The Faculty Senate meets to discuss and approve a three-year academic calendar. This calendar displays the start and end of classes and holidays that impact classes.  Per the Provost, on March 22, 2023, classes will be canceled from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. to accomodate the university's sesquicentennial celebration.

Consult the President’s website for a full list of University Holiday observances.

Faculty Senate Bill 23-A-4

Approved by the Faculty Senate November 30, 2022

THREE-Year Academic Calendar 2023-2026 

Be it resolved that the following calendar be adopted for Southeast Missouri State University. 

Fall Semester 

2022  2023  2024  2025
Start of Classes  Aug. 22 Aug. 21  Aug.19  Aug.18
Labor Day (no classes)  Sept. 5  Sept. 4  Sept. 2  Sept.1
Fall Break (no classes)        *subject to change      Oct. 13-14  Oct. 19-20 Oct.10-11* Oct.9-10*
Second 8-week Term Begins  Oct. 17  Oct. 16  Oct. 14  Oct. 13
Thanksgiving Break 
(no classes; University closed Thursday/Friday)
Nov. 23-25  Nov.22-24  Nov.27-29  Nov.26-28
Final Examinations  Dec. 12-16  Dec.11-15  Dec. 9-13  Dec. 8-12
Commencement  Dec. 17  Dec.16  Dec.14  Dec.13

Spring Semester

2023  2024  2025  2026
Wintersession begins  Dec. 19, 2022  Dec.  18, 2023  Dec.16, 2024  Dec.15, 2025
Final Exams  Jan. 13 Jan. 12  Jan. 10  Jan. 9
MLK Day (no classes, University closed)  Jan. 16  Jan. 15  Jan.20  Jan.19
Start of Classes  Jan. 17  Jan. 16  Jan. 13  Jan. 12
Second 8-week Term Begins  Mar. 9  Mar.  7  Mar. 6  Mar. 5
Spring Break (no classes, University remains open)  Mar. 13-17  Mar. 11-15  Mar. 10-14  Mar. 9-13
Designated Holiday (no classes, University closed)  Apr. 7  Mar. 29  Apr. 18  Apr. 3
Final Exams  May 8-12 May 6-10  May 5-9 May 4-8
Commencement  May 13  May 11  May 10  May 9

Summer Semester

2023  2024  2025 2026
Start of 1st 4, 1st 6 and 12 week sessions  May 15 May 13 May 12  May 11
End of 1st 4 week session  Jun. 8 Jun. 6 Jun. 5 Jun. 4
Start of 2nd 4 and 8-week sessions  Jun. 12 Jun. 10 Jun. 9 Jun. 8
End of 1st 6 week session  Jun. 22 Jun. 20 Jun. 19  Jun. 18
Start of 2nd 6 week session  Jun. 26  Jun. 24 Jun. 23  Jun. 22
Independence Day (no classes, University closed)  Tuesday Thursday Friday Friday
2nd 4, 2nd 6, 8 and 12 week session classes meet Monday due to Independence Day Jul. 7 Jul. 5 _________   _________  
End of 2nd 4 week session  Jul. 7  Jul. 5  Jul. 3  Jul. 2 
Start of 3rd 4 week session Jul. 10 Jul. 8 Jul. 7  Jul. 6
Final Exams for 3rd 4, 2nd 6, 8 and 12 week sessions  Aug. 2-3 Jul. 31- Aug. 1 Jul. 30-31  Jul. 29-30

† A yet to be determined adjustment to the class schedule on April 8, 2024, will be made to accommodate events surrounding the total solar eclipse occurring that afternoon.

Action 

Introduced to Senate – 11/30/2022

Faculty Senate Vote – 11/30/2022

President’s Review – 12/6/2022

Board of Governors Action - None

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