2018-2019 Catalog

2019 Academic Calendar

Winter Quarter

Winter Quarter Begins Wednesday, January 2
Add/Drop Period Wednesday, January 2 - Monday, January 7
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (University Closed)     Monday, January 21
Financial Aid Census Date* Tuesday, January 22
Last Day to Drop without Academic Penalty Friday, February 15
Winter Quarter Ends Monday, March 18
Mini-Session I Wednesday, January 2 - Monday, February 4
Mini-Session II Monday, February  11- Monday, March 18

Spring Quarter

Spring Quarter Begins Monday, April 1
Add/Drop Period** Monday, April 1 - Monday, April 8
Easter (University Closed) Saturday, April 20 - Sunday, April 21
Financial Aid Census Date* Monday, April 22
Last Day to Drop without Academic Penalty                         Friday, May 17
Memorial Day (University Closed) Saturday, May 25 - Monday, May 27
Spring Quarter Ends Monday, June 17
Mini-Session I Monday, April 1 - Monday, May 6
Mini-Session II Monday, May 13 - Monday, June 17

Summer Quarter

Summer Quarter Begins Monday, July 1
Independence Day Holiday (University Closed)     Thursday, July 4
Add/Drop Period** Monday, July 1 - Monday, July 8
Financial Aid Census Date* Monday, July 22
Last Day to Drop without Academic Penalty Friday, August 16
Labor Day (University Closed) Saturday, August 31 - Monday, September 2
Summer Quarter Ends Monday, September 16
Mini-Session I Monday, July 1- Monday, August 5
Mini-Session II Monday, August 12 - Monday, September 16

Fall Quarter

Fall Quarter Begins Tuesday, October 1
Add/Drop Period** Tuesday, October 1 - Monday, October 7
Financial Aid Census Date* Monday, October 21
Veteran's Day (No Classes - University Observed) Monday, November 11
Last Day to Drop without Academic Penalty Friday, November 15
Thanksgiving (University Closed) Thursday, November 28 - Sunday, December 1
Fall Quarter Ends Monday, December 16
Mini-Session I Tuesday, October 1 - Monday, November 4
Mini-Session II Tuesday, November 12 - Monday, December 16

*The census date is the date the university uses to determine enrollment status when either recalculating federal Pell grant awards or assessing satisfactory academic progress (SAP).

**For each academic quarter, the deadline for enrolling in Strayer University as a new or readmit student is the first day of class as published in the Academic Calendar.

NOTE: Columbus Day and President's Day are not Strayer University holidays.

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