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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 BeginsMonday, August 28
Labor DayMonday, September 4 (no classes)
Thanksgiving Vacation BeginsSaturday, November 18, 1 p.m.
Instruction ResumesMonday, November 27, 7 a.m.
Instruction EndsWednesday, December 13
Reading DayThursday, December 14
Final Exams BeginFriday, December 15
Final Exams Saturday, December 16
Final Exams EndThursday, December 21


Winter Session 2017-2018

Instruction BeginsFriday, December 22
Christmas DayMonday, December 25 (no classes)
New Year’s DayMonday, January 1 (no classes)
Final ExamsSaturday, January 13


Spring Semester 2018

MLK DayMonday, January 15 (no classes)
Instruction BeginsTuesday, January 16
Spring Vacation BeginsSaturday, March 17, 1 p.m.
Instruction ResumesMonday, March 26, 7 a.m.
Instruction EndsWednesday, May 2
Reading DayThursday, May 3
Final Exams BeginFriday, May 4
Final Exams EndFriday, May 11
CommencementSaturday, May 12


Summer Sessions 2018


Instruction begins              Monday, May 14
Memorial DayMonday, May 28 (no classes)
Final Exams BeginFinal class day or following day
Final Exams EndSaturday, June 9


Instruction BeginsMonday, June 11
Independence DayWednesday, July 4 (no classes)
2nd 4-Week Period of Instruction BeginsMonday, July 9
Instruction EndsThursday, August 2, noon
Reading DayThursday, August 2, 1 pm
Final Exams BeginFriday, August 3
Final Exams EndSaturday, August 4


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