Apr 17, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


All new and returning students will be notified concerning registration dates.

For a schedule of classes and further information visit: https://www.msoe.edu/academics/departments/registrar/

Fall-Spring Semesters

Fall Semesters (16 weeks)

2024-2025

2025-2026

2026-2027

Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 3 Tuesday, Sept. 2 Monday, Aug. 31
Labor Day-no classes Monday, Sept. 2 Monday, Sept. 1 Monday, Sept. 7
Thanksgiving break begins 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 Wednesday, Nov. 26 Wednesday, Nov. 25
Classes resume Monday, Dec. 2 Monday, Dec. 1 Monday, Nov. 30
Finals week December 16-20 December 15-19 December 14-18
End of fall semester 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 Saturday, Dec. 20 Saturday, Dec. 19
Commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 21 Saturday, Dec. 20 Saturday, Dec. 19
Winter break begins Sunday, Dec. 22 Sunday, Dec. 21 Sunday, Dec. 20

Spring Semesters (16 weeks)

2024-2025

2025-2026

2026-2027

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-no classes Monday, Jan. 20 Monday, Jan. 19 Monday, Jan. 18
Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 21 Tuesday, Jan. 20 Tuesday, Jan. 19
Spring break begins Sunday, Mar. 16 Sunday, Mar. 15 Sunday, Mar. 14
Classes resume Monday, Mar. 24 Monday, Mar. 23 Monday, Mar. 22
Finals week May 12-16 May 11-15 May 10-14
End of spring semester 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17 Saturday, May 16 Saturday, May 15
Commencement exercises Saturday, May 17 Saturday, May 16 Saturday, May 15

Fall-Spring Subterms

(select graduate courses only)

 

 

 

 

Fall Subterm 1  

(7 weeks plus optional finals week)

2024-2025

2025-2026

2026-2027

Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 3 Tuesday, Sept. 2 Monday, Aug. 31
Labor Day-no classes Monday, Sept. 2 Monday, Sept. 1 Monday, Sept. 7
Classes end Friday, Oct. 18 Friday, Oct. 17 Friday, Oct. 16
Optional finals week Oct. 21-25 Oct. 20-24 Oct. 19-23

Fall Subterm 2  

(7 weeks plus optional finals week)

     
Classes begin Monday, Oct. 28 Monday, Oct. 27 Monday, Oct. 26
Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday, Nov. 27 Wednesday, Nov. 26 Wednesday, Nov. 25
Classes resume Monday, Dec. 2 Monday, Dec. 1 Monday, Nov. 30
Classes end Friday, Dec. 13 Friday, Dec. 12 Friday, Dec. 11
Optional finals week Dec. 16-20 Dec. 15-19 Dec. 14-18

Spring Subterm 1  

(7 weeks plus optional finals week)

     
Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 21 Tuesday, Jan. 20 Tuesday, Jan. 19
Classes end Friday, Mar. 7 Friday, Mar. 6 Friday, Mar. 5
Optional finals week Mar. 10-14 Mar.  9-13 Mar. 8-12

Spring Subterm 2  

(7 weeks plus optional finals week)
     
Classes begin Monday, Mar. 24 Monday, Mar. 23 Monday, Mar. 22
Classes end Friday, May 9 Friday, May 8 Friday, May 7
Optional finals week May 12-16 May 11-15 May 10-14

Summer Session

 

   

Subterm 1 (7 weeks)

2025

2026

2027

Classes begin Monday, May 19 Monday, May 18 Monday, May 17
Memorial Day-no classes Monday, May 26 Monday, May 25 Monday, May 31
Finals week June 30-July 3 June 29-July 2 June 28-July 2

Subterm 2 (7 weeks)

     
Classes begin Monday, July 7 Monday, July 6 Tuesday, July 6
Independence Day observed-no classes n/a n/a Monday, July 5
Finals week Aug. 18-22 Aug. 17-21 Aug. 16-20

Full Summer (13 weeks)

     
Classes begin Tuesday, May 27 Tuesday, May 26 Monday, May 24
Memorial Day-no classes Monday, May 26 Monday, May 25 Monday, May 31
Independence Day observed-no classes Friday, July 4 Friday, July 3 Monday, July 5
Finals week Aug. 18-22 Aug. 17-21 Aug. 16-20