Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016-17 (2016F)

Note: For refund and withdrawal dates and information, please see the note at the end of the page.

August 1 - October 15 Petition on Self-Service for spring 2017 graduation
August 17 New Faculty Orientation
August 19 New Student Induction and Medallion Ceremony
August 22 Fall semester begins
September 5 Labor Day: no classes
September 12 Final day to change a class from audit to credit
September 21 Spirit of Mercy Day Celebrated (noon classes cancelled)
October 7 - 9 Homecoming
October 15 Deadline to petition for spring 2017 graduation
October 19 Final day to change a class from credit to audit or pass/fail
October 19 -November 3 Registration for spring 2017 classes for currently enrolled students
October 25 Faculty Professional Development Day: all full semester classes between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. are canceled
October 31 Incomplete grades due from spring 2016 semester and summer 2016 term
November 4 Registration for May term 2017 and summer 2017 begins for currently enrolled students
November 23 - 25 Thanksgiving holiday
December 1 Founders' Day
December 5 - 10 Final examinations
   

Spring Semester 2016-17 (2017S)

Note: For refund and withdrawal dates and information, please see the note at the end of the page.

January 1 - March 15 Petition on Self-Service for summer 2017 and winter 2017 graduation
January 9 Spring semester begins
January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: no classes
January 30 Final day to change a class from audit to credit
March 6 - 12 Spring Break
March 8 Final day to change a class from credit to audit or pass/fail
March 15 Deadline to petition for summer 2017 and winter 2017 graduation
March 16 - March 30 Registration for fall 2017 classes for currently enrolled students
March 20 Incomplete grades due from fall 2016 semester
April 5 Grad Fest 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
April 13 - 16 Easter Holiday
May 1-6 Final examinations
May 5-6 Annual Commencement Ceremonies
   

Summer 2016-17 (2017U)

Note: For refund and withdrawal dates and information, please see the note at the end of the page.

May 8 - May 27 May term
May 8 - August 12 Summer terms
May 29 Memorial Day observed: no classes
July 4 Independence Day: no classes
TBD by Instructor Final examinations for summer

 

Continuing Education/Degree Completion 2016-2017

Fall

August 22, 2016 Fall I Term begins
September 5, 2016 Labor Day*
October 15, 2016 Fall I Term ends
   
October 17, 2016 Fall II Term begins
November 24 - 26, 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday*
December 10, 2016 Fall II Terms ends

Spring

January 9, 2017 Spring I Term begins
January 16, 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day*
March 4, 2017 Spring I Term ends
   
March 6 - 11, 2017 Spring Break
March 13, 2017 Spring II Term begins
April 13 - 15, 2017 Easter Break*
May 6, 2017 Spring II Term ends

Summer

May 15, 2017 Summer I Term begins
May 29, 2017 Memorial Day*
June 24, 2017 Summer I Term ends
   
July 3, 2017 Summer II Term begins
July 4, 2017 Independence Day*
August 12, 2017 Summer II Term ends

*University Holidays – No class meeting on these dates

 

Refund and Withdrawal Information

In order to accommodate our diverse population, Saint Xavier University is committed to offering courses in a variety of formats and timelines. The following table reflects refund policies based on the start date of the section:

# of Weeks Class Meets 100% Refund within:
14 weeks or more 14 days counting the start date
3 to 13 weeks 10 days counting the start date
2 weeks or less During the first day of class
May Term 3 calendar days counting the start date

For information on the start date of specific courses, access the Search for Classes feature on Self-Service and look at the Section Information, or contact the Office of Records and Advising at 773-298-3501. Students who register for a class are responsible for tuition unless they officially withdraw either in the Office of Records and Advising or through Self-Service. Fees are not refundable. Notifying the instructor or ceasing to attend the class does not constitute an authorized withdrawal.

A class may be dropped without academic penalty until the 3/4 point of the section. For information on the drop date of specific courses, access the Search for Classes feature on Self-Service and look at the Drop Deadline Column, or contact the Office of Records and Advising at 773-298-3501. A grade of W will appear on the record for any class dropped after the official refund date.

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