Examples of Various Calendar Options
The following are examples of different calendar options.
There are three different quarter options: 1) our current calendar; 2)
OSU's calendar that starts later in September, has a shorter winter break and
ends at the same time we end; and 3) Rose Hulman's calendar that starts earlier
than we do, has short breaks, and ends in late May. There are also three
different semester approaches: 1) UNL's calendar which is the early
semester that starts in mid-to-late August and ends in early May; 2) Harvard's
late semester that starts in late September and ends in late May; and 3) St.
Olaf's 4+1+4 approach that has two semesters during which students take 4
courses each and then a one-month winter term during which students take one
The following examples are downloadable Excel files.
The calendars are color coded as follows:
- Pink: classes are in session
- Blue: classes are not in session
- Yellow: final exams
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