Academic Calendar

2021–22 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2021 (August 23 to December 17, 2021)
Tuesday, Aug. 17 Full-time Faculty Report
Monday, Aug. 23 Semester Begins*
Monday, Sept. 6 Labor Day (College Closed)
Wednesday–Sunday
Nov. 24–28
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
Monday–Friday
Dec. 13–17
Final Exam Week**
Spring Semester 2022 (January 18 - May 20, 2022)
Wednesday, Jan. 12 Full-time Faculty Report
Monday, Jan. 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (College Closed)
Tuesday, Jan. 18 Semester Begins*
Friday, Feb. 11 Lincoln's Day Observed (College Closed)
Thursday, March 17 Professional Development Day (classes not in session)
Monday–Sunday
March 21–27
Spring Break (classes not in session)
Monday, March 28 Classes Resume
Friday, April 15 Reading Day (College Closed)
Monday–Friday
May 16–20
Final Exam Week**
Saturday, May 21 Graduation
Summer Session 2022 (May 23 to August 12, 2022)
Monday, May 23 Session Begins*
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day (College Closed)
Monday, June 20 Juneteenth National Freedom Day Observed (College Closed)
Monday, 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.

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**
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)
Thursday, March 23 Professional Development Day (classes not in session)
Monday–Sunday
March 27–April 2
Spring Break (classes not in session)
Monday, April 3 Classes Resume
Friday, April 7 Reading Day (College Closed)
Monday–Friday
May 15–19
Final Exam Week**
Saturday, May 20 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)
Thursday, March 21 Professional Development Day (classes not in session)
Monday–Sunday
March 25–31
Spring Break (classes not in session)
Friday, March 29 Reading Day (College Closed)
Monday, April 1 Classes Resume
Monday–Friday
May 13–17
Final Exam Week**
Saturday, May 18 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: 11/16/21