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Academic Calendar

Atlantic University’s Academic offers three semesters per year (Spring, Summer, and Fall). Explore our academic calendar to see when your classes will start, end, and everything in between.


Semester 1 2018  
Graduate Applications Due December 4, 2017
Noncredit Applications Due December 18, 2017
Register for classes December 11 – January 5, 2017
First day of classes January 8, 2017
Residential (IIRH Students only) January 29 – February 1
Convocation* TBD
Online Proctored Exams* Week 11
Last day of classes August 1, 2018


Fall Semester 2017  
Graduate Applications Due August 13, 2017
Noncredit Applications Due August 28, 2017
Register for classes August 7-September 1, 2017
First day of classes September 18, 2017
Residential (IIRH Students only) October 9-12, 2017
Convocation* TBD
Online Proctored Exams* TBD
Last day of classes December 10, 2017


*Does not apply to all students


Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Time

University Holidays:
New Year’s Eve (December 31st)
New Years Day (January 1st)
Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4th)
Labor Day (1st Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day (4th Thursday in November)
The day after Thanksgiving (4th Friday in November)
Christmas Eve (December 24th)
Christmas Day (December 25th)
A holiday that falls on Saturday is observed on Friday the day before the holiday.
A holiday that falls on Sunday is observed on Monday the day after the holiday.