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Academic Calendar


Doane University’s 152nd Year
Doane University Lincoln Campus’s 43rd Year
Doane University Omaha Campus’s 11th Year
 

2023-24 Crete Campus Calendar

2024-25 Crete Campus Calendar

2023-24 Lincoln, Omaha and Online Calendar

2024-25 Lincoln, Omaha and Online Calendar

2023-24   16-Week Calendar - Crete Campus  

FALL SEMESTER 2023 23/FAL August 16 - December 15
August

11 Friday ……………Last day to add an 8 week online course
12-15 Sat-Tues …….New Student Orientation
15 Tuesday …………Residence Halls Open for move in of Returning Students
16 Wednesday ……FIRST DAY of FALL SEMESTER/ Payment due date
23 Wednesday ……Last day to drop a first 8 week session course
24 Thursday ……….Opening Convocation 11:00 a.m.
25 Friday …………..Last day to add a semester long course
30 Wed ……Last day to drop a semester course/Fall Census; Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses (week 2)
September
4 Monday …………..Labor Day - University CLOSED
13 Wed ……Final day for Jr/Sr. to declare a P/F course (week 4); Deadline to withdraw from 8wk course
30 Saturday ………..Homecoming and Family Day
October
6 Friday ……………..MID-TERM GRADES DUE by NOON and available on SelfService
9 - 13 M - F …………Fall Break for students
16 Monday …………Spring 2024 schedule release
16 Monday …………Second 8-week session starts
27 Friday …………..Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses
November
1 Wednesday ……..Deadline to withdraw from a course receiving a “W”. (week 10)
1 - 10 …………………Student REGISTRATION and ADVISING for Spring 2024
10 Friday …………..Final day to withdraw from University. Grades are W’s. Deadline to withdraw from 8wk crse
22 - 24 W-F ……….Thanksgiving Break - 11/23-24 University CLOSED
December11 - 15 M-F ………..FINAL EXAMS
15 Friday …………..Crete Campus DECEMBER GRADUATES GRADES DUE at 8am
15 Friday …………..Residence Halls close at 8 p.m.
16 Saturday ………..December Graduation Ceremony Fuhrer Fieldhouse
19 Tuesday …………Fall Semester GRADES DUE by 8 a.m.
20 Wednesday ……Fall Semester grades available on SelfService

SPRING SEMESTER 2024 24/SPR January 17 - May 16
January

12 Friday …………..Last day to add a first 8 week session course
16 Tuesday …………New Student Orientation
16 Tuesday …………Residence Halls Open for move in of Returning Students
17 Wednesday ……FIRST DAY of SPRING SEMESTER/ Payment due date
24 Wednesday ……Last day to drop a first 8 week session course
26 Friday …………..Last day to add a semester long course
31 Wed ……Last day to drop a semester course/Spring Census; Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses (week 2)
February
1 Thursday ……Final day for Jr/Sr. to declare a P/F course (week 4); Deadline to withdraw from an 8wk course
March
8 Friday ……………..MID-TERM GRADES DUE by NOON and available on SelfService
11 - 15 M-F ………..Spring Break
18 Monday …………24/FAL and 24/SUM schedule release
18 Monday …………Second 8-week session starts
28-1 Th-Mon ……..Easter Break, Crete Campus
29 Friday ……………Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses
April
3 Wednesday ……..Deadline to withdraw from a course receiving a “W”. (week 10)
3 - 12 ………………….Student REGISTRATION and ADVISING for Fall and Summer 2024
12 Friday ……………Final day to withdraw from University. Grades are W’s. Deadline to withdraw from 8wk crse
18 Thursday ……….MindExpo
May
13 - 16 M-Th ……..FINAL EXAMS
17 Friday …………..Residence Halls close at 9 a.m.
17 Friday …………..Crete Campus MAY GRADUATES GRADES DUE at 8am
                              Baccalaureate Service, President’s Concert, Honors Convocation
18 Saturday ………..COMMENCEMENT - 10 a.m. Non-Residential Undergraduates and Graduate programs
                               COMMENCEMENT - 2:30 p.m. Crete Campus Undergraduates

21 Tuesday …………Spring Semester GRADES DUE by 8 a.m.
22 Wednesday ……Spring Semester grades available on SelfService


2024-25   16-Week Calendar - Crete Campus  

FALL SEMESTER 2024 24/FAL August 14 - December 14​
August

9 Friday ……………..Last day to add an 8 week online course
10-13 Sat-Tues …….New Student Orientation
13 Tuesday …………Residence Halls Open for move in of Returning Students
14 Wednesday ……FIRST DAY of FALL SEMESTER/ Payment due date
21 Wednesday ……Last day to drop a first 8 week session course
22 Thursday ……….Opening Convocation 11:00 a.m.
23 Friday …………..Last day to add a semester long course
28 Wed ……Last day to drop a semester course/Fall Census; Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses (week 2)
September
2 Monday …………..Labor Day - University CLOSED
11 Wed ……Final day for Jr/Sr. to declare a P/F course (week 4); Deadline to withdraw from an 8wk course
October
4 Friday ……………..MID-TERM GRADES DUE by NOON and available on Self-Service
9 - 11 W - F ………..Fall Break for students
14 Monday …………Spring 2025 schedule release
14 Monday …………Second 8-week session starts
19 Saturday ………..Homecoming and Family Day
25 Friday …………..Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses
30 Wednesday …….Deadline to withdraw from a course receiving a “W”. (week 10)
30-11/8 …. …………..Student REGISTRATION and ADVISING for Spring 2025
November
8 Friday .. …………..Final day to withdraw from University. Grades are W’s. Deadline to withdraw from 8wk crse
25 - 29 M-F ………..Thanksgiving Break - 11/28-29 University CLOSED
December
9 - 13 M-F ………….FINAL EXAMS
13 Friday …………..Crete Campus DECEMBER GRADUATES GRADES DUE at 8am
13 Friday …………..Residence Halls close at 8 p.m.
14 Saturday ………..December Graduation Ceremony Fuhrer Fieldhouse
17 Tuesday …………Fall Semester GRADES DUE by 8 a.m.
18 Wednesday ……Fall Semester grades available on Self-Service

SPRING SEMESTER 2025 25/SPR January 15 - May 17
January

10 Friday …………..Last day to add a first 8 week session course
13 Monday …………New Student Orientation
14 Tuesday …………Residence Halls Open for move in of Returning Students
15 Wednesday ……FIRST DAY of SPRING SEMESTER/ Payment due date
20 Monday …………Martin Luther King Day - University CLOSED
22 Wednesday ……Last day to drop a first 8 week session course
24 Friday …………..Last day to add a semester long course
29 Wed ……Last day to drop a semester course/Spring Census; Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses (week 2)
February
12 Wednesday ……Final day for Jr/Sr. to declare a P/F course (week 4); Deadline to withdraw from an 8wk crse
March
7 Friday ……………..MID-TERM GRADES DUE by NOON and available on Self-Service
10 - 14 M-F ………..Spring Break
17 Monday …………25/FAL and 25/SUM schedule release
17 Monday …………Second 8-week session starts
28 Friday ……………Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses
April
2 Wednesday ……..Deadline to withdraw from a course receiving a “W”. (week 10)
2 - 11 …………………Student REGISTRATION and ADVISING for Fall and Summer 2025
11 Friday …………….Final day to withdraw from University. Grades are W’s. Deadline to withdraw from an 8wk crse
17-18 Th-Fri ……….Easter Break, Crete Campus
May
12 - 15 M-Th ……..FINAL EXAMS
16 Friday …………..Residence Halls close at 9 a.m.
16 Friday …………..Crete Campus MAY GRADUATES GRADES DUE at 8am
                              Baccalaureate Service, President’s Concert, Honors Convocation
17 Saturday ………..COMMENCEMENT - 10 a.m. Non-Residential Undergraduates and Graduate programs
                               COMMENCEMENT - 2:00 p.m. Crete Campus Undergraduates

20 Tuesday …………Spring Semester GRADES DUE by 8 a.m.
21 Wednesday ……Spring Semester grades available on Self-Service



2023-24   8-Week Calendar - Lincoln and Online

July
10 Monday …………………………………………………………………………………….. Autumn Term schedule released
17 Monday …………………………………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Autumn Term
24 Monday ……………………………………………………………………………….. Registration begins for Autumn Term
August
4 Friday ………………………………………………………………… Summer Term grades published to SelfService
5 Saturday ……………………………………………………..Spring Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
11 Friday ……………………………………………………………………………………….. Last day to add Autumn Term
16 Wednesday ………………………………………………………………… Autumn Term Begins / Payment Due
23 Wednesday ……………………………………………… CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Autumn enrollments
September
4 Monday ………………………………………………………………………… NO CLASS MEETINGS - Labor Day
5 Tuesday ……………………………………………………………………………..Winter I Term schedule released
11 Monday …………………………………………………………… Priority Registration begins for Winter I Term
13 Wednesday ……………………………. Last day to withdraw from an AUTM course and receive a ‘W’
18 Monday ……………………………………………………………………… Registration begins for Winter I Term
October
 5 Thursday ……………………………………………….. Summer Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
10 Tuesday ………………………………………………………………………………………………… Autumn Term Ends
11 Wednesday ……………………………………………………………………………… Last day to add Winter I Term
13 Friday ……………………………………………………………… Autumn Term grades published to SelfService
16 Monday ……………………………………………………………………… Winter I Term Begins / Payment Due
23 Monday …………………………………………………. CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Winter I enrollments
November
10 Friday ……………………………………….. Last day to withdraw from a WIN1 course and receive a ‘W’
20 Monday ………………………………………………………….. Winter Flex/Winter II Term schedule released
22, 23, & 24 Wed-Fri……………………………………………… NO CLASS MEETINGS - Thanksgiving weekend
December
 4 Monday ………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Winter Flex/Winter II Terms
11 Monday …………………………………………………… Registration begins for Winter Flex/Winter II Terms
16 Saturday …………………………………………………………………………………………….. Winter I Term Ends
16 Saturday ……………………………………………………………… December Commencement Ceremony
22 Friday ………………………………………………………….. Winter I Term grades published to SelfService

The Doane Offices will be CLOSED December 25 through January 1

January
 5 Friday ………………………………………………………Autumn Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
 5 Friday ……………………………………………………………… Last day to drop or add Winter Flex enrollments
12 Friday …………………………………………………………………………………….. Last day to add Winter II Term
7-13 Sunday-Saturday…………………………………………………………………………………. Winter Flex Term
17 Wednesday ………………………………………………………………. Winter II Term Begins / Payment Due
24 Wednesday …………………………………………… CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Winter II enrollments
February
12 Monday ……………………………………………………………………………….. Spring Term schedule released
14 Wednesday ………………………………….. Last day to withdraw from a WIN2 course and receive a ‘W’
19 Monday ……………………………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Spring Term
26 Monday ………………………………………………………………………….. Registration begins for Spring Term
March
 5 Tuesday ……………………………………………………..Winter I Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
13 Wednesday ………………………………………………………………………………….. Last day to add Spring Term
12  Tuesday ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Winter II Term Ends
15 Friday ………………………………………………. Winter Flex/Winter II Term grades published to SelfService
18 Monday ………………………………………………………………………….. Spring Term Begins / Payment Due
25 Monday ……………………………………………… CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Spring Term enrollments
April
12 Friday ………………………………………………… Last day to withdraw from a SPRG course and receive a ‘W’
22 Monday …………………………………………………………… Summer & Summer Flex Term schedules released
29 Monday ………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Summer & Summer Flex Terms
May
6 Monday ………………………………………………………. Registration begins for Summer & Summer Flex Terms
18 Saturday ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Spring Term Ends
18 Saturday……………………………………………………………………………..Spring Commencement Ceremony
22 Wednesday ………………………………………………………………………………….. Last day to add Summer Term
24 Friday …………………………………………………………………….. Spring Term grades published to SelfService
27, Monday ………………………………………………………………………….. Summer Term Begins / Payment Due
27 Monday ………………………………………………………………………….. NO CLASS MEETINGS - Memorial Day
June
 3 Monday ……………………………….. CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Summer & Summer Flex enrollments
 5 Wednesday ………………………………………………….Winter II Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
21 Friday …………………………………………….. Last day to withdraw from a Summer course and receive a ‘W’
July
 4 Thursday…………………………………………………………………………… NO CLASS MEETINGS - Fourth of July
 8 Monday ………………………………………………………………………………………. Autumn Term schedule released
15 Monday ………………………………………………………………………………. Priority Registration for Autumn Term
22 Monday ………………………………………………………………………………. Registration begins for Autumn Term
27 Saturday …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Summer Term Ends
28-August 3 Sunday-Saturday ………………………………………………………………………… Summer Flex Term
August
5 Saturday………………………………………………………….Spring Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
9 Friday …………………………………………. Summer & Summer Flex Term grades published to SelfService


2024-25   8-Week Calendar - Lincoln, Omaha and Online

July
 8 Monday ………………………………………………………………………………………. Autumn Term schedule released
15 Monday …………………………………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Autumn Term
22 Monday ……………………………………………………………………………….. Registration begins for Autumn Term
August
 5 Monday ……………………………………………………….Spring Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
 9 Friday ………………………………………………………………… Summer Term grades published to Self-Service
 9 Friday …………………………………………………………………………………………. Last day to add Autumn Term
14 Wednesday ………………………………………………………………… Autumn Term Begins / Payment Due
21 Wednesday ……………………………………………… CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Autumn enrollments
September
 2 Monday ………………………………………………………………………… NO CLASS MEETINGS - Labor Day
 3 Tuesday ……………………………………………………………………………..Winter I Term schedule released
 9 Monday …………………………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Winter I Term
11 Wednesday ……………………………. Last day to withdraw from an AUTM course and receive a ‘W’
16 Monday ……………………………………………………………………… Registration begins for Winter I Term
October
 5 Saturday ………………………………………………… Summer Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
 8 Tuesday ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Autumn Term Ends
 9 Wednesday ……………………………………………………………………………….. Last day to add Winter I Term
11 Friday ……………………………………………………………… Autumn Term grades published to Self-Service
14 Monday ……………………………………………………………………… Winter I Term Begins / Payment Due
21 Monday …………………………………………………. CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Winter I enrollments
November
 8 Friday …………………………………………. Last day to withdraw from a WIN1 course and receive a ‘W’
18 Monday ………………………………………………………….. Winter Flex/Winter II Term schedule released
27, 28, & 29 Wed-Fri……………………………………………… NO CLASS MEETINGS - Thanksgiving weekend
December
 2 Monday ………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Winter Flex/Winter II Terms
 9 Monday …………………………………………………….. Registration begins for Winter Flex/Winter II Terms
14 Saturday …………………………………………………………………………………………….. Winter I Term Ends
14 Saturday ……………………………………………………………… December Commencement Ceremony
20 Friday ………………………………………………………….. Winter I Term grades published to Self-Service

The Doane Offices will be CLOSED December 25 through January 1

January
 3 Friday ……………………………………………………………… Last day to drop or add Winter Flex enrollments
 5 Sunday …………………………………………………….Autumn Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
5-11 Sunday-Saturday…………………………………………………………………………………. Winter Flex Term
10 Friday …………………………………………………………………………………….. Last day to add Winter II Term
15 Wednesday ………………………………………………………………. Winter II Term Begins / Payment Due
20 Monday ………………………………………………………UNIVERSITY CLOSED - Martin Luther King Day
23 Thursday …………………………………………… CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Winter II enrollments
February
10 Monday ……………………………………………………………………………….. Spring Term schedule released
12 Wednesday ………………………………….. Last day to withdraw from a WIN2 course and receive a ‘W’
17 Monday ……………………………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Spring Term
24 Monday ………………………………………………………………………….. Registration begins for Spring Term
March
 5 Wednesday …………………………………………………Winter I Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
11 Tuesday ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Winter II Term Ends
12 Wednesday ………………………………………………………………………………….. Last day to add Spring Term
14 Friday ………………………………………………. Winter Flex/Winter II Term grades published to Self-Service
17 Monday ………………………………………………………………………….. Spring Term Begins / Payment Due
24 Monday ……………………………………………… CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Spring Term enrollments
April
11 Friday ………………………………………………… Last day to withdraw from a SPRG course and receive a ‘W’
21 Monday …………………………………………………………… Summer & Summer Flex Term schedules released
28 Monday ………………………………………….. Priority Registration begins for Summer & Summer Flex Terms
May
 5 Monday ………………………………………………………. Registration begins for Summer & Summer Flex Terms
17 Saturday ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Spring Term Ends
17 Saturday……………………………………………………………………………..Spring Commencement Ceremony
21 Wednesday ………………………………………………………………………………….. Last day to add Summer Term
23 Friday …………………………………………………………………….. Spring Term grades published to Self-Service
26 Monday ………………………………………………………………………….. Summer Term Begins / Payment Due
26 Monday ………………………………………………………………………….. NO CLASS MEETINGS - Memorial Day
June
 3 Tuesday ………………………………. CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Summer & Summer Flex enrollments
 5 Thursday ……………………………………………………..Winter II Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
19 Thursday ……………………………………………………………….NO CLASS MEETINGS - Juneteenth
20 Friday …………………………………………….. Last day to withdraw from a Summer course and receive a ‘W’
July
 4 Friday ………………………………………………………………………………. NO CLASS MEETINGS - Fourth of July
 7 Monday ………………………………………………………………………………………. Autumn Term schedule released
14 Monday ………………………………………………………………………………. Priority Registration for Autumn Term
21 Monday ………………………………………………………………………………. Registration begins for Autumn Term
26 Saturday …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Summer Term Ends
27-August 2 Sunday-Saturday ………………………………………………………………………… Summer Flex Term
August

5 Saturday………………………………………………………….Spring Deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
8 Friday …………………………………………. Summer & Summer Flex Term grades published to Self-Service