Included here is the Hastings College academic and housing calendar. While the calendar is subject to change, it should give you an idea of our schedule from year-to-year.

2023-24 Academic & Housing Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
Aug 13 Sun New Students Move In (click for more)
Aug 15 Tues Returning Students Move In
Aug 16 Wed Block 1 Begins
Aug 29 Tues Block 1 Ends
Aug 30 Wed No Class - Block Break
Aug 31 Thurs Block 2 Begins
Sept 4 Mon Labor Day - No Class
Sept 22 Fri Mid-Block Break
Oct 20 Fri Block 2 Ends
Oct 23-24 Mon-Tues Fall Break
Oct 25 Wed Block 3 Begins
Nov 22-24 Wed-Fri Thanksgiving Break
Dec 15 Fri Block 3 Ends
Jan 9, 2024 Tue Block 4 Begins
Feb 2 Fri Mid-Block Break
Feb 28 Wed Block 4 Ends
Feb 29-Mar 1 Thu-Fri No Class - Winter Break
Mar 4 Mon Block 5 Begins
Mar 15 Fri Block 5 Ends
Mar 18-22 Mon-Fri Spring Break
Mar 25 Mon Block 6 Begins
Apr 1 Mon Easter Break
Apr 19 Fri Mid-Block Break
May 16 Thurs Block 6 Ends
May 17 Fri Baccalaureate
May 18 Sat Commencement*
May 29 Wed Block 7 Begins (Summer Classes)
June 27 Thurs Block 7 Ends (Summer Classes)
July 8 Mon Block 8 Begins (Summer Classes)
Aug 6 Tues Block 8 Ends (Summer Classes)

*After spring semester, students must check-out of their residence hall 24 hours after their last exam. This is to give other students who still have exams the opportunity to study in a quiet environment.

NOTE: Dining is closed during some breaks. Our dining services website includes locations, hours of operation, dining menus and contact information for special dietary needs.