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Academic Calendar

FALL 2022 (The University reserves the right to make changes as necessary)  
Aug 12-14 Cafeteria Opens (10:30 A.M.)
RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN FOR NEW STUDENTS (8:00 A.M.)
Aug 15-16 Fall Faculty and Staff Institute
Aug 17-19 Advisement and Registration for all students
All tuition and fees due and payable at the time of registration
Aug 17 RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN FOR RETURNING STUDENTS (8:00 a.m.)  
Aug 19 FINAL day to pay tuition/fees in full or set up a satisfactory payment plan to avoid risk of classes being deactivated
Aug 20-26 Late Registration with fee assessed
Aug 22 FALL 2022 CLASS WORK BEGINS
Aug 22-26

Drop-Add Week for students already registered for the current semester

Aug 26
  • Last day to add classes for 1st 8-week and 16-week sessions
  • FINAL business day to drop 1st 8-week or 16-week class(es) without financial or academic obligations
  • Registration for the 2nd 8-week classes continues
Sept 2

Final day to use book advance (A book advance is a credit given to students who have excess financial aid or book scholarships to be used at the university bookstore to purchase books. Any book advances used will be charged to the student's account

Sept 5

2022-2023 Parking Permits required on all vehicles pared in LU parking spots
LABOR DAY (HOLIDAY)

Sept 8 Opening Convocation (11:00 am Mitchell Auditorium)
Sept 19 Constitution Day
Sept 19 "X" and "I" grades due in the Office of the Registrar
Last day for candidates to file for degrees for the Fall 2023 Semester (fee assessed)
Sept 26 Last Day to file for comprehensive examinations for Master's degree candidates
Oct 1 Begin completing 2022-2023 FAFSA for 2023-2024 academic year
Oct 3 Last day to withdraw from a course for the 1st 8-week classes
Oct 14

Mid-term grades posted by 12:00 noon

Oct 15
  • First 8-week classes end
Oct 17
  • First day of Fall 2022 2nd 8-week classes
  • Final grades posted for the 1st 8-week session by 12:00 noon
Oct 17-18
  • Registration for the 2nd 8-week session continues
  • All tuition and fees due and payable at the time of registration
Oct 20 Comprehensive examinations for master's degree candidates (1:00 - 5:00 P.M)
Oct 21 FINAL day to drop 2nd 8-week class(es) without financial/academic obligations
Oct 24-29 Assessment Week: Major Field Examinations, General Education Test and student surveys
Nov 2
  • Advanced Registration for the Spring 2023 semester begins
  • All tuition and fees due and payable at the time of registration
Nov 21- 25 THANKSGIVING BREAK
Nov 28 FALL 2022 CLASS WORK RESUMES
Las day to withdraw from a course for the 2nd 8-week and/or 16-week sessions
Nov 29 Advanced Registration for the Spring 2023 semester ends if registering with advisor on campus (online registration continues)
All tuition and fees due and payable at the time of registration
Dec 8-9 Final examinations for December graduates
Dec 9 Last day to apply for loans for the Fall 2023 semester
Dec 10 Fall 2022 CLASS WORK ENDS
Dec 12
  • Fall 2022 FINAL EXAMINATIONS BEGIN
  • Final grades posted for graduating students due by 12:00 noon 
Dec 15 Fall 2022 FINAL EXAMINATIONS END
Dec 17
  • Cafeteria closes (12:30 p.m.) 
  • Residence halls close (5:00 p.m.) 
Dec 19 Final grades posted by 12:00 noon

JANUARY

Wednesday 11

Cafeteria Opens (8:00 AM)
Residence Halls Open (12:00 Noon)

Wednesday 11 - Friday 13

Advisement and Registration for all students
All tuition and fees due and payable at the time of registration

Friday 13

Final day to pay tuition/fees in full or set up satisfactory payment plan (4:00 PM) to avoid risk of deregistration

Monday 16

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR'S BIRTHDAY OBSERVANCE
(Holiday)

Tuesday 17

SPRING 2023 CLASSWORK BEGINS

Saturday 14

Late Registation with fees assessed

Tuesday 17- Friday 20

Drop-Add Week for students who have already registered for the current semester

Friday 20

Last day to add classess for 1st 8-week and 16-week sessions.
Final Business day to drop a 1st 8-week or 16-week classes without financial/academic obligations
Registration for the 2nd 8-week classes continues

Friday 27

Final day to use book advance (A book advance is a credit given to students who have ecess financial aid or book scholarships to be used at the university bookstore to purchase books. Any book advances used will be chared to the student's account.)

Sunday 29

Academic Scholarship deadline for the 2023-2024 academic year

Monday 30

Begin to apply for Summer 2023 Session Financial Aid

FEBRUARY

Thursday 9

Founder's Day Convocation (11:00 AM - Mitchell Auditorium)

Friday 10

LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY OBSERVANCE
(Holiday)

Monday 13

"X" and "I" grades due in the Records Office
Last day for candidates to file for degrees for the Spring and Summer 2023 Semester (fee assessed)

Wednesday 15

Last day to file for comprehensive examinations for master's degree candidates

Monday 27

Last day to withdraw from a course for the 1st 8-week session

MARCH

Friday 10

Mid-Term grades posted by 12:00 Noon
Cafeteria Closes (6:00 PM)

Saturday 11

First 8-week classes end

Monday 13

Final grades due for the 1st 8-week classes; posted by 12:00 Noon

Monday 13 - Friday 17

SPRING BREAK

Monday 20

Classes resume with the first scheduled class
Second 8-week Classes begin
Cafeteria opens (7:15 AM)

Monday 20 - Tuesday 21

Registration for the 2nd 8-week session continues
All tuition and fees due and payable at the time of registration

Thursday 23

Comprehensive examinations for master's degree candidates

Friday 24

Final business day to drop 2nd 8-week class(es) without financial/academic obligations by 4:00 PM

Monday 27 - Saturday 1

Assessment Week: Major Field Exams, General Education Test

Wednesday 29

Deadline to submit FAFSA for Missouri residents for 2023-2024 academic year to be considered for Missouri state grants

APRIL

Wednesday 5

Advanced Registration for the Summer Session and Fall Semester begins
All tuition and fees due and payable at the time of registration

Friday 7

FREE DAY

Thursday 20

Honors Convocation (11:00 AM; Mitchell Auditorium)

Monday 24

Last day to withdraw from a course for te 2nd 8-week and/or 16-week sessions

MAY

Tuesday 2

Advanced Registration for Summer Session or Fall Semester ends if registering with advisor on campus (online registration continues)

Thursday 4 - Friday 5

Final examinations for May graduates

Friday 5

Last day to apply for loans for the Spring 2023 Semester

Satuday 6

SPRING 2023 CLASS WORK ENDS

Monday 8

SPRING 2023 FINAL EXAMINATIONS BEGIN
Final grades for graduating students posted by 12:00 Noon

Thursday 11

FINAL EXAMINATIONS END

Saturday 13

COMMENCEMENT (10:00 AM)
Cafeterial Closes (12:30 PM)
Residence Halls Close (5:00 PM)

Monday 15

Final grades posted by 12:00 Noon