 7 – Fall 2022 Open Registration Ends
  • August 18 – New Student Orientation
  • August 19 – 8 Week Session 2 Ends
  • August 22 – Classes Begin
  • August 22 – 8 Week Session 1 Starts
  • August 24 – New Student Registration Ends
  • August 29 – Add/Drop Deadline
  • September 5 – Labor Day
  • September 19 – Last day to drop a 16 Week Course without a W grade
  • October 7 - 9 – Fall Family Weekend
  • October 14 – 8 Week Session 1 Ends
  • October 17 – 8 Week Session 2 Starts
  • October 17 - 18 – Fall Holiday
  • October 28 – Last day to drop a 16 Week Course with a W grade
  • Spring 2023 Open Registration Dates
    • November 7 – Senior/Honors Open Registration
    • November 9 – Juniors Open Registration
    • November 14 – Sophomores Open Registration
    • November 16 – Freshman Open Registration
  • November 23 - 25 – Thanksgiving Break
  • November 29 – Senior Showcase
  • December 5 - 9 – Final Exams
  • December 9 – 8 Week Session 2 Ends
  • December 9 – Classes End
  • December 12 - January 6 – Winter Break
  • December 18 – Spring 2023 Open Registration Ends

Spring Term – 2023

  • January 9 – Classes Begin
  • January 9 – 8 Week Session 1 Starts
  • January 16 – MLK Day no classes
  • February 6 – Last day to drop a 16 Week Course without a W grade
  • February 22 – Student Performance Reviews for Major
  • March 3 – 8 Week Session 1 Ends
  • March 6 – 8 Week Session 2 Begins
  • March 6 - 10 – Mid-Semester Break
  • March 17 – Last day to drop a 16 Week Course with a W grade
  • Summer 2023 Open Registration Dates
    • March 27 – Senior/Honors Open Registration
    • March 29 – Juniors Open Registration
    • April 3 – Sophomores Open Registration
    • April 5 – Freshman Open Registration
  • April 13 – Symposium for Scholarship and Creative Activity
  • April 14 - 16 – Alumni Weekend
  • April 16 – Summer 2023 Open Registration Ends
  • April 24 - 28 – Final Exams
  • April 28 – Convocation
  • April 29 – Commencement

Summer Term – 2023

  • May 1 - Summer Session 1 Begins
  • May 26 – Last day to drop a 16 Week Course without a W grade
  • June 23 - Summer Session 1 Ends
  • June 26 - Summer Session 2 Begins
  • July 7 – Last day to drop a 16 Week Course with a W grade
  • August 18 - Summer Session 2 Ends