Dates & 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 10, 17, 26 Early Arrivals for Fall Athletes, Mosaic Scholars, and Honors Program
August 27 at preassigned move-in time Check-in New Students
August 27-29 Welcome Weekend (Families will participate in August 27-28 only)
August 28-29 at preassigned move in time Check-In for Returning Students
August 30 Fall Semester Classes Begin
October 1 FASFA submission open for 2022/2023 school year
October 15 Mid-Semester Break (No Classes)
Oct. 22-24 Family Weekend
November 25-26 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 13 Study Day (No Classes)
December 13-17 Finals Week
December 17 Residence Halls Close for Winter Break (Noon)
December 18 Midyear Commencement 
December 18, 2021- January 9, 2022 Winter Break
January 9, 2022 Residence Halls Re-open (Noon)
January 10 Spring Semester Begins
January 17 MLK Holiday(No Classes)
February 11 Mid-Semester Break (No Classes)
February 26 Collegiate Day of Prayer
March 19 Residence Halls Close for Spring Break (Noon)
March 21-25 Spring Break (No Classes)
March 27 Residence Halls Re-open (Noon)
April 25 Study Day (No Classes)
April 25-29 Finals Week
April 30 Spring Commencement 
April 30 Campus Housing Check-out (Final Day)


Megan Fisher

Megan Fisher

Director of Parent and Family Programs