The Indiana University East academic year is divided into three semesters/terms: Fall (August to December), Spring (January to May), and Summer (May to August).
Faculty Senate must approve calendars before they can be officially promulgated. As approved by the IU East Faculty Senate, the academic calendar guidelines are: (a) 3-credit hour courses should meet for approximately 2,000 minutes, excluding the final exam; (b) Fall and Spring semesters meet for 16 weeks, including final examinations; (c) Fall semesters will begin the fourth Monday of August;
(d) Spring semesters will begin on a Monday, no sooner than one week (five working days) after January 1; (e) Fall Break will be one full week, including Thanksgiving Day; and (f) Spring Break will occur between the ninth and tenth week of the semester (following the auto-W deadline).
Abbreviated academic calendars-by-year
- 2012 - 2015 Academic Calendars (Approved EFS 04/05/11)
- 2015 - 2018 Academic Calendars (Approved EFS 04/05/11)