Office Of The Registrar

Academic Calendar

PLU’s current 4-1-4 calendar took effect in 1969-70.  There are two terms of 15 weeks (including finals week) surrounding a month-long term in January (‘J-term’).  The PLU Academic Calendar is approved by the Faculty Assembly each year.  Graduate programs may follow a different academic calendars, especially in summer.  Students must contact those programs for specific information.  These calendars are for planning purposes only.

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Term Specific Dates, Deadlines, and Finals Information

Fall Term 2015 Dates & Deadlines

DEADLINEDATEPART OF TERM
First day of classes09-08-15First Half Term
First day of classes09-08-15Full Term
Tuition refunds, proration begins09-08-15Full Term
Add a class, last day09-14-15First Half Term
Drop a class, last day09-14-15First Half Term
Add a class, last day09-14-15Full Term
Add a class with fee & instructor signature, first day09-15-15Full Term
Add a class with fee & instructor signature, first day09-15-15First Half Term
Drop a class, last day09-21-15Full Term
Withdraw from classes with fee & instructor signature, first day09-22-15Full Term
Withdraw from classes with fee & instructor signature, first day09-22-15First Half Term
Pass/Fail, last day to file09-25-15First Half Term
Graduation applications for December 2015 due10-01-15
Withdraw from a class with fee & instructor signature, last day10-15-15First Half Term
Incomplete grades due from Spring & Summer 201510-16-15
Last day of classes10-22-15First Half Term
Mid-Semester Break (Classes cancelled, PLU Offices open)10-23-15
Pass/Fail, last day to file10-23-15Full Term
First day of classes10-26-15Second Half Term
Grades due from faculty (by 5p)10-29-15First Half Term
Mid-term grades due from faculty (by 5p)10-29-15Full Term
Add a class, last day10-30-15Second Half Term
Drop a class, last day10-30-15Second Half Term
Add a class with fee & instructor signature, first day11-02-15Second Half Term
Advising Week for J-term & Spring 201611-02-15 to 11-06-15
Tuition refunds, last day11-06-15
Registration Weeks for J-term & Spring 201611-09-15 to 11-20-15
Veteran's Day Holiday (observed at Chapel 10:30-11:00a)11-11-15
Pass/Fail, last day to file11-18-15Second Half Term
Thanksgiving Holiday
(Classes cancelled at 1:35p Nov 25th & resume Nov 30th,
PLU Offices closed Nov 26th & 27th)
11-25-15
Withdraw from a class with fee & instructor signature, last day11-30-15Full Term
Graduation applications for January 2016 due12-01-15
Withdraw from a class with fee & instructor signature, last day12-04-15Second Half Term
Withdraw from all Fall Term classes & the university, last day12-11-15
Last day of lecture12-12-15Full Term
Last day of lecture12-12-15Second Half Term
Final Exam's Week12-14-15 to 12-18-15Full Term
Last day of term12-18-15
Grades due from faculty (by 5p)2016: 01-04-16Full Term
Grades due from faculty (by 5p)2016: 01-04-16Second Half Term