2024 - 2025 Academic Calendar

Date

Deadline

Event

TBD

 

International Student Orientation

TBD

 

Welcome Week

August 26

 

Classes Begin

September 2

 

Labor Day Holiday

September 4

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"

September 5

4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

October 15

9:00am

Mid-semester grades due

October 17 - 18

 

Fall Holiday

October 20

 

Course scheduling for spring semester and summer term begins at 5:00pm *Tentative*

November 8

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24
hours

November 27 - 29

 

Thanksgiving Holiday begins at 12:30pm on November 27

December 4

 

Concentrated Study Period begins.

Graded coursework (including but not limited to tests, exams, quizzes) is not permitted during concentrated study period.  Exceptions to this policy include:  laboratory courses; graduate and professional courses; presentations, papers and projects identified on the syllabus on the first day of class; and participation. During this time, no extracurricular student activities, such as social and athletic events, will be held on or off campus.

December 7

 

Last Day of Classes

December 8

 

Concentrated Study Period ends

December 9 - 14

 

Final Examinations

December 17

9:00am

Final grades due (degree candidate)

December 18

9:00am

Final grades due (non-degree candidate)

December 20

 

Commencement Day

42 MWF Classes; 28 TTh Classes  

Date

Deadline

Event

December 16

 

Classes Begin

December 16

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"

December 17

4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

December 24

 

Winter Holiday begins

January 2

 

Classes resume

January 2

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

January 6

 

Last Day of Classes

January 7

 

Final Examinations

January 9

9:00am 

Final grades due

11 Classes

Date

Deadline

Event

TBD

 

Welcome Week

TBD

 

New International Student Orientation

January 13

 

Classes Begin

January 20

 

Martin Luther King Day Holiday

January 22

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"

January 23

4:30pm 

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

March 3 - 5

 

Mardi Gras Holiday. Classes resume at 12:30pm on March 5

March 7

9:00am

Mid-semester grades due

TBD

 

Course scheduling for fall semester and wintersession begins at 5:00pm *Tentative*

March 28

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24 hours

March 31 - April 4

 

Spring Break

April 18

 

Good Friday Holiday

April 30

 

Concentrated Study Period begins.

Graded coursework (including but not limited to tests, exams, quizzes) is not permitted during concentrated study period.  Exceptions to this policy include:  laboratory courses; graduate and professional courses; presentations, papers and projects identified on the syllabus on the first day of class; and participation. During this time, no extracurricular student activities, such as social and athletic events, will be held on or off campus.

May 3

 

Last Day of Classes

May 4

 

Concentrated Study Period ends

May 5 - 10

 

Final Examinations

May 13

9:00am

Final grades due (degree candidate)

May 14

9:00am

Final grades due (non-degree candidate)

May 16 - 17

 

Commencement will be held over a two-day period

42 MWF Classes; 29 TTh Classes

 

Additional Calendars

2024 - 2025 Accelerated Sessions Calendar

2024 - 2025 lsu online calendar

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