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FALL 2017

August
25-27
Fri-Sun
Welcome Weekend
28
Mon
Fall semester begins
30
Wed
Opening Liturgy; no classes between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; all University offices open
31
Thu
August degree conferral
September
3
Sun
End of add/drop course changes and late registration for 15-week classes
4
Mon
Labor Day; no classes; all University offices closed
October
13
Fri
Midterm Break; no classes; all University offices open
16
Mon
Application for May 2018 graduation degree/certificate recipients due
November
6-10
Mon-Fri
Spring 2018 term registration begins
19
Sun
Last day to withdraw from 15-week classes
22-24
Wed-Fri
Thanksgiving holiday; no classes
23-24
Thu-Fri
Thanksgiving holiday; all University offices closed
December
8
Fri
Last day of class meetings before finals week
11-15
Mon-Fri
Finals week
17
Sun
Fall semester ends
25-29
Mon-Fri
Christmas holiday observed; all University offices closed
31
Sun
December degree conferral

SPRING 2018

January
1
Mon
New Year’s Day observed; all University offices closed
12
Fri
New Student Orientation
15
Mon
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed; no classes; all University offices open; application for August 2018 graduation degree/certificate recipients due
16
Tue
Spring semester begins
22
Mon
End of add/drop course changes and late registration for 15-week classes
March
5-9
Mon-Fri
Summer and Fall 2018 term registration begins
16
Fri
Application for December 2018 graduation degree/certificate recipients due
19-25
Mon-Sun
Spring Break; no classes; all University offices open
30-31
Fri-Sat
Good Friday and Holy Saturday; no classes; all University offices closed
April
1
Sun
Easter Sunday; no classes; all University offices closed
2
Mon
Easter Monday; no classes; all University offices closed
15
Sun
Last day to withdraw from 15-week classes
May
4
Fri
Last day of class meetings before finals week
7-11
Mon-Fri
Finals week
13
Sun
Spring semester ends
15
Tue
Commencement Convocation
28
Mon
Memorial Day; no classes; all University offices closed
31
Thu
May degree conferral

SUMMER 2018

June
10
Sun
Summer session 1 begins
July
4
Wed
Independence Day; no classes; all University offices closed
15
Sun
Summer session 1 ends
16
Mon
Summer session 2 begins
August
19
Sun
Summer session 2 ends
31
Fri
August degree conferral

Doctoral and Graduate Quarter (QTR) and Online Programs

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FALL 2017

August
28
Mon
Online Session 1 BEGINS
31
Thu
End of add/drop course changes and late registration for Online Session 1
September
4
Mon
Labor Day; all University offices closed
October
2
Mon
FALL QTR BEGINS
15
Sun
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 1 classes
16
Mon
Application for March and June 2018 graduation degree/certificate recipients due
22
Sun
Online Session 1 ENDS
23
Mon
Online Session 2 BEGINS
26
Thu
End of add/drop course changes and late registration for Online Session 2
November
6
Mon
Winter and Spring 2018 term registration begins
22-24
Wed-Fri
Thanksgiving Holiday; no QTR classes
23-24
Thu-Fri
Thanksgiving Holiday; all University offices closed
December
10
Sun
FALL QTR ENDS; last day to withdraw from Online Session 2 classes
17
Sun
Online Session 2 ENDS
25-29
Mon-Fri
Christmas Holiday; all University offices closed
31
Sun
December degree conferral

WINTER 2018

January
1
Mon
New Year’s Holiday; all University offices closed
8
Mon
WINTER QTR and Online Session 3 BEGINS
11
Thu
End of add/drop course changes and late registration for Online Session 3
15
Mon
Celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day; no QTR classes; all University offices open; application for August 2018 graduation degree/certificate recipients due
February
25
Sun
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes
March
1
Thu
Summer 2018 and late Summer 2018 interim registration begins
4
Sun
Online Session 3 ENDS
15
Thu
Application for December 2018 graduation degree/certificate recipients due
18
Sun
WINTER QTR ENDS
19-25
Mon-Sun
Spring Break; no QTR classes; all University offices open
31
Sat
March degree conferral

SPRING 2018

March
5
Mon
Online Session 4 BEGINS
8
Thu
End of add/drop course changes and late registration for Online Session 4
26
Mon
SPRING QTR BEGINS
30-31
Fri-Sat
Good Friday and Holy Saturday; no QTR classes; all University offices closed
April
1
Sun
Easter Sunday; no QTR classes; all University offices closed
2
Mon
Easter Monday; QTR classes in session; all University offices closed
3
Tue
Fall 2018 registration begins
22
Sun
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 4 classes
29
Sun
Online Session 4 ENDS
30
Mon
Online Session 5 BEGINS
May
3
Thu
End of add/drop course changes and late registration for Online Session 5
15
Tue
Commencement Convocation
28
Mon
Memorial Day; all University offices closed; no QTR classes
June
3
Sun
SPRING QTR ENDS
17
Sun
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 5 classes
24
Sun
Online Session 5 ENDS
30
Sat
June degree conferral

SUMMER 2018

June
11
Mon
SUMMER QTR BEGINS
25
Mon
Online Session 6 BEGINS
28
Thu
End of add/drop course changes and late registration for Online Session 6
July
4
Wed
Independence Day; no QTR classes; all University offices closed
August
12
Sun
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 6 classes
19
Sun
SUMMER QTR and Online Session 6 ENDS
31
Fri
August degree conferral

LATE SUMMER INTERIM 2018

August
27
Mon
LATE SUMMER INTERIM BEGINS
September
30
Sun
LATE SUMMER INTERIM ENDS

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Upcoming Events

Apr
24
M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa
Mesa Branch Campus
6:00 PM
Event Details

M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa

Date: April 24

Time: 6:00 PM

Campus: Mesa,Region - Arizona

Location: Online - RSVP for Instructions

Contact: Amy Drew    630-829-6375    adrew@ben.edu

Apr
27
Freshman Fridays
Mesa Branch Campus
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Details

Freshman Fridays

Date: April 27

Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Alan Daniels    (602) 888-5504    adaniels@ben.edu

Event Description:

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Apr
29
Online Session 4 ENDS
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Online Session 4 ENDS

Date: April 29

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Apr
30
Online Session 5 BEGINS
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Online Session 5 BEGINS

Date: April 30

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

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