Academic Calendar 2017-18

Dates listed below are subject to change without notice; dates appearing in registration instructions take precedence over those listed below.

UM students taking coursework at campuses other than UM's Mountain, Missoula College, or Bitterroot College Program campuses should consult that campus' academic calendar for information pertaining to start/end dates, breaks, holidays, campus closures, etc. 

Autumn Semester 2017

Date Description
Sunday-Wednesday, August 27-30 New  Student Orientation
Thursday, August 31 Autumn Semester Classes Begin
Monday, September 4 Labor Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, November 10 Veterans Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Wednesday, November 22 Student Travel Day – No Classes
Thursday-Friday, November 23-24 Thanksgiving Break – No Classes, Offices Closed
Tuesday, December 12 Last Day of Regular Classes
Wednesday, December 13 Study/Reading Day
Thursday-Wednesday, December 14-20 Final Exams

Winter Session 2018

Date Description
Tuesday,  January 2 Winter Session Classes Begin
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, January 19 Last day of Winter Session classes

Spring Semester 2018

Date Description
Thursday-Friday,  January 18-19 New  Student Orientation
Monday, January 22 Spring Semester Classes Begin
Monday, February 19 Presidents Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday-Friday, March 26-30 Spring Break - No Classes
Friday, May 4 Last Day of Regular Classes
Monday-Friday, May 7-11 Final Exams
Saturday, May 12 Commencement

Summer Semester 2018

Date Description
Monday, May 21 Classes Begin for First Five-Week Summer Session, Classes Begin for Ten-Week Summer Session.
Monday, May 28 Memorial Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, June 22 Last Day of Classes for First Five-Week Summer Session and Final Exams
Monday, June 25 Second Five Week Session Begins Classes
Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, July 27 Last Day of Classes for Second Five-Week Summer Session, Last Day of Classes for Ten-Week Summer Session, and Final Exams