Academic Calendars


2012-2013 – Undergraduate Programs

May 28, 2012: Monday, Memorial Day Holiday (PLU offices closed)

Summer Session 2012 (June 4 – August 4)

  • Term I: Monday, June 4 – Saturday June 30
  • Term II: Monday, July 2 – Saturday, July 28
  • Independence Day Holiday: Wednesday, July 4 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Workshop Week: Monday, July 30 – Saturday, August 4
  • Session Ends: Saturday, August 4 (Diploma date for undergraduates)
  • Graduate Programs for Summer Session 2012 should consult their program for specific calendar information

Fall Semester 2012 (September 4 – December 14)

  • Student Orientation: Thursday, August 30 – Monday, September 3
  • Labor Day Holiday: Monday, September 3 (PLU offices closed)
  • Classes Begin: Tuesday, September 4
  • Opening Convocation: Tuesday, September 4
  • Presidential Inauguration: Tuesday, September 4
    (No classes at 8:00 a.m. or 9:55 a.m. Classes resume at 11:50 a.m.)
  • Mid-Semester Break: Friday, October 19 (No classes; PLU offices open)
  • Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 21 at 1:35 p.m. to Sunday, November 25
    (PLU Offices closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22-23. Classes resume on Monday, November 26)
  • Classes End: Saturday, December 8 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
  • Commencement: Saturday, December 8 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Final Examinations: Monday, December 10 – Friday, December 14
  • Semester Ends: Friday, December 14 (after last exam)

January Term 2013 (January 2 – January 30)

  • Classes Begin: Wednesday, January 2
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Holiday: Monday, January 21 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Classes End: Wednesday, January 30

Spring Semester 2013 (February 6 – May 24)

  • Classes Begin: Wednesday, February 6
  • President’s Day Holiday: Monday, February 18 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Spring/Easter Break Begins: Monday, March 25 (No classes, PLU offices open)
  • Good Friday: March 29 (PLU offices closed)
  • Spring/Easter Break Ends: Monday, April 1 (Classes resume at 11:15 a.m.)
  • Classes End: Saturday, May 18 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
  • Final Examinations: Monday, May 20 – Friday, May 24
  • Semester Ends: Friday, May 24 (after last exam)
  • Commencement: Sunday, May 26

2013-2014 – Undergraduate Programs

May 26, 2013: Sunday, Spring Commencement
May 27, 2013: Monday, Memorial Day Holiday (PLU offices closed)

Summer Session 2013 (June 3 – August 2)

  • Term I: Monday, June 3 – Saturday June 29
  • Term II: Monday, July 1 – Saturday, July 27
  • Independence Day Holiday: Thursday, July 4 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Workshop Week: Monday, July 29 – Saturday, August 3
  • Session Ends: Friday, August 2 (Diploma date for undergraduates)
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, August 9
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 2 (PLU offices are closed)

Fall Semester 2013 (September 9 – December 20)

  • Student Orientation: Thursday, September 5 – Sunday, September 8
  • Opening Convocation: Monday, September 9
  • Classes Begin: Monday, September 9 at 11:15 a.m.
  • Mid-Semester Break: Friday, October 25 (No classes; PLU offices open)
  • Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 7 at 1:35 p.m. – Sunday, December 1
    (PLU offices closed Thursday-Friday, November 28-29. Classes resume on Monday, December 2)
  • Classes End: Saturday, December 14 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
  • Commencement: Saturday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Final Examinations: Monday, December 116 – Friday, December 20
  • Semester Ends: Friday, December 20 (after last exam)
  • Final Grades Due: Monday, January 6, 2014

January Term 2014 (January 2 – January 30)

  • Classes Begin: Thursday, January 2
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Holiday: Monday, January 20 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Classes End: Thursday, January 30
  • Final Grades Due: Thursday, February 6

Spring Semester 2014 (February 5 – May 23)

  • Classes Begin: Wednesday, February 5
  • President’s Day: Monday, February 17 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Spring Break Begins: Monday, March 24
  • Spring Break Ends: Sunday, March 30
  • Easter Break Begins: Friday, April 18 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Easter Break Ends: Monday, April 21 at 11:15 a.m. (Classes resume at 11:15 a.m.)
  • Classes End: Saturday, May 17 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
  • Final Examinations: Monday, May 19 – Friday, May 23
  • Semester Ends: Friday, May 23 (after last exam)
  • Commencement: Sunday, May 25
  • Final Grades Due: Monday, June 2

2013-2014 Graduate Programs

Students should consult with their program for specific calendar information on meeting dates.

Summer 2013 (May 28 – August 23)

  • Classes Begin: May 28
  • Independence Day: Thursday, July 4 (No classes, PLU offices closed)
  • Session Ends: Friday, August 16 (Diploma date for graduate students)
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, August 23

Fall 2013 (September 9 – December 20)

  • Mid-Semester Break: Friday, October 25 – Sunday, October 27 (No classes; PLU offices open)
  • Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 27 – Sunday, December 1
    (No classes, PLU offices are closed Thursday-Friday, November 28-29. Classes resume on Monday, December 2)
  • Final Grades Due: Monday, January 6

January Term 2014 (January 2 – January 30)

  • Classes Begin: Thursday, January 2
  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 20 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Classes End: Thursday, January 30
  • Final Grades Due: Thursday, February 6

Spring 2014 (February 3 – May 23)

  • President’s Day: Monday, February 17 (No classes, PLU offices closed)
  • Spring Break: Monday, March 24 – Sunday, March 20 (No classes; PLU offices open)
  • Easter Break: Friday, April 18 – Sunday, April 20 (No classes; PLU offices closed Friday, April 18)
  • Final Grades Due: Monday, June 2

2014-2015 – Undergraduate Programs

May 25, 2014: Sunday, Spring Commencement
May 26, 2014: Monday, Memorial Day Holiday (PLU closed)

Summer Session 2014 (June 2 – August 8)

  • Term I: Monday, June 2 – Saturday June 28
  • Term II: Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 26
  • Independence Day Holiday: Friday, July 4 -Saturday, July 5
    (No classes; PLU offices are closed. Classes resume Monday, July 7)
  • Workshop Week: Monday, July 28 – Saturday, August 2
  • Session Ends: Saturday, August 2 (Diploma date for undergraduates)
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, August 8
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 1 (PLU offices closed)

Fall Semester 2014 (September 8 – December 19)

  • Student Orientation: Thursday, September 4 – Sunday, September 7
  • Opening Convocation: Monday, September 8
  • Classes Begin: Monday, September 8 at 11:15 a.m.
  • Mid-Semester Break: Friday, October 24 – Saturday, October 25
    (No classes; PLU offices are open on Friday; Classes resume Monday, October 27)
  • Veterans Day: Tuesday, November 11 (Classes canceled 10:55 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Classes resume at 11:50 a.m.)
  • Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 26 at 1:35 p.m. – Sunday, November 30
    (PLU offices closed Thursday-Friday, November 27-28. Classes resume on Monday, December 1)
  • Classes End: Saturday, December 13 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
  • Commencement: Saturday, December 13 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Final Examinations: Monday, December 15 – Friday, December 19
  • Semester Ends: Friday, December 19
  • Final Grades Due: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

January Term 2015 (January 5 – January 30)

  • Classes Begin: Monday, January 5
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Holiday: Monday, January 19 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Classes End: Friday, January 30
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, February 6

Spring Semester 2015 (February 4 – May 22)

  • Classes Begin: Wednesday, February 4
  • President’s Day Holiday: Monday, February 16 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Spring Break Begins: Monday, March 23
  • Spring Break Ends: Sunday, March 29
  • Easter Break Begins: Friday, April 3 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Easter Break Ends: Sunday, April 5 (Classes resume, Monday, April 6 at 8:00 a.m.)
  • Classes End: Saturday, May 16 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
  • Final Examinations: Monday, May 18 – Friday, May 22
  • Semester Ends: Friday, May 22 (after last exam)
  • Commencement: Sunday, May 24
  • Final Grades Due: Monday, June 1

2014-2015 – Graduate Programs

Summer Session 2014 (May 27 – August 16)

  • Term Begins: Tuesday, May 27
  • Independence Day: Friday, July 4 – Saturday, July 5
    (No classes, PLU offices closed; classes resume Monday, July 7)
  • Term Ends: Saturday, August 16 (Diploma date for graduate students)
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, August 22

Fall Semester 2014 (September 8 – December 19)

  • Classes Begin: Monday, September 8
  • Mid-semester Break: Friday, October 24 – Saturday, October 25 (No classes)
  • Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 26 – Sunday, November 30
    (No classes; PLU offices closed Thursday-Friday, November 27-28)
  • Semester Ends: Friday, December 19
  • Final Grades Due: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

January Term 2015 (January 5 – January 30)

  • Term Begins: Monday, January 5
  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 19 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Term Ends: Friday, January 30
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, February 6

Spring 2015 (February 4 – May 22)

  • Classes Begin: Wednesday, February 4
  • President’s Day: Monday, February 16 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Spring Break: Monday, March 23 – Sunday, March 29 (No classes)
  • Easter Break: Friday, April 3 – Sunday, April 5 (No classes; PLU offices closed on Friday, April 3)
  • Semester Ends: Friday, May 22
  • Final Grades Due: Monday, June 1

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