The Faculty Senate meets to discuss and approve a five-year academic calendar. This calendar displays the start and end of classes and holidays that impact classes.  

If you are looking for the full list of University Holidays, please visit the President’s website. 

Faculty Senate Bill 20-A-5 

Approved by the Faculty Senate March 11, 2020 

Five-Year Academic Calendar 2019-2024 

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

Fall Semester 

2019  2020  2021  2022  2023 
Start of Classes  Aug. 19  Aug. 24  Aug. 23 Aug. 22  Aug. 21 
Labor Day (no classes)  Sept. 2  - Sept. 6  Sept. 5  Sept. 4 
Fall Break (no classes)  - - Oct. 7-8  Oct. 13-14  Oct. 12-13 
Second 8-week Term Begins  Oct. 10  Oct. 14  Oct. 18  Oct. 17  Oct. 16 
Thanksgiving Break 
(no classes, University remains open Mon.-Wed. in 2018, and on Wed. in subsequent years) 
Nov. 25-29  Nov. 25-27  Nov. 24-26  Nov. 23-25  Nov. 22-24 
Final Examinations  Dec. 9-13  Dec. 7-11  Dec. 13-17  Dec. 12-16  Dec. 11-15 
Commencement  Dec. 14  TBD  Dec. 18  Dec. 17  Dec. 16 

Spring Semester

2020  2021  2022  2023  2024 
Wintersession begins  Dec. 16, 2019  Dec. 21, 2020  Dec. 20, 2021  Dec. Dec. 19, 2022  Dec. 18, 2023 
Final Exams  Jan. 10  Jan. 15  Jan. 14  Jan. 13  Jan. 12 
MLK Day (no classes, University closed)  Jan. 20  Jan. 18  Jan. 17  Jan. 16  Jan.15 
Start of Classes  Jan. 21  Jan. 19  Jan. 18  Jan. 17  Jan. 16 
Second 8-week Term Begins  March 12  March 11  March 10  March 9  March 7 
Spring Break (no classes, University remains open)  March 16-20  March 15-19  March 14-18  March 13-17  March 11-15 
Designated Holiday (no classes, University closed)  April 10  April 2  April 15  April 7  March 29 
Final Exams  May 11-15  May 10-14  May 9-13  May 8-12  May 6-10 
Commencement  May 16  May 15  May 14  May 13  May 11 

Summer Semester

2020  2021  2022  2023  2024 
Start of 1st 4, 1st 6 and 12 week sessions  May 19  May 18  May 17  May 16  May 14 
End of 1st 4 week session  June 12  June 11  June 10  June 9  June 7 
Start of 2nd 4 and 8-week sessions  June 16  June 15  June 14  June 13  June 11 
End of 1st 6 week session  June 26  June 25  June 24  June 23  June 21 
Start of 2nd 6 week session  June 30  June 29  June 28  June 26  June 25 
Independence Day (no classes, University closed)  Friday, July 3 (observed)  Monday, July 5 (observed)  Monday, July 4 Tuesday, July 4 Thursday, July 4
2nd 4, 2nd 6, 8 and 12 week session classes meet Monday due to Independence Day July 6 _________  _________  June 26  July 1 
End of 2nd 4 week session  July 10  July 9  July 8  July 7  July 5 
Start of 3rd 4 week session July 14  July 13  July 12  July 11  July 9 
Final Exams for 3rd 4, 2nd 6, 8 and 12 week sessions  Aug. 6-7  Aug. 5-6  Aug. 4-5  Aug. 3-4 Aug. 1-2 

Action 

Introduced to Senate – 3/26/2020 

Second Senate Meeting – 3/11/2020 

Faculty Senate Vote – 3/11/2020 

President’s Review – 9/8/2020 

Board of Regents Action - None

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