Fall Semester 2013


26 Monday–30 Friday

Orientation of new international students


29 Thursday–30 Friday

Faculty days


31 Saturday

First-year students arrive


31 Saturday–Sept 3 Tuesday

Orientation of new students


1 Sunday

Returning students arrive


4 Wednesday

First semester classes begin


13 Friday

Last day to add or change full semester classes.



Due date of incomplete grades from previous semester.


20 Friday–22 Sunday

Family Weekend


1 Tuesday

Last day to withdraw from full semester class without record


4 Friday–6 Sunday



18 Friday

End of first half of semester


19 Saturday–23 Wednesday

Fall vacation


1 Friday

Last day to withdraw from full semester classes with W grade


26 Tuesday

Senior projects due by 5 p.m.


27 Wednesday–Dec 1 Sunday

Thanksgiving vacation


5 Thursday–8 Sunday

Christmas at Luther


13 Friday

Last day of classes



Last day to cancel CR/NO CREDIT authorization


14 Saturday

Reading day


16 Monday–19 Thursday

Final Examinations