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Academic Calendar

Important

The spring 2021 semester will begin on Tuesday, January 19 --one week later than originally scheduled-- and there will be no spring break period. View the spring 2021 section for updated spring 2021 dates.

Fall 2020

Below you will find the Academic Calendar for Saint Xavier University.

Fall Semester (2020F)
August 1 - October 15 Petition via Self-Service on mySXU for spring 2021 graduation
August 19 New Faculty Orientation/Adjunct Faculty Orientation
August 21 Cougar Trax
August 21 Faculty Convocation
August 24 Fall (full semester) begins
Fall I accelerated session begins
September 7 Labor Day: no classes
September 14 Final day to change a class from audit to credit
September 23 Spirit of Mercy Day Celebrated (noon classes canceled)
October 5-10 Homecoming
October 15 Deadline to petition for spring 2021 graduation
October 17 Fall I accelerated session ends
October 19 Fall II accelerated session begins
October 20 Faculty Professional Development Day: all full semester classes between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. are canceled
October 21 Final day to change a class from credit to audit or pass/fail
October 21 - November 5 Registration for spring 2021 classes for currently enrolled students
November 2 Incomplete grades due from spring 2020 semester and summer 2020 semester
November 6 Registration for May term 2021 and summer 2021 begins for currently enrolled students
November 25 - November 29 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 7-12 Final Examinations
December 12 Fall (full semester) ends
Fall II accelerated session ends


The dates above generally refer to full semester dates. Condensed session dates may be different. Contact Records and Advising for more information. For more information regarding refund and withdrawal dates, please go to the Withdrawal and Tuition Refunds page.

Fall 2020 Final Exam Schedule

  8 - 9:50 a.m. 10 - 11:50 a.m. 12 - 1:50 p.m. 2 - 3:50 p.m.
Monday, December 7 Classes which meet 8 a.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 11 a.m. M-W-F Math 135 Classes which meet 2 p.m. M-W-F
Tuesday, December 8 Classes which meet 8 a.m. T-Th Classes which meet 11 a.m. T-Th Math 121, 122
Math 131, 132, 222
Classes which meet 2 p.m. T-Th
Wednesday, December 9 Classes which meet 9 a.m. M-W-F Math 105, 112 Classes which meet 12 p.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 3 p.m. M-W-F
Thursday, December 10 Classes which meet 9:30 a.m. T-Th   Classes which meet 12:30 p.m. T-Th Classes which meet 3:30 - 4:50 p.m. T-TH
Friday, December 11   Classes which meet 10 a.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 1 p.m. M-W-F  

Spring 2021 

Spring Semester (2021S)
January 1 - March 15 Petition via Self-Service on mySXU for summer 2021 and fall 2021 graduation
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday: no classes
January 19 Spring (full semester) begins
Spring I accelerated session begins
February 8 Final day to change a class from audit to credit
March 13 Spring I accelerated session ends
March 15 Deadline to petition for summer 2021 and winter 2021 graduation
March 15 Spring II accelerated session begins
March 16 Grad Fest 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
March 17 Final day to change a class from credit to audit or pass/fail
March 17 - April 1 Registration opens for fall 2021 classes for currently enrolled students
March 22 Incomplete grades due from fall 2020 semester
March 24 Mission Heritage Day
April 1- 4 Easter Holiday
May 3 - 8 Final Examinations
May 8 Spring (full semester) ends
Spring II accelerated session ends
May 8 Annual Commencement Ceremonies


The dates above generally refer to full semester dates. Condensed session dates may be different. Contact Records and Registration for more information. For more information regarding refund and withdrawal dates, please go to the Withdrawal and Tuition Refunds page.


Spring 2021 Final Exam Schedule

  8 - 9:50 a.m. 10 - 11:50 a.m. 12 - 1:50 p.m. 2 - 3:50 p.m.
Monday, May 3 Classes which meet 8 a.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 11 a.m. M-W-F Math 135 Classes which meet 2 p.m. M-W-F
Tuesday, May 4 Classes which meet 8 a.m. T-Th Classes which meet 11 a.m. T-Th Math 121, 122
Math 131, 132, 222
Classes which meet 2 p.m. T-Th
Wednesday, May 5 Classes which meet 9 a.m. M-W-F Math 105, 112 Classes which meet 12 p.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 3 p.m. M-W-F
Thursday, May 6 Classes which meet 9:30 a.m. T-Th   Classes which meet 12:30 p.m. T-Th Classes which meet 3:30 - 4:50 p.m. T-TH
Friday, May 7   Classes which meet 10 a.m. M-W-F Classes which meet 1 p.m. M-W-F