Academic Calendar

Gwynedd Mercy University - Gwynedd Valley Campus

2022-2023 Academic Calendars


Fall 2022
Spring 2023
Major Religious Holiday Policy

 

Fall 2022 (August 29 - December 17)

August

22 Mon Accelerated Session I (8/22-10/17)**
24 Wed Last Day for Drop/Add Accelerated Session I
27 Sat Saturday Classes Begin
29 Mon Regular Fall Classes Begin

 

September

5 Mon LABOR DAY – UNIVERSITY CLOSED
6 Tue End of Drop/Add Fall Semester Regular Classes
6 Tue Deadline for December 2022 Graduation Applications
28 Wed Last Day to Withdraw Accelerated Session I

 

October

10,11 Mon/Tue FALL BREAK – NO CLASSES
17 Mon End Accelerated Session I
19 Wed Accelerated Session II (10/19-12/13)**
21 Fri Last Day Drop/Add Accelerated Session II

 

November

7 Mon Begin Online Registration – Spring 2023
11 Fri Last Day to Withdraw – Regular Fall Classes
23, 24, 25 Wed, Thu, Fri THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY – UNIVERSITY CLOSED
29 Tue Last Day to Withdraw – Accelerated Session II


 December

12 Mon Last Day of Classes – Regular Fall Semester
13 Tue End of Accelerated Session II
13-17 Tue-Sat FINAL EXAMS
17 Sat End of Regular Fall 2022 Semester
31 Sat GRADUATION – NO CEREMONY

 

Spring 2023 (January 12 - May 6)

January

4 Wed Accelerated Session III Classes Begin (1/4-2/23)*
6 Fri End of Drop/Add – Accelerated Session III*
12 Thu Regular Spring Semester Classes Begin
19 Thu End Drop/Add for Regular Spring Classes
23 Mon Deadline for May 2023 Graduation Applications

 

February

9 Thu Last Day to Withdraw – Accelerated Session III*
28 Tue Accelerated Session III Ends*

 

March

6-10 Mon-Fri SPRING BREAK - NO CLASSES
13 Mon Accelerated Session IV Classes Begin* (3/13-5/4)
15 Wed End Drop/Add Accelerated Session IV*
27 Mon Begin Online Registration – Summer/Fall 2023
31 Fri Last Day to Withdraw – Regular Spring Classes

 

April

6-10 Thu-Mon EASTER HOLIDAY – UNIVERSITY CLOSED
20 Thu Last Day to Withdraw – Accelerated Session IV*

 

May

1 Mon Last Day of Class – Regular Spring Classes
2-6 Tue-Sat FINAL EXAMS
4 Thu Accelerated Session IV Ends
6 Sat End of Spring 2023 Regular Session Classes
13 Sat GRADUATION CEREMONY

 
*The Last Day to Drop/Add a Summer courses that start after the beginning of each Summer session is 3 days after the start of that course.

**The term “Accelerated” does not include Accelerated BSN (ABSN) and schedules for Non-Term programs. Please see your advisor for specific deadlines for ABSN and Non-Term programs. (For clarification on Non-Term programs, please refer to the University catalog.)


Major Religious Holiday Policy

It is the policy of the University to respect the observance of major religious holidays. Where scheduling conflicts prove unavoidable, no student will be penalized because of religious reasons, and alternative means will be sought for satisfying the academic requirements involved.

Here is the list of holidays for various religions during the 2022-2023 academic year. (PDF)