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Lawrence Academic Calendars

Kansas Board of Regents approved calendars for current academic year and forward. Last approval in January 2014 for all years up to 2018-19.

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N-Sunday, M-Monday, T-Tuesday, W-Wednesday, R-Thursday, F-Friday, S-Saturday

Fall Semester  Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
First Day of Classes  Aug 26 M Aug 25 M Aug 24 M Aug 22 M Aug 21 M Aug 20 M
Labor Day - No Classes  Sep 02 M Sep 01 M Sep 07 M  Sep 05 M Sep 04 M Sep 03 M
Fall Break Begins -No Classes Oct 12 S Oct 11 S Oct 10 S Oct 08 S Oct 14 S Oct 13 S
Fall Break Ends -No Classes   Oct 15 T Oct 14 T Oct 13 T Oct 11 T Oct 17 T Oct 16 T
Thanksg. Break First Day - No Classes   Nov 27 W Nov 26 W Nov 25 W Nov 23 W Nov 22 W Nov 21 W
Thanksg. Break Last Day - No Classes  Dec 01 N Nov 30 N Nov 29 N Nov 27 N Nov 26 N Nov 25 N
Last Day of Classes  Dec 12 R Dec 11 R Dec 10 R Dec 08 R Dec 07 R Dec 6 R
Stop Day  Dec 13 F Dec 12 F Dec 11 F Dec 09 F Dec 08 F Dec 7 F
First Day of Finals   Dec 16 M Dec 15 M Dec 14 M Dec 12 M Dec 11 M Dec 10 M
Last Day of Finals Dec 20 F Dec 19 F Dec 18 F Dec 16 F Dec 15 F Dec 14 F
Commencement (Projected)  NA NA NA NA NA NA
             
Spring Semester  Spr 2014 Spr 2015 Spr 2016 Spr 2017 Spr 2018 Spr 2019
First Day of Classes  Jan 21 T Jan 20 T Jan 19 T Jan 17 T Jan 16 T Jan 22 T
M.L. King Day - No Classes Jan 20 M Jan 19 M Jan 18 M Jan 16 M Jan 15 M Jan 21 M
Spring Break Starts - No Classes Mar 17 M Mar 16 M Mar 14 M Mar 20 M Mar 19 M Mar 11 M
Spring Break Ends - No Classes  Mar 23 N Mar 22 N Mar 20 N Mar 26 N Mar 25 N Mar 17 N
Last Day of Classes  May 08 R May 07 R May 05 R May 04 R May 03 R May 09 R
Stop Day May 09 F May 08 F May 06 F May 05 F May 04 F May 10 F
First Day of Finals   May 12 M May 11 M May 09 M May 08 M May 07 M May 13 M
Last Day of Finals May 16 F May 15 F May 13 F May 12 F May 11 F May 17 F
Commencement (Projected) May 18 N May 17 N May 15 N May 14 N May 13 N May 19 N
             
Summer Term  Sum 2014 Sum 2015 Sum 2016 Sum 2017 Sum 2018 Sum 2019
First Day of Classes  Jun 03 T Jun 09 T Jun 07 T Jun 06 T Jun 05 T Jun 04 T
Last Day of Classes  Jul 25 F Jul 30 R* Jul 29 F Jul 28 F Jul 27 F Jul 26 F
Stop Day NA NA NA NA NA NA
First Day of Finals  NA NA NA NA NA NA
Last Day of Finals    NA NA NA NA NA NA
Commencement (Projected)   NA NA NA NA NA NA

* - Difference due to Independence Day Holiday timing


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