Academic Calendar

Important Dates

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Academic Calendar

St. Thomas follows a 4-1-4 academic calendar:

  • Fall Semester
    September through December
  • January term
  • Spring Semester
    February through May

Each semester consists of approximately 14 weeks of classes and a four-day examination period.

During the January term, classes are optional. A variety of classes, studey abroad opportunities, and projects for credit are available during J-term.

During the three summer months, classes are optional. Students may choose to take summer classes in order to accelerate completion of studies.