March 20, 2000


Committee on the Academic Calendar

AC.00.03	2003-2004 Academic Calendar

The following 2003-2004 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 2003-2004 academic year shall commence on August 21, 2003, and conclude on May 20, 2004. 2. Fall Semester 2003 Instruction Begins Wednesday, August 27 (to be treated as a Monday) Labor Day Monday, September 1 (no classes) Thanksgiving Vacation Begins Saturday, November 22, 1 p.m. Instruction Resumes Monday, December 1, 7 a.m. Instruction Ends Friday, December 12 Reading Day Saturday, December 13 Final Examinations Begin Monday, December 15 End Saturday, December 20 3. Spring Semester 2004 M. L. King Day Monday, January 19 (no classes) Instruction Begins Tuesday, January 20 Spring Vacation Begins Saturday, March 20, 1 p.m. Instruction Resumes Monday, March 29, 7 a.m. Instruction Ends Wednesday, May 5 Reading Day Thursday, May 6 Final Examinations Begin Friday, May 7 End Friday, May 14 Commencement Sunday, May 16 4. Summer Sessions 2004 SUMMER TERM 1 Instruction begins Monday, May 17 Memorial Day Monday, May 31 (no classes) Final examinations (final class day or following day) Must end Saturday, June 12 SUMMER TERM 2 Instruction begins Monday, June 14 Independence Day Monday, July 5 (no classes) Beginning of second 4-week period of instruction Monday, July 12 Instruction ends Thursday, August 5, 12 noon Reading Day Thursday, August 5, 1 p.m. Final Examinations Begin Friday, August 6 End Saturday, August 7

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)