At GSU, the academic year starts with the fall semester.

The academic calendar is a useful document for planning purposes. The academic calendar contains:

    Start and end dates of a semester or term 
    Holidays and breaks
    Registration deadlines
    Grading deadlines

 

  • Fall 2018

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    August 13, 2018     MondaySmart Start begins     

    August 27, 2018

    Monday

    Fall semester classes begin

    September 3, 2018Monday Labor Day - University closed
    November 21, 2018Wednesday No Classes
    November 22 - 23, 2018Thursday, Friday Thanksgiving break
    November 26, 2018MondaySummer 2018 Incomplete Grades due
    December 9, 2018SundayLast day of class; semester ends
    December 16, 2018SundayFinal Grades due
    December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019Monday - TuesdayWinter Closure

  • Spring 2019

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    January 22, 2019TuesdaySpring semester begins
    February 8, 2019FridayApplications due for Spring 2018 Graduation
    February 18, 2019MondayPresidents' Day Holiday - University closed
    March 18, 2019 - March 24, 2019Monday-SundaySpring Break - No Classes
    April 29, 2019MondayFall 2018 Incomplete Grades due
    May 13, 2019     MondaySpring semester ends
    May 20, 2019MondayFinal Grades due

  • Summer 2019

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    May 20, 2019 MondaySummer semester begins
    May 27, 2019MondayMemorial Day Holiday - University closed
    July 4, 2019ThursdayIndependence Day Holiday - University closed
    July 29, 2019Monday Spring 2019 Incomplete Grades due
    August 11, 2019SundaySummer semester ends
    August 18, 2019Sunday Final Grades due

  • Intersession 2018-2019

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    Intersession takes place between the fall semester and the spring semester. Courses have an "INTS1" or "INTS" section code.

    December 10, 2018MondayIntersession begins
    January 21, 2019MondayIntersession ends

  • Academic Calendars (pdf)

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    Click on the link below