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)
2017
2018
2019
2020
Group flight departs Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Tue Jan 10 Jan 9 Jan 15 Jan 14
Group flight arrives Rome [Leonardo da Vinci Aeroporto] (FCO) Wed Jan 11 Jan 10 Jan 16 Jan 15
Official Move-In Day.  All new students due on campus. Wed Jan 11 Jan 10 Jan 16 Jan 15
Classes begin for Spring semester. Mon Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 21 Jan 20
Late and change of registration. Mon-Sun Jan 16-22 Jan 15-21 Jan 21-27 Jan 20-26
On-Site Orientation/Educational Excursion (mandatory for all new students).
Fri-Sun Jan 20-22 Jan 19-21 Jan 25-27 Jan 24-26
Deadline to convert a course from Credit to Audit. Mon Jan 30 Jan 29 Feb 4 Feb 3
Deadline to elect Pass/No Pass option (one course limit).  Mon Jan 30 Jan 29 Feb 4 Feb 3

Spring semester break/optional school-sponsored trip to

Northern Greece & Turkey or to Spain

Fri-Sun Mar 3-12 Mar 2-11 Mar 8-17 Mar 6-15

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 27 Mar 26 Apr 1 Mar 30
NO CLASSES. Easter Recess Fri-Mon Apr 14-17 Mar 30-Apr 2 Apr 19-22 Apr 10-13
Opening date for registration for Fall semester. Mon Apr 17 Apr 16 Apr 15 Apr 13
Study Day. Fri Apr 21 Apr 20 Apr 26 Apr 24

Final Examinations.

Sat, Mon-Thu Apr 22, 24-27 Apr 21, 23-26 Apr 27, 29-May 2 Apr 25, 27-30
Mandatory departure for all students. Fri Apr 28 Apr 27 May 3 May 1
Summer Session I
Day
2017
2018
2019
Students due on campus Sat May 20  May 19  May 18 
Orientation day trip Sun May 21  May 20  May 19 
Classes begin Mon May 22  May 21  May 20 
Final exams end Thu  June 22  June 21  June 20 
Departure Fri  June 23  June 22  June 21 
         
Summer Session II
Day
2017
2018
2019
Students due on campus Sat July 1 June 30 June 29
Orientation day trip Sun July 2 July 1 June 30
Classes begin Mon July 3 July 2 July 1
Final exams begin and end Fri July 28 July 27 July 26
Departure Sat July 29 July 28 July 27

Session I is five-weeks in length; Session II is four weeks long. In Session I, the final exam is scheduled for the last class meeting of each course. In Session II, all exams will be scheduled on the last Friday.

Classes in Session I will meet for one hour and forty minutes Monday through Thursday, and will be taught by Rome- and Chicago-based Loyola faculty. On-site classes will meet twice a week for three hours and twenty minutes. 

Session II classes will meet for two hours and five minutes Monday through Thursday. On-site classes will meet for four hours and ten minutes twice a week

  

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.