Printable PDF of the University Holidays and Calendar Highlights
TO: University Employees
FROM: Carlos Vargas, President
DATE: April 24, 2017
SUBJECT: University Holidays and Calendar Highlights for Fiscal Year 2018

University Holidays

For planning purposes, the University will be closed to observe the following holidays for 2017-2018.

  • July 4, Independence Day
  • September 4, Labor Day
  • November 23, 24 Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 22, 25 Christmas Holiday
  • December 29, January 1 New Year’s Holiday
  • January 15, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • March 30, Designated Holiday
  • May 28, Memorial Day

In addition, the University will be closed December 26 - 28, 2017, for energy conservation and will be paid time off days. Office hours for March 12-16, 2018, and May 14 through August 10, 2018, will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

University Calendar Highlights

2017

  • August 21, Fall 2017 Classes Begin
  • September 4, Labor Day
  • September 29-30, Family Weekend
  • October 14, Homecoming
  • November 20-24, Fall Break / Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 11-15, Fall Final Exams
  • December 16, Fall Commencement
  • December 18, Winter Intersession Classes Begin

2018

  • January 15, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 16, Spring 2018 Classes Begin
  • January 17, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner
  • March 12-16, Spring Break
  • March 30, Designated Holiday
  • May 7-11, Spring Final Exams
  • May 12, Spring Commencement
  • May 15, Summer 2018 Classes Begin
  • August 20, Fall 2018 Classes Begin

Contact

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