Loyola University Chicago

John Felice Rome Center

Academic Calendar

Please be advised that dates in this calendar are tentative and subject to change, particularly the start / end dates of a semester, until the final schedule is posted on LOCUS by the University Registrar. Students should not book airline tickets until the academic calendar has been officially finalized.

Fall Semester
Day(s)
2017
2018
2019
2020
Group flight departs Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Tue Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 25
Group flight arrives Rome [Leonardo da Vinci Aeroporto] (FCO) Wed Aug 30 Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 26
Official Move-In Day.  All students due on campus. Wed Aug 30 Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 26
Classes begin for Fall semester Mon Sep 4 Sep 3 Sep 2 Aug 31
Late and change of registration Mon-Sun Sep 4-10 Sep 3-9 Sep 2-8 Aug 31-Sep 6
On-Site Orientation / Educational Excursion (mandatory for all students)
Fri-Sun Sep 8-10 Sep 7-9 Sep 6-8 Sep 4-6
Deadline to convert a class from Credit to Audit Mon Sep 18 Sep 17 Sep 16 Sep 14
Deadline to elect Pass/No Pass option (one course limit) Mon Sep 18 Sep 17 Sep 16 Sep 14
Fall semester break / optional school-sponsored trip to Greece or Poland
Fri-Sun Oct 13-22 Oct 12-21 Oct 11-20 Oct 16-25
Opening date for registration for Spring semester Mon Nov 6 Nov 5 Nov 4 Nov 2
Deadline to withdraw from class with a grade of "W" on transcript. 
After this date, the penalty grade of "WF" will be assigned.
Mon Nov 13 Nov 12 Nov 11 Nov 9
NO CLASSES: Thanksgiving Recess Thu-Sun Nov 23-26 Nov 22-25 Nov 28-Dec 1 Nov 26-29
Study Day Fri Dec 8 Dec 7 Dec 6 Dec 4
Final Examinations Sat, Mon-Thu Dec 9, 11-14 Dec 8, 10-13 Dec 7, 9-12 Dec 5, 7-10
Mandatory departure for all Fall-semester-only students Fri Dec 15 Dec 14 Dec 13 Dec 11

 

Spring Semester
Day(s)
2018
2019
2020
2021
Group flight departs Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Tue Jan 9 Jan 15 Jan 14 Jan 12
Group flight arrives Rome [Leonardo da Vinci Aeroporto] (FCO) Wed Jan 10 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 13
Official Move-In Day.  All new students due on campus. Wed Jan 10 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 13
Classes begin for Spring semester. Mon Jan 15 Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 18
Late and change of registration. Mon-Sun Jan 15-21 Jan 21-27 Jan 20-26 Jan 18-24
On-Site Orientation / Educational Excursion (mandatory for all new students).
Fri-Sun Jan 19-21 Jan 25-27 Jan 24-26 Jan 22-24
Deadline to convert a course from Credit to Audit. Mon Jan 29 Feb 4 Feb 3 Feb 1
Deadline to elect Pass/No Pass option (one course limit).  Mon Jan 29 Feb 4 Feb 3 Feb 1
Spring semester break / optional school-sponsored trip to
Northern Greece & Turkey or to Spain
Fri-Sun Mar 2-11 Mar 8-17 Mar 6-15 Mar 5-14
Deadline to withdraw from class with a grade of "W" on transcript.
After this date, the penalty grade of "WF" will be assigned.
Mon Mar 26 Apr 1 Mar 30 Mar 29
NO CLASSES. Easter Recess Fri-Mon Mar 30-Apr 2 Apr 19-22 Apr 10-13 Apr 2-5
Opening date for registration for Fall semester. Mon Apr 2 Apr 1 Apr 6 Apr 5
Study Day. Fri Apr 20 Apr 26 Apr 24 Apr 23

Final Examinations.

Sat, Mon-Thu Apr 21, 23-26 Apr 27, 29-May 2 Apr 25, 27-30 Apr 24, 25-29
Mandatory departure for all students. Fri Apr 27 May 3 May 1 Apr 30
6-week Summer Options
Day
2018
2019
2020
Students due on campus Sat May 19  May 18  May 16 
Orientation day trip Sun May 20  May 19  May 17 
Classes begin Mon May 21  May 20  May 18 
Classes / exams end Thu  June 28  June 27  June 25 
Departure Fri  June 29  June 28  June 26 
         
8-week Summer Internship
Day
2018
2019
2020
Students due on campus Sat May 19 May 18 May 16
Orientation day trip Sun May 20 May 19 May 17
Classes begin Mon May 21 May 20 May 18
Classes / exams end Fri July 13 July 12 July 10
Departure Sat July 14 July 13 July 11

Loyola University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel, modify or otherwise change the academic calendar, scheduling, credit or content of the courses, the books used, the fees charged, and regulations affecting students, as announced on this website.