GWU Academic Calendar 2023-2024

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GWU Academic Calendar 2023-2024

GWU Academic Calendar 2023-2024; GWU commencement 2023

GWU Academic Calendar 2023-2024

GWU commencement 2023

The GWU academic calendar lists deadlines, crucial dates, Thanksgiving break, spring break, fall break, and class schedules. There are semesters at George Washington University. GW’s semesters consist of 14 weeks of classroom teaching plus a 15th weeks set aside for exams. Courses that don’t have a final exam scheduled or a project or paper due during finals week must make up the instructional hours over the course of the 14 weeks of class.

GWU students must enroll in 12 credits per semester (full-time enrollment). In some academic programs, depending on how the curriculum develops, more than 12 credits may be needed each semester. The important academic dates for the semester are listed on this calendar, including holidays, test dates, and changes to the class schedule. Changes may be made to some dates. The key dates and deadlines for the fall, spring, and summer semesters of the GWU academic calendar are shown below. GWU Academic Calendar 2023-2024;

Fall Semester 2023

  • GWU Fall Semester 2023 Classes Begin on August 2023
  • Labor Day (no classes)September 2023
  • GWU Fall Break (no classes)October 2023
  • ThanksgivingBreak (no classes)November 2023
  • GWU Fall Semester 2023 Last Day of Classes begins December 2023
  • GWU Fall Semester 2023 Reading/MakeUp Day is December 2023
  • GWU Fall Semester 2023 Final Examinations start December 2023
  • GWU Fall Semester 2023 Degree Conferral begins January 2024

Spring Semester 2024

  • GWU Spring Semester 2024 Classes Begin January 2024
  • Martin Luther King Day (no classes)January 2024
  • President’s Day (no classes)February 2024
  • GWU Spring Break(no classes)March 2024
  • GWU Spring Semester 2024 Last Day of Classes is on May 2024
  • GWU Spring Semester 2024 Make-Up Day* is May 2024
  • GWU Spring Semester 2024 Designated begins May 2024
  • GWU Spring Semester 2024 Reading Days start May 2024
  • GWU Spring Semester 2024 Final Examinations on May 2024
  • GWU Spring Semester 2024 Commencement Weekend begins May 2024
  • GWU Spring Degree Conferral* is May 2024

Summer Sessions 2024

  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 Session I Begins (6-, 8-, 10-, and full-term sessions) May 2024
  • Memorial Day(no classes) May 2024
  • Juneteenth (no classes)June 2024
  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 6-Week Session I Ends July 2024
  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 Session II Begins (6-week session)July 2024
  • Independence Day Observed(no classes)July 2024
  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 8-Week Session I Ends July 2024
  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 10-Week Session I Ends July 2024
  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 6-Week Session II Ends August 2024
  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 Full-term Session Ends August 2024
  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 Degree Conferral is on August 2024
  • GWU Summer Sessions 2024 Law Degree Conferral is September 2024.

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