Academic Year 2023-24

FALL SEMESTER  
Residences open for new students; Orientation begins August 19, Saturday
Opening Convocation August 20, Sunday
Residence Halls open for returning students August 22, Tuesday
Classes begin; Drop/Add period begins August 24, Thursday
Last day audit and Individual Study; Drop/Add period ends September 1, Friday
Last day to add music lessons and ensembles September 7, Thursday
Last day to add a course with a late fee September 13, Wednesday
Homecoming, Hall of Fame, Alumni Council, Reunion planning and KFEC TBA
October Break October 5-6, Thursday-Sunday
Family Weekend; Parents Advisory Council  TBA
Founders' Day; Matriculation October 26, Thursday
Fall meeting of the Board of Trustees TBA

Last day to change from/to Pass/D/Fail

Last day to withdraw (WD) from a course with a late fee

October 20, Friday
Thanksgiving vacation begins; student residences close at noon November 18, Saturday
Student residences open at 5 p.m. November 25, Saturday
Classes resume November 27, Monday
Grace Period December 4-11, Monday-Sunday
Last day of classes; WL deadline December 8, Friday
Reading days December 9-11, Saturday-Sunday; December 11 day (exam evening)
Examinations December 11-15, Monday-Friday
Semester ends at 4:30 p.m. December 15, Friday
Student residences close at noon December 16, Saturday
Fall semester grades due before 8 a.m. Tuesday, December 27, before 8 a.m. 

 

SPRING SEMESTER  
Student residences open at 5 p.m. January 13, Saturday
Classes begin; Drop/Add begins January 15, Monday
Grace Period January 15-16, Monday-Tuesday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 15, Monday
Last day audit and Individual Study; Drop/Add period ends January 23, Tuesday
Last day to add music lessons and ensembles January 29, Monday
Last day to add course with a late fee February 2, Friday
Winter meeting of the Board of Trustees TBA
Winter Weekend—Alumni Council; Greek Alumni Leadership Council; Kenyon Fund Executive Committee TBA
Spring vacation begins; student residences close at noon March 2, Saturday
Student residences open at 5 p.m. March 16, Saturday
Classes resume March 18, Monday
Grace Period March 18-19, Monday-Tuesday
Last day to change course to/from Pass/D/Fail
Last day to withdraw (WD) from course with late fee
March 22, Friday
Parents Advisory Council TBA
Honors Day April 16, Tuesday
Spring meeting of the Board of Trustees TBA
Grace Period April 29- May 5, Monday-Sunday
Last day of classes; WL deadline May 3, Friday
Reading Days May 4-6, Saturday-Sunday; May 6 day (exam evening)
Examinations May 6-10, Monday-Friday
Semester ends at 4:30 p.m. May 10, Friday
Residences close at noon (except for seniors) May 11, Saturday
Senior grades due 10 a.m. May 13, Monday
Baccalaureate May 17, Friday
196th Commencement May 18, Saturday
Residence halls close for seniors at 7 p.m. May 18, Saturday
Grades Due 10 a.m. May 21, Tuesday
Alumni Reunion Weekend; Alumni Council May 23-26, Friday-Sunday