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2018 - 2019 Academic Year

FALL 2018
Aug. 1 - Fall 2018 Payment Due/ New Student Medical Forms Due
Aug. 6 - Founder’s Day
Aug. 18 - Rook, Parent & Family Welcome Reception
Aug. 19 - Rook Arrival Day
Aug. 19 - NUPFA Rook Parent & Family Reception
Aug. 22 - New Residential and Commuter Student Arrival Day
Aug. 22 - NUPFA Civilian Parent & Family Reception
Aug. 25-26 - Upper Class Students Return
Aug. 26 - Oath Ceremony
Aug. 27 - Fall Semester Classes Begin
Aug. 28 - Convocation
Sept. 3 - Labor Day Parade - No Classes
Sept. 4 - Add/Drop Period Ends
Sept. 12-16 - Homecoming Weekend
Sept. 12 - Senior Class Pub Social, with Their Guardian Class, the Class of 1969
Sept. 12 - Sophomore Class Wings Over Norwich Event, with Their Guardian Class, the Class of 1971
Sept. 27-30 - Parent & Family Weekend
Sept. 27 - NUPFA Parent & Family Buffet - RSVP Required, Rooks Allowed
Sept. 29 - Legacy Pinning
Oct. 3-4 - William E. Colby Award Presentation
Oct. 11 - Class2Class Mentoring Program Kick-Off Dinner
Oct. 17 - Corps Class of 2020 Ring Design Premiere
Oct. 17 - Civilian Class of 2020 Ring Design Premiere
Oct. 19 - Mid-Semester Break - No Classes
Oct. 27 - NUCC Regimental Ball
Oct. 29 - Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of W
Nov. 1-3 - Legacy March
Nov. 1 - Red Cross Blood and Bone Marrow Drive
Nov. 3 - NU Day of Service
Nov. 7 - Fall Career Fair
Nov. 9 - Veteran’s Day Observance
Nov. 14 - Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov. 17-25 - Thanksgiving Break - Last Meal is Dinner on Nov. 16
Nov. 17 - Residence Halls Close at Noon
Nov. 24 - Residence Halls Open at Noon - First Meal is Dinner on Nov. 25
Nov. 26 - Classes Resume
Dec. 3 - December Grads Dinner - For Graduating Seniors Only - RSVP Required
Dec. 11 - Spring 2019 Payment Due/New (Spring) Student Medical Forms Due
Dec. 11 - Holiday Dinner served by Faculty & Staff
Dec. 12 - Reading Day - No Classes
Dec. 13-18 - Final Examinations
Dec. 19 - Residence Halls Close at Noon - Last Meal is Dinner on Dec. 18
Dec. 19 - Mid-Year Vacation Begins

SPRING 2019
Jan. 19 - Residence Halls Open at Noon - First Meal is Dinner on Jan. 20
Jan. 21 - Spring Semester Classes Begin
Jan. 26 - MLK Day of Service
Jan. 28 - Add/Drop Period Ends
Jan. 31- Class of 2019 100’s Night - For Graduating Seniors Only - RSVP Required
Feb. 28 - Red Cross Blood and Bone Marrow Drive
Feb. 28 - TAG Day (Thank A Giver)
Mar. 5-6 - Senior Grad Finale
Mar. 9 - Residence Halls Close at Noon - Last Meal is Dinner on Mar. 8
Mar. 11-15 - Spring Break – No Classes
Mar. 16 - Residence Halls Open at Noon - First Meal is Dinner on Mar. 17
Mar. 18 - Classes Resume
Mar. 27 - Spring Career Fair
Apr. 1 - Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of W
Apr. 19-21 - Junior Ring Weekend
May 4 - Reading Day - No Classes
May 5-10 - Final Examinations
May 9 - Class of 2019 Senior Dinner - For Graduating Seniors Only - RSVP Required
May 11 - Commencement Ceremony
May 12 - Commissioning Ceremonies
May 13 - Residence Halls Close at Noon
June 17-21 - CGCS Residency Conference

Break Information - Dorm/ Dining Hall Closures
Mid-Semester Break

Friday, October 19 - No Classes
     *Residence Halls and Dining Hall remain open
     *Students are not required to leave campus

Thanksgiving Break
November 17 - 25
Nov. 17 - Residence Halls close at 12:00PM
Nov. 24 - Residence Halls open at 12:00PM
Nov. 26 - Classes Resume
     *Residence Halls and Dining Hall are closed
     *Students are required to leave campus

Mid-Year / Winter Break
December 19 - January 19
Dec. 19 - Residence Halls close at 12:00PM
Jan. 19 - Residence Halls open at 12:00PM
Jan. 21 - Classes Resume
     *Residence Halls and Dining Hall are closed
     *Students are required to leave campus
     *Students must vacate Residence Halls within 24 hours after their last final exam. 

Spring Break
March 11 - 15
March 11 - Residence Halls close at 12:00PM
March 16 - Residence Halls open at 12:00PM
March 18 - Classes Resume
     *Residence Halls and Dining Hall are closed
     *Students are required to leave campus

Summer Break/ End of Spring Semester
May 11 - Commencement
May 12 - Commissioning
May 13 - Residence Halls close at 12:00PM
     *Students must vacate Residence Halls within 24 hours after their last final exam. 

Shuttle Transportation
For breaks where students are required to leave campus, the university offers a shuttle service to and from the Montpelier train station. Click here for more inforamtion, and to register. Registration is required; no walk-ins will be allowed.