Academic Calendar - Fall 2017

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 2017-18 | SUMMER 2017 | FALL 2017 | SPRING 2018 |

FALL 2017
Tuesday, August 22 New graduate student orientation begins  
Tuesday, August 22 New undergraduate student orientation begins  
Wednesday, August 23 11:00 AM. Convocation for new undergraduate students; 4:00 PM. Convocation for graduate and professional school students  
Monday, August 28 8:30 AM. Fall semester classes begin; Drop/Add continues  
Monday, September 4 Labor Day. Classes in session  
Friday, September 8 Drop/Add ends  
Thursday or Friday, October 5 or 6 5:30 PM. Founders' Day Convocation  
Friday, October 6 Last day for reporting midsemester grades  
Friday, October 6 7:00 PM. Fall break begins  
Sunday, October 8 Founders' Day  
Wednesday, October 11 8:30 AM. Classes resume  
Monday, October 23 Bookbagging begins for Spring 2018  
Wednesday, November 1 Registration begins for Spring 2018  
Friday, November 10 Last day to withdraw with W from Fall 2017 classes (Undergraduates Only)  
Monday, November 13 Registration ends for Spring 2018  
Tuesday, November 14 Drop/Add begins for Spring 2018  
Tuesday, November 21 10:30 PM. Thanksgiving recess begins  
Monday, November 27 8:30 AM. Classes resume  
Friday, December 1 Graduate classes end  
Saturday - Tuesday, December 2 - 12 Graduate reading period  
Friday, December 8 Undergraduate classes end  
Saturday - Tuesday, December 9 - 12 Undergraduate reading period  
Wednesday, December 13 Final examinations begin (9:00 AM.)  
Monday, December 18 10:00 PM. Final examinations end  

Approved April 7, 2016
University Schedule Committee
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708

Questions or comments? Send email to: registrar@duke.edu