Catalog 2013-2014

2013-2014 Academic Calendar

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 - Friday, August 2
  • Session Ends: Friday, August 2 (Diploma date for undergraduates)
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, August 9 by 5 p.m.
  • 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 at 9 a.m.
  • 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 by 5 p.m.
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 by 5 p.m.
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: Saturday, May 24
  • Final Grades Due: Monday, June 2 by 5 p.m.

Graduate Programs

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

Summer Session 2013 (May 28 - August 16)
  • Classes Begin: Tuesday, 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 by 5 p.m.
Fall Semester 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 by 5 p.m.
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 by 5 p.m.
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: Monday, March 24 - Sunday, March 30 (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 by 5 p.m.