university holidays

Printable PDF of the University Holidays and Calendar Highlights
TO: University Employees
FROM: Carlos Vargas, President
DATE: May 3, 2018
SUBJECT: University Holidays and Calendar Highlights for Fiscal Year 2019

University Holidays

For planning purposes, the University will be closed to observe the following holidays for 2018-2019.

  • July 4, Independence Day
  • September 3, Labor Day
  • November 21 (afternoon hours), Thanksgiving Holiday
  • November 22, 23 Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 24, 25 Christmas Holiday
  • December 31, January 1 New Year’s Holiday
  • January 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • April 19, Designated Holiday
  • May 27, Memorial Day

In addition, the University will be closed December 26 - 28, 2018, for energy conservation and will be paid time off days. Office hours for March 11-15, 2019, and May 13 through August 9, 2019, will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

University Calendar Highlights

2018

  • August 20, Fall 2018 Classes Begin
  • September 3, Labor Day
  • September 7-8, Family Weekend
  • October 13, Homecoming
  • November 19-23, Fall Break / Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 10-14, Fall Final Exams
  • December 15, Fall Commencement
  • December 17, Winter Intersession Classes Begin

2019

  • January 21, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 14, Spring 2018 Classes Begin
  • January 23, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner
  • March 11-15, Spring Break
  • April 19, Designated Holiday
  • May 6-10, Spring Final Exams
  • May 11, Spring Commencement
  • May 14, Summer 2018 Classes Begin
  • August 19, Fall 2018 Classes Begin

Contact

president@semo.edu
Academic Hall 144
Office of the President
One University Plaza, MS 3300
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701