Academic Calendars

2019-2020 Academic Year
Fall Semester 2019
Date Event
Monday, June 17, 2019 Course Section & Room Requests due to Registrar (All Terms)
Friday, June 21, 2019 Fall textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore
Monday, July 22, 2019 Fall Registration Begins
Friday, August 16, 2019 First Financial Aid Disbursement (RMC)
Monday, August 26, 2019 Classes Begin (RMC)
Important Registration Deadlines - Rush Medical College
Friday, August 30, 2019 Last Day for Late Registration / Payment Arrangements Due
Friday, August 30, 2019 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade
Friday, August 30, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund
Friday, September 6, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund
Friday, September 13, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund
Friday, September 20, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund
Friday, September 27, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund
Friday, November 22, 2019 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade
Monday, August 26, 2019 First Financial Aid Disbursement (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Classes Resume (RMC) and Classes Begin (CON, CHS, GC)
Important Registration Deadlines - College of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, The Graduate College
Friday, September 6, 2019 Last Day for Late Registration / Payment Arrangements Due
Friday, September 6, 2019 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade
Friday, September 6, 2019 Last day to request to audit a course
Friday, September 6, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund
Friday, September 13, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund
Friday, September 20, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund
Friday, September 27, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund
Friday, October 4, 2019 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund
Friday, November 29, 2019 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade
Other Important Dates
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Census Date (RMC)
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Census Date (CON, CHS, GC)
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Academic Year 2020-2021 FAFSA Opens
Thursday, Nov. 28 - Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes)
Friday, November 29, 2019 Priority Date to Accept Financial Aid Package for Fall
Monday, December 2, 2019 Classes Resume
Saturday, December 7, 2019 15-Week Classes End (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, December 9, 2019 Faculty Grading Opens in WebAdvisor
Monday, Dec. 9 - Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 15-Week Final Exams (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, Dec. 9 - Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (RMC)
Friday, December 13, 2019 Intent to Graduate & Degree Approval Forms Due (Dec. Graduates)
Saturday, December 14, 2019 End of Term / Degree Conferral Date
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 - Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 Term Break (No Classes)
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Grades Due
Spring Semester 2020
Date Event
Friday, September 20, 2019 Spring textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore
Monday, October 21, 2019 Spring Registration Begins
Monday, December 30, 2019 First Financial Aid Disbursement
Monday, January 6, 2020 Classes Begin
Important Registration Deadlines
Friday, January 10, 2020 Last Day for Late Registration / Payment Arrangements Due
Friday, January 10, 2020 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade
Friday, January 10, 2020 Last day to request to audit a course (CON, CHS, GC)
Friday, January 10, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund
Friday, January 17, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund
Friday, January 24, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund
Friday, January 31, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund
Friday, February 7, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund
Friday, April 3, 2020 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade
Other Important Dates
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Census Date
Monday, January 20, 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Day of Service)
Saturday, February 29, 2020 Intent to Graduate Form Due (April/May and August Graduates)
Monday, March 2 - Friday, March 6, 2020 Spring Break (No Classes)
Monday, March 9, 2020 Classes Resume
Friday, April 3, 2020 Priority Date to Accept Financial Aid Package for Spring
Saturday, April 18, 2020 15-Week Classes End (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, April 20, 2020 Faculty Grading Opens in WebAdvisor
Monday, April 20 - Saturday, April 25, 2020 15-Week Final Exams (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, April 27 - Saturday, May 2, 2020 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (RMC)
Thursday, April 30, 2020 Commencement
Friday, May 1, 2020 Degree Approval Forms Due (April/May Graduates)
Saturday, May 2, 2020 End of Term / Degree Conferral Date
Sunday, May 3 - Sunday, May 10, 2020 Term Break (No Classes)
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Grades Due
Summer Semester 2020
Date Event
Friday, January 24, 2020 Summer textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore
Monday, February 24, 2020 Summer Registration Begins
Monday, May 4, 2020 First Financial Aid Disbursement
Monday, May 11, 2020 Classes Begin
Important Registration Deadlines
Friday, May 15, 2020 Last Day for Late Registration / Payment Arrangements Due
Friday, May 15, 2020 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade
Friday, May 15, 2020 Last day to request to audit a course (CON, CHS, GC)
Friday, May 15, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund
Friday, May 22, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund
Friday, May 29, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund
Friday, June 5, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund
Friday, June 12, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund
Friday, August 7, 2020 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade
Other Important Dates
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Census Date
Monday, May 25, 2020 Memorial Day (No Classes)
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Classes Resume
Monday, June 29 - Friday, July 3, 2020 8-Week Classes End and Final Exams (RMC M1s)
Friday, July 3, 2020 Independence Day (No Classes)
Monday, July 6, 2020 Classes Resume
Friday, July 31, 2020 Priority Date to Accept Financial Aid Package for Summer
Saturday, August 15, 2020 15-Week Classes End (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, August 17, 2020 Faculty Grading Opens in WebAdvisor
Monday, Aug. 17 - Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 15-Week Final Exams (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, Aug. 24 - Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (RMC)
Friday, August 28, 2020 Degree Approval Forms Due (August Graduates)
Saturday, August 29, 2020 End of Term / Degree Conferral Date
Sunday, Aug. 30 - Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020 Term Break (No Classes: CON, CHS, GC)
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Grades Due
2020-2021 Academic Year
Fall Semester 2020
Date Event
Monday, May 18, 2020 Course Section & Room Requests due to Registrar (All Terms)
Friday, May 29, 2020 Fall textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore
Monday, July 13, 2020 Fall Registration Begins
Friday, August 21, 2020 First Financial Aid Disbursement (RMC)
Monday, August 31, 2020 Classes Begin (RMC)
Important Registration Deadlines - Rush Medical College
Friday, September 4, 2020 Last Day for Late Registration / Payment Arrangements Due
Friday, September 4, 2020 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade
Friday, September 4, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund
Friday, September 11, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund
Friday, September 18, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund
Friday, September 25, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund
Friday, October 2, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund
Friday, November 27, 2020 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade
Monday, August 24, 2020 First Financial Aid Disbursement (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Classes Resume (RMC) and Classes Begin (CON, CHS, GC)
Important Registration Deadlines - College of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, The Graduate College
Friday, September 11, 2020 Last Day for Late Registration / Payment Arrangements Due
Friday, September 11, 2020 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade
Friday, September 11, 2020 Last day to request to audit a course
Friday, September 11, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund
Friday, September 18, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund
Friday, September 25, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund
Friday, October 2, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund
Friday, October 9, 2020 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund
Friday, December 4, 2020 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade
Other Important Dates
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Census Date (RMC)
Thursday, September 17, 2020 Census Date (CON, CHS, GC)
Thursday, October 1, 2020 Academic Year 2020-2021 FAFSA Opens
Thursday, Nov. 26 - Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes)
Friday, December 4, 2020 Priority Date to Accept Financial Aid Package for Fall
Monday, November 30, 2020 Classes Resume
Saturday, December 12, 2020 15-Week Classes End (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, December 14, 2020 Faculty Grading Opens in WebAdvisor
Monday, Dec. 14 - Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 15-Week Final Exams (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, Dec. 14 - Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (RMC)
Friday, December 18, 2020 Intent to Graduate & Degree Approval Forms Due (Dec. Graduates)
Saturday, December 19, 2020 End of Term / Degree Conferral Date
Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 - Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 Term Break (No Classes)
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Grades Due
Spring Semester 2021
Date Event
Friday, September 25, 2020 Spring textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore
Monday, October 26, 2020 Spring Registration Begins
Monday, December 28, 2020 First Financial Aid Disbursement
Monday, January 4, 2021 Classes Begin
Important Registration Deadlines
Friday, January 8, 2021 Last Day for Late Registration / Payment Arrangements Due
Friday, January 8, 2021 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade
Friday, January 8, 2021 Last day to request to audit a course (CON, CHS, GC)
Friday, January 8, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund
Friday, January 15, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund
Friday, January 22, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund
Friday, January 29, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund
Friday, February 5, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund
Friday, April 2, 2021 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade
Other Important Dates
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Census Date
Monday, January 18, 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Day of Service)
Saturday, February 27, 2021 Intent to Graduate Form Due (April/May and August Graduates)
Monday, March 1 - Friday, March 5, 2021 Spring Break (No Classes)
Monday, March 8, 2021 Classes Resume
Friday, April 2, 2021 Priority Date to Accept Financial Aid Package for Spring
Saturday, April 17, 2021 15-Week Classes End (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, April 19, 2021 Faculty Grading Opens in WebAdvisor
Monday, April 19 - Saturday, April 24, 2021 15-Week Final Exams (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, April 26 - Saturday, May 1, 2021 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (RMC)
Saturday, May 01, 2021 Commencement
Friday, April 30, 2021 Degree Approval Forms Due (April/May Graduates)
Saturday, May 1, 2021 End of Term / Degree Conferral Date
Sunday, May 2 - Sunday, May 9, 2021 Term Break (No Classes)
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Grades Due
Summer Semester 2021
Date Event
Friday, January 22, 2021 Summer textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore
Monday, February 22, 2021 Summer Registration Begins
Monday, May 3, 2021 First Financial Aid Disbursement
Monday, May 10, 2021 Classes Begin
Important Registration Deadlines
Friday, May 14, 2021 Last Day for Late Registration / Payment Arrangements Due
Friday, May 14, 2021 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade
Friday, May 14, 2021 Last day to request to audit a course (CON, CHS, GC)
Friday, May 14, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund
Friday, May 21, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund
Friday, May 28, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund
Friday, June 4, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund
Friday, June 11, 2021 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund
Friday, August 6, 2021 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade
Other Important Dates
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Census Date
Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day (No Classes)
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Classes Resume
Monday, June 28 - Friday, July 2, 2021 8-Week Classes End and Final Exams (RMC M1s)
Monday, July 5, 2021 Independence Day (No Classes)
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 Classes Resume
Friday, July 30, 2021 Priority Date to Accept Financial Aid Package for Summer
Saturday, August 14, 2021 15-Week Classes End (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, August 16, 2021 Faculty Grading Opens in WebAdvisor
Monday, Aug. 16 - Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 15-Week Final Exams (CON, CHS, GC)
Monday, Aug. 23 - Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (RMC)
Friday, August 27, 2021 Degree Approval Forms Due (August Graduates)
Saturday, August 28, 2021 End of Term / Degree Conferral Date
Sunday, Aug. 29 - Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021 Term Break (No Classes: CON, CHS, GC)
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Grades Due
Friday, September 17, 2021 Grades Due (RMC pre-clerkship, end-of-term courses)
Friday, October 8, 2021 Grades Due (RMC latest grade due date for clinical rotations)
2021-2022 Academic Year
Fall 2021 Term
Date Event College(s)
June 2021
Monday, June 28 Registration Begins (Fall 2021) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
August 2021
Friday, August 20 First Financial Aid Disbursement (Fall 2021) RMC
Monday, August 23 First Financial Aid Disbursement (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, August 30 Classes Begin (Fall 2021) RMC
September 2021
Friday, September 3 Last Day for Late Registration/Payment Arrangements Due (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, September 3 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, September 3 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund (Fall 2021) RMC
Monday, September 6 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, September 7 Classes Resume (Fall 2021) RMC
Tuesday, September 7 Classes Begin (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Wednesday, September 8 Census Date (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, September 10 Last Day for Late Registration/Payment Arrangements Due (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 10 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 10 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 10 Last day to request to audit a course (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 10 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund (Fall 2021) RMC
Thursday, September 16 Census Date (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 17 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 17 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, September 24 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 24 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, September 24 Textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
October 2021
Friday, October 1 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, October 1 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, October 1 Academic Year 2022-2023 FAFSA Opens RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, October 8 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, October 25 Registration Begins (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
November 2021
Thursday, November 25 Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, November 26 Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, November 26 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (Fall 2021) RMC
Monday, November 29 Classes Resume (Fall 2021) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
December 2021
Friday, December 3 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, December 3 Priority date to accept financial aid package (Fall 2021) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, December 11 15-Week Classes End (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, December 13 Faculty grading opens (Fall 2021) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, December 13 - Saturday, December 18 15-Week Final Exams (Fall 2021) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, December 13 - Saturday, December 18 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, December 17 Intent to Graduate and Degree Approval Forms Due (Fall 2021 Graduates) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, December 18 End of Term/Degree Conferral Date (Fall 2021) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Sunday, December 19 Term Break Begins (No Classes)  
Tuesday, December 21 Grades Due (Fall 2021) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, December 27 First Financial Aid Disbursement (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Spring 2022 Term
Date Event College(s)
January 2022
Monday, January 3 Classes Begin (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 7 Grades Due - RMC pre-clerkship, end-of-term courses (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, January 7 Last Day for Late Registration/Payment Arrangements Due (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 7 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 7 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 7 Last day to request to audit a course (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Wednesday, January 12 Census Date (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 14 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, January 17 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 21 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 21 Textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 28 Grades Due - RMC latest grade due date for clinical rotations (Fall 2021) RMC
Friday, January 28 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
February 2022
Friday, February 4 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, February 21 Registration Begins (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, February 26 Intent to Graduate Form Due (Spring 2022/Summer 2022 Graduates) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, February 28 Spring Break Begins (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
March 2022
Monday, March 7 Classes Resume (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
April 2022
Friday, April 1 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, April 1 Priority date to accept financial aid package (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, April 16 15-Week Classes End (Spring 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, April 18 Faculty grading opens (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, April 18 - Saturday, April 23 15-Week Final Exams (Spring 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, April 25 - Saturday, April 30 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (Spring 2022) RMC
Friday, April 29 Degree Approval Forms Due (Spring 2022 Graduates) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, April 30 Commencement RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, April 30 End of Term/Degree Conferral Date (Spring 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Summer 2022 Term
Date Event College(s)
May 2022
Sunday, May 1 Term Break Begins (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, May 2 First Financial Aid Disbursement (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, May 3 Grades Due RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, May 9 Classes Begin (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 13 Last Day for Late Registration/Payment Arrangements Due (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 13 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 13 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 13 Last day to request to audit a course (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, May 16 Course Section & Room Requests due to Registrar (Fall 2022 - Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Wednesday, May 18 Census Date (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 20 Grades Due - RMC pre-clerkship, end-of-term courses (Spring 2022) RMC
Friday, May 20 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 27 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 27 Textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore (Fall 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, May 31 Classes Resume (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
June 2022
Friday, June 3 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, June 10 Grades Due - RMC latest grade due date for clinical rotations (Spring 2022) RMC
Friday, June 10 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1 8-Week Classes End and Final Exams - M1s (Summer 2022) RMC
Monday, June 27 Registration Begins (Fall 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
July 2022
Monday, July 4 Independence Day (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, July 5 Classes Resume (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, July 29 Priority date to accept financial aid package (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
August 2022
Friday, August 5 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, August 13 15-Week Classes End (Summer 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, August 15 Faculty grading opens (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, August 15 - Saturday, August 20 15-Week Final Exams (Summer 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, August 22 - Saturday, August 27 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (Summer 2022) RMC
Friday, August 26 Degree Approval Forms Due (Summer 2022 Graduates) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, August 27 End of Term/Degree Conferral Date (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Sunday, August 28 Term Break Begins (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, August 30 Grades Due (Summer 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC

In the above tables, dates may vary by college within the University. Please refer to the last column for which college(s) the date applies to.

RMC = Rush Medical College
CON = College of Nursing
CHS = College of Health Sciences
GC = The Graduate College

2022-2023 Academic Year
Fall 2022 Term
Date Event College(s)
August 2022
Friday, August 19 First Financial Aid Disbursement (Fall 2022) RMC
Monday, August 22 First Financial Aid Disbursement (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, August 29 Classes Begin (Fall 2022) RMC
September 2022
Friday, September 2 Last Day for Late Registration/Payment Arrangements Due (Fall 2022) RMC
Friday, September 2 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade (Fall 2022) RMC
Friday, September 2 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund (Fall 2022) RMC
Monday, September 5 Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, September 6 Classes Resume (Fall 2022) RMC
Tuesday, September 6 Classes Begin (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Wednesday, September 7 Census Date (Fall 2022) RMC
Friday, September 9 Last Day for Late Registration/Payment Arrangements Due (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 9 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 9 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 9 Last day to request to audit a course (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 9 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund (Fall 2022) RMC
Thursday, September 15 Census Date (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 16 Grades Due - RMC pre-clerkship, end-of-term courses (Summer 2022) RMC
Friday, September 16 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 16 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund (Fall 2022) RMC
Friday, September 23 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 23 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund (Fall 2022) RMC
Friday, September 23 Textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 30 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, September 30 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund (Fall 2022) RMC
October 2022
Saturday, October 1 Academic Year 2023-2024 FAFSA Opens RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, October 7 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, October 7 Grades Due - RMC latest grade due date for clinical rotations (Summer 2022) RMC
Monday, October 24 Registration Begins (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
November 2022
Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, November 25 Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, November 25 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (Fall 2022) RMC
Monday, November 28 Classes Resume (Fall 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
December 2022
Friday, December 2 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Friday, December 2 Priority date to accept financial aid package (Fall 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, December 10 15-Week Classes End (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, December 12 Faculty grading opens (Fall 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, December 12 - Saturday, December 17 15-Week Final Exams (Fall 2022) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, December 12 - Saturday, December 17 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (Fall 2022) RMC
Friday, December 16 Intent to Graduate and Degree Approval Forms Due (Fall 2022 Graduates) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, December 17 End of Term/Degree Conferral Date (Fall 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Sunday, December 18 Term Break Begins (No Classes)  
Tuesday, December 20 Grades Due (Fall 2022) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, December 26 First Financial Aid Disbursement (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Spring 2023 Term
Date Event College(s)
January 2023
Tuesday, January 3 Classes Begin (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 6 Grades Due - RMC pre-clerkship, end-of-term courses (Fall 2022) RMC
Friday, January 6 Last Day for Late Registration/Payment Arrangements Due (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 6 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 6 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 6 Last day to request to audit a course (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Thursday, January 12 Census Date (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 13 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, January 16 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 20 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 20 Textbook adoptions due to Mathews Rush Bookstore (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, January 27 Grades Due - RMC latest grade due date for clinical rotations (Fall 2022) RMC
Friday, January 27 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
February 2023
Friday, February 3 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, February 20 Registration Begins (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, February 25 Intent to Graduate Form Due (Spring 2023/Summer 2023 Graduates) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, February 27 Spring Break Begins (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
March 2023
Monday, March 6 Classes Resume (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, March 31 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, March 31 Priority date to accept financial aid package (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
April 2023
Saturday, April 15 15-Week Classes End (Spring 2023) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, April 17 Faculty grading opens (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, April 17 - Saturday, April 22 15-Week Final Exams (Spring 2023) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, April 24 - Saturday, April 29 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (Spring 2023) RMC
Friday, April 28 Degree Approval Forms Due (Spring 2023 Graduates) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, April 29 Commencement RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, April 29 End of Term/Degree Conferral Date (Spring 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Sunday, April 30 Term Break Begins (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Summer 2023 Term
Date Event College(s)
May 2023
Monday, May 1 First Financial Aid Disbursement (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, May 2 Grades Due RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, May 8 Classes Begin (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 12 Last Day for Late Registration/Payment Arrangements Due (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 12 Last day to drop classes without receiving a “W” grade (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 12 Last day to drop classes and receive a 100% refund (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 12 Last day to request to audit a course (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Wednesday, May 17 Census Date (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 19 Grades Due - RMC pre-clerkship, end-of-term courses (Spring 2023) RMC
Friday, May 19 Last day to drop classes and receive a 80% refund (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, May 26 Last day to drop classes and receive a 60% refund (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, May 30 Classes Resume (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
June 2023
Friday, June 2 Last day to drop classes and receive a 40% refund (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, June 9 Grades Due - RMC latest grade due date for clinical rotations (Spring 2023) RMC
Friday, June 9 Last day to drop classes and receive a 20% refund (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30 8-Week Classes End and Final Exams - M1s (Summer 2023) RMC
July 2023
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Wednesday, July 5 Classes Resume (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Friday, July 28 Priority date to accept financial aid package (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
August 2023
Friday, August 4 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, August 12 15-Week Classes End (Summer 2023) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, August 14 Faculty grading opens (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Monday, August 14 - Saturday, August 19 15-Week Final Exams (Summer 2023) CON, CHS, GC
Monday, August 21 - Saturday, August 26 16-Week Classes End and Final Exams (Summer 2023) RMC
Friday, August 25 Degree Approval Forms Due (Summer 2023 Graduates) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Saturday, August 26 End of Term/Degree Conferral Date (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Sunday, August 27 Term Break Begins (No Classes) RMC, CON, CHS, GC
Tuesday, August 29 Grades Due (Summer 2023) RMC, CON, CHS, GC

In the above tables, dates may vary by college within the University. Please refer to the last column for which college(s) the date applies to.

RMC = Rush Medical College
CON = College of Nursing
CHS = College of Health Sciences
GC = The Graduate College