Academic Calendar

2024 – 2025

Academic Calendar

View the On-Campus Undergraduate, Online Undergraduate, and Online Graduate Academic Calendars. Find important dates for Semester/Session Starts, Breaks, Holidays, Office closures, etc.

On-Campus Undergraduate
Online Undergraduate
Online Graduate

2024-2025

On-Campus Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Note: Since some On Campus students and faculty are engaged in multiple course modalities or pursuing concurrent dual degrees with partner institutions, this calendar includes important dates for Cornerstone University and Davenport University.

2024 FALL SEMESTER
Date Event
August 5 Early Fall athletes/students check-in day
August 7 Early Fall classes begin at 8 a.m.
August 21 Early Fall classes end
Fall Kick-off and Orientation for All On-Campus Students
August 23 Last day for new students to register for Fall 2024 classes
August 26 Fall 2024 classes begin
Cornerstone University classes begin (Dual Degree students)
August 27 Convocation at 9:45 a.m.
August 30 Last day to add Fall 2024 classes
September 2 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY – No Classes Scheduled
Davenport University classes begin (Dual Degree students)
September 9 Last day to drop a Fall 2024 class without record
September 20-21 Homecoming Weekend
October 2 Campus Service Project – No Classes or Chapel scheduled
October 14 Midterm Grades due
October 22 Academic Advising Day – No Classes or Chapel scheduled
Registration for Spring 2025 begins
October 30 Priority Registration for Spring 2025 ends
Oct. 31 – Nov. 1 Fall Break – No classes scheduled
November 4 Last day to withdraw from a Fall 2024 course
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break (No classes scheduled)
November 28-29 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK
December 9-13 Final Exam Week
December 9-12 Cornerstone University Final Exams (Dual Degree students)
December 14 Davenport University classes end (Dual Degree students)
Dec.15 – Jan. 16 Christmas/Winter Break begins (No classes scheduled)
December 17 Fall 2024 Grades due
Dec. 22 – Jan. 1 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS BREAK
2025 SPRING SEMESTER
Date Event
TBA Cornerstone University J-Term (Dual Degree students)
TBA Davenport University classes begin (Dual Degree students)
January 10 Spring Orientation
Last day for new students to register for Spring 2025 classes
January 13 Spring 2025 classes begin
January 13 Cornerstone University classes begin (Dual Degree students)
January 17 Last day for students to add Spring 2025 classes
January 20 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
January 27 Last day to drop a Spring 2025 course without record
February 26-28 Reading Break – No classes scheduled
February 28 Midterm Grades Due
March 10-14 Spring Break
March 18 Academic Advising Day – Classes and Chapel not scheduled
Registration for Fall 2025 classes begins
March 28 Last day to withdraw from Spring 2025 classes
April 4 Priority Registration for Fall 2025 classes ends
April 18 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR GOOD FRIDAY – Classes not Scheduled
April 28 – May 2 Final Exam Week
TBA Cornerstone University Final Exams (Dual Degree students)
TBA Davenport University classes end (Dual Degree students)
May 3 2025 Annual Commencement, 10:30 a.m.
May 6 Spring 2025 Grades due
May 17 2025 Annual Virtual Commencement
2025 SUMMER SEMESTER
Date Event
May 5 – August 7 Summer Semester (as needed)
TBA Cornerstone University Summer Semester begins (Dual Degree students)
May 26 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY
June 19 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY
July 4 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY

2024-2025

Online Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Grace Christian operates on a semester basis. The Online programs run five-week courses, also known as sessions.

FALL 2024
Date Event
July 2 Sub-Term 1 Session begins
August 6 Sub-Term 2 Session begins
September 2 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY – No Classes Scheduled
September 10 Sub-Term 3 Session begins
September 20 – 21 Homecoming Weekend
October 15 Sub-Term 4 Session begins
November 19 Sub-Term 5 Session begins
November 28 – 29 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK
Dec. 22 – Jan. 1 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS BREAK
Dec. 24 – Jan. 6 Christmas/Winter Break (No classes scheduled)
SPRING 2025
Date Event
January 7 Sub-Term 1 Session begins
January 20 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
February 11 Sub-Term 2 Session begins
March 18 Sub-Term 3 Session begins
April 18 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR GOOD FRIDAY
April 22 Sub-Term 4 Session begins
May 3 2025 Annual Commencement, 10:30am
May 17 2025 Annual Virtual Commencement
May 27 Sub-Term 5 Session begins
May 26 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY
June 19 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY
FALL 2025
Date Event
July 1 Sub-Term 1 Session begins
July 4 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY

2024-2025

Online Graduate Academic Calendar

Grace Christian operates on a semester basis. The Online programs run five-week courses, also known as sessions.

FALL 2024
Date Event
July 2 Sub-Term 1 Session begins
August 13 Sub-Term 2 Session begins
September 2 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY – No Classes Scheduled
September 20 – 21 Homecoming Weekend
October 1 Sub-Term 3 Session begins
November 12 Sub-Term 4 Session begins
November 28 – 29 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK
Dec. 22 – Jan. 1 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS BREAK
Dec. 24 – Jan. 6 Christmas/Winter Break (No classes scheduled)
SPRING 2025
Date Event
January 7 Sub-Term 1 Session begins
January 20 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
February 18 Sub-Term 2 Session begins
April 8 Sub-Term 3 Session begins
April 18 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR GOOD FRIDAY
May 3 2025 Annual Commencement, 10:30am
May 17 2025 Annual Virtual Commencement
May 20 Sub-Term 4 Session begins
May 26 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY
June 19 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY
FALL 2025
Date Event
July 1 Sub-Term 1 Session begins
July 4 ALL CAMPUS OFFICES CLOSED FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY
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