George Fox University Academic Dates and Deadlines

These calendars list important academic dates, including add/drop and withdrawal deadlines for courses running the full length of the semester.

Please note that future dates may be subject to change.

2022-2023 Schedule

August

Fall Semester Begins August 29, 2022

September

Last Day for Special Student Class Registration September 2, 2022
Last Day to Self-Enroll in Classes
(without instructor approval)
September 4, 2022
Labor Day Holiday
Regional Sites (non-Newberg Campus) only
September 5, 2022
Last Day to Change Registration (Add/Drop)
($25 drop fee applied during week two of the semester)
September 11, 2022
Last Day to Submit Application for Graduation
(for Mid-Year Commencement participation)
September 11, 2022
Census Date September 13, 2022
Serve Day
(Newberg Campus only)
September 14, 2022
Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Options September 23, 2022

October

Mid-Semester Holiday
(Newberg Campus only)
October 7, 2022
Mid-Semester Grade Entry
(Traditional Undergraduate classes)
October 15-19, 2022
Registration for Spring Semester Opens
(for Graduate and Degree Completion students)
October 26, 2022

November

Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility
(Traditional Undergraduate classes)
November 6, 2022
Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date
(for Mid-Year Commencement participation)
November 18, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Request Participation in Mid-Year Commencement with Incomplete Requirements November 20, 2022
Thanksgiving Holiday November 24-25, 2022

December

Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due
(for Mid-Year Commencement participation)
December 2, 2022 by 5:00 p.m.
Study Day
(Traditional Undergraduates)
December 12, 2022
Final Exams
(Traditional Undergraduates)
December 12-16, 2022
Fall Semester Ends December 16, 2022
Mid-Year Commencement December 17, 2022
Christmas/New Year Break December 17, 2022 - January 8, 2023
Fall Final Grade Entry Deadline December 25, 2022

January

Spring Semester Begins January 9, 2023
Last Day for Special Student Class Registration January 13, 2023
Last Day to Self-Enroll in Classes
(without instructor approval)
January 15, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday January 16, 2023
Last Day to Change Registration (Add/Drop)
($25 drop fee applied during week two of the semester)
January 22, 2023
Last Day to Submit Application for Graduation
(for Spring Commencement participation)
January 22, 2023
Census Date January 24, 2023

February

Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Options February 3, 2023
Mid-Semester Holiday February 10, 2023
Registration for Summer Semester Opens February 22, 2023
Mid-Semester Grade Entry
(Traditional Undergraduate classes)
February 25 - March 1, 2023

March

Registration for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Opens
(Traditional Undergraduate students)
March 13, 2023
Juniors Abroad Registration March 10, 2023
Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility
(Traditional Undergraduate classes)
March 19, 2023
Spring Break March 27-31, 2023
Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date
(for Spring Commencement participation)
March 31, 2023 by 5:00 pm

April

Last Day to Request Participation in Spring Commencement with Incomplete Requirements April 2, 2023
Registration for Fall Semester Opens
(for Graduate and Degree Completion students)
April 12, 2023
Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due
(for Spring Commencement participation)
April 14, 2023 by 5:00 pm
Study Day
(Traditional Undergraduates)
April 24, 2023
Final Exams
(Traditional Undergraduates)
April 24-28, 2023
Spring Semester Ends April 28, 2023
Spring Commencement April 29, 2023

May

Spring Final Grade Entry Deadline May 7, 2023

May

Summer Semester Begins May 1, 2023
Last Day to Change Summer Registration (Add/Drop)
(full semester classes)
May 14, 2023
Memorial Day Holiday May 29, 2023

June

"Summer Online" Session Begins June 5, 2023
Last Day to Change "Summer Online" Registration (Add/Drop) June 11, 2023
Juneteenth Holiday June 19, 2023
Day of Prayer June 21, 2023

July

Census Date July 1, 2023
Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2023
Last Day to Withdraw from "Summer Online" Session Classes without Grade Responsibility July 9, 2023
Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility
(full semester classes)
July 9, 2023
"Summer Online" Session Ends July 30, 2023

August

"Summer Online" Session Grade Entry Deadline August 6, 2023
Summer Semester Ends August 18, 2023
Summer Final Grade Entry Deadline August 27, 2023

Semester Dates

The academic year begins with the fall semester. All future semester dates may be subject to change.

Semester Start and End Dates

Fall, spring and summer semesters are 16 weeks long. Fall semester begins on the last Monday in August, spring semester begins on the second Monday in January, and summer semester begins on the first Monday following the end of spring semester. Spring break begins on the week which includes the last Friday in March.

The traditional undergraduate Summer Online session is eight weeks long, beginning the first Monday in June.

Future Semester Dates

Start Date End Date
Fall Term 8/29/2022 12/16/2022
Spring Term 1/9/2023 4/28/2023
Summer Term 5/1/2023 8/18/2023
Start Date End Date
Fall Term 8/28/2023 12/15/2023
Spring Term 1/8/2024 4/26/2024
Summer Term 4/29/2024 8/16/2024
Start Date End Date
Fall Term 8/26/2024 12/13/2024
Spring Term 1/13/2025 5/2/2025
Summer Term 5/5/2025 8/22/2025
Start Date End Date
Fall Term 8/25/2025 12/12/2025
Spring Term 1/12/2026 5/1/2026
Summer Term 5/4/2026 8/21/2026

Sessions within the Semester

Traditional undergraduate classes run the full length of the semester.

Degree completion and graduate programs may have classes that run the full length of the semester, as well as classes that run the length of a session within the semester, anywhere from two weeks to 15 weeks long. Each session has unique add/drop and withdrawal deadlines and refund periods.