2014-15 Academic Calendar

If you have questions concerning dates on this calendar, please contact the Luther College Registrar’s Office at (563) 387-1167 or registrar@luther.edu.

Fall Semester 2014

Monday, August 25 – Friday, August 29
Orientation of new international students
Thursday, August 28 – Friday, August 29
Faculty days
Saturday, August 30
First-year students arrive
Saturday, August 30 – Tuesday, September 2
Orientation of new students
Sunday, August 31
Returning students arrive
Wednesday, September 3
Fall semester classes begin
Friday, September 12
Last day to add full semester classes and due date of incomplete grades from previous semester
Friday, September 19 - Sunday, September 21
Family Weekend
Tuesday, September 30
Last day to withdraw from full semester class without record
Friday, October 10 - Sunday, October 12
Homecoming
Friday, October 17
End of first half of semester
Saturday, October 18 – Wednesday, October 22
Fall vacation
Friday, October 31
Last day to withdraw from full semester classes with "W"
Tuesday, November 25
Senior projects due by 5 p.m.
Wednesday, November 26 – Sunday, November 30
Thanksgiving vacation
Thursday, December 4 – Sunday, December 7
Christmas at Luther
Friday, December 12
Last day of classes
Saturday, December 13
Reading day
Monday, December 15 – Thursday, December 18
Final examinations

January Term 2015

Monday, January 5
Classes begin
Wednesday, January 28
End of term

Spring Semester 2015

Wednesday, February 4
Spring semester classes begin
Friday, February 13
Last day to add full semester classes and due date of incomplete grades from previous semester
Tuesday, March 3
Last day to withdraw from full semester class without record
Saturday, March 14 – Sunday, March 22
Spring Vacation
Friday, March 27
End of first half of semester
Friday, April 3—Monday, April 6
Easter Vacation
Tuesday, April 7
Last day to withdraw from full semester class with"W"
Wednesday, April 29
Senior projects due by 5 p.m.
Friday, May 8
Student Research Symposium (no classes)
Tuesday, May 12
Senior recognition convocation
Friday, May 15
Last day of classes
Saturday, May 16
Reading day
Monday, May 18 – Thursday, May 21
Final examinations
Sunday, May 24
Commencement

Summer 2015

Monday, June 1
Summer session I begins
TBD
New student registration
Friday, June 26
Summer session I ends
Monday, June 29
Summer session II begins
Friday, July 24
Summer session II ends