Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2022–2023

The University reserves the right to make changes to this calendar. A detailed current calendar can be found at www.registrar.northwestern.edu/calendars.

Fall Quarter 2022

Date Event
September
20 Fall classes begin
November
23 Thanksgiving break begins, 6:00 p.m.
28 Fall classes resume
December
3 Fall classes end
5 Fall final exams begin
10 Fall final exams end
16 Degrees conferred for fall quarter graduates

Winter Quarter 2023

Date Event
January
3 Winter classes begin 8:00 a.m. (Northwestern Monday: Classes scheduled to meet on Mondays meet on this day.)
16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)
March
11 Winter classes end
13 Winter final exams begin
18 Winter final exams end
18 Spring Break begins
24 Degrees conferred for winter quarter graduates

Spring Quarter 2023

Date Event
March
28 Spring classes begin
May
30 Memorial Day (no classes)
June
3 Spring classes end
5 Spring final exams begin
10 Spring final exams end
12 Commencement
16 Degrees conferred for spring quarter graduates

Summer Session 2023

Date Event
June
19 Juneteenth (no classes)
20 Summer classes begin
July
4 Independence Day (no classes)
September
1 Degrees conferred for summer quarter graduates