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Important Dates

2022 - 2023 Academic Year

FALL 2022
Aug. 2 - Fall Tuition Payment Due/ New Student Medical Forms Due
Aug. 20 - Rook & Family Welcome Reception (Pre-arrival)
Aug. 21 - Rook Arrival Day
Aug. 21 -  Rook Family Reception
Aug. 23 - New Civilian Student Arrival Day
Aug. 23 - Civilian Family Reception
Aug. 28 - Dog River Run
Aug. 28 - New Student Oath Ceremony
Aug. 27 - 28 Upper Class Students Return
Aug. 29 - Fall Semester Classes Begin
Aug. 30 - Convocation
Sept. 1 Club & Advisor Workshop
Sept. 5 - Labor Day - No Classes
Sept. 6 - Add/Drop Period Ends
Sept. 7 - Student Engagement Fair
Sept. 11 - NU Remembrance Ceremony
Sept. 15 - 18 - Homecoming Weekend
Sept. 19 -  Abare Rook Dining Out
Sept 29 - Oct. 2 - Family Weekend
Sept. 29 - Family Buffet - RSVP Required, Rooks Allowed
Sept. 30 - Vermont Tour day trip - RSVP Required, Families/Friends
Oct. 1
- Legacy Pinning (during half-time of the football game)
Oct. 5 - 6 - Norwich University Military Writers' Symposium
Oct. 11 - Corps Class of 2023 Ring Design Premiere
Oct. 11 - Civilian Class of 2023 Ring Design Premiere
Oct. 19 - Fall Career Fair
Oct. 22 - NUCC Regimental Ball
Oct. 25 - Wellness Fair & Flu Clinic
Oct. 28 - 30 - Legacy March
Oct. 31 - Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of W
Nov. 6 - Fall Day of Service
Nov. 10 - Red Cross Blood & Bone Marrow Drive
Nov. 11 - Veteran’s Day Observance
Nov. 16 - Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov. 19 - Residence Halls Close at Noon - Last Meal is dinner on Nov. 18
Nov. 19 - 27 - Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27 - Residence Halls Open at Noon - First Meal is Dinner on Nov. 27
Nov. 28 - Classes Resume
Dec. 7 - December Grads Dinner - For Graduating Seniors Only - RSVP Required
Dec. 13 - Spring Semester Tuition Payment Due

Dec. 13-18 - Final Examinations
Dec. 19 - Residence Halls Close at Noon - Last Meal is Dinner on Dec. 18
Dec. 19 - Jan. 8 - Mid-Year Vacation 

SPRING 2023
Jan. 7 - Residence Halls Open at Noon - First Meal is Dinner on Jan. 7
Jan. 9 - Spring Semester Classes Begin
Jan. 16 - Add/Drop Period Ends
Jan. 19 - Class of 2023 100’s Day - For Graduating Seniors Only - RSVP Required
Feb. 10-11 - Winter Carnival
Feb. 16 - Red Cross Blood and Bone Marrow Drive
Feb 24 - Architecture & Art Career Fair
Mar. 3 - Residence Halls Close at Noon - Last Meal is Dinner on Mar. 2
Mar. 4 - 12 - Spring Break – No Classes
Mar. 11 - Residence Halls Open at Noon - First Meal is Dinner on Mar. 12
Mar. 13 - Classes Resume
Mar. 21 - Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of W
Mar. 22 - Spring Career Fair
TBD - Junior Ring Celebrations
Apr. 22-29 - Final Examinations
Apr. 27 - Class of 2023 Senior Dinner - For Graduating Seniors Only - RSVP Required
Apr 28 - Baccalaureate Service
Apr. 29 - Commencement Ceremony
Apr 29 - Commissioning Ceremonies
June 23 - CGCS Commencement

Break Information - Dorm/ Dining Hall Closures

Thanksgiving Break
November 19 - 27, 2022
Nov. 19 - Residence Halls close at 12:00PM
Nov. 27 - Residence Halls open at 12:00PM
Nov. 28 - Classes Resume
     *Residence Halls and Dining Hall are closed during break.
     *Students are required to leave campus during break.

Mid-Year / Winter Break
December 19, 2022 - January 8, 2023
Dec. 19 - Residence Halls close at 12:00PM
Jan. 7- Residence Halls open at 12:00PM
Jan. 9 - Classes Resume
     *Residence Halls and Dining Hall are closed during break.
     *Students must vacate Residence Halls within 24 hours after their last final exam. 

Spring Break 
March 4 - 12, 2023
March 3 - Residence Halls close at 12:00PM
March 11 - Residence Halls open at 12:00PM
March 13 - Classes Resume
     *Residence Halls and Dining Hall are closed during break.


Summer Break/ End of Spring Semester 
April 29 - Commencement
April 29 - Commissioning
April 30 - 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 information, and to register. Registration is required; no walk-ins will be allowed.