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 2012-2013, 2013-14 and 2014-15.

Or, view the Block Schedule here.

Fall Semester 2013
Founders/Convocation Aug. 26
Classes begin Aug. 27
Labor Day (no classes) Sept. 2
Last Day to Add Classes Sept. 3
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Sept. 3
Midterm Oct. 15
Fall Break Oct. 16-20
Last day to drop (W grade) Nov. 26
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 27 - Dec. 1
Pass/Fail Opportunity Dec. 2-6
Last Day of Classes Dec. 11
Final Exams Dec. 16-19
Graduation Date Dec. 22
Winter Term 2014
Classes Begin Jan. 2
Last Day to Add Classes Jan. 3
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail Jan. 3
Last Day to Drop (W Grade) Jan. 17
Pass/Fail Opportunity Jan. 21-22
Last Day of Classes Jan. 23
Snow Make-Up Day Jan. 24
Graduation Date Feb. 9
Spring Semester 2014
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 24-30
Good Friday (No Classes) April 18
Easter Monday (Classes Held) April 21
Last Day to Drop Classes May 2
Pass/Fail Opportunity May 5-9
Last Day of Classes May 9
Final Exams May 12-15
Commencement Ceremony May 18
Graduation Date May 18
Summer Semester 2014
Term I
Classes begin June 2
Last Day to Add Classes June 3
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail June 3
Last Day to Drop Classes June 20
Pass/Fail Opportunity July 1-2
Last Day of Classes July 3
Term II
Classes Begin July 14
Last Day to Add Classes July 15
Last Day to Declare Pass/Fail July 15
Last Day to Drop Classes Aug. 1
Pass/Fail Opportunity Aug. 13-14
Last Day of Classes Aug. 15
Graduation Date August 17