Academic Calendar

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

Advent Semester

Date Event
August 26-29, 2017 Orientation for New Students
August 30, 2017 First Day of Classes
October 6, 2017 Founders' Day Convocation
October 6-8, 2017 Family Weekend
October 21-24, 2017 Fall Break
November 3-5, 2017 Homecoming
November 22-27, 2017 Thanksgiving Break
December 2-3, 2017 Services of Lessons and Carols
December 13, 2017 Last Day of Classes
December 20, 2017 Last Day of Final Examinations

Easter Semester

Date Event
January 16, 2018 First Day of Classes
January 19, 2018 Winter Convocation
March 15-25, 2018 Spring Break
May 2, 2018 Last Day of Classes
May 9, 2018 Last Day of Final Examinations
May 12, 2018 Baccalaureate
May 13, 2018 Commencement

Summer Term

Date Event
June 4, 2018 First Day of Classes in the College Summer School
July 11, 2018 Last Day of Classes in the College Summer School
July 14, 2018 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.