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 24-27, 2019 Orientation for New Students
August 28, 2019 First Day of Classes
September 20, 2019 Foundation Day Convocation
September 20-22, 2019 Family Weekend
October 17-20, 2019 Fall Break
November 1-3, 2019 Homecoming
November 27 - December 2, 2019 Thanksgiving Break
December7-8, 2019 Services of Lessons and Carols
December 11, 2019 Last Day of Classes
December 18, 2019 Last Day of Final Examinations

Easter (spring) Semester

Date Event
January 14, 2020 First Day of Classes
January 17, 2020 Winter Convocation
March 12-22, 2020 Spring Break
April 29, 2020 Last Day of Classes
May 6, 2020 Last Day of Final Examinations
May 9, 2020 Baccalaureate
May 10, 2020 Commencement

Summer Term

Date Event
June 8, 2020 First Day of Classes in the College Summer School
June 12-14, 2020 Reunion Weekend
July 15, 2020 Last Day of Classes in the College Summer School
July 18, 2020 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.