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SMU Guildhall Academic Calendar

Spring 2023

Nov 7
    First Day to Enroll
Jan 16     MLK Day (University Holiday)
Jan 17
    First Day of Class
Jan 23     Last Day to enroll, add a course, or drop a course without tuition
billing while remaining enrolled for the term
Jan 30     Last Day to drop a course without academic record (tuition charges apply)
or withdraw from university without academic record (withdrawal refund
schedule applies)
Mar 13-19     Spring Break
Mar 30     60% Date
Apr 5
    Last Day to drop a course (grade of W) 
Apr 7     Good Friday (University Holiday) 
Apr 24     Last Day to withdraw from the University
May 3-4
    Reading Days
May 5-10     Final Exams
May 11-12
    Faculty Planning Days
May 13
    May Commencement Convocation/Degree Conferrals & Guildhall Diploma Ceremony (Graduate Reception)

Summer 2023

Apr 24     First Day to Enroll
May 22
    First Day of Class
May 25
    Last Day to add, drop, or enroll
May 29     Memorial Day (University Holiday)
June 27     60% Date
July 4
    Independence Day (University Holiday)
July 5     Last Day to drop a course (grade of W) or withdraw from the University
July 17-19
    Final Exams
July 20     Faculty Planning Day
         

Fall 2023

July 10
      First Day to Enroll
Aug 18
    Cohort 32 Orientation
Aug 19     Cohort 32 Game Jam  
Aug 21
    First Day of Class
Aug 25
    Last Day to enroll, add a course, or drop a course without tuition
billing while remaining enrolled for the term
Sept 1
    Last Day to drop a course without academic record (tuition charges apply)
or withdraw from university without academic record (withdrawal refund
schedule applies)
Sept 4     Labor Day (University Holiday)  
Oct 9-10     Fall Break (Student Holiday) — Tentative  
Oct 29
    60% Date
Nov 3
    Last Day to drop a course (grade of W)
Nov 21     Last Day to withdraw from the University  
Nov 22
    No Classes
Nov 23-24
    Thanksgiving Break (University Holiday)
Dec 5-6     Reading Days  
Dec 7-12
    Final Exams
Dec 14
    Faculty Planning Day

Spring 2024

Nov 6
    First Day to Enroll
Jan 15     MLK Day (University Holiday)
Jan 16
    First Day of Class
Jan 22     Last Day to enroll, add a course, or drop a course without tuition
billing while remaining enrolled for the term
Jan 29     Last Day to drop a course without academic record (tuition charges apply)
or withdraw from university without academic record (withdrawal refund
schedule applies)
Mar 11-17     Spring Break — Tentative
Mar 28     60% Date
Mar 29     Good Friday (University Holiday)
Apr 4     Last Day to drop a course (grade of W) 
Apr 22     Last Day to withdraw from the University
May 1
    Reading Day
May 2-8     Final Exams
May 9-10
    Faculty Planning Days
May 11
    May Commencement Convocation/Degree Conferrals & Guildhall Diploma Ceremony (Graduate Reception)

Summer 2024

Apr 23     First Day to Enroll
May 20
    First Day of Class
May 23
    Last Day to add, drop, or enroll
May 27     Memorial Day (University Holiday)
June 25     60% Date
July 4
    Independence Day (University Holiday)
July 5     Last Day to drop a course (grade of W) or withdraw from the University
July 15-17
    Final Exams
July 18     Faculty Planning Day
         
         




Payment Due Dates: See Bursar website

More information is available in our Course Catalog

See our Event Calendar for more important dates