Annapolis 2023–24 Academic Calendar

Dates and times subject to change. All times listed are Eastern Time (ET).

Also view: Annapolis 2022–23 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2023

August 2023

August 22
  • First Faculty Meeting (4 p.m.)
August 21–27
  • New Student Orientation (Monday–Sunday)
    See separate Opening Week calendar
August 23
  • Convocation, Undergraduate and Graduate Institute
  • Faculty Archon Meetings
  • Graduate Institute Registration (TBD)
August 24
  • Freshmen and New Transfer Student Orientation (TBD)
  • Graduate Institute New Student Orientation
  • Undergraduate Classes Begin with Seminars (4 p.m. or 8 p.m.)
  • Graduate Institute Classes Begin with Tutorials (5:15 p.m.)
August 25
  • Undergraduate Tutorials and Laboratories Begin (9 a.m.)
  • The Christopher B. Nelson Lecture (8 p.m.)
August 26–27
  • Freshman Orientation (continued)

September 2023

September TDB
  • Graduate Institute Summer Preceptorial Essays Due (both sessions)
  • Reunion Weekend
  • Johnnie Family Weekend
  • Graduate Institute Fall Campus Convening Weekend

October 2023

October 1
  • Graduate Institute Spring Advance Deposits Due
October 6–9
  • Long Weekend (Undergraduates)
    After Seminar, Thursday, October 5–Monday, October 9 at 4 p.m.
October 20
  • Master’s Essays due to the GI Office for fall examination
October 26
  • Preceptorials begin for Juniors and Seniors

November 2023

November 1
  • Early Decision Application Deadline
November 18, 20, and 21
  • Don Rags (Undergraduate Seminars Meet; Tutorials & Labs Canceled)
November 22–26
  • Thanksgiving Vacation
    6 p.m., Tuesday, November 21 – 9 a.m., Monday, November 27
November TBD
  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Spring Transfer to Santa Fe
  • Early Action Application Deadline
  • Proposal for Spring Master’s Essay Due

December 2023

December 1
  • Spring 2024 Fee Statement balance due in full or enrollment in a payment plan required
December 13, 14
  • Don Rags (Undergraduate Tutorials and Labs Canceled)
December 14
  • Undergraduate Seminars and Graduate Institute Classes Meet
December 15–January 7
  • Winter Vacation
    After Seminar, Thursday, December 14 – 9 a.m., Monday, January 8, 2024
    (Students must vacate dorms by 12 p.m., Saturday, December 16. Dorms reopen at 12 p.m., Saturday, January 6, 2024)

Spring Semester 2024

January 2024

January 8
  • Second Semester Begins
  • Graduate Institute New Student Orientation and Registration
  • Graduate Institute Spring Convocation (4:15 p.m.)
  • Graduation Institute Classes Begin with Tutorials (5:15 p.m.)
January 8–February 2
  • Senior Essay Writing Period
    All Senior Classes Canceled
January 15
  • Regular Decision Application Deadline

February 2024

February 1
  • Deadline for Financial Aid Applications for New Students
February 2–5
  • Long Weekend (Undergraduates)
    After Seminar, Thursday, February 1 – Monday, February 5 at 4 p.m.
February 3
  • Senior Essays are due
February 5
  • Senior Classes Begin with Seminar
February 15
  • Undergraduates’ Last Day to Apply to Transfer to Santa Fe
February 19
  • Senior Orals Begin

March 2024

March 1–17
  • Spring Vacation
    After Seminar, Thursday, February 29 – 9 a.m. Monday, March 18
    (Students must vacate the dorms by 12 p.m., Saturday, March 2. Dorms reopen at 12 p.m., Saturday, March 16)
March 18–25
  • Sophomore Writing Period
    (Seminars will be held; tutorials resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, March 26)
March 25
  • Sophomore Enabling Essays Due at 12 p.m. in the Dean’s Office
March 26–April 1
  • Junior Essay Writing Period
    (Begins after seminar on Monday, March 25. Seminars will be held; tutorials and laboratories resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 2)
March 29–April 1
  • Freshmen Essay Writing Period
    (Seminar will be held; tutorials and laboratories resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 2)
March TBD
  • Master’s Essays Due to the GI Office
  • Graduate Institute Spring Campus Convening Weekend

April 2024

April 1
  • Freshmen Essays Due at 12 p.m. in the Dean’s Office
  • Junior Essays Due at 12 p.m. in the Dean’s Office
  • Undergraduate Fall 2024 Advance Deposit Due
  • Graduate Institute Summer Advance Deposits Due
  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Summer Transfer to Santa Fe
April 3
  • Freshmen Essays Due at 12 p.m. in the Dean’s Office
  • Junior Essays Due at 12 p.m. in the Dean’s Office
April TBD
  • Croquet Match with Naval Academy
  • Accepted Students Day (overnights TBD)

May 2024

May 1
  • Graduate Institute Fall Advance Deposits Due
May 6–10
  • Don Rags (Undergraduate Seminars Meet; Tutorials & Labs Canceled)
May 8
  • Sophomore Enabling
May 10
  • Graduate Institute Final Class Meetings
  • End of Second Semester
May 12
  • Commencement
    (Students must vacate dorms by 12 p.m., Monday, May 13)
May 26
  • Graduate Institute Orientation and Registration
May 27
  • Graduate Institute Summer Convocation and Start of Summer Classes

Summer Term 2024

June 2024

June 15
  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Fall Transfer to Santa Fe
June TBD
  • Spring Alumni Seminars (Annapolis)
  • Summer Academy

July 2024

July 1
  • Master’s Essays Due to the GI Office
July TDB
  • Graduate Institute Summer Term Ends
  • Summer Academy