University of Nebraska Academic Calendar

The tables below provide a general calendar for the academic years 2012 - 2013 and 2013 - 2014.  For a more detailed calendar by campus, and for Summer term dates, please refer to the links below:

Academic Year 2013 - 2014


Fall Semester, 2013 Classes Begin August 26

Labor Day September 2

Semester Break October 21-22

Thanksgiving November 27-30

Classes End December 14

Spring Semester, 2014     Classes Begin January 13

Martin Luther King Jr. Day              January 20

Spring Break March 23-30

Classes End May 3


Academic Year 2014 - 2015


Fall Semester, 2014 Classes Begin August 25

Labor Day September 1

Semester Break October 20-21

Thanksgiving November 26-29

Classes End December 13

Spring Semester, 2015   
Classes Begin January 12

Martin Luther King Jr. Day              January 19

Spring Break March 22-29

Classes End May 2

Note: Depending on your program's final exam schedule, you may have exams scheduled after classes end.

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