Academic Calendar

Note: Actual class schedules for some AU programs may differ from the official term dates listed below. Contact your program office or the Office of the Registrar (registrar@aurora.edu or 630-844-5462) for details.

2022-2023 | 2023-2024

2022-2023 Academic Year
Opening Week - Faculty Orientation/Meetings August 22-26
New Student Orientation August 25-28
Fall Semester Classes Begin August 29
End of Add for day classes; evening classes may be added prior to second class meeting; end of 100% refund for Fall Semester September 4
8-week Fall Module I August 29–October 22
Labor Day - no classes September 5
Founders Convocation (no traditional day classes after 1:05 p.m.) September 30
Module I - last day to drop with automatic "W" October 9
Fall Weekend - no traditional day classes October 20-23
8-Week Fall Module II October 24-December 17
Last day to drop fall semester classes with automatic "W" November 13
Thanksgiving Holiday November 23-27
Module II - last day to drop with automatic "W" December 4
Final Examinations December 12-17
Grades due to Registrar's Office (graduating students) December 15
Fall Commencement December 17
Grades due to Registrar's Office (all other students) December 20
Spring Semester Classes Begin
January 9
End of Add for day classes; evening classes may be added prior to second class meeting; end of 100% refund for spring semester January 15
8-Week Spring Module I January 9–March 4
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - no classes January 16
Assessment Week (classes still in session) February 6-11
Module I - last day to drop with automatic "W" February 19
Spring Break - no classes March 6-12
8-Week Spring Module II March 13–May 6
Last day to drop spring semester classes with automatic "W" April 2
Easter Break April 6-9
Honors Convocation (no traditional day classes after 1:05 p.m.) April 14
Module II - last day to drop with automatic "W" April 23
Final Examinations May 1-6
Grades due to Registrar's Office (graduating students) May 4
GWC Spring Commencement May 5
AU Spring Undergraduate Commencement May 6
AU Spring Graduate Commencement May 7
Grades due to Registrar's Office (all other students) May 9
Summer Term
May 8-August 26
Summer May Term (3 weeks) May 8-27
Summer Module I (8 Weeks) May 8-July 1
Memorial Day - no classes May 29
Summer 10-week Term May 29-August 5
Summer Term I (5 weeks) May 29–July 1
Juneteenth - no classes June 19
Summer Module II (8 Weeks) July 3-August 26
Summer Term II (5 weeks) July 3–August 5
Independence Day - no classes July 4

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2023-2024 Academic Year
Opening Week - Faculty Orientation/Meetings August 21-25
New Student Orientation August 22-26
Fall Semester Classes Begin August 28
End of Add for day classes; evening classes may be added prior to second class meeting; end of 100% refund for fall semester September 3
8-week Fall Module I August 28–October 21
Labor Day - no classes September 4
Founders Convocation (no traditional day classes after 1:05 p.m.) September 29
Module I - last day to drop with automatic "W" October 8
Fall Weekend - no classes October 19-22
8-Week Fall Module II October 23-December 16
Last day to drop fall semester classes with automatic "W" November 12
Thanksgiving Holiday November 22-26
Module II - last day to drop with automatic "W" December 3
Final Examinations December 11-16
Grades due to Registrar's Office (for graduating students) December 14
Fall Commencement December 16
Grades due to Registrar's Office (all other students) December 19
Spring Semester Classes Begin
January 8
End of Add for day classes; evening classes may be added prior to second class meeting; end of 100% refund for spring semester January 14
8-Week Spring Module I January 8–March 2
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day - no classes January 15
Assessment Week (classes still in session) February 5-10
Module I - last day to drop with automatic "W" February 17
Spring Break - no classes March 4-10
8-Week Spring Module II March 11–May 4
Easter Break March 28-31
Last day to drop spring semester classes with automatic "W" March 31
Honors Convocation (no traditional day classes after 1:05 p.m.) April 12
Module II - last day to drop with automatic "W" April 20
Final Examinations April 29-May 4
Grades due to Registrar's Office (for graduating students) May 2
GWC Spring Commencement May 3
AU Spring Undergraduate Commencement May 4
AU Spring Graduate Commencement May 5
Grades due to Registrar's Office (all other students) May 7
Summer Term
May 6-August 24
Summer May Term (3 weeks) May 6-25
Summer Module I (8 Weeks) May 6-June 29
Memorial Day - no classes May 27
Summer 10-week Term May 27-August 3
Summer Term I (5 weeks) May 27–June 29
Juneteenth - no classes June 19
Summer Module II (8 Weeks) July 1-August 24
Summer Term II (5 weeks) July 1–August 3
Independence Day - no classes July 4

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