Catalog 2013-2014

2014-2015 Academic Calendar

Undergraduate Programs

May 24, 2014: Saturday, Spring Commencement
May 26, 2014: Monday, Memorial Day Holiday (PLU closed)

Summer Session 2014 (June 2 - August 1)
  • Term I: Monday, June 2 - Friday, June 27
  • Term II: Monday, June 30 - Friday, July 25
  • 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 - Friday, August 1
  • Session Ends: Friday, August 1 (Diploma date for undergraduates)
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, August 8 by 5 p.m.
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 1 (No classes; 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
    (No classes; PLU offices are open on Friday; Classes resume Monday, October 27)
  • Veterans Day: Tuesday, November 11 (Classes canceled 10:55 a.m. - 11:40 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)
  • Final Examinations: Monday, December 15 - Friday, December 19
  • Semester Ends: Friday, December 19
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, January 2, 2015 by 5 p.m.
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: Tuesday, February 3 by 5 p.m.
Spring Semester 2015 (February 4 - May 22)
  • Classes Begin: Wednesday, February 4
  • President’s Day: Monday, February 16 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Spring Break Begins: Monday, March 23 (No classes; PLU offices open)
  • Spring Break Ends: Friday, March 27
  • 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: Saturday, May 23
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, May 29 by 5 p.m.

Graduate Programs

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

Summer Session 2014 (May 27 - August 15)
  • 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 15 (Diploma date for graduate students)
  • Final Grades Due: Friday, August 22 by 5 p.m.
Fall Semester 2014 (September 8 - December 19)
  • Labor Day Holiday: Monday, September 1 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Classes Begin: Monday, September 8
  • Mid-Semester Break: Friday, October 17 (No classes; PLU offices open)
  • Veteran's Day: Tuesday, November 11 (Classes canceled 10:55 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Classes resume at 11:50 a.m.)
  • Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 26 at 1:35 p.m. - Sunday, November 30
    (No classes; PLU offices closed Thursday-Friday, November 27-28. Classes resume Monday, December 1)
  • Classes End: Saturday, December 13 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
  • Semester Ends: Friday, December 19
  • Final Grades Due: Tuesday, January 2, 2015 by 5 p.m.
January Term 2015 (January 5 - January 30)
  • Term Begins: Monday, January 5
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Holiday: Monday, January 19 (No classes; PLU offices closed)
  • Term Ends: Friday, January 30
  • Final Grades Due: Tuesday, February 3 by 5 p.m.
Spring Semester 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: Friday, May 29 by 5 p.m.