Academic Calendar

Judson Traditional academic years consist of three terms:

  • Fall (August 1 to December 31)
  • Spring (January 1 to early May)
  • Summer (mid-May to July 31)

Programs in the Division of Professional Studies have academic years that consist of two terms (also called Non-Standard terms):

  • Fall (mid-September to mid-March)
  • Spring (mid-March to mid-September)

Judson University Projected Calendar

Note: The dates provided below may not apply to all programs. Refer to the Academic Advisor or Program Chair with questions.

Download the 3-Year Projected Calendar (2023-2026)

Traditional Calendar

Fall Semester (FA) 2023-2024

Event Date
Fall Payment due in full 8/1
New Faculty Workshop 8/14
Faculty Workshop 8/15-8/16
Traditional (non-athlete) Student Move-In TBD
Welcome Weekend/Registration 8/18-8/20
Registration Closes: Last day to add/drop with no record 8/20
Fall Semester Begins 8/21
Homecoming and Family Weekend 9/28-9/30
Fall Break: No Classes 10/16
Midterm Grades Due 10/18
Founders' Day 10/20
Fall Board Meetings 10/20-10/21
Last day to withdraw with "W" 10/27
Thanksgiving Break: Campus Closed 11/22-11/24
Final Exams 12/5-12/8
End of Semester 12/8
Fall Commencement 12/9
Final Grades Due 12/13
Christmas Break: Campus Closed 12/18-1/1
Spring Payment due in full 1/1

Spring Semester (SP) 2023-2024

Event Date
Orientation 1/9
Registration Closes: Last day to add/drop with no record 1/9
Spring Semester Begins 1/10
Board Retreat 2/8-2/10
Spring Break: No Classes 3/4-3/8
Midterm Grades Due 3/6
Last day to withdraw with "W" 3/15
Advising/Registration Graduate/Seniors 3/11-3/15
Advising/Registration Juniors 3/18-3/22
Advising/Registration Sophomore 3/25-3/29
Advising/Registration Freshmen 4/1-4/5
Easter Break: Campus Closed 3/29-4/1
Summer Payment due in full 4/22
Final Exams 4/30-5/3
End of Semester 5/3
Spring Commencement 5/4
Final Grades Due 5/8
Faculty Workshop 5/9
Spring Board Meeting 5/9-5/10

Summer Term (SU) 2023-2024

Event Date
Summer 3 Week 5/6-5/24
Summer 3 Week Grades Due 5/29
Memorial Day: Campus Closed 5/27
Independence Day: Campus Closed 7/4
All other summer courses 5/6-7/31
All other summer Grades Due 8/1

Professional Studies Calendar

Fall Term (FN) 2023-2024

Event Date
Start of Term 9/4
Thanksgiving: Courses Online 11/22-11/24
Christmas Break: Campus Closed 12/18-1/2
End of Term 2/23

Spring Term (SN) 2023-2024

Event Date
Start of Term 2/26
Easter: Courses Online 4/1
Memorial Day: Courses Online 5/27
Independence Day: Courses Online 7/4
End of Term 8/9