2023 - 2024 Academic Calendar

Date

Deadline

Event

TBD

 

International Student Orientation

TBD

 

New International Undergraduate & Exchange Student Orientation

August 13 - 20

 

Welcome Week

August 21

 

Classes Begin

August 30

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"

August 31

4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

September 4

 

Labor Day Holiday

October 5 - 6

 

Fall Holiday

October 17

9:00am

Mid-semester grades due

October 22

 

Course scheduling for spring semester and summer term begins at 5:00pm

November 3

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24
hours

November 22 - 24

 

Thanksgiving Holiday begins at 12:30pm on November 22

November 29 - December 3

 

Graded coursework (including but not limited to tests, exams, quizzes) is not permitted during concentrated study period.  Exceptions to this policy include:  laboratory courses; graduate and professional courses; presentations, papers and projects identified on the syllabus on the first day of class; and participation. During this time, no extracurricular student activities, such as social and athletic events, will be held on or off campus.

December 2

 

Last Day of Classes

December 4 - 9

 

Final Examinations

December 12

9:00am

Final grades due (degree candidate)

December 13

9:00am

Final grades due (non-degree candidate)

December 15

 

Commencement Day

42 MWF Classes; 28 TTh Classes  

Date

Deadline

Event

December 14

 

Classes Begin

December 14

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"

December 15

4:30pm 

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

December 22 - January 1

 

Winter Holiday

January 2

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

January 5

 

Last Day of Classes

January 6

 

Final Examinations

January 9

9:00am 

Final grades due

11 Classes

Date

Deadline

Event

TBD

 

Welcome Week

January 12

 

New International Student Orientation

January 15

 

Martin Luther King Day Holiday

January 16

 

Classes Begin

January 25

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"

January 26

4:30pm 

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

February 12 - 14

 

Mardi Gras Holiday. Classes resume at 12:30pm on February 14

March 11 - 15

 

Spring Break

March 19

9:00am

Mid-semester grades due

March 29

 

Good Friday Holiday

March 31

 

Course scheduling for fall semester and wintersession begins at 5:00pm *Tentative*

April 5

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24 hours

May 1 - 5

 

Graded coursework (including but not limited to tests, exams, quizzes) is not permitted during concentrated study period.  Exceptions to this policy include:  laboratory courses; graduate and professional courses; presentations, papers and projects identified on the syllabus on the first day of class; and participation. During this time, no extracurricular student activities, such as social and athletic events, will be held on or off campus.

May 4

 

Last Day of Classes

May 6 - 11

 

Final Examinations

May 14

9:00am

Final grades due (degree candidate)

May 15

9:00am

Final grades due (non-degree candidate)

May 17 - 18

 

Commencement will be held over a two-day period

42 MWF Classes; 29 TTh Classes


First Summer (Session B)

Date

Deadline

Event

May 27

 

Memorial Day - No Classes Held

May 28

 

Classes Begin

May 30

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"

May 31

4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

June 13

9:00am

Mid-semester grades due

June 19

 

Juneteenth - No Classes held

June 20

4:30pm 

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

June 29 & July 1

 

Final classes and final examinations held

July 2

9:00am 

Final grades due

August 16

 

Commencement Day

24 Classes

 

Second Summer (Session C)

Date

Deadline

Event

July 8

 

Classes Begin

July 10

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of a "W"

July 12

4:30pm

Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes

Final date to petition deans' offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy

July 24

9:00am

Mid-semester grades due

July 30

4:30pm

Final date for dropping courses

Final date for resigning from the University

August 10 & 12

 

Final classes and final examinations held

August 13

9:00am

Final grades due

August 16

 

Commencement Day

26 Classes

 

*NOTE* Select courses run the entire summer term. A list of courses approved for the summer long session is available here. Please visit the Registration Calendar for the Long Summer Session dates.

 

Additional Calendars

2023 - 2024 Accelerated Sessions Calendar

2023 - 2024 lsu online calendar

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