Academic Calendar

If you have questions about the academic calendar, contact the Registrar's Office.

A hard copy of the Academic Calendar can be found in the Mount Mercy Catalog which is published at the opening of the school year and viewable online (PDF) or you can download an at-a-glance version of the Academic Calendar for 2013-14 and 2014-15.

Or, view the Block Schedule here.

Fall Semester 2014
Founders/Convocation Aug. 25
Mercy Service Day Aug. 25
Classes begin Aug. 26
Labor Day (no classes) Sept. 1
Last Day to Add Classes Sept. 2
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Sept. 2
Midterm Oct. 14
Fall Break Oct. 15-19
Last day to drop (W grade) Nov. 25
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 26 - Nov. 30
Pass/Fail Opportunity Dec. 1-5
Last Day of Classes Dec. 10
Final Exams Dec. 15-18
Graduation Date Dec. 21
Winter Term 2015
Classes Begin Jan. 5
Last Day to Add Classes Jan. 6
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Jan. 6
Last Day to Drop (W Grade) Jan. 19
Pass/Fail Opportunity Jan. 21-22
Last Day of Classes Jan. 23
Snow Make-Up Day Jan. 26
Graduation Date Feb. 8
Spring Semester 2015
Classes Begin Jan. 28
Last Day to Add Classes Feb. 4
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Feb. 4
Midterm March 17
Spring Break March 23-29
Good Friday (No Classes) Apr. 3
Easter Monday (Classes Held) Apr. 6
Last Day to Drop Classes May 1
Pass/Fail Opportunity May 4-8
Last Day of Classes May 8
Final Exams May 11-14
Commencement Ceremony May 17
Graduation Date May 17
Summer Semester 2015
Term I
Classes begin June 1
Last Day to Add Classes June 2
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail June 2
Last Day to Drop Classes June 19
Pass/Fail Opportunity June 30 - July 1
Last Day of Classes July 2
Term II
Classes Begin July 13
Last Day to Add Classes July 14
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail July 14
Last Day to Drop Classes July 31
Pass/Fail Opportunity Aug. 12-13
Last Day of Classes Aug. 14
Graduation Date Aug. 23