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.  Past academic calendars can be found in the corresponding year’s catalog.

Summer Sessions 2022 (June 6 – August 5)

Juneteenth Monday, June 20th – No classes, PLU offices closed
Term I Monday, June 6 – Friday, July 1
Juneteenth Sunday, June 19 (Observed Monday, June 20) – No classes, PLU offices closed
Independence Day Monday, July 4 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Term II Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, July 29
Workshop Week Monday, August 1 – Friday, August 5
Accelerated BSN Full Summer Term Tuesday, May 31 – Friday, September 2
Summer Session Diploma Dates   Undergraduate Friday, August 5; Accelerated BSN Friday, September 2
*Summer Term I and II grades are due 5 business days after the end of the term.  Accelerated BSN Summer Full Term grades are due before the first day of the Fall Semester.

Fall Semester 2022 (September 6 – December 16)
Labor Day Monday, September 5 – PLU offices closed
Opening Convocation Tuesday, September 6 – 10:00a.m.
Classes Begin Tuesday, September 6 – 11:50a.m.
Mid-Semester Break Friday, October 21 – No classes, PLU offices open
Veterans Day Friday, November 11 – Observance at Chapel
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 23 at 1:35p.m. – Sunday, November 27
PLU offices are closed Thursday-Friday, Nov 24-25
Classes resume on Monday, November 28 at 8:00a.m.
Classes End Saturday, December 10 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
Final Examinations Monday, December 12 – Friday, December 16
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 16
Final Grades Due Friday, December 23, 5:00pm

January Term 2023 (January 3 – January 31)
Classes Begin Tuesday, January 3
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Classes End Tuesday, January 31
Final Grades Due Tuesday, February 7, 5:00pm

Spring Semester 2023 (February 8 – May 26)
Classes Begin Wednesday, February 8
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 20 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Spring Break Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31 – No classes, PLU offices open
Easter Break Friday, April 7 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Classes resume Monday, April 10 at 8:00a.m.
Classes End Saturday, May 20 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
Final Examinations Monday, May 22 – Friday, May 26
Spring Semester Ends Friday, May 26
Commencement Saturday, May 27
Final Grades Due Friday, June 2, 5:00pm

Summer Sessions 2023
Term I Monday, June 5 – Friday, June 30
Independence Day Break Tuesday, July 4 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Term II Monday, July 10 – Friday, August 4
Accelerated BSN Full Summer Term Tuesday, May 30 – Friday, September 1
Summer Session Diploma Dates Undergraduate Friday, August 4; Accelerated BSN Friday, September 1
*Summer Term I and II grades are due 5 business days after the end of the term. Accelerated BSN Summer Full Term grades are due before the first day of the Fall Semester.

Fall Semester 2023
Labor Day Monday, September 4 – PLU offices closed
Opening Convocation Tuesday, September 5 – 10:00a.m.
Classes Begin Tuesday, September 5 – 11:50a.m.
Mid-Semester Break Friday, October 20 – No classes, PLU offices open
Veteran’s Day Saturday, November 11 (Observance at Chapel, Friday, November 10)
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 22 at 1:35p.m. – Sunday, November 26
PLU offices are closed Thursday-Friday, Nov 23-24
Classes resume on Monday, November 27 at 8:00a.m.
Classes End Saturday, December 9 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
Final Examinations Monday, December 11 – Friday, December 15
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 15
Final Grades Due Friday, December 22, 5:00p.m.

January Term 2024
Classes Begin Tuesday, January 2
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 15 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Classes End Tuesday, January 30
Final Grades Due Tuesday, February 6, 5:00p.m.

Spring Semester 2024
Classes Begin Wednesday, February 7
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 19 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Spring Break Monday, March 25 – Friday, March 29
No classes, PLU offices open
Easter Break Friday, March 29 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Classes resume Monday, April 1 at 8:00a.m.
Classes End Saturday, May 18 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
Final Examinations Monday, May 20 – Friday, May 24
Spring Semester Ends Friday, May 24
Commencement Saturday, May 25
Final Grades Due Friday, May 31, 5:00p.m.

Summer Sessions 2024
Term I Monday, June 3 – Friday, June 28
Juneteenth Wednesday, June 19 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Independence Day Thursday, July 4 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Term II Monday, July 8 – Friday, August 2
Accelerated BSN Full Summer Term Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, August 30
Summer Sessions Diploma Dates Undergraduate Friday, August 2; Accelerated BSN Friday, August 30
*Summer Term I and II grades are due 5 business days after the end of the term. Accelerated BSN Summer Full Term grades are due before the first day of the Fall Semester.

Fall Semester 2024
Labor Day Monday, September 2 – PLU offices closed
Opening Convocation Tuesday, September 3 – 10:00a.m.
Classes Begin Tuesday, September 3 – 11:50a.m.
Mid-Semester Break Friday, October 18 – No classes, PLU offices open
Veteran’s Day Monday, November 11 (Observance at Chapel)
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 27 at 1:35p.m. – Sunday, December 1
PLU offices are closed Thursday-Friday, Nov 28-29
Classes resume on Monday, December 2 at 8:00a.m.
Classes End Saturday, December 7 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
Final Examinations Monday, December 9 – Friday, December 13
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 13
Final Grades Due Friday, December 20, 5:00p.m.

January Term 2025
Classes Begin Monday, January 6
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Classes End Friday, January 31
Final Grades Due Tuesday, February 4, 5:00p.m.

Spring Semester 2025
Classes Begin Wednesday, February 5
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 17 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Spring Break Monday, March 24 – Friday, March 28
No classes, PLU offices open
Easter Break Friday, April 18 – No classes, PLU offices closed
Classes resume Monday, April 21 at 8:00a.m.
Classes End Saturday, May 17 (Saturday classes take final exam this day)
Final Examinations Monday, May 19 – Friday, May 23
Spring Semester Ends Friday, May 23
Commencement Saturday, May 24
Final Grades Due Friday, May 30, 5:00p.m.

Term Specific Dates, Deadlines & Final Exam Schedule Information

For Workshop Week & GR Term (EDUC, NURS, Non-CE) dates & deadlines, download the complete 'Summer 2022' grid.
UG SUMMER 2022 - DEADLINEPART OF TERMDATE
First day of classesFull Term (UG)06-06-22
First day of classesTerm I06-06-22
Add a class w/o fee, last dayTerm I06-07-22
Add a class with fee & instructor signature, first dayTerm I06-13-22
Add a class w/o fee, last dayFull Term (UG)06-10-22
Drop a class, last dayTerm I06-10-22
Add a class with fee & instructor signature, first dayFull Term (UG)06-20-22
Withdraw from a class, first dayTerm I06-13-22
Drop a class, last dayFull Term (UG)06-17-22
Pass/Fail, last day to fileTerm I06-24-22
Withdraw from a class, first dayFull Term (UG)06-20-22
Withdraw from a class, last dayTerm I07-01-22
Last day of classesTerm I07-01-22
First day of classesTerm II07-05-22
Add a class w/o fee, last dayTerm II07-06-22
Add a class with fee & instructor signature, first dayTerm II07-12-22
Pass/Fail, last day to fileFull Term (UG)07-20-22
Independence Day Holiday (No classes, offices closed)07-04-22
Drop a class, last dayTerm II07-11-22
Grades due from faculty (by 5p)Term I07-11-22
Withdraw from a class, first dayTerm II07-12-22
Pass/Fail, last day to fileTerm II07-25-22
Withdraw from a class, last dayTerm II07-29-22
Last day of classesTerm II07-29-22
Withdraw from a class, last dayFull Term (UG)07-29-22
Grades due from faculty (by 5p)Term II08-05-22
Last day of classesFull Term (UG)08-05-22
Grades due from faculty (by 5p)Full Term (UG)08-12-22
Juneteenth Holiday Holiday (No classes, offices closed)06-20-22