Academic Calendar

218-2019 Academic Calendar
2018 - 2019
 Session and Year  Dates
Summer Session II 2018  
(MPA students matriculate in July)  
Public Affairs Colloquium  July 2 - 6, (July 4 off for holiday)
Public Budgeting July 9 - 27
Public Administration & Democracy July 30 - August 17
   
Fall 2018  
(MAIR, EMPA & EMIR students matriculate in Fall)   
MAIR Orientation  August 20 - 23
Economics and Statistics Waiver Exams August 23 & 24
First Day of Classes August 27
Labor Day (no classes/university closed)  September 3
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)  November 18 - 25
Last Day of Classes   December 7
Reading Days December 8-9, 11 (am) & 13 (am) 
Final Exams December 10, 11 (pm) 12, 13 (pm) & 14
   
Winter Intersession 2019  
(optional term - electives only)  
Class dates (tentative and may vary by course/instructor) January 2 - 11
   
Spring 2019  
(EMPA & EMIR students may matriculate in Spring)  
EMIR, EMPA on campus Orientation January 9
First Day of Classes January 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes/university closed)  January 21
Spring Vacation March 10 - 17
Last Day of Classes April 30
Reading Days May 1, 4-5 
Final Exams May 2 - 3, 6 - 8
University Commencement Weekend May 11-12
   
Summer Session I 2019  
MA IR Capstone May 13-14
Executive Leadership / MPA Workshop Capstone Course May 13 - June 27  
MPA Convocation June 28 


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