Liberty University Academic Calendar

Fall 2011 Semester

Date Event
August 17 – 20 Orientation, Freshman Seminar and Registration. Required for all new, transfer and former undergraduate students
August 18 Graduate Orientation. Required for all new, transfer and former graduate students
August 19 Meal Plans begin at lunch for returning students. Registration for returning and former students
August 22 Classes begin
August 26, Friday Last day to register at 4:00 p.m. Last day to add/drop a class with no grade. Last day to adjust tuition
October 6 – 7 Fall Break
November 21 – 25 Thanksgiving Vacation
December 7 Last day of classes. Last day to withdraw from a class with a ‘W’
December 8 Reading Day
December 9 – 16 Final Examinations
December 16 Final Exam Make-up Day. Fall semester ends
January 2 – 13 Winter Intersession

Spring 2012 Semester

Date Event
January 11 Financial check-in and orientation for new, transfer, and former undergraduate students
January 11 – 14 Registration for new, transfer and former undergraduate students
January 12 Graduate Orientation – required for all new, transfer and former graduate students
January 13 Registration for returning and former students
January 16 Classes begin, 7:40 a.m.
January 20 Last day to register at 4:00 p.m. Last day to add or drop a class with no grade. Last day to adjust tuition.
March 9 Spring Vacation begins after last class
March 12 – 16 Spring BreakIntensives
April 9 Easter Holiday |No Classes|
April 11 Annual Assessment Day
May 2 Last day of classes. Last day to withdraw from a class with a ‘W’.
May 3 Reading Day
May 4 – 11 Final Examinations
May 11 Baccalaureate Service. Spring semester ends
May 12 Commencement
May 14 – August 17 Summer Session