Academic Calendar 2016-17

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 2016

Date Description
Thursday-Friday, August 25-26 New  Student Orientation
Monday, August 29 Autumn Semester Classes Begin
Monday, September 5 Labor Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Tuesday, November 8 Election Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, November 11 Veterans Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Wednesday, November 23 Student Travel Day – No Classes
Thursday-Friday, November 24-25 Thanksgiving Break – No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday, December 12 Last Day of Regular Classes
Tuesday, December 13 Study/Reading Day
Wednesday-Tuesday, December 14-20 Final Exams

Winter Session 2017

Date Description
Tuesday,  January 3 Winter Session Classes Begin
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, January 20 Last day of Winter Session classes

Spring Semester 2017

Date Description
Thursday-Friday,  January 19-20 New  Student Orientation
Monday, January 23 Spring Semester Classes Begin
Monday, February 20 Presidents Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Monday-Friday, March 20-24 Spring Break
Friday, May 5 Last Day of Regular Classes
Monday-Friday, May 8-12 Final Exams
Saturday, May 13 Commencement

Summer Semester 2017

Date Description
Monday, May 22 Classes Begin for First Five-Week Summer Session, Classes Begin for Ten-Week Summer Session.
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day – No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, June 23 Last Day of Classes for First Five-Week Summer Session and Final Exams
Monday, June 26 Second Five Week Session Begins Classes
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day - No Classes, Offices Closed
Friday, July 28 Last Day of Classes for Second Five-Week Summer Session, Last Day of Classes for Ten-Week Summer Session, and Final Exams