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WKU Academic Calendar

WKU reserves the right to make changes to these calendars.

2017-2018 Academic Calendar
Fall Semester, Winter Term, Spring Semester,
Summer Term

Final Exam

Fall Finals, Winter Finals, Spring Finals,
Summer Sessionspdf icon

Semester At-A-Glance

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summerpdf icon

Registration Guide

Fall, Winter and Spring, Summer

Schedule of Classes

Academic Year Calendars
2014-2015 Academic Year
2015-2016 Academic Year
2016-2017 Academic Year
2017-2018 Academic Year
2018-2019 Academic Year
2019-2020 Academic Year

2015-2016 Academic Year


Classes Begin Monday, August 24
Labor Day (university closed) Monday, September 7
Fall Break (no classes; offices open) Thursday-Friday, October 1-2
Second Bi-Term Begins Thursday, October 15
Thanksgiving Holiday (university closed) Wednesday-Friday, November 25-27
Final Examinations Monday-Friday, December 7-11
Commencement Saturday, December 12
Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 15 (noon)


Classes Begin Monday, January 4
MLK Day (university closed) Monday, January 18
Final Examinations Friday, January 22


Classes Begin Monday, January 25
Spring Break Monday-Friday, March 7-11
Second Bi-Term Begins Monday, March 21
Final Examinations Monday-Friday, May 9-13
Commencement Weekend Friday-Saturday May 13-14
Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 17 (noon)


May Sessions 
Classes Begin Monday, May 16
Memorial Day (university closed) Monday, May 30
June I Sessions  
Classes Begin Monday, June 6
June II Sessions  
Classes Begin Monday, June 13
July I Sessions  
Independence Day observed
(university closed)
Monday, July 4
Classes Begin Tuesday, July 5
July II Sessions  
 Classes Begin Monday, July 11
 Summer Term Ends Thursday, August 11

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