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Lawrence Academic Calendars

Kansas Board of Regents approved calendars for current academic year and forward. Last approval in June 2017 for all years up to 2021-22.

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

Fall Semester  Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021
First Day of Classes  Aug 22 M Aug 21 M Aug 20 M Aug 26 M Aug 24 M Aug 23 M
Labor Day - No Classes  Sep 05 M Sep 04 M Sep 03 M Sep 02 M Sep 07 M Sep 06 M
Fall Break Begins -No Classes Oct 08 S Oct 14 S Oct 13 S Oct 12 S Oct 10 S Oct 09 S
Fall Break Ends -No Classes  Oct 11 T Oct 17 T Oct 16 T OCt 15 T Oct 13 T Oct 12 T
Thanksg. Break First Day - No Classes   Nov 23 W Nov 22 W Nov 21 W Nov 27 W Nov 25 W Nov 24 W
Thanksg. Break Last Day - No Classes  Nov 27 N Nov 26 N Nov 25 N Dec 01 N Nov 29 N Nov 28 N
Last Day of Classes  Dec 08 R Dec 07 R Dec 6 R Dec 12 R Dec 10 R Dec 09 R
Stop Day  Dec 09 F Dec 08 F Dec 7 F Dec 13 F Dec 11 F Dec 10 F
First Day of Finals   Dec 12 M Dec 11 M Dec 10 M Dec 16 M Dec 14 M Dec 13 M
Last Day of Finals Dec 16 F Dec 15 F Dec 14 F Dec 20 F Dec 18 F Dec 17 F
Commencement (Projected)  NA NA NA NA NA NA
             
Spring Semester  Spr 2017 Spr 2018 Spr 2019 Spr 2020 Spr 2021 Spr 2022
First Day of Classes  Jan 17 T Jan 16 T Jan 22 T Jan 21 T Jan 19 T Jan 18 T
M.L. King Day - No Classes Jan 16 M Jan 15 M Jan 21 M Jan 20 M Jan 18 M Jan 17 M
Spring Break Starts - No Classes Mar 20 M Mar 19 M Mar 11 M Mar 9 M Mar 8 M Mar 7 M
Spring Break Ends - No Classes  Mar 26 N Mar 25 N Mar 17 N Mar 15 N Mar 14 N Mar 13 N
Last Day of Classes  May 04 R May 03 R May 09 R May 07 R May 06 R May 05 R
Stop Day May 05 F May 04 F May 10 F May 08 F May 07 F May 06 F
First Day of Finals   May 08 M May 07 M May 13 M May 11 M May 10 M May 09 M
Last Day of Finals May 12 F May 11 F May 17 F May 15 F May 14 F May 13 F
Commencement (Projected) May 14 N May 13 N May 19 N May 17 N May 16 N May 15 N
             
Summer Term  Sum 2017 Sum 2018 Sum 2019 Sum 2020 Sum 2021 Sum 2022
First Day of Classes  Jun 06 T Jun 05 T Jun 04 T Jun 02 T Jun 08 T Jun 07 T
Last Day of Classes  Jul 28 F Jul 27 F Jul 26 F Jul 24 F Jul 30 F Jul 29 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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