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Office of Academic Affairs
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
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.
Fall Term 2018
September 8-11—New student arrival and orientation
September 12—Classes begin
November 18-20—Final exams
Winter Term 2019
January 3—Classes begin
March 10-12—Final exams
Spring Term 2019
March 20—Classes begin
May 26-28—Final exams
of students pursue experiential learning