Academic Calender

Calendar of the UIC Academic Year 2023-2024

UIC, or the University of Illinois at Chicago, is a public research university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is the largest university in the Chicago area and offers a wide range of academic programs and degrees. UIC is known for its strong emphasis on research, diversity, and urban engagement, making it a vibrant and dynamic institution for students seeking a well-rounded education.

For semester start dates, add/drop dates, registration dates, exam dates, and other information, consult the University of Illinois Chicago, UIC Academic Calendar 2023-2024.

The academic year at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is divided into two semesters and a summer session. The fall semester begins in late August or early September and ends in mid-December, whereas the spring semester begins in late January and ends in mid-May. Summer sessions are typically divided into two shorter terms, with classes beginning in late May or early June and concluding in early August.

Fall Semester 2023

Date Event
August 21, M Instruction begins.
September 1, F Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
September 4, M Labor Day holiday. No classes.
September 8, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
October 13, F Eight-week of Part of Term A ends.
October 16, M Eight-week Part of Term B begins.
November 3, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
November 23–24, Th–F Thanksgiving holiday. No classes.
December 1, F Instruction ends.
December 4–8, M–F Final examinations.
December 8, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.
December 9, Sat Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 Commencement ceremonies.
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 Spring Semester 2024

Date Event
January 8, M Instruction begins.
January 15, M Martin Luther King Jr. Day. No classes.
January 19, F Last day to complete late registration; last day to add a course(s) or make section changes; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
January 26, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
March 1, F Eight-week Part of Term A ends.
March 4, M Eight-week Part of Term B begins.
March 15, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
March 18–22, M–F Spring vacation. No classes.
April 26, F Instruction ends.
April 29–May 3, M–F Final examinations.
May 3, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.
Commencement ceremonies by disciplinary college.

Summer Session 2024

Summer Session 1 (4-Week Session)

Date Event
May 13, M Instruction begins.
May 15, W Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 1; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 1; last day to drop individual courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record for Summer Session 1. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees.
May 27, M Memorial Day holiday. No classes.
June 6, Th Instruction ends for Summer Session 1.
June 7, F Final examinations for Summer Session 1.
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Summer Session 2 (8-Week Session)

Date Event
June 10, M Instruction begins.
June 14, F Last day to complete late registration for Summer Session 2; last day to drop or add a course(s) online or make section changes for Summer Session 2; last day to drop individual Summer Session 2 courses via XE Registration without receiving W (Withdrawn) grade on academic record. Last day to Web Drop courses via XE Registration and receive 100% cancellation of tuition and fees if registered only for Summer Session 2.
June 19, W Juneteenth holiday. No classes.
June 21, F Last day to file for graduation this term.
July 4, Th Independence Day holiday. No classes.
July 19, F Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate College for graduation this term.
July 31, W Instruction ends for Summer Session 2.
August 1-2, Th–F Final examinations for Summer Session 2.
August 2, F Last day for Graduate College to receive certificates of approval for master’s and professional doctorate projects for graduation this term.

Refer to the UIC registrar page for more on the UIC academic calendar 2023-2024.

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