Dates and Events

George Fox University parents are invited to take part in many events and activities throughout the year.
The biggest family event of the year is Family Weekend. For fine arts, athletic, and holiday events, consult the University Calendar. We encourage you to be involved with your student's college life by participating in these great events.

Place these dates on your calendar!


August 25-28 Welcome Weekend
August 27

Returning Student Check-in

August 29

Fall Semester Classes Begin

September 30 - October 1 Homecoming Weekend
October 7 Mid-Semester Break (No classes)
October 14-16 Family Weekend
November 24-25 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 9-11 Christmas Concert
December 12 Study Day (No Classes)
December 13-16 Finals Week
December 17 Midyear Commencement
December 17 - January 8  Winter Break
January 9 Spring Semester Classes Begin
January 16 MLK Holiday
January 23 - February 23 Student Art Exhibit
February 23 Collegiate Day of Prayer
March 25th

Residence Halls Close for Spring Break

March 27-31 Spring Break
April 21 Spring Concert
April 24 Study Day (No Classes)
April 25-28 Finals Week
April 29 Spring Commencement