Important Dates

Here are some upcoming important dates to help you with your planning.

2023-2024 Academic Year

Spring 2024

Jan 1, 2024 Spring Semester bill due
Jan 21, 2024 Residence halls re-open
Jan 23, 2024 Classes resume
Mar 2-10, 2024 Spring Break
Mar 28-Apr 1, 2024 Easter Break
May 6, 2024 Last day of classes
May 7-8, 2024 Study period
May 9, 2024 Final exams begin
May 15, 2024 Finals end and residence halls close*
May 19-22, 2024 Senior Week activities
May 23-24, 2024 Commencement activities for the Class of 2024
May 24, 2024 Residence halls close at 8 p.m. for seniors

2024-2025 Academic Year

Fall 2025

July 30, 2024 First-year student enrollment
Aug 21, 2024 First-year students arrive and orientation begins
Aug 25, 2024 Upper-class students return to campus
Aug 27, 2024 Classes begin
Sept 20-22, 2024 Family Weekend
Oct 12-20, 2024 Fall Break
Oct 22, 2024 Spring 2025 class schedule available and advising begins
Nov 7, 2024 Enrollment for spring 2025 begins
Nov 19, 2024 Enrollment for spring 2025 ends
Nov 27 - Dec 1, 2024 Thanksgiving Break
Dec 6, 2024 Classes end
Dec 7, 2024 Study period begins
Dec 11 2024 Final exams begin
Dec 16, 2024 Finals ends and residence halls close at 8 p.m.*

Spring 2025

Jan 21, 2025 Classes begin
Mar 1 - 9, 2025 Spring Break
Mar 25, 2025 Fall 2025 class schedule available and advising begins
Apr 14, 2025 Fall 2025 enrollment begins
Apr 17 - 21, 2025 Easter Break
Apr 23, 2025 Academic Conference Day (no classes)
Apr 29, 2025 Fall 2025 enrollment ends
May 5, 2025 Classes end
May 6, 2025 Study period begins
May 10, 2025 Final exams begin
May 15, 2025 Final exams ends and residence halls close at 8 p.m.*
May 18-21, 2025 Senior week activities
May 22-23, 2025 Commencement activities for the Class of 2025
May 23, 2025 Residence halls close at 8 p.m. for seniors

*Please note, all students are expected to move-out of their residence hall within 24 hours of their last final exam. Students should contact reslife@holycross.edu with questions.