Parents and Families

April 2018

Final exams and the end of the school year are coming. These dates will help you plan for the days ahead. 

Keep MGift Packages in mind if you'd like to surprise your student with a cheerful package to help them get through these last few weeks of school, or to celebrate graduation. 

Here are the key dates to remember for the 2018 Winter, Spring, and Summer terms:



Winter Term 2018

Classes end Apr 17, Tues
Study days Apr 18, Wed & Apr 21-22, Sat-Sun
Examinations Apr 19-20, Thur-Fri & Apr 23-26, Mon-Thur
Grades due 72 hours after the exam
Commencement Activities Apr 26 – Apr 29, Thur-Sun
School, College, and Other Commencement Events April 26 – May 11, Thur-Wed
Residence halls officially close Apr 27, Fri at 11 AM
Commencement April 28, Sat at 10 AM at Michigan Stadium
Commencement Brunches April 28, Sat – immediately following Commencement

Spring and Summer Terms 2018

Classes begin (Spring and full Spring/Summer terms) May 1, Tues
Memorial Day (holiday) May 28, Mon
Classes end (Spring half term) June 18, Mon at 5 PM
Study days June 19-20, Tues-Wed
Examinations June 21-22, Thur-Fri
Spring half term ends June 22, Fri
Grades due 72 hours after the exam
Classes begin (Summer half term) June 27, Wed
Independence Day (Holiday) July 4, Tues
Classes end Aug 14, Tues at 5 PM
Study day Aug 15, Wed
Examinations Aug 16-17, Thur-Fri
Grades Due (Full and Summer half terms) 72 hours after the exam
Full & Summer half terms end Aug 17, Fri


As always, you and your student can explore all U-M events at Happening@Michigan online events calendar.

Campus-specific dates are below :

Students enrolling in Business, Dentistry, Law, Medicine, and Social Work should check with their respective schools for academic calendar information, including registration:

See also religious holidays for:


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