Concordia University Wisconsin follows two academic calendars: traditional and non-traditional. For a listing of all University events, please visit the Campus Calendar.

Programs that follow the traditional calendar

  • All traditional undergraduate programs
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • DPT
  • Graduate Art Education
  • Graduate Music
  • Medical Assistant
  • AMOT/BMOT/TMOT
  • MSIT
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Assistant
  • OTD
2017 - 2018 Traditional Academic Calendar
Summer 2018
  • May 21, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 28, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 8, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 11, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 29, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 4, Wednesday | Independence Day
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 20, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes
2018 - 2019 Traditional Academic Calendar

Semester I (Fall 2018)

  • August 13, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • August 26, Sunday
    • Opening Service (Mequon)
  • August 27, Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes (A full day of classes)
    • Opening Service (Ann Arbor)
  • September 3, Monday | Labor Day
    • No Classes
  • September 7, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • October 18 & 19, Thursday & Friday
    • Fall Break - No Traditional Undergraduate Classes
  • November 2, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 21, Wednesday | Thanksgiving Vacation Begins
    • No traditional undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • November 22, Thursday | Thanksgiving Day
    • No Classes
  • November 23, Friday
    • Thanksgiving Break Continues - No Classes
  • November 26, Monday
    • Classes Resume (A full day of classes)
  • December 9, Sunday
    • Commencement (2:00 p.m.) - Chapel of the Holy Trinity (Ann Arbor)
  • December 10-14, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess Begins After Last Exam
  • December 15, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m.) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant (Mequon)
    • Commencement (1:30 p.m.) - R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon)

Winterim 2019

  • January 7, Monday | Winterim Begins
    • Classes Resume
  • January 25, Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2019)

  • January 14, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • January 28, Monday
    • Second Semester Begins for Traditional Undergraduates (A full day of classes)
  • February 8, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 11-15, Pharmacy Spring Recess (Mequon)
  • March 18-22, Spring Recess - Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 5, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 18, Thursday | Easter Break Begins
    • No classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • April 19, Good Friday
    • No Classes
  • April 21, Sunday | Easter
  • April 22, Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 p.m. CST
  • May 13-17, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
  • May 17, Friday
    • Graduate Commencement (6:00 p.m. - Mequon)
      Doctorates and Masters ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 18, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m. - Mequon) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant
    • Undergraduate Commencement (1:30 p.m. - Mequon)
      Bachelors and Associates ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 19, Sunday
    • Baccalaureate (11:00 a.m. – Ann Arbor) – Chapel of the Holy Trinity
    • Undergraduate Commencement (2:00 p.m. - Ann Arbor) – Field House

Summer 2019

  • May 20, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 27, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 7, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 10, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 28, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 4, Thursday | Independence Day
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 19, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes
2019 - 2020 Traditional Academic Calendar

Semester I (Fall 2019)

  • August 12, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • August 25, Sunday
    • Opening Service (Mequon)
  • August 26, Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes (A full day of classes)
    • Opening Service (Ann Arbor)
  • September 2, Monday | Labor Day
    • No Classes
  • September 6, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • October 17 & 18, Thursday & Friday
    • Fall Break - No Traditional Undergraduate Classes
  • November 1, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 27, Wednesday | Thanksgiving Vacation Begins
    • No traditional undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • November 28, Thursday | Thanksgiving Day
    • No Classes
  • November 29, Friday | Thanksgiving Break Continues
    • No Classes
  • December 2, Monday
    • Classes Resume (A full day of classes)
  • December 14, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m.) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant (Mequon)
    • Commencement (1:30 p.m.) - R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon)

Winterim 2019

  • January 6, Monday | Winterim Begins
    • Classes Resume
  • January 24, Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2020)

  • January 13, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • January 27, Monday
    • Second Semester Begins for Traditional Undergraduates (A full day of classes)
  • February 7, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 9-13, Pharmacy Spring Recess (Mequon)
  • March 16-20, Spring Recess - Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 3, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 9, Thursday | Easter Break Begins
    • No classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • April 10, Friday | Good Friday
    • No Classes
  • April 12, Sunday | Easter
  • April 13, Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 p.m. CST
  • May 11-15, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
  • May 15, Friday
    • Graduate Commencement (6:00 p.m. - Mequon)
      Doctorates and Masters ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 16, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m. - Mequon) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant
    • Undergraduate Commencement (1:30 p.m. - Mequon)
      Bachelors and Associates ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 17, Sunday
    • Baccalaureate (11:00 a.m. – Ann Arbor) – Chapel of the Holy Trinity
    • Undergraduate Commencement (2:00 p.m. - Ann Arbor) – Field House

Summer 2020

  • May 18, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 25, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 5, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 8, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 26, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 3, Friday | Independence Day Observed
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 17, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes

Programs that follow a non-traditional calendar

  • All adult accelerated programs
  • BSN completion program
  • Counseling
  • Graduate education programs
  • Graduate nursing programs
  • MBA
  • RN-BSN-MSN
  • SPA
2017 - 2018 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 - Six Week

  • E mini term November 6th – December 31st
    • (December 17 – January 1 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2017 - Eight Week

  • H mini term October 23rd – December 31st
    • (December 17 – January 1 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2018 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 1st – February 10th
    • (Center classes begin on January 2nd)
  • B mini term February 12th – March 31st
    • (March25 – March 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)
  • D mini term April 2nd – May 12th
  • E mini term May 14th – June 30th
    • (June 24 – June 30 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2018 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 1st – February 24th
    • (Center classes begin on January 2nd)
  • G mini term February 26th – April 28th
    • (March25 – March 31 all centers on break – no classes offered – 4 wks/4 wks)
  • H mini term April 30th – June 30th
    • (June 24 – June 30 all centers on break – no classes offered)
2018 - 2019 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2018 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 11th
  • B mini term August 13th – September 22nd
  • D mini term September 24th – November 3rd
  • E mini term November 5th – December 31st
    • (December 17 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2018 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 25th
  • G mini term August 27th – October 20th
  • H mini term October 22nd – December 31st
    • (December 17 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2019 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 1st – February 9th
    • (Classes begin January 2nd)
  • B mini term February 11th – March 23rd
  • D mini term March 25th – May 11th
    • (April 22 – April 26 all centers on break – no classes offered, Easter April 21)
  • E mini term May 13th – June 30th
    • (June 24 – June 28 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2019 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 1st – February 25rd
    • (Classes begin January 2nd)
  • G mini term February 25th – April 27th
    • (April 22 – April 26 all centers on break – no classes offered, Easter April 21)
  • H mini term April 29th – June 30th
    • (June 24 – June 28 all centers on break – no classes offered)
2019 - 2020 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 10th
  • B mini term August 12th – September 28th
    • (September 23 – September 29 all centers on break – no classes offered)
  • D mini term September 30th – November 9th
  • E mini term November 11th – December 31st
    • (December 23 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2019 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 24th
  • G mini term August 26th – October 26th
    • (September 23 – September 29 all centers on break – no classes offered)
  • H mini term October 28th – December 31st
    • (December 23 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2020 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 1st – February 15th
    • (January 1 – January 5 all centers on break – no classes offered, classes begin January 6)
  • B mini term February 17th – March 28th
  • D mini term March 30th – May 16th
    • (April 13 – April 18 all centers on break – no classes offered, Easter April 12)
  • E mini term May 18th – June 30th
    • (June 29 – July 4 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2020 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 1st – February 29th
    • (January 1 – January 5 all centers on break – no classes offered, classes begin January 6)
  • G mini term March 2nd – May 2nd
    • (April 13 – April 18 all centers on break – no classes offered, Easter April 12)
  • H mini term May 4st – June 30th
    • (June 29 – July 4 all centers on break – no classes offered)


Many online classes do not follow the traditional calendars. Please contact the Office of Continuing and Distance Education (OCDE) office for any question regarding registration dates. The OCDE office may be reached at (262) 243-4442.