Academic Calendars

Concordia University Wisconsin follows two academic calendars: traditional and non-traditional. For a listing of all University events, please visit the Campus Calendar.

Programs that Follow the Traditional Calendar

  • All traditional undergraduate programs
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • DPT
  • Graduate Art Education
  • Graduate Music
  • Medical Assistant
  • AMOT/BMOT/TMOT
  • MSIT
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Assistant
  • OTD

Summer 2017

  • May 15, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 29, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 2, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 5, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 23, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 4, Tuesday | Independence Day
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 14, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes

Semester I (Fall 2017)

  • August 14, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • August 14 - 16, Faculty Retreat (Mequon Campus)
    • Begins 5:00 p.m. on Monday; Concludes at noon on Wednesday
  • August 27, Sunday
    • Opening Service (Mequon) at 10:00 a.m. CST
  • August 28, Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes (A full day of classes)
    • Opening Service (Ann Arbor)
  • September 4, Monday | Labor Day
    • No Classes
  • September 8, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • October 19 & 20, Thursday & Friday
    • Fall Break - No Traditional Undergraduate Classes
  • October 25, Wednesday
    • Reformation Day 500 - No Classes before 4:00 p.m.
  • November 3, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 22, Wednesday | Thanksgiving Vacation Begins
    • No traditional undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • November 23, Thursday | Thanksgiving Day
    • No Classes
  • November 24, Friday
    • Thanksgiving Break Continues - No Classes
  • November 27, Monday
    • Classes Resume (A full day of classes)
  • December 11-15, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess Begins After Last Exam
  • December 16, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m.) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant (Mequon)
    • Commencement (1:30 p.m.) - R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon)

Winterim 2018

  • January 8, Monday | Winterim Begins
    • Classes Resume
  • January 26, Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2018)

  • January 15, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • January 29, Monday
    • Second Semester Begins for Traditional Undergraduates (A full day of classes)
  • February 9, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 12-16, Spring Recess-Traditional Undergraduates
  • March 26-30, Pharmacy Spring Recess (Mequon)
  • March 29, Thursday | Easter Break Begins
    • No classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • March 30, Good Friday
    • No Classes
  • April 1, Sunday | Easter
  • April 2, Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 p.m. CST
  • April 6, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • May 14-18, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
  • May 18, Friday
    • Graduate Commencement (6:00 p.m.- Mequon) Doctorates and Masters ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 19, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m.-Mequon) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant
    • Undergraduate Commencement (1:30 p.m.-Mequon) Bachelors and Associates ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 20, Sunday
    • Baccalaureate (11:00 a.m. – Ann Arbor) – Chapel of the Holy Trinity
    • Undergraduate Commencement (2:00 p.m.-Ann Arbor) – Field House

Summer 2018

  • May 21, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 28, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 8, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 11, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 29, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 4, Wednesday | Independence Day
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 20, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes

Semester I (Fall 2018)

  • August 13, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • August 26, Sunday
    • Opening Service (Mequon)
  • August 27, Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes (A full day of classes)
    • Opening Service (Ann Arbor)
  • September 3, Monday | Labor Day
    • No Classes
  • September 7, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • October 18 & 19, Thursday & Friday
    • Fall Break - No Traditional Undergraduate Classes
  • November 2, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 21, Wednesday | Thanksgiving Vacation Begins
    • No traditional undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • November 22, Thursday | Thanksgiving Day
    • No Classes
  • November 23, Friday
    • Thanksgiving Break Continues - No Classes
  • November 26, Monday
    • Classes Resume (A full day of classes)
  • December 10-14, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess Begins After Last Exam
  • December 15, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m.) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant (Mequon)
    • Commencement (1:30 p.m.) - R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon)

Winterim 2019

  • January 7, Monday | Winterim Begins
    • Classes Resume
  • January 25, Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2019)

  • January 14, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • January 28, Monday
    • Second Semester Begins for Traditional Undergraduates (A full day of classes)
  • February 8, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 11-15, Pharmacy Spring Recess (Mequon)
  • March 18-22, Spring Recess - Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 5, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 18, Thursday | Easter Break Begins
    • No classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • April 19, Good Friday
    • No Classes
  • April 21, Sunday | Easter
  • April 22, Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 p.m. CST
  • May 13-17, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
  • May 17, Friday
    • Graduate Commencement (6:00 p.m. - Mequon)
      Doctorates and Masters ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 18, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m. - Mequon) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant
    • Undergraduate Commencement (1:30 p.m. - Mequon)
      Bachelors and Associates ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 19, Sunday
    • Baccalaureate (11:00 a.m. – Ann Arbor) – Chapel of the Holy Trinity
    • Undergraduate Commencement (2:00 p.m. - Ann Arbor) – Field House

Summer 2019

  • May 20, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 27, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 7, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 10, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 28, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 4, Thursday | Independence Day
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 19, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes

Semester I (Fall 2019)

  • August 12, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • August 25, Sunday
    • Opening Service (Mequon)
  • August 26, Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes (A full day of classes)
    • Opening Service (Ann Arbor)
  • September 2, Monday | Labor Day
    • No Classes
  • September 6, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • October 17 & 18, Thursday & Friday
    • Fall Break - No Traditional Undergraduate Classes
  • November 1, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 27, Wednesday | Thanksgiving Vacation Begins
    • No traditional undergraduate classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • November 28, Thursday | Thanksgiving Day
    • No Classes
  • November 29, Friday | Thanksgiving Break Continues
    • No Classes
  • December 2, Monday
    • Classes Resume (A full day of classes)
  • December 14, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m.) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant (Mequon)
    • Commencement (1:30 p.m.) - R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon)

Winterim 2019

  • January 6, Monday | Winterim Begins
    • Classes Resume
  • January 24, Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2020)

  • January 13, Monday
    • Pharmacy Classes Begin (Mequon)
  • January 27, Monday
    • Second Semester Begins for Traditional Undergraduates (A full day of classes)
  • February 7, Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 9-13, Pharmacy Spring Recess (Mequon)
  • March 16-20, Spring Recess - Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 3, Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 9, Thursday | Easter Break Begins
    • No classes meet that start after 4:00 p.m. CST
  • April 10, Friday | Good Friday
    • No Classes
  • April 12, Sunday | Easter
  • April 13, Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 p.m. CST
  • May 11-15, Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
  • May 15, Friday
    • Graduate Commencement (6:00 p.m. - Mequon)
      Doctorates and Masters ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 16, Saturday
    • Baccalaureate (10:00 a.m. - Mequon) - Chapel of Christ Triumphant
    • Undergraduate Commencement (1:30 p.m. - Mequon)
      Bachelors and Associates ONLY - R. John Buuck Field House
  • May 17, Sunday
    • Baccalaureate (11:00 a.m. – Ann Arbor) – Chapel of the Holy Trinity
    • Undergraduate Commencement (2:00 p.m. - Ann Arbor) – Field House

Summer 2020

  • May 18, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 1 Classes Begin
  • May 25, Monday | Memorial Day
    • No Classes
  • June 5, Friday
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 1 Classes
  • June 8, Monday
    • Summer School - Session 2 Classes Begin
  • June 26, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 1 Classes
    • Last Day of 3 Week Session 2 Classes
  • July 3, Friday | Independence Day Observed
    • Most Classes Will Not Meet
  • July 17, Friday
    • Last Day of 6 Week Session 2 Classes

Programs that Follow a Non-traditional Calendar

  • All adult accelerated programs
  • BSN completion program
  • Counseling
  • Graduate education programs
  • Graduate nursing programs
  • MBA
  • RN-BSN-MSN
  • SPA

Fall 2016 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 13th
  • B mini term August 15th – September 24th
  • D mini term September 26th – November 5th
  • E mini term November 7th – December 31st

Fall 2016 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 27th
  • G mini term August 29th – October 22nd
  • H mini term October 24th – December 31st

Spring 2017 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 1st – February 11th
  • B mini term February 13th – March 25th
  • D mini term March 27th – May 13th
  • E mini term May 15th – June 30th

Spring 2017 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 1st – February 25th
  • G mini term February 27th – April 29th
  • H mini term May 1st – June 30th

Fall 2017 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 12th
  • B mini term August 14th – September 23rd
  • D mini term September 25th – November 4th
  • E mini term November 6th – December 31st
    • (December 17 – January 1 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2017 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 26th
  • G mini term August 28th – October 21st
  • H mini term October 23rd – December 31st
    • (December 17 – January 1 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2018 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 1st – February 10th
    • (Center classes begin on January 2nd)
  • B mini term February 12th – March 31st
    • (March25 – March 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)
  • D mini term April 2nd – May 12th
  • E mini term May 14th – June 30th
    • (June 24 – June 30 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2018 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 1st – February 24th
    • (Center classes begin on January 2nd)
  • G mini term February 26th – April 28th
    • (March25 – March 31 all centers on break – no classes offered – 4 wks/4 wks)
  • H mini term April 30th – June 30th
    • (June 24 – June 30 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2018 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 11th
  • B mini term August 13th – September 22nd
  • D mini term September 24th – November 3rd
  • E mini term November 5th – December 31st
    • (December 17 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2018 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 25th
  • G mini term August 27th – October 20th
  • H mini term October 22nd – December 31st
    • (December 17 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2019 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 1st – February 9th
    • (Classes begin January 2nd)
  • B mini term February 11th – March 23rd
  • D mini term March 25th – May 11th
    • (April 22 – April 26 all centers on break – no classes offered, Easter April 21)
  • E mini term May 13th – June 30th
    • (June 24 – June 28 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2019 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 1st – February 25rd
    • (Classes begin January 2nd)
  • G mini term February 25th – April 27th
    • (April 22 – April 26 all centers on break – no classes offered, Easter April 21)
  • H mini term April 29th – June 30th
    • (June 24 – June 28 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2019 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 1st – August 10th
  • B mini term August 12th – September 28th
    • (September 23 – September 29 all centers on break – no classes offered)
  • D mini term September 30th – November 9th
  • E mini term November 11th – December 31st
    • (December 23 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Fall 2019 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 1st – August 24th
  • G mini term August 26th – October 26th
    • (September 23 – September 29 all centers on break – no classes offered)
  • H mini term October 28th – December 31st
    • (December 23 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2020 - Six Week

  • A mini term January 1st – February 15th
    • (January 1 – January 5 all centers on break – no classes offered, classes begin January 6)
  • B mini term February 17th – March 28th
  • D mini term March 30th – May 16th
    • (April 13 – April 18 all centers on break – no classes offered, Easter April 12)
  • E mini term May 18th – June 30th
    • (June 29 – July 4 all centers on break – no classes offered)

Spring 2020 - Eight Week

  • F mini term January 1st – February 29th
    • (January 1 – January 5 all centers on break – no classes offered, classes begin January 6)
  • G mini term March 2nd – May 2nd
    • (April 13 – April 18 all centers on break – no classes offered, Easter April 12)
  • H mini term May 4st – June 30th
    • (June 29 – July 4 all centers on break – no classes offered)