March 20, 2000


Committee on the Academic Calendar

AC.00.02	2002-2003 Academic Calendar

The following 2002-2003 Academic Calendar is formulated in accordance with 
Synopsis of Policies Governing the Academic Calendar at UIUC, adopted May 3, 1999

. It is presented for action. 1. Definition of the Academic Year The 2002-2003 academic year shall commence on August 21, 2002, and conclude on May 20, 2003. 2. Fall Semester 2002 Instruction Begins Wednesday, August 28 (to be treated as a Monday) Labor Day Monday, September 2 (no classes) Thanksgiving Vacation Begins Saturday, November 23, 1 p.m. Instruction Resumes Monday, December 2, 7 a.m. Instruction Ends Friday, December 13 Reading Day Saturday, December 14 Final Examinations Begin Monday, December 16 End Saturday, December 21 3. Spring Semester 2003 M. L. King Day Monday, January 20 (no classes) Instruction Begins Tuesday, January 21 Spring Vacation Begins Saturday, March 22, 1 p.m. Instruction Resumes Monday, March 31, 7 a.m. Instruction Ends Wednesday, May 7 Reading Day Thursday, May 8 Final Examinations Begin Friday, May 9 End Friday, May 16 Commencement Sunday, May 18 4. Summer Sessions 2003 SUMMER TERM 1 Instruction begins Monday, May 19 Memorial Day Monday, May 26 (no classes) Final examinations (final class day or following day) Must end Saturday, June 14 SUMMER TERM 2 Instruction begins Monday, June 16 Independence Day Friday, July 4 (no classes) Beginning of second 4-week period of instruction Monday, July 14 Instruction ends Thursday, August 7, 12 noon Reading Day Thursday, August 7, 1 p.m. Final Examinations Begin Friday, August 8 End Saturday, August 9

Senate Committee on the Academic Calendar
Scott Martin, Chair
Charles Boast
Colleen Bushell
Jackie Fine
Tom Jacobs
Erica McClure
Sarah Quoss
L. Denise Hendricks (ex officio)
Alice Poehls (ex officio - designee)