Academic Calendar

Go to registrar.sewanee.edu/calendars/ to view all the University calendars with detailed information about deadlines.

Advent (fall) Semester

Date Event
August 25-28, 2018 Orientation for New Students
August 29, 2018 First Day of Classes
September 21, 2018 Foundation Day Convocation
September 21-23, 2018 Family Weekend
October 12, 2018 Founders' Day Convocation
October 18-21, 2018 Fall Break
October 26-28, 2018 Homecoming
November 21-26, 2018 Thanksgiving Break
December 8-9, 2018 Services of Lessons and Carols
December 12, 2018 Last Day of Classes
December 19, 2018 Last Day of Final Examinations

Easter (spring) Semester

Date Event
January 15, 2019 First Day of Classes
January 18, 2019 Winter Convocation
March 14-24, 2019 Spring Break
May 1, 2019 Last Day of Classes
May 8, 2019 Last Day of Final Examinations
May 11, 2019 Baccalaureate
May 12, 2019 Commencement

Summer Term

Date Event
June 3, 2019 First Day of Classes in the College Summer School
June 7-9, 2019 Reunion Weekend
July 10, 2019 Last Day of Classes in the College Summer School
July 13, 2019 Last Day of Final Examinations in the College Summer School

Academic Year

The academic year is officially defined as encompassing the Advent and Easter semesters. For those who enroll in summer school, the academic credit is associated with the preceding terms as part of the same academic year.