Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2015-16 (2015F)

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 2016 graduation
August 19 New Faculty Orientation
August 21 New Student Induction and Medallion Ceremony
August 24 Fall semester begins
September 7 Labor Day: no classes
September 14 Final day to change a class from audit to credit
September 23 Spirit of Mercy Day Celebrated (noon classes cancelled)
September 25 - 27 Homecoming
October 15 Deadline to petition for spring 2016 graduation
October 21 Final day to change a class from credit to audit or pass/fail
October 22 -November 5 Registration for spring 2016 classes for currently enrolled students
October 27 Faculty Professional Development Day: all full semester classes between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. are cancelled
November 2 Incomplete grades due from spring 2015 semester and summer 2015 term
November 6 Registration for May term 2016 and summer 2016 begins for currently enrolled students
November 25 - 27 Thanksgiving holiday
December 3 Founders' Day (1 to 3 p.m.)
December 7 - 12 Final examinations
   

Spring Semester 2015-16 (2016S)

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 2016 and winter 2016 graduation
January 11 Spring semester begins
January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: no classes
February 1 Final day to change a class from audit to credit
March 7 - 13 Spring Break
March 8 Final day to change a class from credit to audit or pass/fail
March 15 Deadline to petition for summer 2016 and winter 2016 graduation
March 17 - March 31 Registration for fall 2016 classes for currently enrolled students
March 21 Incomplete grades due from fall 2015 semester
March 24 - 27 Easter Holiday
April 6 Grad Fest 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
April 26 University Awards Ceremony
May 2-7 Final examinations
May 6-7 Annual Commencement Ceremonies

Summer 2015-16 (2016U)

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

May 9 - May 28 May term
May 9 - August 6 Summer terms
May 30 Memorial Day observed: no classes
July 4 Independence Day: no classes
TBD by Instructor Final examinations for summer

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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