Academic Calendar

Spring 2022
Summer 2022
Fall 2022
Spring 2023

Future Academic Calendars

DKU ACADEMIC CALENDAR Academic Year 2022-2023

Applicable to Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

(NOTE: CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Spring 2022

January 7Friday at 9:00 AM. All residence halls reopen.
January 10Monday. Undergraduate and graduate classes begin.
January 13Thursday. Drop/add ends for first 7-weeks undergraduate session; Last day to change grading basis of fall 2021 classes (Class of 2022, 2023 and 2024 only).
January 21Friday. Drop/add ends for graduate classes.
January 31- February 6Monday-Sunday. Spring Festival – Chinese New Year – No classes
February 7Monday. All classes resume.
February 17Thursday. Last day to withdraw with a W grade of first 7-week classes; Last day to change grading basis of first 7-week classes (Class of 2025 only); Last day to resolve I grade of fall 2021 second 7-week classes.
March 3Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session ends.
March 4-6Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate Reading Days.
March 7-10Monday-Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session final examinations. Graduate classes continue.
March 14-18Monday-Friday. Mini-term week for undergraduate students; Spring recess for graduate programs.
March 21Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.
March 24Thursday. Drop/add ends for second 7-week undergraduate session.
April 1Friday. Undergraduate and graduate classes continue, classes meet on a Monday Schedule.
April 2Saturday. Undergraduate and graduate classes continue, classes meet on a Tuesday Schedule.
April 3-5Sunday-Tuesday. Qing Ming – Tomb Sweeping Day – No classes
April 21Thursday. Graduate classes end (ECE classes continue); Last day to withdraw with a W grade of second 7-week classes; Last day to change grading basis for second 7-week classes (Class of 2025 only); Last day for I grade change of spring 2022 first 7-week classes.
April 22-26Friday-Tuesday. Graduate Reading Days; ECE classes continue.
April 27-29Wednesday-Friday. Graduate exams.
April 28Thursday. ECE Classes end.
April 29-May3Saturday -Tuesday. ECE program reading days.
April 29Friday. Undergraduate classes continue, classes meet on a Monday Schedule.
April 30 – May 2Saturday-Monday. International Labor Day Holiday – No classes
May 3Tuesday. Undergraduate classes resume.
May 4-6Wednesday-Friday. ECE program exam period.
May 5Thursday. Second 7-week undergraduate session ends.
May 6-8Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate Reading Days.
May 9-12Monday-Thursday. Undergraduate final exam period.
May 13Friday. Last day to change grading basis of Spring 2022 classes (Class of 2022 only).
May 20Friday. Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement.
May 21Saturday at Noon. All residence halls close.

Summer 2022

May 16-19Monday-Thursday. Military Training for class of 2025 (on campus and required for mainland Chinese students and optional for HMT students).
May 21-30Saturday-Monday. Military Training for class of 2025 (off campus and required for mainland Chinese students and optional for HMT students).
July 4Monday. Summer session starts (for class of 2025 mainland and HMT students only).
August 10Wednesday. Summer session ends.
August 11Thursday. Summer session exams.

Fall 2022

August 15Monday at 9:00 AM. All new undergraduate students (Class of 2026) and first-year graduate students move-in.
August 19Friday at 9:00 AM. Returning undergraduate and graduate students move-in.
August 22Monday. Undergraduate and graduate classes begin.
August 25Thursday. Drop/add ends for first 7-week undergraduate session; Last day for grading basis change of spring 2022 classes (Class of 2023 and 2024 only).
September 2Friday. Drop/add ends for graduate classes.
September 10-12Saturday – Monday. Mid-Autumn Festival ± No classes.
September 13Tuesday. All classes resume.
September 16Friday. All classes in Session. The Monday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day.
September 22Thursday. Last day to withdraw with a W grade of first 7-week classes; Last day to change grading basis of first 7-week classes (Class of 2025 and 2026 only); Last day to resolve I grade of second seven-week classes in spring 2022.
October 1-7Saturday ± Friday. Chinese National Day Holiday ± No classes.
October 10Monday. All classes resume.
October 13Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session end.
October 14-16Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate reading period.
October 17-20Monday-Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session final examinations. Graduate classes continue.
October 24Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.
October 27Thursday. Drop/add ends for second 7-week undergraduate session.
November 24Thursday. Graduate classes end (ECE classes continue); Last day to withdraw with a W grade of second 7-week classes; Last day to change grading basis of second 7-week classes (Class of 2025 and Class of 2026 only); Last day to resolve I grade of first 7-week classes.
November 25- 29Friday-Tuesday. Graduate reading days; ECE classes continue.
November 30- 2022/12/2Wednesday-Friday. Graduate exams.
December 1Thursday. ECE classes end.
December 2-6Friday -Tuesday. ECE program reading days.
December 7-9Wednesday – Friday. ECE program exam period.
December 8Thursday. Second 7-week undergraduate session ends.
December 9-11Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate reading period.
December 12-15Monday-Thursday. Undergraduate final examinations.
December 16Friday at Noon. All residence halls close for Winter Break.

Spring 2023

January 6Friday at 9:00 AM. All residence halls reopen.
January 9Monday. Undergraduate and graduate classes begin.
January 12Thursday. Drop/add ends for first 7-weeks undergraduate session; Last day to change grading basis of fall 2022 classes (Class of 2023 and 2024 only).
January 20Friday. Drop/add ends for graduate classes.
January 21- 27Friday-Friday. Spring Festival Holiday± Chinese New Year ± No classes
January 30Monday. All classes resume.
February 16Thursday. Last day to withdraw with a W grade of first 7-week classes; Last day to change grading basis of first 7-week classes (Class of 2025 and Class of 2026 only); Last day to resolve I grade of fall 2022 second 7-week classes.
March 2Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session ends.
March 3-5Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate Reading Days.
March 6-9Monday-Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session final examinations. Graduate classes continue.
March 13-17Monday-Friday. Mini-term week for undergraduate students; Spring recess for graduate programs.
March 20Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.
March 23Thursday. Drop/add ends for second 7-week undergraduate session.
April 5Wednesday. Qing Ming ± Tomb Sweeping Day ± No classes
April 6Thursday. All classes resume. The Wednesday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day.
April 7Friday. All classes in session. The Thursday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day.
April 20Thursday. Graduate classes end (ECE classes continue); Last day to withdraw with a W grade of second 7-week classes; Last day to change grading basis for second 7-week classes (Class of 2025 only and Class of 2026 only); Last day for I grade change of spring 2023 first 7-week classes.
April 21-25Friday-Tuesday. Graduate Reading Days; ECE classes continue.
April 26-28Wednesday-Friday. Graduate exams.
April 27Thursday. ECE Classes end.
April 28-May 7Friday -Sunday. ECE program reading days.
May 1-5Monday-Friday. International Labor Day Holiday ± No classes
May 8-10Monday-Wednesday. ECE program exam period.
May 11Thursday. Second 7-week undergraduate session ends.
May 12-14Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate Reading Days.
May 15-18Monday-Thursday. Undergraduate final exam period.
May 20Saturday. Last day to change grading basis of Spring 2023 classes (Class of 2023 only).
May 26Friday. Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement.
May 27Saturday at Noon. All residence halls close.

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