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Cairn University    
  Feb 18, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar

Bachelor’s Degree Program Calendar


Student Welcome/Orientation   August 23-27
Return to Campus   August 26-27
First Day of Classes   August 28
Last Day of Registration   September 8
Alumni Homecoming   September 29-30
Fall Break   October 16-17
Spring Course Web Registration Begins   October 30
Last Day for Course Withdrawal   November 3
Thanksgiving Break   November 22-26
Last Day of Classes   December 8
Final Examinations   December 11-15
Fall Commencement   December 16
First Day of Semester Break   December 16


Student Welcome/Orientation   January 6-7
Return to Campus   January 6-7
First Day of Classes   January 8
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)   January 15
Last Day of Registration   January 19
Global Mission Week   January 29-February 2
Spring Break   March 12-18
Last Day for Course Withdrawal   March 23
Summer and Fall Course Web Registration Begins   March 26
Good Friday (no classes)   March 30
Easter Monday (no day classes)   April 2
Last Day of Classes   April 27
Final Examinations   April 30-May 4
Spring Commencement   May 5


1st Summer Session Begins   May 14
 At time of publication, the remaining summer dates were yet to be determined.


Degree Completion Program Calendar


Classes Begin   September 5
Thanksgiving Break   November 22-26
Fall Commencement   December 16
Christmas Break   December 9-January 7
End of Semester   February 23


Classes Begin   March 5
Easter Break   March 30-April 2
Spring Commencement   May 5
Memorial Day Break   May 26-28
4th of July Break   July 2-6
End of Semester   July 31