2024-25 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 2024

Monday, August 26 – Friday, August 30Orientation of new international students
Wednesday, August 28 – Friday, August 30Faculty days
Saturday, August 31First-year students arrive
Saturday, August 31 – Tuesday, September 3Orientation of new students
Sunday, September 1Returning students arrive
Wednesday, September 4Fall semester classes begin
Friday, September 13Last day to add or drop (without a "W") full semester classes"
Friday, September 20 - Sunday, September 22Family Weekend
Friday, October 18End of first half of semester
Saturday, October 19 – Wednesday, October 23Fall vacation
Friday, October 25 - Sunday October 27Homecoming
Friday, November 1Last day to withdraw from full semester classes with "W"
Wednesday, November 27 – Sunday, December 1Thanksgiving vacation
Thursday, December 5 – Sunday, December 8Christmas at Luther
Friday, December 13Last day of classes
Monday, December 16 – Thursday, December 19Final examinations

January Term 2025

Monday, January 6Classes begin
Wednesday, January 29End of term

Spring Semester 2025

Wednesday, February 5Spring semester classes begin
Friday, February 14Last day to add or drop (without a "W") full semester classes"
Friday, March 21End of first half of semester
Saturday, March 22 – Sunday, March 30Spring vacation
Tuesday, April 8Last day to withdraw from full semester class with"W""
Friday, April 18 - Monday, April 21Easter vacation
Friday, May 9Learning @ Luther Showcase (no classes)
Friday, May 16Last day of classes
Monday, May 19 – Thursday, May 22Final examinations
Sunday, May 25Commencement

Summer 2025

Monday, June 2Summer session I and Summer Term begins
Friday, June 27Summer session I ends
Monday, June 30Summer session II begins
Friday, July 25Summer session II ends
Friday, August 22Summer Term ends

Office of the Registrar

Main Building 123
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101


Phone: 563-387-1167
Fax: 563-387-1129