Academic Calendar - Fall 2018

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 2018-19 | SUMMER 2018 | FALL 2018 | SPRING 2019 | SUMMER 2019 |

FALL 2018
Tuesday, August 21 New graduate student orientation begins  
Tuesday, August 21 New undergraduate student orientation begins  
Wednesday, August 22 11:00 AM. Convocation for new undergraduate students; 4:00 PM. Convocation for graduate and professional school students  
Monday, August 27 8:30 AM. Fall semester classes begin; Drop/Add continues  
Monday, September 3 Labor Day. Classes in session  
Friday, September 7 Drop/Add ends  
Thursday or Friday, September 27 or 28 5:30 PM. Founders' Day Convocation  
Sunday, September 30 Founders' Day  
Friday, October 5 Last day for reporting midsemester grades  
Friday, October 5 7:00 PM. Fall break begins  
Wednesday, October 10 8:30 AM. Classes resume  
Monday, October 22 Bookbagging begins for Spring 2019  
Wednesday, October 31 Registration begins for Spring 2019  
Friday, November 9 Last day to withdraw with W from Fall 2018 classes (Undergraduates Only)  
Wednesday, November 14 Registration ends for Spring 2019  
Thursday, November 15 Drop/Add begins for Spring 2019  
Tuesday, November 20 10:30 PM. Thanksgiving recess begins  
Monday, November 26 8:30 AM. Classes resume  
Friday, November 30 Graduate classes end  
Saturday - Tuesday, December 1 - 11 Graduate reading period  
Friday, December 7 Undergraduate classes end  
Saturday - Tuesday, December 8 - 11 Undergraduate reading period  
Wednesday, December 12 Final examinations begin (9:00 AM.)  
Monday, December 17 10:00 PM. Final examinations end  

Approved April 25, 2017
University Schedule Committee
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708

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