Important Dates and Vacation Days

Here is a list of vacation dates and other dates that may be important to you. There are certain days of the year that residences are closed to students during vacation. Those dates are also listed below.

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  • Spring 2015 Semester
    January 4-5 Sun-Mon New Student Orientation - TUG
    January 6 Tue Classes Begin: TUG, Tozer, Education, MACP
    January 10 Sat Commencement (10am, 2pm)
    January 19* Mon* M.L. King Jr. Day (Offices Closed)
    February 16* Mon* President's Day (Offices Closed)
    March 23-27 Mon-Fri Spring Break
    April 3 Fri Good Friday (Offices Closed)
    April 20-23 Mon-Thr Final Examinations
    April 24 Fri Baccalaureate (7pm)
    April 25 Sat Commencement for Spring Graduates (10am)
  • May and Summer Courses 2015
    April 27 - May 15 TUG - Session One
    April 27 - August 7 TUG Online Classes
    May 18 - June 5 TUG - Session Two
  • Fall 2015 Semester
    September 4-7 Fri-Mon New Student Orientation - TUG
    September 8 Tue Classes Begin - TUG and Tozer Seminary
    September 10 Thr Last Day for TUG Registration
    October 9-12* Fri-Mon* Columbus Weekend Vacation (Monday Evening Classes Meet; Offices Open)
    November 11 Wed Veteran's Day (No Classes, Offices Closed)
    November 25-27 Wed-Fri Thanksgiving Vacation (Offices Closed Thursday and Friday)
    December 14-18 Mon-Fri Final Examinations
    Dec. 21 - Jan. 11 Winter Break (Offices Closed Dec 22-26, Jan 1)
    December 23 Wed TUG Grades Due (noon)
    *Monday only classes meet.
  • Spring 2016 Semester
    January 10-11 Sun-Mon New Student Orientation - TUG
    January 12 Tue Classes Begin: TUG, Tozer, Education, MACP
    January 18* Mon* M.L. King Jr. Day (Monday Evening Classes Meet; Offices Closed)
    January 23 Sat Commencement (10am, 2pm)
    TBD Fri-Sat Homecoming
    February 15* Mon* President's Day (Monday Evening Classes Meet; Offices Closed)
    March 25 Fri Good Friday (No Classes; Offices Closed)
    March 28 - April 1 Mon-Fri Spring Break
    April 25-28 Mon-Thr Final Examinations
    April 29 Fri Baccalaureate (7pm)
    April 30 Sat Commencement for Spring Graduates (10am)
    May 6 Fri TUG Grades due (Noon)
    *Monday only classes meet.
  • May and Summer Courses 2016
    May 2-20 TUG - Session One
    May 2 - August 12 TUG Online Classes
    May 23 - June 10 TUG - Session Two

Simpson University reserves the right to change this calendar as necessary.


*Monday only classes meet.