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2023-2024 Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Catalog

Goodwin University Calendar


August 2023 - August 2024

Fall Semester 2023

Monday, August 28 Faculty return to campus
Saturday, September 2 New student orientation
Monday, September 4

Labor Day. No classes - University is closed

Last day to WITHDRAW without academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy ) 

Tuesday, September 5 Fall semester begins
Monday, September 11 Last day to ADD a 15-week and first module course
Monday, September 18

Last day to ADD a 15-week course (for approved courses only)

Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or first module course without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy ) 

Tuesday, September 19 Faculty census day (15-week and first module courses)
Monday, October 9 Indigenous Peoples’ Day - No classes - University is open
Tuesday, October 10 Last day to WITHDRAW from a first module course with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, October 23 First module ends
Monday, October 30 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course without academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Tuesday, October 31 Second module begins
Friday, November 10 Veterans Day (observed) - No classes - University is open
Monday, November 6 Last day to ADD a second module course
Monday, November 13 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Tuesday, November 14 Faculty census day for second module courses
Wednesday, November 22 University will close at 3 p.m. - No evening classes
Thurs-Fri, November 23-24 Thanksgiving holiday - No classes - University is closed
Sat-Sun, November 25-26 Thanksgiving holiday weekend. No classes - University is open
Monday, December 4 Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or second module course with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, December 18 Fall semester ends
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day (observed) - University is closed

Winter Break

December 19, 2023 - January 7, 2024 Winter break for students
December 19, 2023 - January 1, 2024 Winter break for faculty

Spring Semester 2024

Tuesday, January 2 Faculty return to campus.
Saturday, January 6 New student orientation
Sunday, January 7 Last day to WITHDRAW without academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, January 8 Spring semester begins
Sunday, January 14 Last day to ADD a 15-week or first module course
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day. - No classes - University is closed
Sunday, January 21

Last day to ADD a 15-week (for approved courses only)

Last day to WITHDRAW from 15-week and first module courses without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy )

Monday, January 22 Faculty census day (15-week and first module courses)
Sunday, February 11 Last day to WITHDRAW from a first module courses with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, February 19 Presidents Day. - No classes - University is open
Tuesday, February 20 Mid-Semester grades due
Sunday, February 25 First module ends
Mon-Sun, February 26-Mar 3 Reading Week* - No Classes - University is open
Sunday, March 3 Last day to WITHDRAW from second module courses without academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, March 4 Second module begins
Monday, March 11 Last day to ADD a second module course
Sunday, March 17 Last day to WITHDRAW from second module courses without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, March 18 Faculty census day (second module courses)
Fri-Sat, March 29-30 Good Friday and Easter weekend. No classes - University is open
Sunday, March 31 Easter Sunday. No classes - University is closed
Sunday, April 7 Last day to WITHDRAW from 15-week or second module courses with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Sunday, April 21 Spring semester ends
Monday, April 22 Final grades due

Spring Break

April 22 - May 5 Spring semester break for students
April 22 - April 28 Spring semester break for faculty

Summer Semester 2024

Monday, April 29 Faculty return to campus
Saturday, May 4 New student orientation
Sunday, May 5 Last day to WITHDRAW from 15-week and first module courses without academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, May 6 Summer semester begins
Sunday, May 12 Last day to ADD 15-week and first module courses
Monday, May 13 Last day to ADD 15-week courses (for approved courses only)
Monday, May 20

Last day to WITHDRAW from 15-week or first module courses without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy )

Faculty census day (15-week and first module courses)

Monday, May 27 Memorial Day - No classes - University is closed
Sunday, June 9 Last day to WITHDRAW from first module courses with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Wednesday, June 19 Juneteenth - No classes - University is closed
Sunday, June 23 First module ends
Monday, June 24 Final grades due for first module (7-week) courses
Sunday, June 30 Last day to WITHDRAW from second module courses without academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, July 1 Second module begins
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day (observed) - No classes - University is closed
Tuesday, July 9 Last day to ADD second module courses
Sunday, July 14 Last day to WITHDRAW from second module courses without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Monday, July 15 Faculty census day (second module courses)
Monday, August 5 Last day to WITHDRAW from 15-week or second module courses with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy )
Sunday, August 18 Summer semester ends
Monday, August 19 Final grades due

Summer Break

August 19 - September 2 Summer break for students
August 19 - August 25 Summer break for faculty

*Reading Week: This period is one week where classes do not take place. This week is an opportunity for students to integrate upcoming materials, complete projects, and meet with instructors without the pressure of new or additional assignments.