Apr 12, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
    
University Catalog 2023-2024

University Academic Calendar


Fall Semester-2023

Spring Semester-2024

Summer Session-2024


The University Academic Calendar is subject to change. The current version is always available on Xavier’s website.

Fall Semester-2023

New Faculty Orientation August 14-15
Faculty and Staff Assembly August 16
On-Site Registration August 17-18
Classes Begin August 21
Last Day to Add a Course or Change a Section August 23
Labor Day Holiday September 4
Last Day to Drop a Course Without a “W” September 8
Last Day to Remove an “I” September 29
Founder’s Day Convocation October 3
Contingency Days October 9-10
Mid-Semester Grades Due October 13
Last Day to Drop a Course (Receive a “W”) October 27
Registration for Spring Semester and Summer October 30-November 3
Seniors Comprehensive Examinations November1
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Xavier November 17
Thanksgiving Holidays November 22-24
Late Registration Begins December 4
Last Class Day Before Final Examinations December 4
Quiet Days December 5-6
Final Examinations December 7-13
Final Grades Due (Noon) December 15

The date for Senior Comprehensives is determined by each Division/Department; these exams should be administered between November 4 and November 11. Departments must inform their students of the date of their Senior Comprehensive by the third class day of the semester.

Spring Semester-2024

Faculty and Staff Assembly January 3
On-Site Registration January 4-5
Classes Begin January 8
Last Day to Add a Course or Change a Section January 10
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 15
Last Day to Drop a Course Without a “W” January 26
Mardi Gras Holidays February 12-14
Last Day to Remove “I” February 16
Mid-Semester Grades Due March 8
Senior Comprehensive Examinations March2
Last Day to Drop a Course (Receive a “W”) March 22
Easter Holidays (Spring Break) March 25-29
Registration for Fall Semester April 1-5
Last Day to Officially Withdraw from Xavier April 19
Last Class Day Before Final Examinations April 29
Senior Grades Due (Noon) April 30
Quiet Days April 30-May1
Final Examinations May 2-8
ALL Final Grades Due (Noon) May 10
Baccalaureate May 10
Commencement May 11

The date for Senior Comprehensives is determined by each Division/Department; these exams should be administered between March 9 and March 16. Departments must inform their students of the date of their Senior Comprehensive by the third class day of the semester.

Summer Session-2024

  Session One
Five Weeks
Session Two
Five Weeks
Session Three
Eight Weeks
Continued Registration May 17 June 21 May 31
Classes Begin May 20 June 24 June 3
Last Day to Add or Change a Course or Section May 21 June 25 June 4

Last Day to Drop a Course
(Summer I)

June 14    
Juneteenth Holiday June 19   June 19
Independence Day Holiday   July 4 July 4
Last Day to Drop a Course
(Summer II and III)
  July 19 July 19
Final Examinations June 21-22 July 26-27 July 26-27
Final Grades Due (Noon) June 25 July 30 July 30