Approved by the:
Action by the:
Action by the:
Floating Holidays approved by the:

Amended by the:
Action by the:

University Senate - March 3, 2005
Administration - May 2, 2005
Board of Regents - no action required
Civil Service Committee - March 2004

Faculty Senate - April 6, 2006
Administration - August 21, 2006

2008-09 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - MORRIS CALENDAR

Fall Semester 2008 (73 class days)
August 24-26
Sun.-Tues.
New Student Orientation
August 27
Wednesday
Classes begin
September 1
Monday
Labor Day holiday
October 17
Friday
First half semester classes end
October 20-21
Mon.-Tues.
Fall Break (no classes)
October 22
Wednesday
Second half semester classes begin
November 27-28
Thurs.-Fri.
Thanksgiving holiday
December 12
Friday
Last day of instruction
December 13
Saturday
Study day
December 15-18
Mon.-Thurs.
Final examinations
December 25-26
Thurs.-Fri.
Christmas holiday
January 1-2, 2009
Thurs.-Fri.
New Year's holiday

Spring Semester 2009 (74 class days)
January 19
Monday
MLK holiday
January 20
Tuesday
Class begins
March 13
Friday
First half semester classes end
March 16-20
Mon.-Fri.
Spring Break
March 20
Friday
Floating holiday
March 23
Monday
Second half semester classes begin
May 8
Friday
Last day of instruction
May 9
Saturday
Study Day
May 11-14
Mon.-Thurs.
Final examinations
May 16
Saturday
Commencement


May Session 2009 (14 class days)
May 18
Monday
May session begins
May 25
Monday
Memorial Day holiday
June 5
Friday
May session ends

Summer Session 2009
May 25
Monday
Memorial Day holiday
May 26-June 26

Term 1 Summer session
June 29-July 31

Term 2 Summer session
July 3
Friday
Independence Day holiday


2008-09 Holidays (Total: 11)

July 4, 2008
September 1
November 27
November 28
December 25
December 26
January 1, 2009
January 2
January 19
March 20
May 25
Friday
Monday
Thursday
Friday
Thursday
Friday
Thursday
Friday
Monday
Friday
Monday
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving holiday
Floating holiday
Christmas Day
Floating holiday
New Years Day
Floating holiday
Martin Luther King holiday
Floating holiday
Memorial Day

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