Parents and Families

Winter 2013 calendar

Spring Break, Honors Convocation, and Commencement activities are  some of the upcoming events you'll want to put on your calendar. We've also gathered a variety of academic calendars and holidays to help you stay in touch!

Saturday, March 2, 12 noon: Spring Break begins

Monday, March 11: Classes resume

Sunday, March 17: University Honors Convocation

Tuesday, April 23: Winter '13 classes end

April 25-26, Thursday-Friday & April 29-May 2, Monday-Thursday: Exams

Thursday, May 2  Sunday, May 5: Commencement Activities by school

Saturday, May 4: 10 a.m. University-wide Commencement Ceremony;   also Commencement Brunch Celebration

For more U-M dates of interest see the academic calendar at or U-M Events at

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

Religious Holidays

Chinese New Year & Tet: February 10

Ash Wednesday: February 13

Eastern Orthodox Beginning of Lent: March 18

Passover (Pesach): March 25-April 2

Good Friday: March 29

Easter: March 31

Baisakhi: April 14

Eastern Orthodox Good Friday: May 3

Ascension Day: May 9

Shavuot May: 14-16

A comprehensive list of 2013-2014 holidays and more information regarding religious holidays and academic conflicts can be found on the U-M Office of the Provost website. 


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