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LAWRENCE ACADEMIC CALENDARS

Kansas Board of Regents approved calendars for current academic year and forward. Last approval in March 2020 for all years up to 2025-26.

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

  Approved by KBOR June 2017 Approved by KBOR March 2020
Fall Semester  Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021 Fall 2022 Fall 2023 Fall 2024 Fall 2025
First Day of Classes  Aug 26 M Aug 24 M Aug 23 M Aug 22 M Aug 21 M Aug 26 M Aug 18, M
Labor Day - No Classes  Sep 02 M Sep 07 M Sep 06 M Sep 5 M Sep 04 M Sept 2 M Sep 1 M
Fall Break Begins -No Classes Oct 12 S Oct 10 S Oct 09 S Oct 8 S Oct 14S Oct 12 S Oct 11 S
Fall Break Ends -No Classes  Oct 15 T Oct 13 T Oct 12 T Oct 11 T Oct 17 T Oct 15 T Oct 14 T
Thanksg. Break First Day - No Classes   Nov 27 W Nov 25 W Nov 24 W Nov 23 W Nov 22W Nov 27 W Nov 26 W
Thanksg. Break Last Day - No Classes  Dec 01 N Nov 29 N Nov 28 N Nov 27 N Nov 26 N Dec 01 N Nov 30 N
Last Day of Classes  Dec 12 R Dec 10 R Dec 09 R Dec 08 R Dec 07 R Dec 12 R Dec 4 R
Stop Day  Dec 13 F Dec 11 F Dec 10 F Dec 9 F Dec 8 F Dec 13 F Dec 5 F
First Day of Finals   Dec 16 M Dec 14 M Dec 13 M Dec 12 M Dec 11 M Dec 16 M Dec 8 M
Last Day of Finals Dec 20 F Dec 18 F Dec 17 F Dec 16 F Dec 15 F Dec 20 F Dec 12 F
Commencement (Projected)  NA NA NA NA NA    
Total Instructional Days       73 73 73 73
               
Spring Semester  Spr 2020 Spr 2021 Spr 2022 Spr 2023 Spr 2024 Spr 2025 Spr 2026
M.L. King Day - No Classes Jan 20 M Jan 18 M Jan 17 M Jan 16 M Jan 15 M Jan 20 M Jan 19 M
First Day of Classes  Jan 21 T Feb 1 M Jan 18 T Jan 17 T Jan 16 T Jan 21 T Jan 20 T
Spring Break Starts - No Classes Mar 9 M NA Mar 14 M Mar 13 M Mar 11 M Mar 17 M Mar 9 M
Spring Break Ends - No Classes  Mar 15 N NA Mar 20 N Mar 19 N Mar 17 N Mar 23 N Mar 15 N
Last Day of Classes  May 07 R May 06 R May 05 R May 4 R May 2 R May 8 R May 7 R
Stop Day May 08 F May 07 F May 06 F May 5 F May 3 F May 9 F May 8 F
First Day of Finals   May 11 M May 10 M May 09 M May 8 M May 6 M May 12 M May 11 M
Last Day of Finals May 15 F May 14 F May 13 F May 12 F May 10 F May 16 F May 15 F
Commencement (Projected) May 17 N May 16 N May 15 N May 14 N May 12 N  May 18 N May 17 N
Total Instructional Days       73 73 73 73
               
Summer Term  Sum 2020 Sum 2021 Sum 2022 Sum 2023 Sum 2024 Sum 2025 Sum 2026
First Day of Classes  Jun 02 T Jun 08 T Jun 07 T Jun 06 T Jun 4 T Jun 3 T Jun 2 T
Last Day of Classes  Jul 24 F Jul 30 F Jul 29 F Jul 28 F July 26F Jul 25F July 24 F
Stop Day NA NA NA NA      
First Day of Finals  NA NA NA NA      
Last Day of Finals    NA NA NA NA      
Commencement (Projected)   NA NA NA NA      
               
* Approved by Calendar Committee, University Senate Fall 2019.       
KBOR approved AY 2022-2025 in March 2020.          
Updated calendar approval in January 2021 to align spring break with KBOR recommendation          

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