Spring 2022

The academic term begins Wednesday, January 5, 2022 and ends Friday, April 29, 2022. Undergraduates should expect to move in on Monday, January 3, 2022.

To view course offerings, see Spring Undergraduate Courses or Spring Graduate Courses.

Detailed Academic Calendar - Spring 2022

Monday, January 3         Duke University Marine Lab Residential move in

Wednesday, January 5   Block A Begins 8:30 AM. Spring semester begins

Friday January 7       Drop/Add for Block A ends at 5:00pm

Monday, January 17       Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. No classes are held. 

Thursday, February 3     Block A Ends

Friday, February 4           Block B Begins

Monday February 7        Drop/Add for Block B ends at 5:00pm

Monday, February 14     Registration begins for Summer 2022

Friday, March 4              Block B ends, Spring Break Begins 7:00pm

Monday, March 14         Classes resume. Block C Begins

Wednesday, March 16   Drop/Add for Block C ends at 5:00pm

Monday, March 21         Shopping carts open for Fall 2022

Wednesday, March 30   Registration begins for Fall 2022; Summer 2022 registration continues

Tuesday, April 5              Block C Ends

Wednesday, April 6        Block D Begins

Thursday, April 7             Registration ends for Fall 2022; Summer 2022 registration continues

Thursday, April 7 -8        Nicholas School Masters Projects Symposium

Friday, April 8                  Drop/Add ends for Block D at 5:00pm. Drop/Add begins for Fall 2022

Friday, April 29                Block D Ends

Saturday, April 30           Students vacate dorm by 8:30 am

 

 

Visit the Duke spring 2022 academic calendar for more details.


Fall 2021

To view fall course offerings, see Fall Undergraduate Courses or Fall Graduate Courses.

Detailed Academic Calendar - Fall 2021

August 17                  Tuesday. 9 AM- 1:00 PM. Entry COVID Testing for faculty & students

August 19                  Thursday. 9 AM – 1:00 PM. Entry COVID Testing for faculty & students

August 20                  Friday. 1 – 2:30 PM. Welcome & Faculty Introductions.  Zoom & Repass

August 23                  Monday. 8:30 AM Fall semester begins: Drop/Add continues

September 3             Friday. Drop/Add ends

September 6             Monday. Labor Day. Classes in session

October 1                  Friday. 7 PM Fall break begins

October 6                  Wednesday. 8:30 AM Classes resume

October 27                Wednesday. Registration begins for Spring 2022

November 5              Friday. Last day to withdraw with W from Fall 2021 classes (Undergrads)

November 8              Monday. Registration ends for Spring 2022

November 9              Tuesday. Drop/Add begins for Spring 2022

November 23            Tuesday. 10:30 PM Thanksgiving recess begins

November 29            Monday. 8:30 AM DUML classes resume

December 3              Friday. DUML Classes end

December 4-7           Reading period

December 8              Wednesday. Exams begin 9 AM.

December 10            Friday.  DUML Exams end by 10 PM

December 11            Saturday. Residential students vacate dorms by 8:30 AM

 

 


Spring 2021

To view spring course offerings, see Spring Undergraduate Courses or Spring Graduate Courses.

Semester Dates: Please follow Duke University's Academic Calendar for Spring 2021.

Detailed Academic Calendar - Spring 2021

Wednesday – Thursday, January 13 – 14

Undergraduate students arrive at DUML

Friday, January 15

Student policy/safety orientation (11:00am)

Monday, January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. No classes are held.

Tuesday, January 19

General academic orientation/Faculty and staff introductions (1:00pm)

Wednesday, January 20 at 8:30 AM

Spring semester begins; Drop/Add continues

Tuesday, February 2

Drop/Add ends

Monday, February 15

Registration begins for Summer 2021

Friday, March 5

Last day for reporting mid-semester grades

Tuesday – Wednesday, March 9 – 10

No classes held

Monday, March 22

Bookbagging begins for Fall 2021

Wednesday, March 24

Last day to withdraw with W from Spring 2021 classes (undergraduates only)

Wednesday, March 31

Registration begins for Fall 2021; Summer 2021 registration continues

Thursday, April 8

Registration ends for Fall 2021; Summer 2021 registration continues. MP Symposium

Friday, April 9

Drop/Add begins for Fall 2021.

MP Symposium

Saturday, April 10

Snow Day. Classes will be held, if needed.

Monday, April 12

Wellness day

Saturday, April 17

Snow Day. Classes will be held, if needed.

Friday, April 23

Graduate and undergraduate classes end

Saturday – Monday, April 24 – 26

Graduate and undergraduate reading period

Tuesday, April 27

Final examinations begin (9:00 AM)

Saturday, May 1

Final examinations end (10:00 PM)

Friday, May 7

Commencement begins

Sunday, May 9

Graduation exercises; conferring of degrees

 

*RESEARCH INDEPENDENT STUDY PRESENTATION DATES TBD

 

 


Summer 2021

To view summer course listings, see Summer 1 courses and Summer 2 courses.

The dates for Summer 2021 can be found on Duke's Academic Calendar.

Individual course dates can be found in DukeHub during registration.