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Students, the 2017-2018 academic year is here at the University of Illinois.

Grab our handy infographic below for an easy way to keep track of your classes, final exams, breaks and holidays, and other important UIUC academic dates.

This includes fall and spring semesters, along with summer sessions. Orange items are important academic dates, and blue items are no class days!

Enjoy and hit the share button to coordinate your calendar with your friends!



UIUC Academic Calendar Infographic

Fall Semester 2017

Instruction Begins Monday, August 28
Labor Day Monday, September 4 (no classes)
Thanksgiving Vacation Begins Saturday, November 18, 1 p.m.
Instruction Resumes Monday, November 27, 7 a.m.
Instruction Ends Wednesday, December 13
Reading Day Thursday, December 14
Final Exams Begin Friday, December 15
Final Exams Saturday, December 16
Final Exams End Thursday, December 21


Winter Session 2017-2018

Instruction Begins Friday, December 22
Christmas Day Monday, December 25 (no classes)
New Year’s Day Monday, January 1 (no classes)
Final Exams Saturday, January 13


Spring Semester 2018

MLK Day Monday, January 15 (no classes)
Instruction Begins Tuesday, January 16
Spring Vacation Begins Saturday, March 17, 1 p.m.
Instruction Resumes Monday, March 26, 7 a.m.
Instruction Ends Wednesday, May 2
Reading Day Thursday, May 3
Final Exams Begin Friday, May 4
Final Exams End Friday, May 11
Commencement Saturday, May 12


Summer Sessions 2018


Instruction begins               Monday, May 14
Memorial Day Monday, May 28 (no classes)
Final Exams Begin Final class day or following day
Final Exams End Saturday, June 9


Instruction Begins Monday, June 11
Independence Day Wednesday, July 4 (no classes)
2nd 4-Week Period of Instruction Begins Monday, July 9
Instruction Ends Thursday, August 2, noon
Reading Day Thursday, August 2, 1 pm
Final Exams Begin Friday, August 3
Final Exams End Saturday, August 4


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