Academic Calendar

Policy Number: 210


Abstract:

All University System of Georgia institutions follow a semester schedule, with the starting and end dates set by the system Chief Academic Officer.

Effective Date: 0000-00-00

Responsible Party: Faculty

Administrative Category: Academic Affairs

Applies To: faculty, students, staff, administrators

Keyword(s): academic calendar


Full Policy Text:

 

Fall Semesters

Regular Session

First day of class--the 3rd Monday in August
(The first day of class can be as early as August 15 and as late as August 21.
The first day of class is also the 1st Mon of the Fall Semester)

Labor Day Holiday*--Labor Day
Mid-point--October 15th.
(If this date should fall on a Saturday or Sunday, the midpoint for the semester will be the following Monday.)

Thanksgiving break*--From Tues before Thanksgiving thru Sat after Thanksgiving

Last day of class--The 16th Fri

Finals--The 16th Sat to the 17th Fri

Minimester I Session

First day of class--The 1st Mon

Labor Day holiday*--Labor Day

Last day of class--The 8th Wed

Final Exams--The 8th Thur to the 8th Fri, during class time

Minimester II Session

First day of class--The 9th Mon

Extra Tues class--The 11th Fri

Thanksgiving break*--From Tues before Thanksgiving to Sat after Thanksgiving

Last day of class--The 16th Fri
(Note: The clock for Fall Sat-only minimester II courses will be adjusted to have the required minutes in six meetings.)

Final exams--The 16th Sat to the 17th Fri