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Spring Quarter 2022-23

Arrival Date: Saturday, April 1, 2023
Orientation: Sunday-Monday, April 2-3
First Day of Classes: Tuesday, April 4
Holidays: Friday, April 7; Monday, April 10
Last Day of Classes: Thursday, June 8
Final Examinations: Friday, June 9
Last Day of Residence: Saturday, June 10
Departure Date: Sunday, June 11

Summer Quarter 2022-23

Arrival Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023
Orientation: Sunday-Monday, June 25-26
First Day of Classes: Tuesday, June 27
Holiday: Wednesday, August 9
Last Day of Classes: Friday, September 1
Final Examinations: Friday, September 1
Last Day of Residence: Saturday, September 2
Departure Date: Sunday, September 3

Autumn Quarter 2023-24

Arrival Date: Sunday, September 24, 2023
Orientation: Tuesday, September 26 
First Day of Classes: Wednesday, September 27 
Holidays: Monday, September 25 
Last Day of Classes: Friday, December 1
Final Examinations: Monday, December 4
Last Day of Residence: Tuesday, December 5
Departure Date: Tuesday, December 5

Spring Quarter 2023-24

Arrival Date: Sunday, March 31, 2024
Orientation: Tuesday, April 2 
First Day of Classes: Wednesday, April 3
Holidays: Monday, April 1; Wednesday, May 1
Last Day of Classes: Friday, June 7
Final Examinations: Monday, June 10
Last Day of Residence: Tuesday, June 11
Departure Date: Tuesday, June 11

Summer Quarter 2023-24

Arrival Date: Saturday, June 22, 2024
Orientation: Monday, June 24 
First Day of Classes: Tuesday, June 25 
Holidays: Friday, August 9 
Last Day of Classes: Thursday, August 29
Final Examinations: Friday, August 30
Last Day of Residence: Saturday, August 31
Departure Date: Saturday, August 31

Updated 2/10/2023.  All dates and quarters of operation are subject to change at the discretion of the University.