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2023-2024 General Catalog 
    
2023-2024 General Catalog

University Calendar for 2023-2024



For the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Nursing and Health Professions

Summer 2023

May 16 Tuesday Instruction begins
May 16 - June 23 Dates for Summer I courses
May 16 - August 4 Dates for full summer courses
May 19 Friday Deadline to add or drop a Summer I course without a grade of W1
May 19 Friday Deadline to add or drop a full summer course without a grade of W1
May 29 Monday Memorial Day - No classes, University closed
June 14 Wednesday Deadline to withdraw from a Summer I course with grade of W1
June 14 Wednesday Deadline to request S/U grading for a Summer I course2
June 19 Monday Juneteenth - No classes, University closed
June 26 Monday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report Summer I course grades
June 26 - August 4 Dates for Summer II courses
June 30 Friday Deadline to add or drop a Summer II course without a grade of W1
July 3 - July 4 Academic Break - No classes, University closed
July 5 Wednesday Classes resume
July 19 Wednesday Deadline to withdraw from a full summer course with a grade of W1
July 19 Wednesday Deadline to request S/U grading for a full summer course2
July 26 Wednesday Deadline to withdraw from a Summer II course with grade of W1
July 26 Wednesday Deadline to request S/U grading for a Summer II course2
August 4 Friday Semester ends3
August 7 Monday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report all grades

Fall 2023

August 23 Wednesday4 Instruction begins
August 23 - October 11 Dates for first half short courses
August 23 - December 15 Dates for full fall courses
August 30 Wednesday Deadline to register for fall semester1
August 30 Wednesday Deadline to add or drop a first half short course without a grade of W1
August 30 Wednesday Deadline to add or drop a full fall course without grade of W1
August 30 Wednesday Deadline to request to audit a course2
September 4 Monday Labor Day - No classes, University closed
September 20 Wednesday Deadline to request course intensification2
September 29 Friday Deadline to withdraw from a first half short course with grade of W1
September 29 Friday Deadline to request S/U grading for a first half short course2
September 29 Friday Deadline to submit a Curriculum Change to facilitate registration2
October 1 Sunday Deadline to submit a Graduation Application for undergraduate degrees to be conferred in May or August1
October 12 - October 13 Fall Break - No classes, University open
October 16 Monday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report first half short course grades
October 16 Monday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report midterm grades for all undergraduate students and athletes in full fall courses
October 16 - December 8 Dates for second half short courses
October 20 Friday Deadline to add or drop a second half short course without a grade of W1
TBA Advance registration for Spring Semester1
November 1 Wednesday Deadline to submit a Graduation Application for graduate degrees to be conferred in May1
November 10 Friday Deadline to withdraw from a full fall course with grade of W1
November 10 Friday Deadline to request S/U grading for a full fall course2
November 18 - November 26 Thanksgiving Break - No classes, University closed November 22-24
November 27 Monday Classes resume
November 29 Wednesday Deadline to withdraw from a second half short course with grade of W1
November 29 Wednesday Deadline to request S/U grading for a second half short course2
December 1 Friday Last day for tests in courses of 3 credits or more
December 1 Friday Deadline to request a final examination date change
December 8 Friday 12:00 pm Deadline to officially withdraw from the University for the Fall Semester2
December 8 Friday 12:00 pm Deadline to request a registration change
December 8 Friday Instruction ends
December 9 Saturday Reading day
December 11 Monday Final examinations begin
December 11 Monday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report second half short course grades
December 15 Friday Final examinations end
Semester ends3
December 18 Monday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report all grades

Spring 2024

January 10 Wednesday4 Instruction begins
January 10 - February 28 Dates for first half short courses
January 10 - May 10 Dates for full spring courses
January 15 Monday Observation of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
January 17 Wednesday Deadline to register for spring semester1
January 17 Wednesday Deadline to add or drop a first half short course without a grade of W1
January 17 Wednesday Deadline to add or drop a full spring course without grade of W1
January 17 Wednesday Deadline to request to audit a course2
February 1 Thursday Deadline to submit a Graduation Application for undergraduate degrees to be conferred in December or graduate degrees to be conferred in August or December1
February 7 Wednesday Deadline to request course intensification2
February 16 Friday Deadline to withdraw from a first half short course with grade of W1
February 16 Friday Deadline to request S/U grading for a first half short course2
February 23 Friday Deadline to submit a Curriculum Change to facilitate registration2
March 1 Friday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report first half short course grades
March 2 - March 17 Spring Break - No classes, University open
March 18 Monday Classes resume
March 18 - May 3 Dates for second half short courses
March 22 Friday Deadline to add or drop a second half short course without a grade of W1
March 29 Friday Good Friday - No classes, University closed
TBA Advance registration for Summer and Fall Semesters1
April 12 Friday Deadline to withdraw from a full spring course with a grade of W1
April 12 Friday Deadline to request S/U grading for a full spring course2
April 24 Wednesday Deadline to withdraw from a second half short course with grade of W1
April 24 Wednesday Deadline to request S/U grading for a second half short course2
April 25 Thursday Academic Celebration - No classes, University open
April 26 Friday Last day for tests in courses of 3 credits or more
April 26 Friday Deadline to request a final examination date change
May 3 Friday 12:00 pm Deadline to officially withdraw from the University for the Spring Semester2
May 3 Friday 12:00 pm Deadline to request a registration change
May 3 Friday Instruction ends
May 4 Saturday Reading day
May 6 Monday Final examinations begin
May 6 Monday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report second half short course grades
May 10 Friday Final examinations end
Semester ends3
May 11 Saturday Commencement Ceremony
May 13 Monday 12:00 pm Deadline for faculty to report all grades

1 A form for this purpose is available online through DataVU
2 A form for this purpose is available online at valpo.edu/registrar/forms
3 The university is open on weekdays between academic terms, except on university holidays as defined by the Office of Human Resources.
4 The first day of class in the fall and spring terms (a Wednesday) is treated as if it were a Monday.