John Cabot University: the Academic Experience

Undergraduate Academic Calendar


Graduate Academic Calendars may be found here:


SUMMER SESSION I 2024

May 15 (Wed) JCU Housing Move-in
May 15-18 (Wed-Sat) Orientation/Registration for new degree-seeking students
May 20 (Mon) Classes Begin
May 22 (Wed) Last day to drop or add courses

June 5 (Wed) Last day to withdraw from a class
June 21 (Fri) Last day of classes/FINAL EXAMS
June 22 (Sat) JCU Housing Move-out deadline


SUMMER SESSION II 2024

June 27 (Thu) JCU Housing Move-in
June 27-29 (Thu-Sat) Orientation/Registration for new degree-seeking students

July 1 (Mon) Classes Begin
July 3 (Wed) Last day to drop or add courses
July 4 (Thu) Holiday (make-up day Friday, July 12)
July 12 (Fri) Make up day for Thursday, July 4
July 17 (Wed) Last day to withdraw from a class

August 2 (Fri) Last day of classes/FINAL EXAMS
August 3 (Sat) JCU Housing Move-out deadline


SUMMER SESSION II MINI 2024

June 27 (Thu) JCU Housing Move-in
June 27-29 (Thu-Sat) Orientation/Registration for new degree-seeking students

July 1 (Mon) Classes Begin
July 3 (Wed) Last day to drop or add courses
July 4 (Thu) Holiday (make-up day Friday, July 12)
July 11 (Thu) Last day to withdraw from a class
July 12 (Fri) Make up day for Thursday, July 4
July 19 (Fri) Last day of classes/FINAL EXAMS
July 20 (Sat) JCU Housing Move-out deadline


Fall semester 2024

August 26 (Mon) JCU Housing Move-in days are assigned and the assignments are strictly enforced. Move-in assignments
August  27 (Tue) JCU Housing Move-in days are assigned and the assignments are strictly enforced. Move-in assignments
August 26-31 (Mon-Sat) Orientation for all new students; Composition, Mathematics, Foreign Language placement tests
August 30-31 (Fri-Sat) Advising and Registration for new degree-seeking students

September 2 (Mon) Classes begin
September 6 (Fri) Last day to drop/add classes
September 20 (Fri) Make-up day for Thursday, Nov. 28

October 1-11 (Tue-Fri) Advising for degree-seeking students for Spring 2025 semester
October 14 (Mon) Priority online registration begins for Seniors and degree-seeking students expecting to graduate in Spring 2025
October 15-16 (Tue-Wed) Online registration begins for current Juniors for the Spring 2025 semester
October 17-18 (Thu-Fri) Online registration begins for current Sophomores for the Spring 2025 semester
October 19-20 (Sat-Sun) Online registration begins for current Freshmen for the Spring 2025 semester
October 22 (Tue) Deadline for Faculty submission of mid-term warnings
October 29 (Tue) Last day to withdraw from a class
October 31 (Thu) Last day for all students to register for Spring semester without the Late Registration Fee

November 28 (Thu) Thanksgiving Holiday (make-up day Friday, Sept. 20)

December 5 (Thu) Last day of classes
December 6 (Fri) Study Day
December 7 (Sat) Study Day
December 8 (Sun) Study Day
December 9-13 (Mon-Fri) Final Examinations
December 14 (Sat) JCU Housing Move-out deadline
December 16 (Mon) Winter Vacation begins


Spring semester 2025

January 13 (Mon) JCU Housing Move-in days are assigned and the assignments are strictly enforced. Move-in assignments 
January 14 (Tue) JCU Housing Move-in days are assigned and the assignments are strictly enforced. Move-in assignments 
January 13-18 (Mon-Sat) Orientation for all new students; Composition, Mathematics, Foreign Language placement tests 
January 17-18 (Fri-Sat) Advising and registration for new degree-seeking students 
January 20 (Mon) Classes begin
January 24 (Fri) Last day to drop or add classes

February 7 (Fri) Make-up day for Monday, April 21
February 28 (Fri) Make-up day for Thursday, May 1

March 10-14 (Mon-Fri) Spring Break
March 17 (Mon) Deadline for Faculty submission of mid-term warnings
March 17-28 (Mon-Fri) Advising for degree-seeking students for Fall semester and Summer Sessions 
March 24 (Mon) Last day to withdraw from a class
March 31 (Mon) Priority online registration begins for Seniors and degree-seeking students expecting to graduate in December 2025

April 1-2 (Tue-Wed) Online registration begins for current Juniors for the Fall and Summer(s) 2025 semester/sessions
April 3-4 (Thu-Fri) Online registration begins for current Sophomores for the Fall and Summer(s) 2025 semester/sessions
April 5-6 (Sat-Sun) Online registration begins for current Freshmen for the Fall and Summer(s) 2025 semester/sessions
April 14 (Mon) Last day for all students to register for Fall semester and/or Summer sessions without the Late Registration Fee  
April 21 (Mon) Holiday (Make-up day: Friday, February 7)
April 30 (Wed) Last day of classes

May 1 (Thu) Holiday (Make-up day: Friday, February 28)
May 2 (Fri) Study Day
May 3 (Sat) Study Day
May 4 (Sun) Study Day
May 5-9 (Mon-Fri) Final Examinations
May 10 (Sat) JCU Housing Move-out deadline
May 19 (Mon) Commencement


Summer session I 2025

May 20 (Tue) JCU Housing Move-in
May 21 (Wed) JCU Housing Move-in
May 20-24 (Tue-Sat) Orientation/Registration for new degree-seeking students
May 26 (Mon) Classes Begin
May 28 (Wed) Last day to drop or add courses

June 2 (Mon) Holiday
June 11 (Wed) Last day to withdraw from a class
June 20 (Fri) Make up day for Monday, June 2
June 27 (Fri) Last day of classes/FINAL EXAMS
June 28 (Sat) JCU Housing Move-out deadline


Summer session II 2025

July 3 (Thu) JCU Housing Move-in
July 3-5 (Thu-Sat) Orientation/Registration for new degree-seeking students
July 7 (Mon) Classes Begin
July 9 (Wed) Last day to drop or add courses
July 23 (Wed) Last day to withdraw from a class

August 8 (Fri) Last day of classes/FINAL EXAMS
August 9 (Sat) Housing Move-out


SUMMER SESSION II MINI 2025

July 3 (Thu) JCU Housing Move-in
July 3-5 (Thu-Sat) Orientation/Registration for new degree-seeking students
July 7 (Mon) Classes Begin
July  9 (Wed) Last day to drop or add courses
July 16 (Wed) Last day to withdraw from a class
July  25 (Fri) Last day of classes/FINAL EXAMS
July  26 (Sat) JCU Housing Move-out deadline