Academic Year 2024-25

FALL SEMESTER  
Residences open for new students; Orientation begins August 24, Saturday
Opening Convocation August 25, Sunday
Residence Halls open for returning students August 27, Tuesday
Classes begin; Drop/Add period begins August 29, Thursday
Last day audit and Individual Study; Drop/Add period ends September 6, Friday
Last day to add music lessons and ensembles September 12, Thursday
Last day to add a course with a late fee September 18, Wednesday
Homecoming, Hall of Fame, Alumni Council, Reunion planning and KFEC TBA
October Break October 10-11, Thursday-Sunday
Family Weekend; Kenyon Parents Council TBA
Founders' Day; Matriculation October 31, 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 25, Friday
Thanksgiving vacation begins; student residences close at noon November 23, Saturday
Student residences open at 5 p.m. November 30, Saturday
Classes resume December 2, Monday
Grace Period December 9-15, Monday-Sunday
Last day of classes; WL deadline December 13, Friday
Reading days December 14-15, Saturday-Sunday; December 16 day (exam evening)
Examinations December 16-20, Monday-Friday
Semester ends at 4:30 p.m. December 20, Friday
Student residences close at noon December 21, Saturday
Fall semester grades due before 8 a.m. Monday, December 30, before 8 a.m. 

 

SPRING SEMESTER  
Student residences open at 5 p.m. January 11, Saturday
Classes begin; Drop/Add begins January 13, Monday
Grace Period January 13-14, Monday-Tuesday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 20, Monday
Last day audit and Individual Study; Drop/Add period ends January 21, Tuesday
Last day to add music lessons and ensembles January 27, Monday
Last day to add courses with a late fee January 31, 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 1, Saturday
Student residences open at 5 p.m. March 15, Saturday
Classes resume March 17, Monday
Grace Period March 17-18, Monday-Tuesday
Last day to change course to/from Pass/D/Fail
Last day to withdraw (WD) from course with late fee
March 21, Friday
Kenyon Parents Council TBA
Honors Day April 15, Tuesday
Spring meeting of the Board of Trustees TBA
Grace Period April 28- May 4, Monday-Sunday
Last day of classes; WL deadline May 2, Friday
Reading Days May 3-4, Saturday-Sunday; May 5 day (exam evening)
Examinations May 5-9, Monday-Friday
Semester ends at 4:30 p.m. May 9, Friday
Residences close at noon (except for seniors) May 10, Saturday
Senior grades due 10 a.m. May 12, Monday
Baccalaureate May 16, Friday
Commencement May 17, Saturday
Residence halls close for seniors at 7 p.m. May 17, Saturday
Grades Due 10 a.m. May 20, Tuesday
Alumni Reunion Weekend; Alumni Council May 23-25, Friday-Sunday