Academic Calendar

Looking for campus events? Check out the public events calendar.

Download a printable version of the 2022-23 academic calendar, or view the three-year academic calendar.

Fall Semester 2022

Aug. 24 Fall Semester Classes Begin
(Add/Drop Period: Aug. 25 – Sept. 3)
Sept. 2 Last Day To Drop or Add a Course
Sept. 5 Labor Day
(no classes/college closed)
Oct. 4 Service Day 
Oct. 7-9 Homecoming
Oct. 17-18 Fall Break
(Monday – Tuesday)
Oct. 19 Classes Resume

Spring 2022 Advising Begins

Oct. 22 Midterm
Oct. 22-23 Board of Trustees Meeting
Oct. 26 Midterm Grades Due (Noon)
Nov. 1 Spring 2023 Registration Begins
Nov. 5 Central College Scholar Day
Nov. 11 Last Day To Withdraw From a Course
Nov. 12 Central College Scholar Day
Nov. 23-25 Thanksgiving Break
(Wednesday – Friday)
Nov. 28 Classes Resume

Registration for Guest Students Begins

Dec. 9 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes
Dec. 12 College-Wide Study Day

Breakfast of Champions

Dec. 13-15 Final Exams
Dec. 16 Residence Halls Closed
Jan. 14 New Students Arrive
Jan. 15 Returning Students Arrive

Spring Semester 2023

Jan. 16 Spring Semester Classes Begin
(Add/Drop Period: Jan. 17-28)
Jan. 27 Last Day To Drop or Add a Course
Jan. 28 Central College Scholar Day
Feb. 4 Central College Scholar Day
March 10 Midterm
March 13-17 Spring Break
(Monday – Friday)
March 14 Midterm Grades Due (Noon)
March 20 Classes Resume

Fall 2022 Advising Begins

April 4 Fall 2023 Registration Begins
April 7 Last Day To Withdraw From a Course
April 7-10 Easter Break
(college closed Friday, April 15)
April 11 Classes Resume (Tuesday)
April 21-22 Board of Trustees Meeting
April 25 Celebration of Undergraduate Research & Creativity
(alternate day of learning)
May 5 Last Day of Spring Semester Courses

Last Day To Add Summer 2023 Independent Coursework

May 8 College-Wide Study Day

Breakfast of Champions

May 9-11 Final Exams
May 12 Senior Grades Due (Noon)

Residence Halls Closed

May 13 Commencement
May 17 Final Grades Due (Noon)

Summer 2023

May 29 Memorial Day
(college closed)
May 30 Summer 5- and 10-Week Classes Begin
June 2 Last Day to Drop or Add a 5-Week Class
June 7 Last Day to Drop or Add a 10-Week Class
June 15 New Student Orientation — Session #1
June 16 New Student Orientation — Session #2
June 17 New Student Orientation — Session #3
June 21 Last Day To Withdraw From a 5-Week Class
June 30 5-Week Classes End
July 11 New Student Orientation — Session #4
July 12 New Student Orientation — Session #5
July 14 Last Day To Withdraw From a 10-Week Class
Aug. 4 10-Week Classes End
Aug. 19 New Students Arrive

Welcome Week Begins

Aug. 21 Returning Students Arrive

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Tanner Zimmerman ’20 studies biology and Spanish, wrestles and runs a successful pottery studio on the side. He says it all ties in with his goal to be a chiropractor.

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