Concordia University follows two academic calendars: traditional and non-traditional. This will change following the start of the 2023 year where traditionial and non-traditionial programs schedules will be merged. For a listing of all University events, please visit the Campus Calendar.

Programs that follow the traditional calendar

Starting in 2023, the traditional and non-traditional calendars will be merged, see below.

  • All traditional undergraduate programs
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • Athletic Training
  • DPT
  • Graduate Art Education
  • Graduate Music
  • Medical Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy
  • MSIT
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Assistant
2022 - 2023 Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

  • August 15 Mon.
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • August 28 Sun.
    • Opening service - Mequon
  • August 29 Mon.
    • First day of traditional classes
    • Opening Service - Ann Arbor
  • September 5 Mon.
    • Labor Day - No classes
  • September 9 Fri.
    • Last day to add a full semester course
  • October 20 - 21 Thurs.-Fri.
    • Fall Break - No traditional undergraduate classes
  • November 6 Sun.
    • Last day to withdraw from a full semester undergraduate course
  • November 23 Wed.
    • Thanksgiving Vacation begins - no traditional undergraduate classes meet after 4:00 pm local time
  • November 24 Thurs.
    • Thanksgiving Day - no classes
  • November 25 Fri.
    • University closed - no classes
  • November 28 Mon.
    • Classes resume
  • December 12-16 Mon.-Fri.
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess begins after last exam
  • December 17 Sat.
    • Baccalaureate Ceremony 10:00 am - Mequon
    • Commencement Ceremony 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • December 18 Sun.
    • Baccalaureate Ceremony 11:00 am - Ann Arbor
    • Commencement Ceremony 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor
  • December 25 Sun.
    • Christmas Day

Winterim

  • January 3 Tues.
    • Classes resume - Winterim begins
  • January 16 Mon.
    • Martin Luther King Day- No class
  • January 20 Fri.
    • Winterim Examinations

Spring Semester

  • January 9 Mon.
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
    • No school Mon. Jan.16 due to Martin Luther King Day
  • January 23 Mon.
    • First day of traditional classes
  • February 3 Fri.
    • Last day to add a full semester course
  • March 6-10 Mon.-Fri.
    • Pharmacy Spring Recess
  • March 13-17 Mon.-Fri.
    • Spring recess
  • April 2 Sun.
    • Last day to withdraw from a full semester undergraduate course
  • April 6 Thurs.
    • Easter break begins - no classes meet after 4:00 pm local time
  • April 9 Sun.
    • Easter
  • April 10 Mon.
    • Classes resume at 4:00pm local time
  • May 8-12 Mon.-Fri.
    • Final Examinations
  • May 12 Fri.
    • Mequon Graduate student Commencement Ceremony 6:00 pm
  • May 13 Sat.
    • Baccalaureate Ceremony 10:00 am - Mequon
    • Mequon Undergraduate student Commencement Ceremony 1:30 pm
  • May 14 Sun.
    • Baccalaureate Ceremony 11:00 am - Ann Arbor
    • Ann Arbor Commencement Ceremony 2:00 pm

Summer

  • May 15-August 20
    • Summer courses meet for varying lengths between 3-14 weeks
  • May 29 Mon.
    • Memorial Day - No classes
  • July 4 Tues.
    • Fourth Of July - No classes

Programs that follow a non-traditional calendar

Starting in 2023, the traditional and non-traditional calendars will be merged, see below.

  • All adult accelerated programs
  • BSN completion program
  • Counseling
  • Graduate education programs
  • Graduate nursing programs
  • MBA
  • RN-BSN-MSN
  • SPA
2022 - 2023 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2022 - Eight Week

  • Mini Term #1: July 4th – August 28th
  • Mini Term #2: August 29th – October 23rd
  • Mini Term #3: October 24th – December 18th

Spring 2023 - Eight Week

  • Mini Term #1: January 9th – March 5th
  • Mini Term #2: March 6th – April 30th
  • Mini Term #3: May 1st – June 25th

Summer 2023 - Eight Week

  • Mini Term #1: July 3rd – August 27th

New academic calendar

Starting in 2023, the traditional and non-traditional calendars will be merged.

2023 - 2024 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester

  • August 27, Sun
    • Opening service - Mequon
  • August 28 Mon
    • First day of classes (16-week & 8-week A)
    • Opening Service - Ann Arbor
  • September 3 Sun
    • Last day to add 8-week A course
  • September 4 Mon
    • Labor Day - No Classes
  • September 10 Sun (2 weeks)
    • Last day to add a 16-week semester course
  • September 22 Fri
    • Fourth Friday break - No Classes
  • October 1 Sun
    • Last day to withdraw from 8-week A course
  • October 22 Sun
    • Final day of classes (8-week A)
  • October 23 Mon
    • First day of classes (8-week B)
  • October 29 Sun
    • Last day to add 8-week B course
  • November 5 Sun (10 weeks)
    • Last day to withdraw from 16-week course
  • November 22 Wed
    • Thanksgiving vacation begins - no classes meet after 4:00 pm local time
  • November 23 Thurs.
    • Thanksgiving Day - No Classes
  • November 24 Fri
    • University closed - No Classes
  • November 26 Sun
    • Last day to withdraw from 8-week B course
  • November 27 Mon
    • Classes resume
  • December 11-15 Mon - Fri
    • Final Examinations (16-week)
    • Christmas recess begins after last exam
  • December 16 Sat
    • Commencement Ceremony 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • December 17 Sun
    • Commencement Ceremony 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor
  • December 17 Sun
    • Final day of classes (8-week B)
  • December 19 Tue
    • Final grades due (11:59 PM)
  • December 18- January 5
    • Christmas break - No Classes

Spring Semester

  • January 8 Mon
    • First day of classes (16-week & 8-week A)
  • January 14 Sun
    • Last day to add 8-week A course
  • January 15 Mon
    • Martin Luther King Day - No Class
  • January 21 Sun (2 weeks)
    • Last day to add a 16-week course
  • February 2 Fri
    • Fourth Friday Break - No Classes
  • February 11 Sun
    • Last day to withdraw from 8-week A course
  • March 3 Sun
    • Final day of classes (8-week A)
  • March 4-8
    • Spring recess
  • March 24 Sun (10 weeks, not including spring recess)
    • Last day to withdraw from 16-week course
  • March 11 Mon
    • First day of classes (8-week B)
  • March 17 Sun
    • Last day to add 8-week B
  • March 28 Thurs
    • Easter break begins - no classes meet after 4:00 pm local time
  • March 31 Sun
    • Easter Sunday
  • April 1 Mon
    • Classes resume at 4:00 pm local time
  • April 14 Sun
    • Last day to withdraw from 8-week B course
  • April 29 - May 3 Mon - Fri
    • Final Examinations (16 week)
  • May 3 Fri
    • Graduate student Commencement Ceremony 6:00 pm - Mequon
  • May 4 Sat
    • Undergraduate student Commencement Ceremony 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • May 5 Sun
    • Commencement Ceremony 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor
  • May 5 Sun
    • Final day of classes (8-week B)
  • May 7 Tue
    • Final grades due (11:59 PM)
  • May 6-10 Mon - Fri
    • May Break - No Classes

Summer

  • May 13 Mon
    • First day of classes (14-week & 8-week A / 6-week A)
  • May 19 Sun
    • Last day to add 8-week A / 6-week A course
  • May 26 Sun (2 weeks)
    • Last day to add a 14-week course
  • May 27 Mon
    • Memorial Day - No Classes
  • June 9 Sun
    • Last day to withdraw from 6-week A course
  • June 16 Sun
    • Last day to withdraw from 8- week A course
  • June 23 Sun
    • Final day of classes (6-week A)
  • June 24 Mon
    • First day of classes (8-week B)
  • June 30 Sun
    • Last day to add 8-week B course
  • July 4 Thurs
    • Independence Day - No Classes
  • July 7 Sun
    • Final day of classes (8-week A)
    • Final day to withdraw from 14-week course (8 weeks)
  • July 8 Mon
    • First day of classes (6-week B)
  • July 14 Sun
    • Last day to add 6-week B course
  • July 28 Sun
    • Last day to withdraw from 8-week B course
  • August 4 Sun
    • Last day to withdraw from 6-week B course
  • August 12-16 Mon-Fri
    • Final Examinations (14-week)
  • August 18 Sun
    • Final day of classes (14-week, 8-week B, & 6-week B)
  • August 20 Tue
    • Final grades due (11:59 PM)
  • August 19-23 Mon-Fri
    • August break