Academic Calendar

Policy Number: 
Reason for Policy: 

This policy expresses the need for developing an academic calendar at the institution.

Entities Affected by this Policy: 

All individuals affiliated with the UO.

Responsible Office: 

For questions about this policy, please contact the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost at (541) 346-3186 or

Enactment & Revision History: 

Revisions approved by the University President on February 1, 2017 and policy renumbered to II.01.01.

Became a University of Oregon policy by operation of law on July 1, 2014.

Former OUS Internal Management Directive 2.025.


The regular academic calendar of the University consists of standard 11-week fall, winter, and spring terms, and a 12-week summer session. The regular academic calendar of the School of Law consists of standard 16-week fall and spring semesters, and an 8-week summer session.

A rolling five-year University academic calendar will be published annually.

  • Volume II: Academics, Instruction and Research
  • Chapter 1: Curriculum and instruction
Original Source: 
Internal Management Directive