Loyola University Chicago

John Felice Rome Center

Academic Calendar

Please be advised that dates in this calendar are tentative and subject to change, particularly the start / end dates of a semester, until the final schedule is posted on LOCUS by the University Registrar. Students should not book airline tickets until the academic calendar has been officially finalized.

Fall Semester
Day(s)
2018
2019
2020
2021 
2022 
Group flight departs Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Tue Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 25 Aug 31 Aug 30
Group flight arrives Rome [Leonardo da Vinci Aeroporto] (FCO) Wed Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 26 Sep 1 Aug 31
Official Move-In Day.  All students due on campus. Wed Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 26 Sep 1 Aug 31
Classes begin for Fall semester Mon Sep 3 Sep 2 Aug 31 Sep 6 Sep 5
Late and change of registration Mon-Sun Sep 3-9 Sep 2-8 Aug 31-Sep 6 Sep 6-12 Sep 5-11
On-Site Orientation / Educational Excursion (mandatory for all students)
Fri-Sun Sep 7-9 Sep 6-8 Sep 4-6 Sep 10-12 Sep 9-11
Deadline to convert a class from Credit to Audit Mon Sep 17 Sep 16 Sep 14 Sep 20 Sep 19
Deadline to elect Pass/No Pass option (one course limit) Mon Sep 17 Sep 16 Sep 14 Sep 20 Sep 19
Fall semester break / optional school-sponsored trip to Greece or Poland
Fri-Sun Oct 12-21 Oct 11-20 Oct 16-25 Oct 15-24 Oct 14-23
Opening date for registration for Spring semester Mon Nov 5 Nov 4 Nov 2 Nov 8 Nov 7
Deadline to withdraw from class with a grade of "W" on transcript. 
After this date, the penalty grade of "WF" will be assigned.
Mon Nov 12 Nov 11 Nov 9 Nov 15 Nov 14
NO CLASSES: Thanksgiving Recess Thu-Sun Nov 22-25 Nov 28-Dec 1 Nov 26-29 Nov 25-28 Nov 24-27
Study Day Fri Dec 7 Dec 6 Dec 4 Dec 10 Dec 9
Final Examinations Sat, Mon-Thu Dec 8, 10-13 Dec 7, 9-12 Dec 5, 7-10 Dec 11, 13-16 Dec 10, 12-15
Mandatory departure for all Fall-semester-only students Fri Dec 14 Dec 13 Dec 11 Dec 17 Dec 16

 

Spring Semester
Day(s)
2019
2020
2021
2022 
2023 
Group flight departs Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) Tue Jan 15 Jan 14 Jan 12 Jan 11 Jan 10
Group flight arrives Rome [Leonardo da Vinci Aeroporto] (FCO) Wed Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 13 Jan 12 Jan 11
Official Move-In Day.  All new students due on campus. Wed Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 13 Jan 12 Jan 11
Classes begin for Spring semester. Mon Jan 21 Jan 20 Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16
Late and change of registration. Mon-Sun Jan 21-27 Jan 20-26 Jan 18-24 Jan 17-23 Jan 16-22
On-Site Orientation / Educational Excursion (mandatory for all new students).
Fri-Sun Jan 25-27 Jan 24-26 Jan 22-24 Jan 21-23 Jan 20-22
Deadline to convert a course from Credit to Audit. Mon Feb 4 Feb 3 Feb 1 Jan 31 Jan 30
Deadline to elect Pass/No Pass option (one course limit).  Mon Feb 4 Feb 3 Feb 1 Jan 31 Jan 30
Spring semester break / optional school-sponsored trip to Northern Greece or to Spain
Fri-Sun Mar 8-17 Mar 6-15 Mar 5-14 Mar 4-13 Mar 3-12
Deadline to withdraw from class with a grade of "W" on transcript.
After this date, the penalty grade of "WF" will be assigned.
Mon Apr 1 Mar 30 Mar 29 Mar 28 Mar 27
NO CLASSES. Easter Recess Fri-Mon Apr 19-22 Apr 10-13 Apr 2-5 Apr 15-18 Apr 7-10
Opening date for registration for Fall semester. Mon Apr 8 Mar 30 Apr 19 Apr 4 Apr 17
Study Day. Fri Apr 26 Apr 24 Apr 23 Apr 29 Apr 28

Final Examinations.

Sat, Mon-Thu Apr 27, 29-May 2 Apr 25, 27-30 Apr 24, 25-29 Apr 30, May2-5 Apr 29, May 1-4
Mandatory departure for all students. Fri May 3 May 1 Apr 30 May 6 May 5
Summer I: 5-Week Session
Day
2019
2020
 2021
2022 
2023 
Students due on campus Fri May 17   May 15   May 21  May 20  May 19 
Orientation day trip Sun May 19  May 17  May 23  May 22  May 21 
Classes begin Mon May 20  May 18  May 24  May 23  May 22 
Classes / exams end Thu  June 20  June 18  June 24  June 23  June 22 
Departure Fri  June 21  June 19  June 25  June 24  June 23 
             
Summer II: 3-Week Fusion Experience
Day
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
Students due on campus Fri June 28  June 26  July 2  July 1  June 30 
Orientation day trip Sun June 30  June 28  July 4 July 3  July 2 
Classes begin Mon July 1  June 29  July 5  July 4  July 3 
Classes / exams end Fri July 19  July 17  July 23  July 22  July 21 
Departure Sat July 20  July 18  July 24  July 23  July 22 
             
Summer I & II: 9-week Internship
Day
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
Students due on campus Fri May 17 May 15 May 21  May 20  May 19 
Orientation day trip Sun May 19 May 17 May 23  May 22  May 21 
Classes begin Mon May 20 May 18 May 24  May 23  May 22 
Classes / exams end Fri July 19 July 17 July 23  July 22  July 21 
Departure Sat July 20 July 18 July 24  July 23  July 22 

Loyola University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel, modify or otherwise change the academic calendar, scheduling, credit or content of the courses, the books used, the fees charged, and regulations affecting students, as announced on this website.