Future Academic Calendars

For planning purposes, the basic schedules for future academic years have been projected through the 2016-17 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 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