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Galesburg, IL 61401


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We designed our 3-3 academic calendar to give our students both depth and flexibility in their academic pursuits.

In each of our three 10-week terms students take only three courses (hence the 3-3), giving them time and energy for a deeper level of study than what is often possible with a semester schedule. Each course is the equivalent of a semester's worth of work. Faculty members teach only two courses each term, giving them more time for one-on-one mentoring.

The long break between the fall and winter terms lets students engage in career and graduate school exploration, pursue an independent research project, take advantage of an internship, or pursue one of our off-campus study opportunities.

2023-24 Academic Calendar Key Dates

Fall Term 2023

September 7—New student orientation begins

September 11—Classes begin

November 18-20—Final Exams

Winter Term 2024

January 3—Classes begin

March 11-13—Final Exams

Spring Term 2024

March 27—Classes begin

June 2-4—Final Exams

June 9—Commencement

Summer Term 2024

June 12—Classes begin

July 10—Classes end; Final Exams

View the complete 2023-24 Academic Calendar.

2024-25 Academic Calendar Key Dates

Fall Term 2024

September 3-8—New student orientation 

September 9—Classes begin

November 15-17—Final examination period

Winter Term 2025

January 6—Classes begin

March 14-16—Final Exams

Spring Term 2025

March 26—Classes begin

June 1-3—Final Exams

June 8—Commencement

Summer Term 2025

June 11—Classes begin

July 11—Classes end; Final Examination

View the complete 2024-25 Academic Calendar.

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