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Academic Calendar & Schedules

Your time at 凯发 is valuable. Make every day count!

Upper Iowa University hosts six sessions throughout the academic year. Each session is just eight weeks long with the exception of one six week summer session, allowing students to focus on fewer classes at once. Session dates, holidays and breaks are the same across all 凯发 locations.

2023-2024 Academic Calendar

Session 1: August 28, 2023 – October 19, 2023

  • Classes Begin: August 28
  • Labor Day – No Classes: September 4
  • Final Exams: October 18-19
  • Last Day of Classes: October 19

Session 2: October 23, 2023 – December 14, 2023

  • Classes Begin: October 23
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 23-24
  • Final Exams: December 13-14
  • Last Day of Classes: December 14
  • Winter Break: December 15-January 7

Session 3: January 8, 2024 – February 29, 2024

  • Classes Begin: January 8
  • Martin Luther King Day: January 15
  • Final Exams: February 28-29
  • Last Day of Classes: Feb 29
  • Spring Break: March 1-10

Session 4: March 11, 2024 – May 2, 2024

  • Classes Begin: March 11
  • Easter Break: March 29-31
  • Final Exams May 1-2
  • Last Day of Classes:  May 2
  • Commencement Break:May 3-12
  • Commencement Ceremony: May 4

Session 5: May 13, 2024 – July 4, 2024

  • Classes Begin: May 13
  • Last Day of Classes: July 4

Session 6: July 8, 2024 – August 15, 2024

  • Classes Begin: July 8
  • Last Day of Classes: August 15