Academic Calendar

2022–23 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2022 (August 22 to December 16, 2022)
Tuesday, Aug. 16 Full-time Faculty Report
Monday, Aug. 22 Semester Begins*
Monday, Sept. 5 Labor Day (College Closed)
Tuesday, Nov. 8 General Election Day (College Closed)
Wednesday–Sunday
Nov. 23–27
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
Monday–Friday
Dec. 12–16
Final Exam Week**
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Spring Semester 2023 (January 17 - May 19, 2023)
Wednesday, Jan. 11 Full-time Faculty Report
Monday, Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (College Closed)
Tuesday, Jan. 17 Semester Begins*
Monday, Feb. 20 Lincoln's Day Observed (College Closed)
Monday–Sunday
March 27–April 2
Spring Break (classes not in session)
Monday, April 3 Classes Resume
Thursday, April 6 Professional Development Day (classes not in session)
Friday, April 7 Reading Day (College Closed)
Monday–Friday
May 15–19
Final Exam Week**
Friday, May 19 Graduation
Summer Session 2023 (May 22 to August 11, 2023)
Monday, May 22 Session Begins*
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day (College Closed)
Monday, June 19 Juneteenth National Freedom Day (College Closed)
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day (College Closed)

*Most course offerings begin this week. However, there are many other classes starting at a later date. For more information, please refer to the class schedule at www.harpercollege.edu

**Most classes will have final exams administered this week; however, 8-week sections and other short-term/early-start classes are not included.

2023–24 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2023 (August 21 to December 15, 2023)
Tuesday, Aug. 15 Full-time Faculty Report
Monday, Aug. 21 Semester Begins*
Monday, Sept. 4 Labor Day (College Closed)
Wednesday–Sunday
Nov. 22–26
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
Monday–Friday
Dec. 11–15
Final Exam Week**
Spring Semester 2024 (January 16 - May 17, 2024)
Wednesday, Jan. 10 Full-time Faculty Report
Monday, Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (College Closed)
Tuesday, Jan. 16 Semester Begins*
Monday, Feb. 12 Lincoln's Day Observed (College Closed)
Monday–Sunday
March 25–31
Spring Break (classes not in session)
Friday, March 29 Reading Day (College Closed)
Monday, April 1 Classes Resume
Thursday, April 4 Professional Development Day (classes not in session)
Monday–Friday
May 13–17
Final Exam Week**
Friday, May 17 Graduation
Summer Session 2024 (May 20 to August 9, 2024)
Monday, May 20 Session Begins*
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day (College Closed)
Wednesday, June 19 Juneteenth National Freedom Day (College Closed)
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day (College Closed)

*Most course offerings begin this week. However, there are many other classes starting at a later date. For more information, please refer to the class schedule at www.harpercollege.edu

**Most classes will have final exams administered this week; however, 8-week sections and other short-term/early-start classes are not included.

Last Updated: 11/29/22