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)
2020
2021
2022 
2023
Group flight departs Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Tue Aug 25 Aug 31 Aug 30 Aug 29
Group flight arrives Rome [Leonardo da Vinci Aeroporto] (FCO) Wed Aug 26 Sep 1 Aug 31 Aug 30
Official Move-In Day.  All students due on campus. Wed Aug 26 Sep 1 Aug 31 Aug 30
On-campus / on-site orientation activities (mandatory) Wed-Sun Aug 26-30 Sep 1-5 Aug 31-Sep 4 Aug 30-Sep 3
Classes begin for Fall semester Mon Aug 31 Sep 6 Sep 5 Sep 4
Late and change of registration Mon-Sun Aug 31-Sep 6 Sep 6-12 Sep 5-11 Sep 4-10
Weekend orientation activities (mandatory)
Fri-Sun Sep 4-6 Sep 10-12 Sep 9-11 Sep 8-10
Deadline to convert a class from Credit to Audit Mon Sep 14 Sep 20 Sep 19 Sep 18
Deadline to elect Pass/No Pass option (one course limit) Mon Sep 14 Sep 20 Sep 19 Sep 18
Fall semester break
Fri-Sun Oct 16-25 Oct 15-24 Oct 14-23 Oct 13-22
Opening date for registration for Spring semester Mon Nov 2 Nov 8 Nov 7 Nov 6
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 9 Nov 15 Nov 14 Nov 13
NO CLASSES: Thanksgiving Recess Thu-Sun Nov 26-29 Nov 25-28 Nov 24-27 Nov 23-26
Study Day Fri Dec 4 Dec 10 Dec 9 Dec 8
Final Examinations Mon-Thu Dec 7-10 Dec 13-16 Dec 12-15 Dec 11-14
Mandatory departure for all Fall-semester-only students Fri Dec 11 Dec 17 Dec 16 Dec 15

 

Spring Semester
Day(s)
2020
2021
2022 
2023 
Group flight departs Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Tue Jan 14 Jan 12 Jan 11 Jan 10
Group flight arrives Rome [Leonardo da Vinci Aeroporto] (FCO) Wed Jan 15 Jan 13 Jan 12 Jan 11
Official Move-In Day.  All new students due on campus. Wed Jan 15 Jan 13 Jan 12 Jan 11
On-campus / on-site orientation activities (mandatory) Wed-Sun Jan 15-19 Jan 13-17 Jan 12-16 Jan 11-15
Classes begin for Spring semester. Mon Jan 20 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16
Late and change of registration. Mon-Sun Jan 20-26 Jan 18-24 Jan 17-23 Jan 16-22
Weekend orientation activities (mandatory).
Fri-Sun Jan 24-26 Jan 22-24 Jan 21-23 Jan 20-22
Deadline to convert a course from Credit to Audit. Mon Feb 3 Feb 1 Jan 31 Jan 30
Deadline to elect Pass/No Pass option (one course limit).  Mon Feb 3 Feb 1 Jan 31 Jan 30
Spring semester break 
Fri-Sun Mar 6-15 Mar 5-14 Mar 4-13 Mar 3-12
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 30 Mar 29 Mar 28 Mar 27
NO CLASSES. Easter Recess Fri-Mon Apr 10-13 Apr 2-5 Apr 15-18 Apr 7-10
Opening date for registration for Fall semester. Mon Mar 30 Apr 19 Apr 4 Apr 17
Study Day. Fri Apr 24 Apr 23 Apr 29 Apr 28

Final Examinations.

Mon-Thu Apr 27-30 Apr 25-29 May2-5 May 1-4
Mandatory departure for all students. Fri May 1 Apr 30 May 6 May 5
Summer I: 5-Week Session
Day
2020
 2021
2022 
2023 
Students due on campus Fri May 15   May 21  May 20  May 19 
Orientation day trip Sun May 17  May 23  May 22  May 21 
Classes begin Mon May 18  May 24  May 23  May 22 
Classes / exams end Thu  June 18  June 24  June 23  June 22 
Departure Fri  June 19  June 25  June 24  June 23 
           
Summer II: 4-Week Fusion Experience
Day
2020
2021
2022
2023
Students due on campus Sat June 20  June 26  June 25  June 24 
Orientation day trip Sun June 21  June 27 June 26 June 25
Classes begin Mon June 22  June 28  June 27 June 26 
Classes / exams end Fri July 17  July 23  July 22  July 21 
Departure Sat July 18  July 24  July 23  July 22 

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.