Future Academic Calendars

For planning purposes, the basic schedules for future academic years have been projected through the 2017-18 academic year. Dates listed below are subject to change without notice; dates appearing in registration instructions take precedence over those listed below.

NOTE: UM students taking coursework at campuses other than UM's Mountain, Missoula College, or Bitterroot College Program campuses should also 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