2022-2023 Academic Calendar

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences; The Pratt School of Engineering; The Nicholas School of the Environment; The Graduate School; The Sanford School of Public Policy; The School of Nursing
Consult the calendars of the various schools for additional information.
| ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-23 | SUMMER 2022 | FALL 2022 | SPRING 2023 | SUMMER 2023 |
Summer 2022
Monday, February 14 Registration begins for all Summer sessions
Wednesday, May 11

Term 1 classes begin. The Monday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day. (Therefore, all summer classes meet this day.) Regular class meeting schedule begins on Thursday, May 12

Drop/Add continues

Thursday, May 12 Regular class meeting schedule begins
Friday, May 13 Drop/Add for Term 1 ends
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day holiday. No classes are held.
Wednesday, June 8 Last day to withdraw with W from Term 1 classes (undergraduates only)
Monday, June 20 Term 1 classes end
Tuesday, June 21 Reading period
Wednesday, June 22 Term 1 final examinations begin
Thursday, June 23 Term 1 final examinations end
Monday, June 27 Term 2 classes begin
Friday, June 29 Drop/Add for Term 2 ends
Monday, July 4 Independence Day holiday observed. No classes are held
Monday, July 25 Last day to withdraw with W from Term 2 classes (undergraduates only)
Thursday, August 4 Term 2 classes end
Friday, August 5 Reading period (until 7:00 PM)
Friday, August 5 7:00 PM. Term 2 final examinations begin
Sunday, August 7 10:00 PM. Term 2 final examinations end
Fall 2022
Tuesday, August 23 New Graduate Student orientation begins
Tuesday, August 23 New undergraduate student orientation begins
Wednesday, August 24

11:00 AM. Convocation for new undergraduate students

4:00 PM. Convocation for new graduate and professional school students

Monday, August 29 8:30 AM. Fall semester classes begin; Drop/Add continues
Friday, September 9 Drop/Add ends
Monday, September 5 Labor Day. Classes in session
Thursday - Sunday, September 29 - October 2 5:30 PM. Founders' Weekend
Sunday, October 2 Founders' Day
Friday, October 7 Last day for reporting midsemester grades
Friday, October 7 7:00 PM. Fall break begins
Wednesday, October 12 8:30 AM. Classes resume
Monday, October 24 Shopping carts open for Spring 2023
Wednesday, November 2 Registration begins for Spring 2023
Friday, November 11 Last day to withdraw with W from Fall 2022 classes (undergraduates only)
Monday, November 14 Registration ends for Spring 2023
Tuesday, November 15 Drop/Add begins for Spring 2023
Tuesday, November 22 10:30 PM. Thanksgiving recess begins
Monday, November 28 8:30 AM. Classes resume
Friday, December 2 Graduate classes end
Saturday - Wednesday, December 3 - 13 Graduate reading period
Friday, December 9 Undergraduate classes end
Saturday - Tuesday, December 10 - 13 Undergraduate reading period
Wednesday, December 14 Final examinations begin 9:00 AM
Monday, December 19 Final examinations end 10:00 PM
Spring 2023
Wednesday, January 11

8:30 AM. Spring semester begins: The Monday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day. Regular class meeting schedule begins on Thursday, January 12; Classes meeting in a Wednesday/Friday meeting pattern begin January 13; Drop/Add continues

Thursday, January 12 Regular class meeting schedule begins
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. No classes are held.
Wednesday, January 25 Drop/Add ends
Monday, February 20 Registration begins for Summer 2023
Friday, February 24 Last day for reporting midsemester grades
Friday, March 10 7:00 PM. Spring recess begins
Monday, March 20 8:30 AM. Classes resume
Monday, March 27 Shopping carts open for Fall 2023
Wednesday, March 29 Last day to withdraw with W from Spring 2023 classes (undergraduates only)
Wednesday, April 5 Registration begins for Fall 2023; Summer 2023 registration continues
Thursday, April 13 Registration ends for Fall 2023; Summer 2023 registration continues
Friday, April 14 Drop/Add begins for Fall 2023
Wednesday, April 19 Graduate classes end

Thursday - Sunday, April 20 - 30

Graduate reading period
Wednesday, April 26 Undergraduate classes end
Thursday - Sunday, April 27 - 30 Undergraduate reading period
Monday, May 1 9:00 AM. Final examinations begin
Saturday, May 6 10:00 PM. Final examinations end
Friday, May 12 Commencement begins
Sunday, May 14 Graduation exercises; conferring of degrees
Summer 2023
Monday, February 20 Registration begins for all Summer sessions
Wednesday, May 17

Term 1 classes begin. The Monday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day. (Therefore, all summer classes meet this day.) Regular class meeting schedule begins on Thursday, May 18

Drop/Add continues

Thursday, May 18 Regular class meeting schedule begins
Friday, May 19 Drop/Add for Term 1 ends
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day holiday. No classes are held.
Wednesday, June 14 Last day to withdraw with W from Term 1 classes (undergraduates only)
Monday, June 26 Term 1 classes end
Tuesday, June 27 Reading period
Wednesday, June 28 Term 1 final examinations begin
Thursday, June 29 Term 1 final examinations end
Monday, July 3 Term 2 classes begin
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day holiday observed. No classes are held
Thursday, July 6 Drop/Add for Term 2 ends
Monday, July 31 Last day to withdraw with W from Term 2 classes (undergraduates only)
Thursday, August 10 Term 2 classes end
Friday, August 11 Reading period (until 7:00 PM)
Friday, August 11 7:00 PM. Term 2 final examinations begin
Sunday, August 13 10:00 PM. Term 2 final examinations end

Approved May 10, 2021.
University Schedule Committee
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708

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