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
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 24 & 25, 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 8, Sunday
    • Graduation (2:00 p.m.) - Ann Arbor
  • 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
2020 - 2021 Traditional Academic Calendar

Semester I (Fall 2020)

  • August 17 Monday
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • August 23 Sunday
    • Opening Service - Mequon
  • August 24 Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes
    • Opening Service – Ann Arbor
  • September 4 Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • September 7 Monday
    • LABOR DAY – No Class
  • October 15 - 16 Thursday-Friday
    • Fall Break-No traditional undergrad Classes
  • October 30 Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 25 Wednesday
    • Thanksgiving Vacation begins – no traditional
    • undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 pm local time
  • November 26 Thursday
    • THANKSGIVING DAY
  • November 30 Monday
    • Classes Resume
  • December 6 Sunday
    • Graduation 2:00 pm Ann Arbor
  • December 7 - 11 Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess Begins after Last Exam
  • December 12 Saturday
    • Graduation 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • December 25 Friday
    • CHRISTMAS DAY

Winterim 2020

  • January 4 Monday
    • Classes Resume – Winterim Begins
  • January 22 Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2021)

  • January 11 Monday
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • January 25 Monday
    • Second Semester Begins
  • February 5 Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 8 - 12
    • Pharmacy Spring Recess - Mequon
  • March 15 - 19
    • Spring Recess – Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 1 Thursday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 1 Thursday
    • Easter break begins – no classes meet that start after 4:00 local time
  • April 4 Sunday
    • EASTER
  • April 5 Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 local time
  • May 10 - 14 Monday-Friday
    • qFinal Examinations
  • May 14 Friday
    • Graduate Student Graduation 6:00 pm - Mequon
  • May 15 Saturday
    • Undergrad Student Graduation 1:30 pm – Mequon
  • May 16 Sunday
    • Undergrad Student Graduation 2:00 pm – Ann Arbor

Summer 2021

  • 3 Week Session
    May 17 - June 4 (no school May 31)
    June 7 - June 25

  • 6 Week Session
    May 17 - June 25 (no school May 31)
    June 14 - July 23 (no school July 5)

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
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

  • January 1 – January 6 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 7 – February 17
  • B mini term February 18 – March 31
  • D mini term April 1 – May 12
  • E mini term May 13 – June 23
  • June 24 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2019 – Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 6 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 7 – March 3
  • G mini term March 4 – April 28
  • H mini term April 29 – June 23
  • June 24 – June 30 – no classes offered
2019 - 2020 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 11th
  • B mini term August 12th – September 22nd
  • D mini term September 23rd – November 3rd
  • E mini term November 4th – December 15th
  • December 16 – December 31 – no classes offered

Fall 2019 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 25th
  • G mini term August 26th – October 20th
  • H mini term October 21st – December 15th
  • December 16 – December 31 – no classes offered

Spring 2020 - Six Week

  • January 1 – January 5 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 6th – February 16th
  • B mini term February 17th – March 29th
  • D mini term March 30th – May 10th
  • E mini term May 11th – June 21st
  • June 22 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2020 - Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 5 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 6th – March 1st
  • G mini term March 2nd – April 26th
  • H mini term April 27th – June 21st
  • June 22 – June 30 – no classes offered
2020 - 2021 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 6th – August 16th
  • B mini term August 17th – September 27th
  • D mini term September 28th – November 8th
  • E mini term November 9th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Fall 2020 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 6th – August 30th
  • G mini term August 31st – October 25th
  • H mini term October 26th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Six Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 4th – February 14th
  • B mini term February 15th – March 28th
  • D mini term March 29th – May 9th
  • E mini term May 10th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 4th – February 28th
  • G mini term March 1st – April 25th
  • H mini term April 26th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – 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.