University Academic Calendar 
Academic Calendar
26-Aug Classes begin
2-Sep Classes in session; Labor Day
6-Sep Drop/add ends
4-8 October Fall Break begins at 7pm
9-Oct Classes resume
21-Oct Bookbagging begins for spring 2020
30-Oct Registration begins for spring 2020
26-Nov Thanksgiving Break recess begins at 10:30pm
26-Nov Graduate Classes end (classes at Fuqua and the Law School will likely continue beyond this date)
27- Nov-10 Dec Reading period (graduate)
2-Dec Undergraduate classes resume 
6-Dec Undergraduate classes end
11-16 December Exam Period
8-Jan Spring semester begins
20-Jan MLK Jr. holiday; classes not in session
22-Jan Drop/add ends
6-15 March Spring break begins at 7pm
16-Mar Classes resume
30-Mar Bookbagging begins for fall 2020
1-Apr Registration begins for fall 2020
15-Apr Graduate classes end
16-26 April Graduate reading period
22-Apr Undergraduate classes end
April 27- 2 May Exam Period

View the complete 2019-2020 university academic calendar 

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